November 5, 2016 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. / Georgetown University, Washington, DC A one-day conference on world environmental history featuring research carried out in the field by graduate students from across the country. Presentations explored humanity’s relationship with the natural world from the forests and steppes of East Asia to the Great Lakes of North America, from the early medieval period up to modern times.
November 4, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. / Georgetown University, Washington, DC
A one-day conference on global water history that gathered graduate students from across the world. Featured papers explored humanity’s relationship with the hydrosphere in the modern period, with case studies ranging from the waterscapes of Cape Town to the U.S.-Mexico border. Presentations were followed by a discussion with Dr. Ellen Arnold, co-editor-in-chief of Water History.