The ultimate goal of this association is to further our understanding of human response to climate change in a diachronic framework. On their website, you will find information about different (sub-)projects, publications and members. [according to site editor’s information] [supplemented]
The Sephis programme was established in 1994 and is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Development Cooperation. Sephis aims at encouraging the formation of a South-South network directed towards comparative historical research on long-term processes of change. You have access to many full text documents (under "Publications", "Papers" and in the SEPHIS E-Magazine).
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