Aimed at master's and doctoral-level students, this intensive graduate course addresses questions of long‐term societal resilience in the face of climate change, competition and societal conflict over natural resources, effects of early globalization and anthropogenic transformation of landscapes and ecosystems at multiple timescales.

This course integrates the following academic disciplines and fields:

  • Environmental Archeology
  • Digital and Environmental Humanities
  • Historical Ecology
  • Environmental History
  • Environmental Anthropology
  • Saga Studies
  • Palaeoecology
  • Literary Ecocriticism

All course lectures, readings, discussions and writing will be in English.

Cost: $2,950 per person includes room and board, excursions, lectures, and on-site materials. Please note that airfare and other transportation costs are NOT included.

Application deadline: March 15, 2015

For more information, see the field course webpages.

The course is co-­organized by Svartarkot Culture Nature, NIES, NABO and IHOPE in cooperation with Reykjavik Academy, City University of New York and Mid Sweden University.