Talk: Tait Keller, “Grim Fields: Militarized Environments of the First World War and the Making of the 20th Century.”

Wednesday 7 December 2016, 11.00 to 13.00
OC1.01, University of Warwick

Tait Keller is an associate professor of History and former Director of Environmental Studies and Sciences at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. His research focuses on environmental change in times of crisis and conflict. His publications include, Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering, Nature, and Nationhood in Germany and Austria, and articles in Annales, Environmental History, World History Connected, and the International Encyclopedia of the First World War. He is currently working on his next book project, A Global Environmental History of the First World War, which is under contract with Cambridge University Press. He earned his B.A. in History at the University of Rochester and his M.A. in German and European Studies and Ph.D. in History at Georgetown University.

Contact: Pierre Purseigle