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2019 Turku Book Award Shortlist Announced

Five Monographs Selected


The selection committee for the 2019 Turku Book Award is pleased to announce the following shorlist for this year's award:

  • Dominik Collet, Die doppelte Katastrophe: Klima und Kultur in europäischen Hungerkrise 1700-1772, Vandenhoeck & Rupprecht, 2019.
  • Deborah Coen, Climate in Motion: Science, Empire and the Problem of Scale, University of Chicago Press, 2018. 
  • Dario Gaggio, The Shaping of Tuscany: Landscape and Society between Tradition and Modernity, Cambridge University Press, 2017. 
  • Sarah Hamilton, Cultivating Nature: The Conservation of a Valencian Working Landscape, University of Washington Press, 2018. 
  • Paul Warde, The Invention of Sustainability: Nature and Destiny, c.1500-1870, Cambridge University Press, 2018. 

The award will be presented to the winning author at the 2019 ESEH conference in Tallinn in August. 

The selection committee consisted of:

  • Jane Carruthers (Chair; University of South Africa)
  • Stefan Dorondel ("Francisc I. Rainer" Anthropology Institute of the Romanian Academy)
  • Marianna Dudley (University of Bristol)
  • Eva Jakobsson (University of Stavanger)
  • Christof Mauch (RCC)