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Corridor Talk at the 12th Congress of Czech Historians

Corridor Talk team member Pavla Šimková presented a paper at the 12th Congress of Czech Historians that took place from 20-22 September 2022 in Ústí nad Labem. Her talk, entitled “Nature without Borders? History of Transboundary Nature Protection in the Bavarian Forest and Šumava,” was part of a section focusing on environmental discourses in CzechContinue reading “Corridor Talk at the 12th Congress of Czech Historians”

Conservation Humanities Café at the ESEH 2022 in Bristol

How can the humanities contribute to conservation practice? This was the overarching question that the Corridor Talk team members Jonathan Carruthers-Jones, Pavla Šimková, and Eveline de Smalen probed with the participants of their panel at the European Society of Environmental History (ESEH) conference in Bristol in early July. At the “Conservation Humanities Café,” chaired byContinue reading “Conservation Humanities Café at the ESEH 2022 in Bristol”

Bavarian Forest & Šumava Field Trip

Graham Huggan One of the pick-up pamphlets available at the administration centre for Nationalpark Bayrischer Wald (Bavarian Forest National Park) in Grafenau carries the title ‘Grenzenlose Wald: Wildnis entdecken’ (‘discover the borderless wild forest’). The title is misleading in several respects. Bavarian Forest National Park (BFNP) occupies a large expanse of mixed forest, some ofContinue reading “Bavarian Forest & Šumava Field Trip”

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