Histories of Environmental Change

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Podcast exploring how societies in the past and in different contexts have experienced, caused and interpreted environmental change. The podcast is part of the AHRC funded Histories of Environmental change project.
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2010-09-05 19:42
last episode published
2013-02-22 02:20
publication frequency
128.47 days
Histories of Environmental Change owner  
Jan Oosthoek author  
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Kielder: the story of a man-made landscape

Around the world, rural landscapes have been transformed by human activity as never before. In England, one of the most striking locations of such anthropogenic changes is Kielder Forest and Water in Northumberland. Since the 1920s, this site has seen ...
Jan Oosthoek author

Round table at the 6th conference of the European Society for Environmental History

This podcast is an audio registration of the roundtable discussion of a series of three workshops organised by the AHRC funded Histories of Environmental Change Network at the 6th conference of the European Society for Environmental history in Turku, F...
Jan Oosthoek author

Kielder 2: The local, the Global and the Future

The large dam and reservoir at Kielder and the forest surrounding it do not have the same reputation as famous dams like the Boulder Dam in the Colorado River or Yosemite National Park in the US. Kielder is of regional and at best national fame but thi...
Jan Oosthoek author

The Quantock Hills workshop

The second workshop of the Histories of Environmental Change network took place in the Quantock Hills from 1 to 3 March 2011. On this podcast David Moon and Paul Warde talk about their impressions of the workshop, including what landscape beauty means ...
Jan Oosthoek author

Nature conservation is usually history

What can historians contribute to the management practice of nature reserves and why should they? These were the central questions of Professor Chris Smout's talk on the third day of the first workshop of the Histories of Environmental Change Research ...
Jan Oosthoek author

Local Places, Global Processes: Histories of Environmental Change

Attempting to establish a link between environmental history and contemporary debates surrounding the environmental management is and important part of the AHRC research network Histories of Environmental Change. In this podcast the three leaders of th...
Jan Oosthoek author

The environment: an out there idea?

How can historians use the term environment as an analytical tool? That was one of the questions of the opening paper of the first workshop of the Histories of Environmental Change research network presented by Paul Warde on 5 November 2010 at Cambridg...
Jan Oosthoek author

Introducing Histories of Environmental Change

Preliminary episode introducing the Histories of Environmental Change Podcast. First episode of a series that is part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council funded Histories of Environmental Change Network.
Jan Oosthoek author