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April 18, 2020
Yale Environmental History will host its recurring conference, “New Perspectives in Environmental History” on Saturday, April 18, 2020. The Call for Papers is now available...
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...