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Month: July 2021

UCD Empire & Ecologies Conference

UCD Empire & Ecologies Conference

Part of the UCD Environmental Humanities network, the Empire & Ecologies conference took place online on 1 & 2 July 2021, and examined transimperial, transhistorical, and transregional natures from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Comyn and Dr. Megan Kuster for organising such a fantastic conference and final roundtable. So many insights from participants about ‘groundedness’, ‘immobilities’, ‘verticality’, ‘resource finitude’, the ‘social history’ of extraction, the ‘slow activism’ of the humanities, and many more. A programme…

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