Committees & Councils

Please find below a list of all the current ESEH committees and councils and their members.

Nomination Committee

David Moon (chair), Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan; University of York, UK
Žiga Zwitter, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Stéphanie Denève, University of Toulouse, France

Programme Committee

Wilko Graf von Hardenberg (chair), Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Martin Knoll, University of Salzburg, Austria
Nina Toudal Jessen, University of Copenhagen
Solène Rivoal, Université fédérale de Toulouse, Université Champollion d’Albi, France 
Kate Stevens, The University of Waikato, New Zealand
Heli Huhtamaa, Bern University, Switzerland

Travel Grant Committee

Onur Inal (chair), University of Vienna, Austria
Stefania Gallini, National University of Colombia
Ulrich Koppitz, University of Düsseldorf, Germany

Research Grant Committee

Paulo Guimarães (chair), University of Évora, Portugal
Margaret Cook, University of Sunshine Coast, Australia
Ulrich Koppitz, University of Düsseldorf, Germany

Summer School Committee

Adrian Howkins (chair), University of Bristol, UK
Aditya Ramesh, The University of Manchester, UK
Nina Vieira, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
Andrea Kiss, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Melina Antonia Buns, University of Stavanger, Norway

Editorial Committee (Berghahn/ESEH/RCC book series)

Christof Mauch, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, Germany
Helmuth Trischler, Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany
Kiko Matteson, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Stefania Barca, The University of Santiago de Compostela – USC, Spain

St. Andrews Article Prize Committee

Debjani Bhattacharyya (chair), University of Zürich, Switzerland
Małgorzata Praczyk, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Poul Holm, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Turku Book Prize Committee

Ulrike Plath (chair), Tallinn University, Estonia
Katie Ritson, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, Germany
Marcus Hall, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Nicolai Hannig, Darmstadt Technical University, Germany
Violette Pouillard, Ghent University, Belgium

Tallinn Dissertation Prize Committee

Stefan Dorondel (chair), Romanian Academy, Bucharest
Daniele Valisena, University of Liège, Belgium
Susan Broomhall, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne
Renato Sansa, University of Calabria, Italy
Leda Papastefanaki, University of Ioannina, Greece

Communication Committee

Roberta Biasillo  (chair), Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Elena Kochetkova, HSE – St.Petersburg, Russia
Gilberto Mazzoli, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Pablo DeSoto, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Jonatan Palmblad, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, Germany

NEXTGATe (ESEH Next Generation Action Team)

Noémi Ujházy (chair), Geographical Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Elizabeth Hameeteman, Boston University, USA
Monique Palma, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
Goran Đurđević, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
Sevgi Mutuli Sirakova, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, Germany
Tanja Riekkinen, University of Oulu, Finland
Monica Vasile, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Teaching Committee

Milica Prokic (chair), European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Andrea Gaynor, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia

Sustainability Committee

Simone Müller (chair), Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Germany
Dan Tamir, University of Zürich, Switzerland
Markéta Šantrůčková, Silva Tarouca Research Institut for Landscape and Ornamental Gardening, Průhonice, Czech Republic

Diversity Committee

Katie Holmes (chair), La Trobe University, Australia
Andy Flack, University of Bristol, UK
Malcom Ferdinand, CNRS, France
Lisa FitzGerald, CRBC Rennes, France
Mucha Musemwa, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Lívia Regina Battista, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Conference Venue Committee

Julia Lajus (chair), Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany / University of Helsinki, Finland
Marianna Dudley, University of Bristol, UK
Inês Amorim, University of Porto, Portugal

Podcast Committee

James L. Smith (chair), University College Cork, Ireland
Eric Paglia, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
James Rice, White Horse Press, UK
Rebecca Tyson, University of Bristol, UK

Dissemination Committee

Sandra Swart (chair), Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Nathalia Capellini, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva, Switzerland
Tara Rider, Stony Brook University – Southampton, USA

Environmental History Today

Dmitry Arzyutov (co-chair), University of Oulu, Finland and University of Aberdeen, UK
Anna Olenenko (co-chair), Khortytsia National Academy, Ukraine
Paula Schönach, Aalto University, Finland
Tim Soens, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Ekaterina Zharova, St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute for the History of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Science

Council of Regional Representatives

Ruth Morgan, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australia – Australasia
Tim Soens, University of Antwerp, Belgium – Benelux countries
Kati Lindström, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and University of Tartu, Estonia – Baltic states
Chris Pearson, Department of History, University of Liverpool, UK – Britain and Ireland
Žiga Zwitter, Department of History, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia – Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia
Doubravka Olšáková, Institute of Contemporary History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czechia – Czechia and Slovakia
Charles-François Mathis, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France – France
Martin Knoll (chair), University of Salzburg, Austria – German speaking countries
George L. Vlachos, National Hellenic Research Foundation / National Kapodistrian University of Athens – Greece
András Vadas, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary – Hungary
Yaron J. Balslev, Tel Aviv University – Israel
Viktor Pál
, University of Helsinki, Finland & Tuomas Rasanen, University of Turku,  Finland – Nordic countries
Małgorzata Praczyk, Department of History, University of Poznań, Poland – Poland
Nina Vieira, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal – Portugal
Calin Cotoi, University of Bucharest, Romania – Romania
Anastasia Fedotova, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia – Russia
Muchaparara Musemwa, South Africa – South Africa
Santiago Gorostiza, Sciences Po, France – Spain
Onur Inal, University of Vienna, Austria – Turkey
Giacomo Bonan, Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà, Università di Bologna, Italy – Italy
Aleksandar Shopov, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany – North Macedonia
Tatiana Perga, Institute of World History, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kiew – Ukraine