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Politics, Patronage, and Diplomacy

A New Perspective on C. K. J. Bunsen (1791–1860)

Lorraine Macknight

capacity to antagonize influential secular authorities. The political environment in which Bunsen worked and more critical perceptions of the man, at the time and after his death, affected his legacy. He provides a pertinent case study at the very point

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Elemental Imagination and Film Experience

Climate Change and the Cinematic Ethics of Immersive Filmworlds

Ludo de Roo

“Juxtaposing a person with an environment that is boundless, collating him with a countless number of people passing by so close to him and far away, relating a person to the whole world: that is the meaning of cinema.” —Andrei Tarkovsky

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Between Two Truths

Time in Physics and Fiji

Naoki Kasuga

possible much of our technological environment; and its truth claims offer the most robust basis for various realities. Indeed, as Peter Galison (2003) has made clear, since relativity arrived in the early twentieth century in response to global socio

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Chris Miller

use the terms brother or brotherhood in their marketing material to describe an all-boys school's positive environment or atmosphere. At the same time, when pressed for a clear definition of the terms brother or brotherhood, individuals will often give

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An Environmentally Literate Explorer

A. E. Nordenskiöld’s Three Expeditions to the North Asian Coast, 1875–1879

Seija A. Niemi

whole North Asian coast ( Ramsay 1953: 156–158 ; Andersson 1901: 20 ; Nordenskiöld 1876: 3 ; 1881a: 17–19 ). I think that the concept of environmental literacy also includes the ability to deal with the environment in a practical and rational manner

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Emma Terama, Juha Peltomaa, Catarina Rolim, and Patrícia Baptista

:// . 13 Eurostat, Energy, Transport and Environment Indicators: 2015 Edition (Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2015). 14 European Commission, Action Plan

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Pollution, Health, and Disaster

Emerging Contributions in Ethnographic Research

Alexa S. Dietrich

perpetrated by governments and corporations ( Jacka 2015 ; Kirsch 2014 ; Welker 2014 ). These domains of health, environment, justice, and disaster are now so increasingly intertwined that ethnographic research approaches must more explicitly draw on the

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Factors in the Development of Spatial Cognition in Boys and Girls

Assessing the Impacts of Biology and Navigational Experience

Mariah G. Schug

development of spatial cognition draws only on modern Western populations (e.g., Alexander 2006 ; Doyle et al. 2012 ), this article will focus on the naturalistic and cross-cultural experiences of children exploring their environments and how this may

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The Rule of Law as a Condition for Development Toward Sustainability

Toward a New Legally Oriented Environment at a Global Level

Giovanni Tartaglia Polcini

The Italian model of “confiscation” determines a severe loss of prestige and influence for mafias in their own environment, since it stops their capacity to condition the surrounding territorial socioeconomic realities. The Italian Development