ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH IN HISTORY
3–4 November 2016
University of Oulu, Finland
The intricate and dynamic interplay between the environment and health is a burgeoning field of research in environmental history and environmental humanities. Our two-day workshop explores the environment, health, and their points of contact in historical contexts (e.g. healing or recreational environments. dangerous or toxic environments, (the concept of) environmental disease, disease and environmental change, waste and light and noise pollution, food and nutrition, architecture, housing and health, history of medical thought and practice, history of environmental thought, health and other vital values, aesthetics of nature and human wellbeing). The keynote speakers are: Professor Teemu Ryymin, University of Bergen (Norway) and Associate Professor Dolly Jørgensen, Luleå University of Technology (Sweden). For more information, see http://www.oulu.fi/history/node/34417 or contact Heini Hakosalo or Esa Ruuskanen (generic university of Oulu email), the conference organisers.
Viimeksi päivitetty: 11.11.2016