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Spring 2024 Newsletter
Feb. 19, 2024

The CCHRI's Spring 2024 newsletter is here!

2024 Wintersession Course
Jan. 25, 2024

The 5th CCHRI Intensive Introductory Workshop took place at Princeton University from 15 to 25 January 2024. 

CCHRI announces new international collaboration
Oct. 2, 2023

In partnership with DAI and ANAMED, the CCHRI announces a new collaboration focused on socio-ecological approaches to the history and archaeology of Anatolia.

New postdoctoral researcher appointment
Sept. 25, 2023

CCHRI and HMEI are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Katherine Snow to our 2-year Postdoctoral Research position in Environmental History and Public Policy.

Recent Publications from CCHRI
Sept. 23, 2023

CCHRI team members continue to publish on historical environmental change, societal resilience & transformation as well as policy-related environmental history.

New palaeoclimate data about the environmental background to the rise of Islam
June 19, 2022

On the plateaux of Yemen traces of the Himyarite Kingdom can still be found today: terraced fields and dams formed part of a particularly sophisticated irrigation system that transformed the semi-desert into fertile fields. Himyar was an established part of South Arabia for several centuries and its influence politically and militarily extended…

PIIRS funding for "Lessons from the past, policy for the future?"
May 6, 2022

CCHRI receives further funding from the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) for the next three years (2022-2025).

PAGES endorses the CCHRI!
Aug. 7, 2021

We are pleased to announce that the PAGES (Past Global Changes) Scientific Steering Committee has endorsed the CCHRI and its activities.

CCHRI Pandemics seminar series now online!
Dec. 5, 2020

“Pandemics in the Past: From Prehistory to (Almost) the Present" is available to watch online.

CCHRI Seminar Series on Historical Societal Resilience
Sept. 27, 2020

“Past Answers to Current Concerns: Approaches to Understanding Historical Societal Resilience,” a series of six videos, is now available to watch online.