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September 12, 2018
This  conference will bring together scholars of South, Southeast, and East Asia for a discussion framed by the concept of a “wood age.” We will consider both the centrality...
July 16, 2018
Today, predicting the impact of human activities on the earth’s climate hinges on tracking interactions among phenomena of radically different dimensions, from the molecular...
July 16, 2018
Among the many environmental hazards that challenged European efforts to colonize the early modern Caribbean were insect infestations of one kind or another. Though scholars...
July 15, 2018
This article by Yale doctoral student Yuan J. Chen examines the creation, preservation, and destruction of the defensive forest that the Northern Song built in Hebei along...
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...