Exploring People’s Relationship to Food in the Aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster

Contributed by Karly Burch On June 1, 2014, I found myself sitting before a Bhutanese royal princess, thoroughly enjoying my serving of suja (butter tea) and dresi (sweet saffron rice). In that moment, I was surrounded by the new friends I had made at the Pre-Conference Workshop and a diverse array of ISE Congress participants,… Read more »

Peer-to-peer fundraising – a fun way to get involved!

The ISE is using Razoo, a peer-to-peer fundraising tool, to raise money for our programs. Please consider making your own page to help spread the words about the ISE. Your participation helps the ISE not only financially, but also by promoting the ISE’s vision. You can choose to raise funds for core costs, or for an… Read more »

Recommended amendments to ISE Constitution

Dear ISE Members, The 2012-2014 ISE Board has thoroughly reviewed the Society’s constitution and is recommending that a number of amendments be approved by Members. These changes are available as a word document and pdf, both with track changes on.  The rationale for the recommended amendments is also provided. Each of the changes will be… Read more »

Nominees to the ISE Board

We have received the following nominations for the 2014-2016 and 2014-2016 ISE Board term: (i) Vice President (President-Elect; a 2-year term followed by a 2-year term as President):  Verna Miller was nominated by current ISE President Jack Miller. Verna submitted the following when she accepted the nomination: I am Pepeyla (Verna Miller) from the Nlakapamux homelands located… Read more »

Update on the 2014 ISE Congress – 1-7 June 2014, Bhutan

The biennial congress is the official meeting of the ISE, providing a time and place to formally gather our diverse membership for ethnobiology exchanges and to conduct Society business.  It is the embodiment of the ISE’s core mandate to facilitate an “ethical space” where different worldviews can interact and share information across geographical and cultural… Read more »