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    ISA Working Groups Pilot Project

    ISA is considering creating a set of “working groups” within ISA sections, with a pilot project slated for the 2009 conference in NYC. Three sections — Environmental Studies, Human Rights, and ALIAS — have been chosen to be the first participants. Each working group would have approximately 12 participants (with funding for those who participate) who would meet on the day before the conference begins for a workshop on section-specific topics; they would then commit to attending a set of panel/poster session sponsored by the section and meet as a group twice more during the conference to collectively discuss the papers and issues presented. ESS therefore seeks someone to act…

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    Newsletter January 2008

    Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association, Newsletter, January 2008 *********************************************************************** Editors: Richard Matthew and Bryan McDonald, University of California, Irvine *********************************************************************** The ESS Newsletter can also be found at: http://environmental-studies.org. The next edition will be April 2008. We tend to follow a Winter, Spring and Fall schedule. The ESS newsletter is based at the Center for Unconventional Security Affairs at the University of California, Irvine (www.cusa.uci.edu) and co-edited by Richard Matthew and Bryan McDonald. Please send publication information, announcements, calls for papers, job announcements, job and address changes, email information, queries, etc. for inclusion in the next newsletter to cusa [AT] uci.edu. Please paste email addresses and websites…

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    Call for Submissions for ESS Newsletter

    We are currently soliciting information for the next edition (Winter 2008) of the ESS newsletter. We welcome submissions about section news, publications, websites, job and funding opportunities, announcements and upcoming conferences and meetings. Please send your items by email to cusa [AT] uci.edu by Friday, January 25, 2008.

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    ISA Convention Preliminary Program with ESS Bookmarks

    Charlie Chester has organized the 2008 Convention’s program with bookmarks pointing to environmental panels. Download the file, open it, and click on the “Booknarks” tab on the left side of the screen to navigate the document. An excerpt of his message to the GEP-ED list: “I spent some time bookmarking the environmental sessions in the 622 (!) page “preliminary program,” and realized that some of you might find my procrastinating on useful activities somewhat helpful. Please note that this is NOT comprehensive–I gave up on page 464 when I realized that I would not have the patience to spend Saturday indoors. Also, I skimmed through it quite quickly, so I’m…

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    The Harold and Margaret Sprout Award – nominations due 1 December 2007

    The Harold and Margaret Sprout Award was established in 1972 and named in honor of two pioneers in the study of international environmental problems. The award is sponsored by the Environmental Studies Section, and is given annually to the best book in the field – one that makes a contribution to theory and interdisciplinarity, shows rigor and coherence in research and writing, and offers accessibility and practical relevance. A $500.00 (USD) cash prize is awarded from the ISA General Account. When nominating an author, please submit a copy of the book to each member of the Committee. The nomination deadline is 1 December 2007. Read the full post (198 words)

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    Newsletter November 2007

    Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association, Newsletter, November 2007 *********************************************************************** Editors: Richard Matthew and Bryan McDonald, University of California, Irvine *********************************************************************** The ESS Newsletter can also be found at: http://environmental-studies.org. The next edition will be January 2008. We tend to follow a Winter, Spring and Fall schedule. The ESS newsletter is based at the Center for Unconventional Security Affairs at the University of California, Irvine (www.cusa.uci.edu) and co-edited by Richard Matthew and Bryan McDonald. Please send publication information, announcements, calls for papers, job announcements, job and address changes, email information, queries, etc. for inclusion in the next newsletter to cusa [AT] uci.edu.