Pre-Congress Workshop for Emerging Ethnobiologists & Call for Mentors

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Pre-Congress Workshop for Emerging Ethnobiologists: “Three-eyed seeing: exploring methods and theories for improved research in ethnobiology.” The workshop plans to incorporate participatory video training with discussions on ISE’s Code of Ethics, methods and tools for better ethnobiological research, as well as the role of the researcher in working with… Read more »

15th ISE Congress Call for Session Proposals and Call for Individual Submissions

We’re pleased to announce that the 15th ISE Congress Call for Session Proposals and Call for Individual Submissions and instructions for submission are now available here. Please review this information at the link above thoroughly before making your proposal. Note that Session Proposals are due by 15 November 2015 30 November 2015 (deadline extended!). Individual Contributions are due… Read more »

Introducing CIVILITI

We are pleased to announce a new partnership between the ISE and a group called CIVILITI. CIVILITI’s programs are focused on Indigenous cultures, human rights, environmental sustainability and social responsibility. CIVILITI is a “benefit corporation” or B-corporation in the U.S., and has undergone a rigorous certification process and is required to continue regular reviews. Their work is focused… Read more »

2016 Congress Announcement

We are pleased to release this initial announcement for the 2016 ISE Congress in Uganda, which will take place August 1-7. Planning for the Congress is well underway, and we anticipate releasing a Call for Submissions later this summer. As details are finalized they will be posted here on the ISE website, and on the Congress website,… Read more »

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 »