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Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society

Call for Applications: Graduate Program Associate

The Graduate Programs team at the Rachel Carson Center (LMU) is looking for a Program Associate (10-14h/week) to support us with our Environmental Studies Certificate Program and our Master in Environment and Society. The ideal start for this position is 1 March 2023. You can find more information and a detailled description of the tasks and responsibilities here.

Apply by 17 December 2022 by sending a cover letter and curriculum vitae in English or German (in one pdf file) to envstudies@rcc.lmu.de.

Call for Entries: Turku Book Prize 2023

Have you published an environmental history monograph in 2021 or 2022? The call for entries is now open for the 2023 Turku Book Prize. This award celebrates innovative and well-written scholarship in the field of environmental history and is awarded every two years at the ESEH conference.

Nominations must be received by 15 January 2023. Download the call for more information on eligibility and how to submit.

New Library Room

Since the beginning of the semester, the Rachel Carson Center has a third library room. It is number 417 on the fourth floor. Besides books, the new library room offers four more desks with computers as an open workspace.

Please mind the RCC's library rules and don't bring coffee or food with you into the library.

Launch of Springs: The Rachel Carson Center Review

The RCC is pleased to announce the launch of Springs: The Rachel Carson Center Review. Our new open-access online publication features peer-reviewed articles, creative nonfiction, and artistic contributions that showcase the work of the RCC and its community across the world.

Read the inaugural issue of Springs and find out about the connections between plants, biospheres, and the politics of breathing; a run-in with a nearly extinct species on Lord Howe Island, Australia; Joshua trees and “green-green dilemmas”; life at the Landshaus in Herrmannsdorf; the role of coal in twentieth-century Europe; and more. 

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