Explore the events during the Third Environmental Humanities Month, September 2023 - February 2024

For more information on particular events please contact the convener(s) of the event )


September 25, MONDAY, 15.00-16.00 Central European Time / 16.00-17.30 Helsinki time

Chasm II: Empirical Ecocriticism

Environmental Humanities reading group

Convener: Laura op de Beke, University of Oslo, Norway


September 28, THURSDAY and October 26, THURSDAY, Time to be announced

Gardening in/against the Anthropocene Research Group

Convener: Dong Xia, University of St Andrews UK


October 20, FRIDAY, Time to be announced

Environmental Humanities from the Algerian Desert

Convener: Fella Benabed, Badji Mokhtar-Annaba University, Algeria


October 25, WEDNESDAY, Time to be announced

Historica Journal Eastern Europe Environmental History Special Issue Roundtable

Convener: Viktor Pál


November 5, SUNDAY, 12.00-13.00 Central European Time / 13.00 – 14.00 (Turkey), online

The Construction of Ecofeminism in a Different Geography: Nature Narratives by Women in the late Ottoman Empire and the early Republic of Turkey

Convener: Zozan Cetin, Independent Scholar/Writer


November 8, WEDNESDAY, 11.00-12.00 Central European Time

Waste recycling in Ukrainian SSR and agency of Jews: 1920s – early 1930s

Convener: Tetiana Perga, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences


November 15, WEDNESDAY, 17.30- Central European Time / 18.30 Helsinki time / 11.30 EDT

Climate Change and the New Polar Aesthetics: Artists Reimagine the Arctic and Antarctic Polar Scholar Lisa E. Bloom and installation artist Judith Hersko in conversation with Cheryl J. Fish

Convener: Cheryl J. Fish, City University of New York


November 18, SATURDAY

Poetry in Plastic, Plastic in Aesthetics

Conveners: Z. Gizem Yılmaz and Social Stage Theatre Company


November 21, TUESDAY, 17.00-18.30 Central European Time / 18:00-19.30 Helsinki time, Zoom

Energy(and)Humanities: Writer Meets Researcher (James Reich about Nuclear Terrorism, Ecofeminism and Intermedial Ecocriticism). 

Guest speaker: James Reich, novelist, essayist, and journalist, and ecopsychologist 

Convener: Inna Häkkinen, University of Helsinki


November 22, WEDNESDAY, 9.00-15.00 Central European Time / 10:00-16:00 Helsinki time), University of Helsinki, hybrid

Environmental Histories of Finland book launch and Second Environmental History Day

Convener: Viktor Pál


November 22, WEDNESDAY, 15.00-16.30 Central European Time / 16.00-17:30, Helsinki time, Zoom 

“Adentrarse por las aguas del Río de la plata (Argentina): vivencias, imaginación y memoria”

Conveners: Ana Marcela França, Postdoctoral Researcher, Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz/CNPq, Brasil and Manuel Quiroga


November 24, FRIDAY 8.00-10.00 Central European Time / 14.00-16.00 Malaysian time), Zoom

 Tengayen, the unsung hero of the highlands: Relocating the humble wild vegetable as a crisp in modern Lundayeh diet

Convener: Kavitha Ganesan, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia


November 25, SATURDAY, Time to be announced

What the Deck: On Divination, Hope and Feminist Reimaginings

Convener: Sonakshi Srivastava, Asohka University, India


November 30, THURSDAY Time to be announced

Taiwan On-Air Podcast Episode 17 Book Chat: Bridging Taiwanese Eco-literature to the World- Interview with Ecotranslator, Dr Darryl Sterk

Convener: Ti-han Chang, University of Central Lancashire, UK


December 2, SATURDAY, 18.00 Central European Time / 9.00 Seattle / 12.00 NYC / 17.00 London / 19.00 Jerusalem  

Challenging Captivity: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Animal Liberation 

Convener: Rimona Afana, Independent Scholar


December 15, FRIDAY, 10:30 Central European Time / 18:30 Melbourne time

Conversations in the Anthropocene: friendship across law, medicine and climate action

Conveners: William Ruan, University of Cambridge, UK and Vincent Wang, University of Melbourne, Australia


February 2024

Symbiotic Posthumanist Ecologies in Western Literature, Philosophy and Art. Towards Theory and Practice

Conveners: Nikoleta Zampaki, Peggy Karpouzou