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Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society

Call for Applicants: Director of Graduate Programs

The Rachel Carson Center is looking for a Director of Graduate Programs in Environment and Society. The RCC has two structured graduate programs: a master's level certificate program in Environmental Studies and a doctoral program in Environment and Society. Together these create a community of more than a hundred graduate students from a range of disciplines and backgrounds. This is a full-time, primarily in-house position.

Applications must be sent to managing director Dr. Arielle Helmick via email by 23 November 2018.

See the full call for more details.

Call for Applicants: Early Stage Researcher (Doctoral Researcher)

The RCC is looking for a highly motivated candidate to take on the following project as part of the EU-funded RECOMS program: “Transforming the Bavarian Forest: Socio-ecological Crises, Community Resilience, and Sustainability from a Historical Perspective.” 

RECOMS provides training in innovative, transdisciplinary, and transformative approaches to resourceful and resilient community environmental practice. Click here for the full call. Application deadline is 23 November 2018.

New Issues of RCC Perspectives

Two new issues of RCC Perspectives are now online!

Green City: Explorations and Visions of Urban Sustainability, edited by Simone M. Müller and Annika Mattissek, and Sites of Remembering: Landscapes, Lessons, Policies, edited by Vikas Lakhani and Eveline de Smalen.

All issues are available online and free of charge. Visit the Perspectives page on the Environment & Society Portal for past issues and to learn more about the series.

Call for Applicants: RCC Doctoral Program

The Doctoral Program Environment and Society invites applications from graduates in the humanities and social sciences who wish to research the complex relationships between environment and society within an interdisciplinary setting. For further information, please see the Call for Applications.

Please submit your application by 15 November 2018 via the LMU Munich Graduate Center's online application portal, which is now open. Only applications submitted through the portal will be considered. 

Environment & Society Portal: New Vitual Exhibition

The Life of Waste

Waste is one of the most complex, contested, and charged objects we humans deal with in our daily lives. The objects, texts, videos, and podcasts in this collection display the life of waste in six chapters.

Simone M. Müller, PI of the DFG Emmy Noether Research Group Hazardous Travels, shows how humans produce, move, and conceive of waste. Get to know the power of waste, and learn about

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