Bright Edge Deep: peatlands in history, cultural heritage, and climate – round table discussion (Gareth Beale – University of Glasgow, Nicki Whitehouse – University of Glasgow, Tom Gardner – Historic Environment Scotland, Althea Davies – University of St. Andrews, Ben Gearey – University College Cork, Rosie Everett – University of Warwick) – 11 August 2021

Video Recording is also available here.

22 September -1PM UK – Innocent Pikirayi (University of Pretoria). Archaeology and Climate Change in Africa – Confronting the difficult questions.

29 September – 4PM UK – Sarah Govan (University of Edinburgh and ClimateXChange) The historic dimension of landscape and a changing climate in Scotland

6 October – 4PM UK – Carla Lancelotti (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Past, present and future of smart crops: An ethnographic and modelling approach to mapping long-term millets cultivation in drylands

13 October – 4PM UK – Ruben Post (University of St. Andrews) Ancient Graeco-Roman History and the Contemporary Climate Crisis: Rhetoric, Pedagogy, and Relevance

20 October – 4PM UK – Marcy Rockman (University of Maryland and Co-Equal) Landscapes of Knowledge and Power in Climate Change Science and Policy 

27 October – 4PM UK – Felix Riede (Aarhus University) Curating catastrophe – bringing the archaeology of past extreme environmental events and their societal impacts to bear on the present

3 November – 4PM UK – Mairi Davies (Historic Environment Scotland) – Resistance, adaptation, acceptance: managing climate change risk to cultural heritage in Scotland

10 November – 4PM UK – Carole Crumley (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) – Taking Historical Ecology to Administrators and Policy Makers

17 November – 4PM UK – Science Panel (Amy Bogaard – University of Oxford, Andrew Dugmore – University of Edinburgh, Hannah Fluck – Historic England, Ian Simpson – Graduate Centre, City University New York, S. Yoshi Maezumi – University of Amsterdam, chaired by Nicki Whitehouse – University of Glasgow)

8 December – 4PM UK – George Hambrecht (University of Maryland) – ‘Distributed Long-term Observation Networks of the Past’: the utility of mobilizing the past to address contemporary climate change. Behavior, Baselines and Genetics