Mission and Values

The key values of the Environmental Humanities Research Hub are: transformative environmental thinking; interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research and teaching; transnational, multicultural, and multilingual research; and open access research.

Core Values

  • Transformative environmental thinking within the Humanities.
  • Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research and teaching.
  • Transnational, multicultural, and multilingual research.
  • Open access research.

Mission

  • Emphasise the value and importance of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research and teaching in the environmental humanities, as well as develop connections with disciplinary areas beyond the Humanities.
  • Enable national and international research exchange in the environmental humanities within and outside academia.
  • Encourage connections between research and policy making as well as assist with the development of research-informed policies that address global warming, the loss of biodiversity and related socio-environmental problems.
  • Convene strategically focused knowledge exchange and public engagement initiatives within the environmental humanities.
  • Support and develop research-led training in environmental humanities.
  • Demonstrate research value to the wider public, through its visiting and funded fellowship schemes, its grant support and capture, and its open access publications series.
  • Facilitate and develop networks with institutions across the GLAM sector.
  • Advocate for greater inclusivity and diversity of representation by promoting multilingual and multicultural research and decentring Anglophone/Eurocentric initiatives.

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