New publication on Bernhard Grzimek & the Bavarian Forest National Park

Graham Huggan has published a new article in the Ecozona: European Journal of Literature, Culture & Environment. “From the Serengeti to the Bavarian Forest, and back again: Bernhard Grzimel, celebrity conservation, and the transnational politics of national parks” is free to download on the journal website.

Call for papers: Special Issue “Perspectives on Conservation Humanities”

Corridor Talk PI Graham Huggan is looking for contributions to a special issue on Conservation Humanities. Broadly defined, conservation humanities is an emerging paradigm that exists within the larger multi- and interdisciplinary field of environmental humanities, and which aims at using humanities-based methods—textual and discourse analysis, philosophical and historical inquiry, ethnographic fieldwork—to shed light onContinue reading “Call for papers: Special Issue “Perspectives on Conservation Humanities””

Bernhard Grzimek and the Bavarian Forest National Park

Another article has been accepted for publication in the context of the ‘Corridor Talk’ project! Graham Huggan’s short piece focuses on the work of the German ‘celebrity conservationist’, Bernhard Grzimek, situating it in the context of historical and contemporary debates about the political and ecological importance of national parks.

New Publication by Pavla Šimková

Pavla Šimková and Astrid M. Eckert have contributed a chapter about the European Green Belt project along the former Iron Curtain to the new handbook “Greening Europe: Environmental Protection in the Long Twentieth Century”. Their contribution highlights the connections between borders and the natural environment on the example of the Šumava and Bavarian Forest nationalContinue reading “New Publication by Pavla Šimková”