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Sterlite protest: How it began; what next

13 June 2018

There is no need to look for conspiracies by local or international troublemakers On May 22, 2018, as people protested against the...


New books by CWEH members: El Niño in World History

23 February 2018

Richard Grove, George AdamsonPalgrave Macmillan, 2017 This book examines the role of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) in society....


New books by CWEH members: Climate Change and the Humanities

23 February 2018

Historical, Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Contemporary Environmental Crisis Alexander Elliott, James Cullis, Vinita...


New: CWEH Activists Blog

19 January 2018

We are contributing to promote the cause of indigenous peoples around the globe, highlight issues of human rights, justice, social and gender...


More than 20,000 Indian plants to be digitised for global research

29 November 2017

Power of networking and collaborating As part of the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) funded Indian network, Vinita Damodaran (Director-...


Asa Briggs Visiting Fellowships Round 2: call for applications

20 November 2017

The second round of this prestigious scheme is now open. The Fellowships will enable internationally outstanding academics to visit Sussex.


New report shows that inaction on climate change has ‘jeopardised human life’

31 October 2017

New research shows that the human symptoms of climate change are unequivocal and the delayed response over the past 25 yrs has jeopardised human life.


New research disputes claims that climate change helped spark the Syrian civil war

7 September 2017

A new study shows that there is no sound evidence that global climate change was a factor in causing the Syrian civil war.


Sussex help for Indian heritage in Shibpur

17 August 2017

A proposal from the University of Sussex to restore an 18th century building - where the "father of Indian botany", William Roxburgh, lived - might...


Relationship with environment is central to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

18 July 2017

Understanding the way humans interact with the environment is crucial to achieving the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


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