Call for Papers: Adaptation and Resilience to Droughts - Historical Perspectives in Europe and Beyond

The Institute of Imagery, City and Environment (LIVE) of the University of Strasbourg has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the international symposium on:

"Adaptation and Resilience to Droughts: Historical perspectives in Europe and beyond"

taking place from the 1st to 2nd June, 2017 at the University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France.

This symposium aims at reinforcing knowledge on historical droughts in Europe, in view of anticipating extreme droughts and improving adaption to future droughts. It is supported by an international scientific committee and intends to advance research in this, as yet little developed field.

We welcome expressions of interest for papers that focus on the following themes:

1 – Narratives sources for reconstructing droughts
2 – The variability and spatial extent of droughts
3 – Adaptation modes of societies
4 – The memory of droughts
Abstracts outside these themes are also welcome.

We invite you to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation before the 31st December 2016. Proposals from all disciplines are welcome. They should include: Title of the proposed paper, 5 key words and contact information (affiliation, e-mail).

Deadline for abstracts: 31st December 2016
Acceptance of abstracts: 31st January 2017
Please submit abstracts to Alexis Metzger: