20th Century

Sibylle Duhautois

Sibylle Duhautois

2016-2017 WIGH Affiliate
2016-2017 Visiting Fellow, History Department, Harvard University
PhD Candidate in History, Paris Institute of Political Studies, France

Sibylle Duhautois graduated from Sciences Po and holds a Master degree in History. Since 2012 she works in the Futurepol project as a research assistant....

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Liliana Obregón

Liliana Obregón

WIGH Visiting Fellow, Spring 2017
Santo Domingo Visiting Scholar, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Fall 2016
Associate Professor in International Law, University of Los Andes Law School, Colombia

Liliana Obregón is professor of law at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. She has a degree in law from the same university, an MA from...

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Casey Primel

Casey Primel

2016-2017 Volkswagen Postdoctoral Fellow

Casey Primel received his PhD from Columbia in  Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies. His dissertation "Empire of Paper: Credit...

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Sara Lorenzini

Sara Lorenzini

2016-2017 Postdoctoral Fellow, WIGH
Associate Professor, University of Trento, Italy

I am an Associate Professor of International History at the School of International Studies of the University of Trento (Italy). I hold an MA in...

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Global Environmental History (HIST 1975)

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2012

Prof. Franz Josef Brueggemeier, Location: Robinson Hall 105, Meeting Time: Th., 4-6

The course will explore how different human societies have comprehended, used, adapted to and valued their natural environments and how these environments have shaped human behavior and the way their societies developed. The course will range from pre-historic times until the current debate about global warming. In doing so the course will also provide an introduction into the field of environmental history, its theories and methodologies and some of its most important works.

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