EHN Community Letter March 2023
news from ASEH, team updates, & what's published this month
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This month on EHN
Bava Dharani - "Building on Sand: The Forgotten Roots of Singaporean Land Reclamation from Colony to Postcolony"
Laura Tack - "Environmental History and Coastal Protection: A Memorial Excursion and Conference"
A series of posts to showcase the work and recognize the accomplishments of EHN contributors who graduated in the past year:
#3 ft. Katie Schroeder, Ramya Swayamprakash, and Natalie Wilkinson
EHN at ASEH 2023
We organized a session based on EHN's ongoing blog series on Problems of Place at this year’s ASEH conference in Boston, featuring graduate students and early career scholars who discussed the importance of community, connection, and belonging. We're grateful for Ligia Arguilez, Kristin Brig-Ortiz, Ángela Castillo-Ardilla, Endia Hayes, Aylin Malcolm, and Genie Yoo for sharing their reflections in such honest, authentic ways.
A big thanks to everyone who showed up to our meetup. It was lovely to connect!
It was officially announced that Ramya Swayamprakash will serve on the ASEH Council for 2023-2026; congrats!
Sadly Diana Valencia-Duarte and Genie Yoo were not elected — but, for the first time, postdocs got nominated in recognition of the fact that early career scholars also need representation. Step by step.
Asmae Ourkiya will be moving on from their position as review editor. They have been part of the team since September 2020, and we're grateful for all the time and effort they have put into EHN. Wishing you all the best as you embark on your next steps in life, Asmae :) We will miss you!
Starting this April, Morgan Vickers will start out as a content editor — and we are very excited to have them on the team!
My Environment Now: Trang Dang
We asked Trang Dang, a content editor for EHN and a PhD student at Nottingham Trent University, about her environment this month.
I'm currently in the Southeast of England. It's been quite grey and rainy lately but the daffodils and some bluebells have been out and they have really brightened my days.
I've been watching the new David Attenborough nature documentary 'Wild Isles' on the BBC and been surprised by the wealth of the UK's biodiversity and incredible species. It has made me realise how many wonders we've still got left and the need to care for, and protect, these species for not only our ecosystem health but also future generations.
I'll be teaching a module on contemporary global issues in the coming month and am super looking forward to it. It'll be a fun experience while I'm waiting for my dissertation defence.
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