• Newletter

    Newsletter April 1998

    Minutes of the Business Meeting of the Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association, April 20, 1998, Minneapolis, MN Attendence: 48 people 1. The meeting was called to order by Section Chair Phillippe LePrestre, shortly after 12:30. The agenda was shown and adopted. An Ad Hoc Secretary (Ronnie Lipschutz) was appointed to take minutes. 2. LePrestre acknowledged and thanked the members and work of the Executive Committee: Detlef Sprinz, Beth DeSombre, Andrew Hurrell, Richard Matthew and Karen Litfin. Marvin Soroos was presented with a gift from the ExCom in recognition of his many years of tireless work as newsletter editor. Read the full post (1130 words)

  • Newletter

    Newletter April 1998

    Dear Colleagues: A few late-breaking items have come in that did not make it into the newsletter. 1. The ESS section will be electing a new chair. Philippe LePrestre has served the two-term limit. So, please send your nominations to the Nominating Committee, Miranda Schreurs, Dept. of Government and Politics, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742; Fax: (301) 314-9690; Email: MSCHREUR@bss2.umd.edu. 2. ESS member publications: Marvin S. Soroos, “The Thin Blue Line: Preserving the Atmosphere as a Global Commons,” Environment, Vol. 40, No. 2, March 1998, 6-13, 32-35. Read the full post (335 words)

  • Newletter

    Newsletter June 1997

    NEWS FROM THE ESS BUSINESS MEETING The annual business meeting of the ESS was held on April 25, 1996 at the ISA convention in Toronto with section chair Philippe Le Prestre (University of Quebec at Montreal) presiding. Approximately 50 members of the section were present. Le Prestre was elected to a second two-year term a chair of the section. Executive Committee Newly elected members (terms expire in 1999) Elizabeth DeSombre (Colby College) Richard Matthew (Georgetown University) Karen Litfin (University of Washington) Carry over members (terms expire in 1998) Andrew Hurrell (Oxford University) Miriam Lowi (Trenton State College) Detlef F. Sprinz (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research) Read the full post…

  • News

    1996-1997 Annual Report

    Environmental Studies Section 1996-1997 Annual Report Submitted by Philippe Le Prestre The Environmental Studies Section has several purposes: – to link scholars of various disciplines and keep them abreast of current developments in this field; – to develop and encourage research; – to disseminate information on environmental developments by sponsoring or participating in prof meetings; – to seek ways to further the teaching of international environmental studies. During 1996-97, the members of the various section committees were: 1996-97 Executive Committee: Philippe Le Prestre (Université du Québec à Montréal), ex officio Marian Miller (University of Akron) Read the full post (1687 words)

  • Newletter

    Newsletter February 1997

    Looking Toward Toronto The annual meetings of ISA will be held in Toronto, March 18-22, 1997. Please take note of the following ESS functions. ESS Business Meeting Wednesday, 5:45 PM Joint Reception ESS/IO/IL/ACUNS Thursday, 6:00 PM Read the full post (5203 words)

  • News

    1995-1996 Annual Report

    Environmental Studies Section 1995-1996 Annual Report Submitted by Philippe Le Prestre The Environmental Studies Section has several purposes: to link scholars of various disciplines and keep them abreast of current developments in this field; to develop and encourage research; to disseminate information on environmental developments by sponsoring or participating in prof meetings; to seek ways to further the teaching of international environmental studies. During 1995-96, the members of the various section committees were: Read the full post (1129 words, 1 image)