Call for Papers: Adaptation and Resilience to Droughts

RHN 125/2016 | Call

Organiser: The Institute of Imagery, City and Environment (LIVE) of the University of Strasbourg

1-2 June 2017, University of Strasbourg, France

Deadline for proposals: 31 December 2016

Call for Papers:
International Symposium
Adaptation and Resilience to Droughts – Historical Perspectives in Europe and Beyond

This symposium aims at reinforcing knowledge on historical droughts in Europe, in view of anticipating extreme droughts and improving adaption to future droughts. It is supported by an international scientific committee and intends to advance research in this, as yet little developed field.

We welcome expressions of interest for papers that focus on the following themes:

1 – Narratives sources for reconstructing droughts
2 – The variability and spatial extent of droughts
3 – Adaptation modes of societies
4 – The memory of droughts

Abstracts outside these themes are also welcome.

We invite you to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation before the 31st December 2016. Proposals from all disciplines are welcome. They should include: Title of the proposed paper, 5 key words and contact information (affiliation, e-mail).

Deadline for abstracts: 31 December 2016
Acceptance of abstracts: 31 January 2017

Please submit abstracts to Alexis Metzger: