Climate History Network

A network of interdisciplinary scholars studying past climate change

Call for Papers: Frost, Ice and Snow. Cold Climate in Russian History.

Focusing on the factor of climate, this conference will discuss and connect new approaches to Russian environmental history. The goal of the conference is to explore the relevance of environmental historical research questions for Russian history on the basis of climatic conditions. Furthermore, the conference will establish a network of colleagues who work on the environmental history of Russia and the Soviet Union.

This conference will be held from February 16-18 in Moscow, no doubt during appropriately frigid winter weather. Abstracts (500 words) and a short CV should be submitted by 30 June 2011 to the following address:

For more see the announcement on the ESEH website.


About D Degroot

I am an assistant professor of environmental history at Georgetown University. My research explores flexibility and resilience in the face of climate change across the early modern world. I am the co-administrator of the Climate History Network, and the administrator of For more about my work, visit

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This entry was posted on April 21, 2011 by in Events and Meetings.
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