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February 7, 2018
In April 2018, the Yale Nile Initiative Lecture Series will host a four-part lecture series, “Paleoclimate, Environment, History.” The speaker line-up includes: April 9:...
January 21, 2018
Yale Environmental Humanities is delighted to announce: “Landscape and Memory”  Yale Environmental Humanities Spring Lecture Series January 24: Laura Barraclough, Elihu Rubin...
October 17, 2017
Joseph G. Manning, Francis Ludlow, Alexander R. Stine, William R. Boos, Michael Sigl, & Jennifer R. Marlon, “Volcanic suppression of Nile summer flooding triggers revolt...
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September 12, 2017
Yale Environmental History will host its next “New Perspectives in Environmental History” Conference on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The Call for Papers is now available at the...
June 20, 2017
The new university-wide Yale Environmental Humanities Initiative seeks to deepen our understanding of the ways that culture is intertwined with nature.  The initiative links...
June 6, 2017
In the 1970s Yale archaeologist Harvey Weiss began excavating an ancient city in present day Syria that would reveal critical insights into the world’s first cities. Although...
March 20, 2017
Osman, the founder of the Ottoman Empire, had a dream in which a tree sprouted from his navel. As the tree grew, its shade covered the earth; as Osman’s empire grew, it, too...

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