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Monday, October 23, 2006

Save the Date: Conference in Honor of Rob Kohler, 10-12 May 2007

"Knowing Global Environments: Field Scientists and the Multiple Scales of Nature"

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
10-12 May 2007
In honor of Robert E. Kohler
Featuring new and innovative scholarship at the intersection of environmental history and the history of science, considering knowledge at many scales beyond the local: region, state/nation, empire, and globe/world.
Hosted by the American Philosophical Society and the University of Pennsylvania

Co-organizers are Jeremy Vetter (2005 Ph.D graduate) and Susan Lindee (current HSS faculty member). Paper presenters will include a few alums of the department (Alex Checkovich, Lynn Nyhart, Helen Rozwadowski, Jeremy Vetter), along with invited junior and senior scholars from many other places. We are also featuring panel discussions with scholars from the history of science, sociology, geography, anthropology, and STS.