Members of FHSAsia whose work relates to environmental history may be interested to know about the Association for East Asian Environmental History (AEAEH). Formed in 2009, AEAEH welcomes scholars from across the disciplines who are “doing research on East Asian environmental issues with historical perspectives.” The association's membership, which currently stands at just under 300,… Continue reading Event and Resource:
"Forests without Birds: Science, Environment, and Health in French Colonial Vietnam," the dissertation (University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2012) by Mitch Aso on plantation agriculture, medicine, and environment in Vietnam, has recently been published and is now available through Proquest.
Two upcoming events may be of interest to scholars of science, medicine, and technology in Asia: 1. The 2013 Society for French Historical Studies annual meeting has the theme this year of “Nature and Technology in French History.” It will be held on April 4-7, 2013 in Cambridge, MA, by Harvard and MIT. There will… Continue reading Two Upcoming Events of Interest
Directorship of Needham Research Institute, Cambridge The Trustees of the Needham Research Institute (www.nri.org.uk) invite applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Director, in succession to Professor Christopher Cullen, to take up appointment on 1 October 2013 or at a date to be agreed thereafter. The Institute is an independent organisation established by Joseph… Continue reading Call for Applications: Directorship of Needham Research Institute, Cambridge