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Third Issue of Springs: The Rachel Carson Center Review

The RCC is delighted to announce the release of the third issue of Springs: The Rachel Carson Center Review.

With authors and perspectives from Colombia, Ethiopia, Australia, Germany, Sweden, and the US, contributing to a global discussion of the environmental crisis, Springs provides fresh insights and food for thought.

2024 Call for RCC Landhaus Fellows

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and Herrmannsdorfer Landwerkstätten are pleased to invite applications for our fellowship program based at the Herrmannsdorf Landwerkstätten.

Fellowships are open to excellent doctoral, postdoctoral, and senior scholars working in the field of environment and society, and, for the first time, we also offer a fellowship for a writer-in-residence.

Please submit your applications via the application portal, which will be open from 2 May–15 June 2023.

Call for Applications: Two Alumni Fellowships

The RCC and the Society of Fellows jointly invite applications for two fellowships for members of the RCC Society of Fellows (former fellows and visiting scholars) to return to the RCC for a three- or six-month period starting on 1 October 2023.

The deadline for applications is 15 June 2023.

Call for Applications: General Operations Internship

The RCC is currently looking for an intern starting mid-September.

Interns are an integral part of our community and have the opportunity to attend weekly events, socialize with our accomplished body of international researchers, and gain a unique perspective on the important issues of our time.

The application deadline is 30 June 2023. For more information, see the full call here.

Call For Papers: Extraction and Its Ecologies

We are looking for submissions for the workshop "Extraction and Its Ecologies: Inhabiting Fragmented Landscapes of Health". The workshop is intended to enliven methodological approaches, theoretical framings, and historical genealogies that explore impulses toward holistic framings of health without reproducing hegemonic discourses.

Please send a short CV along with a statement of 250–500 words to Gregg Mitman, g.mitman@lmu.de, and Emmanuelle Roth, e.roth@lmu.de, by 1 July 2023.

New Virtual Exhibition: “From Hand Lenses to Telescopes”

The Environment & Society Portal team is pleased to announce the release of the virtual exhibition “From Hand Lenses to Telescopes: Exploring the Microcosm and Macrocosm in Chile’s Biocultural Laboratories” by Ricardo Rozzi et al.!

It presents for the first time the complementarity of the astronomical and biocultural research conducted at the extreme ends of Chile. The examination of biophysical dimensions discloses surprising similarities between structures and patterns of galaxies and rocks, rivers, and organisms, including humans on Earth. Explore the exhibition here.

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