When you become an ISA member, you can add on an ESS membership for a low fee. Membership dues help to support section activities and awards. The ESS is a very good networking community and we encourage new members to join us!
This is also a great opportunity for grad students and junior scholars to meet with other researchers in their field.
The list of officers has been updated!
Officers of the ESS
The Harold and Margaret Sprout award is bestowed annually for a book that “makes a contribution to theory and interdisciplinarity, shows rigor and coherence in research and writing, and offers accessibility and practical relevance.”
While we had an embarrassment of riches this year in terms of worthy books to consider, the Committee was particularly impressed by Post-Treaty Politics (published by MIT Press) by American University professor Sikinna Jinnah.
The book, which focuses on how treaty secretariats contribute to regime overlap management, utilized a series of case-studies to examine the influence and skills utilized by treaty bureaucracies to navigate the increasingly byzantine thicket of overlapping treaties that affect the environment.
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The scientific programme for the ICES 2016 ASC (Riga, Latvia from 19-23 September) has been published.
Call for abstracts to Session G: “The inshore challenge: management of recreational and commercial fisheries accounting for social benefits, economic value, and biological sustainability”. A full description of the session is available on the ICES website: http://www.ices.dk/news-and-events/asc/ASC2016/Pages/Theme-session-G.aspx.
They would like to receive abstracts on all aspects of inshore fisheries, so it would be great if you could submit your work – the deadline submission is the 30 April.
Environment and Society: Advances in Research (http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/environment-and-society) is an annual review journal that publishes critical reviews of the latest research literature on environmental studies.
The publishers are offering ESS members a 20% discount to their online subscription for Environment and Society: Advances in Research. ESS members can gain online access to this journal for only $27.96 (General) and $15.96 (Student).
This is a link to sign up for a free online sample issue http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/environment-and-society/sample/.
The ISA online paper archive is now up and running for the ISA 2016 Annual Convention in Atlanta!
ISA policy requires a PDF copy of each paper presented at the convention to be uploaded to the archive. This year, to give your discussant, chair, and fellow panelists time to read your work, the ISA asks that you upload your paper by March 7th, 2016.
The ISA handles paper uploads directly through their website, and you will find the option to upload your paper on your personal schedule page. Please note that they only accept PDF files and that they can be no more than 10mb in size.
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