June course offering – Confronting Ecofascism

We offered a brand-new course recently, entitled “Confronting Ecofascism: Environmental Politics and the Radical Right,” and taught by a group of experts on the history and thought of ecofascism. The course ran from June 7 – June 28. You can register for the self-directed version at any time.

By ISE | April 20th, 2023 | Article Archive | 0 Comments |

Book Review – Ecology Contested: Environmental Politics Between Left and Right

“There have been significant links between environmentalism and Right-wing politics for more than a century,” Staudenmaier writes in his new book Ecology Contested: Environmental Politics Between Left and Right. “Knowingly or not, the perpetrators of the Christchurch and El Paso massacres continued that tradition.”

Conspiracy Theory as a Substitute for Social Critique: Peter Staudenmaier, NOV 17 2 PM (EST)

On Wednesday, November 17 at 2 pm EST historian and ISE faculty member Peter Staudenmaier will give a presentation that explains why conspiracy theories offer false analyses of the social problems we face, and typically suggest problematic rather than emancipatory political solutions.

By ISE | September 22nd, 2021 | Article Archive, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

ISE spring online course schedule, new offerings!

The ISE is excited to offer three online courses this spring – our two existing seminars plus a brand new class, Understanding Antisemitism. Our courses bring together ISE faculty, cutting-edge …

By ISE | March 8th, 2019 | Article Archive, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Social Ecologist Profile: Peter Staudenmaier of Missoula, MT USA

Please introduce yourself (What kind of work you do, Where you live, etc.) I’ve been active in social ecology circles and affiliated with the ISE since the late 1980s. At …

By ISE | March 2nd, 2011 | Current Movements, Social Ecology Blog | 1 Comments |