Welcome to iGLOBES

Interdisciplinary Global Environmental Studies

iGLOBES is a CNRS - ENS/PSL University - University of Arizona research center, created to establish a hub of collaborative interactions between the French scientific community and UA researchers, fostering innovative interdisciplinary research on global environmental challenges. For more information...


iglobes NEWS And EVENTS

March 10, 2021

DR. ELENI HASAKI & DR. PATRICE BOURDELAIS, UPCOMING SPEAKERS OF WEBINAR SERIES "COVID-19, BREAKING AND RAISING BOUNDARIES"

Join iGLOBES-ENS International Seminar Series for a session with University of Arizona's Eleni Hasaki, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Classics on "The Parthenon and The Plague: Pandemic Perspectives From Classical Athens" and EHESS' Patrice Bourdelais, Emeritus Professor in History on "Historical Perspectives On The Pandemic".

 

Registration is free, but required (a one time registration for all webinar talks). See full program and register...

February 2021

ARTICLE BY FRANÇOIS-MICHEL PUBLISHED IN CAIRN INFO ON "WHAT NEXT FOR THE AMAZON? INTERNAL COLONIALISM"

The ultimate symbol of untamed nature under threat, the Amazon inspires anxiety and fantasy in equal measure. Numerous French humanities and social sciences journals are endeavoring to tease out the issues at stake, calling on the voices of Latin American specialists. These voices reveal a complex, uneven, and much more nuanced reality than is suggested by the simplistic narratives that filter through the media (...). Contrary to popular belief, it is not a sanctuary for “virgin nature” but a continuum of spaces modified and regulated by humankind for millennia. Read more...

February 17 through May 12, 2021

COVID-19, BREAKING AND RAISING BOUNDARIES, AN INTERNATIONAL TRANSDISCIPLINARY WEBINAR

Come join us as UA Professors discuss various topics related to COVID-19, with the participation of UA students and international students from partner French institutions in this weekly webinar organized by iGLOBES in collaboration with the École normale supérieure (ENS) school, within Paris Sciences & Lettres University. The general public is welcome. For more information...

Deadline: March 14, 2021

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY

The CNRS & University of Arizona new International Research Center (IRC) is issuing this call for proposals to support joint, collaborative research in areas including (and not limited to) social sciences and humanities, biodiversity and earth sciences, space sciences and high energy physics, material and optical sciences, and mathematical and information sciences. Each project will be co-directed by one CNRS team and one UArizona team and submitted jointly as one proposal. Selected projects will be awarded two graduate student (PhD) three-year fellowships, one granted by CNRS to the CNRS team, and one granted by UArizona to the UArizona team. In addition, each student supported by a fellowship will receive travel funds to visit the collaborators’ team at the partner institution. Up to five collaborative projects will be selected through this call. For more information...