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Second ESEH Summer School

20.06.2011 – 25.06.2011

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and the European Society for Environmental History will hold its second summer school for doctoral students from 20–25 June 2011, this time in Italy at the Centro Tedesco di Studi Veneziani (Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza) in Venice. The topic of this summer school will be "Water–Culture–Politics: Perspectives in Environmental History." Mentors will include Donald Worster (RCC), Stefania Barca (University of Coimbra, Portugal), and Dolly Jorgensen (Umeå University, Sweden).

Program (pdf, 1.04 MB)

Summer School Report (pdf, 177 KB)

Deadline for applications is 20 February 2011.

For more information, please click here (pdf, 19 KB).



Image courtesy of Centro Tedesco di Studi Veneziani


Participants Felix Mauch and Michael Neundlinger discuss their work


Participants and Mentors from the 2011 ESEH Summer School enjoying the sites in Venice


Ildiko Cesernus-Molnár, András Vadas, Nuno Grancho, and Marguerite Ronin presenting and
commenting on papers in the “Floods” panel


Mentors Christof Mauch and Donald Worster on an excursion


Participants examining the waterways of Venice