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Historical Ecology; HEF2020; International conference;historical legacies;ecological trajectories; geography;archeology;paleoecology;economy;biology

Welcome to HEF meeting

online conference

!!! Important announcement !!!

The COVID-pandamic constraint us to adapt one more time the event.

But because we do not want to postpone it one more time, we maintain the conference from the 24th to 28th May 2021, but it will be integrally online.

The participant are invited to maintain their communications through online videos and discussions. The plenary keynote talks will be in live-conference (webinar), with also live discussions.

Of course, this is not ideal for the scientific exchanges, but in the current period we think that it is important to maintain as much as possible the scientific connections, even if they occur through internet connections...

Therefor, we hope that you will be with us in this "adventure"!

Language: English

The current and future states of ecosystems are strongly related to past processes. Historical socio-economic development of human societies, resulting land use, and changes in climate have all had lingering consequences that still affect the structure, composition, and functioning of today’s ecosystems at various spatiotemporal scales. These historical legacies, both natural and anthropogenic, are thus shaping future ecological trajectories.

An increasing amount of research has been dedicated to deciphering the impacts of past ecological processes on modern-day ecosystems. This has fostered rapid improvement of management practices for the future. Exciting new insights from historical ecology now appear paramount in order to mitigate potential deleterious consequences of socio-environmental challenges to ongoing and future states of the ecosystems.

Historical Ecology for the Future meeting aims at promoting historical ecology and highlighting its recent advances and key results. Geographers, biologists, historians, social scientists, economists, archaeologists, ecologists, paleoecologists, managers, and soil scientists, among others dealing with historical ecology issues, are welcome to join the conference to share and discuss their questions, data, and results.

Key Dates

  • Announcement of the conference sessions: March 2021
  • Second call for abstract: October 2020
  • Registration reopening: October 2020
  • Program announcement: March 2021

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