Climate History Network

A network of interdisciplinary scholars studying past climate change

Post-Doc Opporturnity: UC Institute for the Study of the Ecological Effects of Climate Impacts (ISEECI)

The newly formed UC Institute for the Study of the Ecological Effects of Climate Impacts (ISEECI) has posted three postdoctoral fellowship announcements on its website: http://nrs.ucop.edu/research/iseeci/index.htm Two of these–on biotic communities … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Special Issue of Méditerranée on the Little Ice Age in the Mediterranean

The latest issue of the journal (dated 2014, but only just released) compiles a number of studies from diverse disciplines which together help define the geographical and temporal characteristics of … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Volcanoes, Tambora, and the Little Ice Age in the latest issue of Nature Geoscience

In honor of the 200th anniversary of the Tambora eruption, the latest issue of Nature Geoscience focuses on past volcanic eruptions and their climatic and human impacts.  The feature includes … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

CfP: History of Science Society annual meeting

HSS 2015 Annual Meeting: Call for Papers San Francisco, California, USA 19-22 November 2015 The History of Science Society will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting in the historic Westin St. … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

CfP: American Meteorological Society Meeting History Symposium

Call for Proposals 14th Annual History Symposium 96th AMS Annual Meeting • 10–14 January 2016 • New Orleans, Louisiana The theme for the 2016 AMS Annual Meeting, “Earth System Science … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Masters Program in Climate Change: History, Culture, Society

<from METEOHIST> King’s College London has launched a new Masters programme in climate change, MA Climate Change: History, Culture, Society. The programme, aimed particularly at those with a humanities background, … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

“Changing Climates of History”

The online journal Public Books has published a review by John McNeill of five recent books in climate history by senior scholars, which I link to here.

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

CFP: 19th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research

<from the INQUA website> XIX INQUA Congress Quaternary Perspectives on Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Civilization 27 July – 2 August, 2015, in Nagoya, Japan The knowledge gained from Quaternary … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Conference of Historical Geographers Registration Open

ICHG 2015 Third Circular: registration open 16th International Conference of Historical Geographers (ICHG) Dates: Sunday 5 to Friday 10 July 2015 Location: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London, SW7 2AR … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Climate Variability and Human Population in Prehistoric Australia

<from H-Env> New podcast episode: Climate variability and population dynamics in prehistoric Australia by Jan Oosthoek The first people to settle in Australia, ancestors of present day Aboriginals, arrived in … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment