Conference & seminar papers

Oosthoek, K.J.W., Forest Policy in Scotland During the 20th Century and its Legacy.
Delivered at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Environmental History, March 28 – April 1, 2001, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Click here to view abstracts (PDF)

Oosthoek, K.J.W., The Fox's Image Through the Ages: From Vallain to protected Animal?
Delivered at at the Environmental History Workshop, The Native, Naturalized, and Exotic: Plants and Animals in European History, 20-21 April, 2001, Florence, Italy.

Oosthoek, K.J.W., Human Values and Landscape Conservation. A case study.
Presented at the European Society for Environmental history 1st International Conference, 5-8 September 2001, St. Andrews, Scotland.

Oosthoek, K.J.W., The Destruction of the Caledonian Forest: Myth and Reality.
Presented at a conference of the Economic and History Society of Scotland, 'Landscape, Environment and Culture: The Shaping of Scottish Society from the Earliest Times', 22-23 September 2001, Edinburgh.
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Oosthoek, K.J.W., Conquering the Highlands. Technical Problems of Afforestation in Upland Scotland, 1890-1970. Invited talk for the Centre for Environmental History and Policy, 24 january, 2002.
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Oosthoek, K.J.W., Themes in European Woodland History.
Paper delivered at the Fifth National Conference on Australian Forest History, 18-22 February 2002, Hobart, Australia. View Abstract (PDF)

Oosthoek, K.J.W., From Tree Planting to Conservation: Scottish Forestry Policy and the Environment, 1919-1988.
Paper delivered at a research seminar of the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies and the School of Resources, Environment and Society, National University of Australia, Canberra, Australia, 28 February 2002.

Oosthoek, K.J.W., The colonial origins of scientific forestry in Britain
Paper delivered at the International Conference on the Forest and Environmental History of the British Empire and Commonwealth, Centre for World Environmental History University of Sussex, March 19-21, 2003.

Oosthoek, K.J.W., Poetic images of landscapes: the Scottish Trossachs and the English Lake District
Paper delivered at the joint meeting of the American Society for Environmental History and the National Council for Public History, Victoria, British Columbia, March 31 – April 4, 2004. View Abstract (PDF)

Oosthoek, K.J.W., The role of oral history in environmental history.
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for Environmental History - UK Branch, Open University, Milton Keynes, 21 May 2004. Download paper as PDF >>

Oosthoek, K.J.W., The use of waste water from potato starch and strawboard factories for agricultural purposes in the Northern Netherlands, 1850-1918. Paper delivered at the Third International Conference of the European Society for Environmental History, Florence, Italy, February 16-19, 2005.

Oosthoek, K.J.W., River improvement, landscape perceptions and identity in Tyneside, northern England, 1750-1900. Paper delivered at the Annual meeting of the American Society for Environmental History, St Paul, MN, USA, 29 March-2 April, 2006. View abstract (PDF).

Oosathoek, K.J.W., Teaching Science in a Humanities context: Problems and opportunities. Invited paper presented at: “Inexhaustible Abundance? Environmental History, Educators and Sustainable Development”, University of Stirling, 23-24 March 2007. Download poster based on talk >>