11 de marzo de 2017

CfP: Natural Things in their Environments: A Global Perspective, History of Science Society


Call for Panelists, Natural Things in their Environments: A Global Perspective, History of Science Society (November 9-12, 2017; Toronto, ON).
For the Panel: Natural Things in their Environments: A Global Perspective
Panel proposed by the Natural Things Project at Stanford University (http://naturalhistory.stanford.edu)

Deadline for Paper Proposals: March 20, 2017
How did natural objects from around the world take on new meaning over the course of human history? We invite submissions for a panel that will take place at the annual conference of History of Science Society. Papers will explore how natural objects from around the world took on new meaning from antiquity to the present, across different environments, nations, cultures, and landscapes. This panel aims to bring together the study of natural history and methods of environmental historical anaylsis.
Period: All.
Regional expertise: We would especially welcome studies that expand the geographic scope of the discussion (e.g. Africa, Asia, Americas), but all regions are welcome.
Topics:
  • Natural History
  • Environment
  • Collecting and Museums
  • History of Life Sciences
  • Scientific Expeditions
Please submit proposals of 250 words maximum and a short CV (1-2 pages) to naturalthingsproject@gmail.com by March 20, 2017.