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New Perspectives Volume: Men and Nature: Hegemonic Masculinities and Environmental Change

A new issue of RCC Perspectives is now out!

The contributions to this volume reveal the making and negotiating of masculinities in very different cultural and economic settings, from central Africa to Central America, to the USA and Japan.

Together, these scholars, academics, artists, and activists explore how masculine roles, identities, and practices shape human relationships with the more-than-human world.

New Virtual Exhibition: The Northwest Passage


The Environment and Society Portal presents “Northwest Passage: Myth, Environment, and Resources.”

In few places are the effects of climate change so apparent as in the Arctic. The
Northwest Passage, impassable for centuries, has now become ice-free and navigable. This interactive, multimedia exhibition tells the story of the Northwest Passage and the Canadian Arctic from different perspectives and explores the relationship between tradition, environment, and economic benefit.


Special Exhibition "energie.wenden" at Deutsches Museum

Opening 15 February, the new Deutsches Museum special exhibition “energie.wenden” looks at the challenges of present and future energy transitions. Ten sections explore the characteristics of different energy sources and technologies as well as the logistics of transport, heating, and energy distribution. A role-playing game allows visitors to engage more deeply with the topic by seeing the effects of different energy policy decisions.

Click here to learn more.

RCC Blog: Seeing the Woods

Seeing the Woods regularly publishes pieces written by RCC fellows, students, visiting scholars, staff, as well as select external contributors.

With features on events, personal experiences, and book reviews, among others, it aims to demonstrate the relevancy and importance of humanistic and historical perspectives in discussions about today’s environmental challenges, as well as striving to connect scholarship and public discourse in order to find solutions to environmental problems.

For all the latest posts and more information, visit the blog here.


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