Counter Nature(s): Revising Nature in an Era of Environmental Crisis

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Uppsala University, Sweden

NIES and Uppsala University are pleased to sponsor a major interdisciplinary research symposium featuring 30 researchers from 10 countries representing more than a dozen academic disciplines.

Counter Nature(s) Poster:

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

• Lawrence Buell, Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature, Harvard University, USA

• Ursula Heise, Professor of American and European Literature and Director of the Program in Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University, USA

• David Nye, Professor of History, Center for American Studies, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

• Sverker Sörlin, Professor of Environmental History, KTH: The Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

The call for papers is now closed.

The ordinary registration period for all participants (both those presenting papers and those who are not) opens 31 August and closes 2 October 2009.

The late registration period opens 3 October and closes 15 November 2009.

For complete information, including a preliminary program, please visit the symposium website:

For more information on NIES (the Nordic Network for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies) please visit the following site: