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ASEH is excited to announce Environmental History Week 2022!

Environmental History Week is an international celebration of environmental history, organized by environmental historians of all stripes to foster scholarly collaboration, teaching and public engagement with environmental history.  This year, Environmental History Week will highlight on public-facing environmental history events and activities. 

Environmental History Week is April 18-24, 2022. 

Please join us by organizing an event in your area, and sending information to us so we can publicize it on the Environmental History Week events calendar on the ASEH.org website.

Environmental History Week events can take many forms. In person, face-to-face events could be walking or biking tours of your community; hands-on projects in collaboration with non-profits in your area; environmental history lectures on a campus or at a public library or museum; or a film series. 

Digital events are welcome, too, from online conferences to streamed films with online discussions; self-guided field trips; or a virtual museum exhibits. Got students creating storymaps or online exhibits?  Share their work the EHW2022 program, too!  

Environmental History Week 2022 will provide rich opportunities for intellectual exchange, and for engaging the public, K-12 teachers, and scholars in adjacent fields.  It complements the ASEH in-person conference in Eugene, Oregon, March 23-26, and the virtual component in April. We'd love to see you at both!

SUBMIT YOUR EVENT!

Please promote your events with the hashtag #EHW2022.

Check back here for details on ASEH-sponsored events happening in your area, or create and submit your own event

Guidelines for creating events: Be open. Be creative. Be green. 

Have questions? Visit Environmental History Week Frequently Asked Questions, and this Guide to Best Practices for Planning.

Environmental History Week Events

No events available

Past events

May 06, 2022 The Ice Machine of Negative Capability
April 28, 2022 Ruskin and the Plastic Crisis, Or "Modern Manufacture and Design"
April 25, 2022 Boise State University Environmental History Student Showcase
April 23, 2022 All-Ages Fantasy Map Making with Osher Map Library
April 22, 2022 Corinne Heyning Laverty ("North America's Galapagos: The Historic Channel Islands Biological Survey") and Todd Braje ("Islands through Time: A Human and Ecological History of California's Northern Channel Islands")
April 22, 2022 Oceans & History: International Commission for the History of Oceanography (ICHO) Meet & Greet
April 22, 2022 Carbon Technocracy: Energy Regimes in Modern East Asia
April 22, 2022 CODE RED FOR AMERICAN STUDIES: Embedding the climate crisis in the American Studies curriculum
April 22, 2022 AANZEHN happy hour
April 21, 2022 Stories from the Spring: An Oral History of Michigan's PBB Disaster
April 21, 2022 We're here, we're queer, environmental history isn't going away: Queer Environmental Scholars Gathering
April 20, 2022 Monsanto's Past and Our Food Future - Community Author Event
April 20, 2022 Historians’ talk on Ukraine from Slovenia and Japan
April 20, 2022 Allen Morris Forum on the Native South
April 20, 2022 “The False Theories of Anthropologists”: Race, Climate and the Problem of Health in 19th Century British West Africa
April 20, 2022 Placing Histories of Energy
April 20, 2022 Environmental History Jobs Outside of Academia
April 20, 2022 Problems of Place: A Conversation on Community, Connection, and Belonging
April 20, 2022 Book Launch: Georges River Blues by Em Prof Heather Goodall
April 20, 2022 Roundtable: New Approaches to Environmental Histories of Water Ecologies
April 19, 2022 Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Civic Activism and Environmental Justice in Contemporary South Florida
April 19, 2022 Horticultural Practices by Caddos and Early Homesteaders in East Texas
April 19, 2022 History of Ocean Science, Technology and Medicine Working Group Meeting
April 19, 2022 Earth Day Event Series in Providence
April 18, 2022 Researching Place, Discovering Maps: Portland Oregon in the Progressive Era
April 18, 2022 Toxic Relationships: Uncovering the Worlds of Hazardous Waste
April 15, 2022 Eugene Environmental Film Festival
April 14, 2022 Human-Plant Relationships in Tanzania's Past: Changes, Choices, Challenges - and Specifically the Changes Brought with the Caravan Trade
April 12, 2022 Race and the Animal Question: A Conversation with Bénédicte Boisseron
April 08, 2022 The Ecology of Scientific Expeditions: Vestiges of the Health and Human Sciences from Quiriguia, 1880-1935
April 07, 2022 Latin American Energy Pasts/Futures
April 04, 2022 Waste, Race, and Environmental Justice in Historical Perspective: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the 1968 Memphis Strike
April 04, 2022 Landscape and Memory in East-Central Europe


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