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June 3, 2022
Cross-posted from Yale News By Susan Gonzalez Yale historian Sunil Amrith has been awarded the 2022 Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for History in recognition of his examination of...
November 9, 2021
Book Abstract: Climate change over the past thousands of years is undeniable, but debate has arisen about its impact on past human societies.  This book explores the link...
Public Citizens Cover
August 10, 2021
In the 1960s and 1970s, an insurgent attack on traditional liberalism took shape in America. It was built on new ideals of citizen advocacy and the public interest....
August 27, 2020
Taylor Rose has been awarded the Fellowship in Aerospace History, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The Fellowship includes a stipend of $21...
July 7, 2020
https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/117/27/15443.full.pdf Joseph R. McConnell, Michael Sigl, Gill Plunkett, Andrea Burke, Woon Mi Kim, Christoph C. Raible, Andrew I. Wilson,...
New Perspectives Poster 2020
April 18, 2020
Yale Environmental History has postponed its planned conference, “New Perspectives in Environmental History,” which was scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2020. For details on...
April 1, 2020
Ashanti Shih received the 2020 Rachel Carson Prize from the American Society for Environmental History  for her 2019 dissertation, “Invasive Ecologies: Science and Settler...
December 3, 2019
In just three decades at the end of the nineteenth century, the heart of Africa was utterly transformed. Virtually closed to outsiders for centuries, by the early 1900s...
September 27, 2019
Yale will host an interdisciplinary workshop on “Usable Climate Science and the Uses of History,” November 7-8, 2019, at the Whitney Humanities Center. Since roughly 2012,...
Gabriel Lee
May 14, 2019
Gabriel Lee specializes in American environmental history and especially twentieth-century environmental engineering. He received an MA from North Carolina State University...
Graduate Student Paper Workshop Series Poster
February 6, 2019
Yale Environmental History  Graduate Student Paper Workshop Series  Spring 2019  Works-in-progress in environmental history by Yale doctoral students.  All workshops will be...
February 4, 2019
The Yale University Department of History invites applications for a Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellowship in United States environmental history.  The fellow will...
Joseph Manning
September 28, 2018
A Yale-led project examining the link between explosive volcanic eruptions and the annual Nile river summer flooding in antiquity has received an award from the National...