Libby Robin
Libby Robin on 'slow media' at Berlin's Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Surtsey Island in 2006.Photo by Arctic Images/Corbis
Surtsey Island in 2006. Photo by Arctic Images/Corbis (via Aeon)

In the Shadow of Ebola – Exclusive Film Screening and Q&A @NMA

In the Shadow of Ebola

In the Shadow of Ebola (2015, 27 min) is an intimate story of a family and a nation torn apart by the Ebola outbreak.  Caught in an invisible war that […]

Review of Afterburn

Afterburn flames

The Centre for the Histories of Emotions’, Dr Grace Moore, reviews Moira Fahy’s documentary, Afterburn: In the Tiger’s Jaws: Filmed over three years, Moira Fahy’s remarkable documentary, Afterburn: In the Tiger’s Jaws, […]

Slow Media and the Anthropocene Curriculum

Libby Robin

In this video Libby Robin, with colleagues Helmuth Trischler and Reinhold Leinfelder, discusses the idea of ‘slow media’ at Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt. This was part of a report on […]

Libby Robin on ‘island thinking’ in Aeon Magazine

Surtsey Island in 2006.Photo by Arctic Images/Corbis

The Centre for Environmental History’s Libby Robin recently published an article in Aeon Magazine on ‘island thinking': isolation is no model for a cosmopolitan age… An island was born on 14 […]

Environmental Humanities Volume 5

Environmental Humanities vol 5

Volume 5 of Environmental Humanities is the biggest ever and includes articles by Centre for Environmental History members Libby Robin, Emily O’Gorman and Cameron  Muir. The issue is free online.

CEH members featured in Australian Book Review

Copyright Alison Pouliot

Australian Book Review has just released its first issue devoted to theme of ‘the environment’. The Centre for Environmental History’s Tom Griffiths and Alison Pouliot feature in this issue, as […]

ICEHO Bulletin 2, 2014


The second ICEHO Bulletin for 2014 is available now (PDF). It includes information about seminars, calls for papers, new books, and other news in environmental history.   The International Consortium of Environmental […]

National Water Week photo essay

Lake Glennmaggie. Image: © Alison Pouliot

19-25 October, 2014. National Water Week is an annual awareness week that aims to improve community understanding of water issues in Australia. The Centre for Environmental History’s Alison Pouliot has […]

2014 Annual History Colloquium in Darwin

Darwin - Dennis Stauffer

Supported by the Centre for Environmental History, ANU The History Colloquium will be held on Saturday 1 November at the Theatrette, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin. […]

New book – Climate, Science, and Colonization: Histories from Australia and New Zealand

Climate, science and colonization

Edited by James Beattie, Emily O’Gorman, Matthew Henry ISBN: 9781137333926, Hardcover, Ebook, Palgrave Macmillan Offering important new historical understandings of human responses to climate and climate change, this cutting-edge volume […]