Centre for World Environmental History

Conferences and Workshops

Recent conferences and workshops relating to the Centre


13 June 2017
Environmental histories of India and the Indian Ocean world [PDF 16.66MB]
Workshop and festschrift launch

10 May 2017
India and the Settler Colonies - Environmental Networks [PDF 413.87KB]
Dr Ruth Morgan (Monash), Prof Alan Lester (Sussex) and Prof Deepak Kumar (Nehru)

30 March 2017
International Seminar on Forests, Sacred Groves and the Environmental heritage of India
Ashutosh Centenary Hall, Indian Museum, Kolkata

3 February 2017
Etchings in Time: Nature, Climate and Geography [PDF 747.70KB]
A conference in honour of A.T. (Dick) Grove

13 January 2017
Workshop on Tribal India

6-7 October 2016
Natural History Heritage of India - Conference Programme Mysore 6-7 Oct [PDF 88.61KB]

1-2 October 2016
Natural History Heritage of India - Conference Programme Kolkata 1-2 Oct [PDF 434.04KB]

11 May 2016
Mining in Rapid Fall - People, climate change and future of the industry [PDF 416.01KB]

10 May 2016
Workshop on Environmental History and Politics of South Asia

13 May 2015
Asia & Environment [PDF 4.32MB]

16 October 2014
The 2nd Annual Climate Change and The Humanities Workshop

10 September 2014
Historical Climatology

12-13 September 2014
Academics and Activists International Forum

14 May 2014
3rd AHRC network meeting on the botanical and meteorological history of the Indian Ocean, 1600-1900, 14th May, University of Sussex [PDF 524.75KB]

21-24 April 2014

18 January 2014
Activism and Academia - Grassroots Scholar Activism for Commoning Academia in Afrika [PDF 110.02KB]

17 October 2013
A Workshop on Climate Change and the Humanities

17 September 2013
Indian Ocean Data Rescue Workshop

30-31 August 2013
2nd AHRC meeting on the Botanical and meteorological history of the Indian Ocean, JNU, New Delhi

10 May 2013
Activism and Academia – Objectivity, Reflexivity and Engagement [PDF 1.15MB]

7 December 2012
Botany in British India

5-6 December 2012
Sussex meeting - Collaborative research on the meteorological and botanical history of the Indian Ocean, 1600-1900

28 June 2012
Workshop: Electrifying Europe: The Future Generation of Electricity and the Supergrid

9 December 2011
Sir Joseph Hooker - A Centenary Celebration [PDF 608.29KB]

6-7 December 2011
Wallich and Indian Natural History: Collection Dispersal and the Cultivation of Knowledge [PDF 1.13MB]

21-23 September 2011
The 4th Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth (ACRE) Workshop [PDF 204.11KB]

19 May 2011
Workshop: Botany, Climate and Empire

29 June 2010
Workshop: Themes in global environmental history

2009
Members of the centre participated in three recent conferences. Vinita Damodaran presented a paper in Singapore at the conference on Asian environments shaping the world: concepts of nature and environmental practice. Kate Showers, Don Funnell and the Lesotho team attended the world Congress of environmental History in Copenhagen, Denmark, August 4-8th 2009. Vinita Damodaran also participated in a workshop on the future of conservation, national consultation on critical wildlife habitats and community forest rights, 17th-19th August, WWF, New Delhi, India.

18 June 2008
Workshop: The East India Company and the Natural World 2

8 June 2007
Workshop: The East India Company and the Natural World 1

18-19 August 2006
International Workshop on Nature in the Raj: Colonial Environments and Indigenous Knowledge

3-4 March 2006
Department of History, Jadavpur University, in collaboration with MAKAIAS, Kolkata
International Seminar on History of Waters in South Asia : Climate, Ecology, De-forestation, Agriculture, Politics and the Management of Nature

21-23 March 2005
Reinterpreting Adivasi Movements in South Asia

3-5 March 2005
Department of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
International Seminar on 'Situating History of Environment: The Territory of Historians of Environment'
DRS Programme (Phase I)

20 November 2003
Global Scarcity Workshop

19-21 March 2003
Centre for World Environmental History, University of Sussex, England. Co-sponsors:
The International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO):
The Museum of the British Empire and Commonwealth, Bristol
The Forest and Environmental History of the British Empire and Commonwealth

4-7 December 2002
Conference on the Environmental History of Asia, Jawarhalal Nehru University, New Delhi organised by Centre for World Environmental History (University of Sussex) and Zakir Hussain Centre, Jawarhalal Nehru Uiversity, New Nelhi as first conference of the International Environmental History Association.
Further details: Conference on the Environmental History of Asia