Mark Bassin
Professor of History of Ideas, Center for Baltic and East European Studies,
Södertörn University, Stockholm
Environmental Influences and the Construction of National History: Afanasii Shchapov’s “Frontier Hypothesis” of Russian Nationhood

Marcus Hall
Senior Lecturer (Privatdozent), Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich
Publishing a National Environmental History: Notes from the Italian trenches

Tait Keller
Andrew W. Mellon Environmental Fellow, Rhodes College, Department of History
Glacial Bonds and Racial Peaks: The Alps and National Identities in Germany and Austria, 1871-1933

Charles-François Mathis
Junior lecturer at Paris-Sorbonne University and research-associate at the Roland Mousnier Centre (Paris-Sorbonne University)
Nature and the English Nation from the last third of the 19th century

Valentin Nicolescu
PhD candidate at the National School for Political Studies and Public Administration, Political Science Faculty, Bucharest
Nation and Nature in Romanian Ecologist Discourse

Judith O’Connell
Govenment of Ireland Scholar, NUI Galway
The socialisation of nationalism, with reference to the changing depiction of the Irish famine

Samuel Temple (not attending)
Lecturer, Expository Writing Program, University of Oklahoma
States of Nature: Environment, risk and nation-building in the southern pine forests of the Landes de Gascogne

Johannes Zechner
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History at Freie Universität, Berlin
Politicized Timber: The ‘German Forest’ and the Nature of the Nation

Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted
Professor, History Department, United Arab Emirates University
Aesthetics of the Volga and national narratives in Russia

Loreta Zydeliene
from October 2010 Ph.D. Candidate, University of Hull, UK
Independence essentials: interwar Lithuanian forestry and why attempts to maintain sustainable forest reserves failed