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The conference will cover the period running from the early 16th century to the introduction of the first lithographic press in the early 19th century. Geographically, the focus is on Europe. No restrictions are imposed concerning printing techniques — on the contrary, the characteristics of each technique as well as its ability and uses for reproducing original paintings constitute an important topic. We invite submissions of papers drawing from current research on specific prints or series of prints as well as on new theoretical approaches and methodologically promising developments in the study of interpretative prints, also exploring their potential as a source and as a subject matter of art history.

In particular we welcome submissions in but not limited to the following areas:. Yet again: The original and its graphic interpretation s : How are collaboration and competition amongst the printmakers themselves, and between the engravers and the painters represented in the prints? Did printmakers even perhaps hide critical or satirical messages in their interpretations? Questions of style: How is the painterly style of the original expressed in the graphic medium? Is there experimental ground for innovations in new printmaking techniques?

What role do special printmaking techniques - e. Reception: How were differences in style and in composition between the original and its reproduction perceived by the contemporary viewer? Is it possible to identify links between prints and theoretical writings on certain paintings or painting in general?

Which influence do captions have in the process of reception? Reproductive prints as a source for new approaches in scholarship: What potential do reproductive prints have as a source for the study of canon formation and for art historical network research? How can the pictorial and textual information contained in those prints be gathered, and how can this be made accessible for practical use? An important objective of the conference is to encourage networking between academic researchers and museum professionals.

Proposals by both doctoral candidates in art history and aesthetics as well as students aiming at a Ph. We also invite applications from curators and postgraduate researchers at museums and other research institutions and we are pleased to receive papers from colleagues working in media studies, philosophy and history. Please submit your proposal in the form of a word abstract and a short CV and send it in English or German as a PDF file to: beyond-reproduction gmx.

Please indicate in your proposal those prints that you wish to discuss in the original. We will be happy to check if they are available in the Kupferstich-Kabinett. Das Die geplante Tagung will die protestantischen Bilderwelten vom Jahrhundert bis heute in den Blick nehmen. Der Fokus liegt auf Graphiken und Objekten aus Papier.

Bitte senden Sie ein Abstract max. Kurzvita mit einer Liste der wichtigsten Publikationen bis zum 8. Januar per Mail an PD Dr. Conference Protestant Images. Faith and self-image in printed works of art. Veste Coburg, where Luther spent half a year during the Diet of Augsburg in , will also be the site of a major exhibition by the Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte Centre of Bavarian history.

It takes place on the occasion of the Reformation jubilee and during the exhibition period. The Reformation period is intrinsically linked with the printed portraits of its protagonists. It was the Cranach workshop, first of all, which created works of iconic quality. They defined the public image of Luther and his fellow campaigners.

Furthermore, the Reformation period saw the production of an overwhelming amount of polemic and propagandistic illustrated broadsheets. Thus, the Reformation was the first historic turnover which was accompanied and advanced by printed images. In the following centuries the Protestant self-image was likewise expressed in prints, e. Furthermore, bible illustrations and other biblical images were of great importance. The conference will take a close look at Protestant images from the 16th century to today.

The focus is on prints and other works on paper. We welcome papers 20 minutes on religious and ideological aspects as well as papers focusing on the function and use of such objects. Book illustrations, broadsheets, commemorative sheets and decorative prints are of particular interest here. Subject to successful financing of the conference, we will reimburse invited speakers for their travel and accommodation expenses. Call for Participants, Philadelphia, PA, Oktober The long eighteenth century was a period of major breakthroughs in the domain of color printing in several parts of the world.

In Asia and Europe, various relief and intaglio techniques were adapted to full color printing and achieved widespread uses in the visual arts. Jacob Christoph Le Blon and his successors experimented with multiple-plate intaglio printing, and produced color prints in collaboration with leading artists.

Although scholars have increasingly studied eighteenth-century knowledge of the properties, meanings, and uses of colors, the materials and practices involved in the production and reception of color-printed images have received comparatively less attention. This project will bring together scholars from a range of disciplines and fields printing history, book history, critical bibliography, history of art, history of technology, etc. How do we understand the emergence of widespread color-printing practices across the globe approximately at the same time?

What were the economic, social, or political factors that facilitated color printing as a major medium for visual creation? What were the taxonomic, semantic, and aesthetic consequences of printing in color as opposed to hand painting in color? We encourage submissions that engage with the specific material practices of color-printed images that emerged in Europe and Asia between the second half of the seventeenth century up to the early nineteenth century, while reflecting on the broader questions they raise with regards to our knowledge of the period and the validity of current approaches.

Possible topics might include but are not limited to: the production and consumption of color-printed images; color printing as a mode of cultural exchange; the materiality of color printmaking and the production of knowledge including, but not limited to, spheres of natural history, the fine arts, mapmaking, color theory, and connoisseurship etc.

Participants should be able to commit to attending all sessions of the working group:. Thursday, 12 October , pm, pm Friday, 13 October , ampm Saturday, 14 October , am. Participants should further be able to commit to meeting again one year after the conference to work toward a publication of the results of the working group. In their statements of interest, participants should indicate their availability to meet during the year following the conference e. Proposal should include a brief 2-page CV and a statement of interest of no more than words, outlining your relevant research, what you hope to contribute toward the group, and what you hope to take away from it including potential project ideas you hope the group may pursue.

The conference will explore theories and methods common to the object-oriented disciplines, such as anthropology and archaeology, but new to bibliography. The program aims to promote focused cross-disciplinary exchange and future scholarly collaborations. Bibliography Among the Disciplines is supported by the Andrew W.

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Mellon Foundation, and organized by the Andrew W. Februar Eingabeschuss: This panel explores how drawing and related graphic media were used to gain insight into nature during the early modern period. Naturalists and artists faced a natural world in expansion, which they sought to describe in detail as new realms of natural history emerged, facilitated by a conjunction of events ranging from geographic explorations to the invention of the microscope. As rich scholarship in the history of science and of art has shown, images could function as powerful instruments of knowledge and as repositories of newly gained information about plants, animals, and minerals.

Addressing the epistemological encounter between artists, scientists, and the natural world, this panel zooms in on how this moment of intersection called for innovative strategies of visualization and shaped new graphic conventions in the production of images. It interrogates how techniques of up-close observation, connected to technological progress, informed innovative modes of depiction and vice-versa, as exemplified by figures as diverse as Robert Hooke, Claude Aubriet, and Maria Sybilla Merian.

When exposed to lush tropical botany or seemingly hybrid organisms such as polyps and corals , how did naturalists and artists use drawing to stabilize nature? What were the operations that transformed observation into a graphic act? How did experienced observers respond to this abundance of information and translate into lines the sensorial overload triggered by unfamiliar morphologies? Papers using interdisciplinary approaches and with a focus on France and Northern Europe in a global context are particularly welcome.

Paper abstracts words max. Chairs will reply to all applicants by September 15, Make sure your paper title, abstract, and name appear exactly as you would like them published in the conference program. No changes will be accepted from you or your session chairs after September 15, Please note that all conference participants must be current members of the CAA through February 18, Experimental prints made in America during the s and s do not fit neatly into studies of postwar art or the history twentieth-century printmaking. Despite midcentury prints becoming peripheral to the mainstream history of postwar modernism, artists explored printmaking with zeal and enthusiasm.

Their prints traversed the United States and the globe in the postwar decades, evangelizing unfettered modernist expression and American democracy. The government recognized this diplomatic potential, and the United States Information Agency founded amassed a collection of more than one thousand six hundred prints to hang in American embassies around the world.

This session welcomes a broad range of papers that will open scholarly inquiry into this understudied period of printmaking in America. Case studies could focus on artists both Americans and international artists working in America , known and under-known communal or academic printmaking workshops, the midcentury print market and collecting activities of curators and individuals, and exhibitions of prints in the United States or abroad.

April Eingabeschluss: 7. Book illustrations, especially from the hand-press period , are an essential but traditionally overlooked source of art historical information. Although the hierarchies of fine art over popular art are dissolving and modern disciplinary distinctions between text and image or art and book are giving way to cross-disciplinary and holistic approaches to printed material, printed images that happen to be inside books often fall outside the remits of art historical, literary, bibliographical and material research.

One reason is that practical and academic barriers impede access to the art historical information that book illustrations can provide. Due to incompatible cataloguing standards dopted by libraries and art museums, researchers can struggle to identify book illustrations across collections.

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As the global digitised corpus expands, will book illustrations be more represented in print scholarship or will they continue to fall into the gap between art and book? As material objects and visual resources, should they be considered bibliographical, art historical or iconographical material? And how do such classifications influence their interpretation? This interdisciplinary, all-day session seeks to establish a platform for discussion about the position of printed book illustrations in graphic art scholarship.

Theoretical and object-based papers related to any aspect of collecting, cataloguing and interpreting printed book illustrations, broadly defined, are welcome, as are papers that explore the materiality, iconography, historiography or art history of pictures printed inside books. Please email word paper proposals, including your name, affiliation and email, to the convenor by 7 Nov November Gernsheim-Studientage Eingabeschluss: Ihre Technik und Entwicklung, Wien , S.

Dahinter stehen oft komplexe Sachverhalte, die, destilliert auf das Wesentliche, als kurze Formel Gestalt gewinnen. Tatjana Bartsch bartsch biblhertz. Ihre Technik und Entwicklung, Vienna , p. Artists often use graphic marks and ciphers as substitutes or normative shortcuts codified as references, deliberate exclusions, or omissions. Lying behind them are often complex issues, which once distilled to an essence take on the form of short formulas. This practice may, for instance, be conditioned by local traditions and can happen for reasons of spatial and temporal economy, or to lend greater trenchancy to the drawing.

The expressive contents of the abbreviations, being particularly explicit in the graphic media, are potentially as varied as their exterior form is economical. In the framework of the conference, the concept of abbreviation must be broadly understood, in consideration of factors such as motivation and intention, iconographic subject, context of use, transmission, and possible forms of coding and deciphering.

This may be done through the examination of a single object, but also by focusing attention on selected phenomena within more extensive spatial and temporal frameworks. Potential aspects for consideration include:. Please send your proposal and CV to Dr. The Bibliotheca Hertziana will cover travel costs economy class and accommodation in accordance with the provisions of the German Travel Expenses Act Bundesreisekostengesetz.

Ihre Technik und Entwicklung, Wien , p. Gli artisti usano spesso segni grafici e sigle come sostituti o abbreviazioni codificate al fine di abbozzare, escludere volutamente, o omettere. I contenuti significativi delle abbreviazioni, essendo particolarmente espliciti nel medium della grafica, possono essere tanto molteplici quanto le loro forme esteriori esigue. Possibili aspetti da indagare sono:. Si prega di inviare, entro il Juli Eingabeschluss: Convenor: Patricia Mainardi, pmainardi gc.

With the invention and development of new printing technologies in the nineteenth century—lithography, wood engraving and photography—prints became cheaper and widely diffused, appealing to a wider audience and serving a broad variety of functions. Collections of landscape imagery were published throughout Europe, and focused as well on Asia, the Americas, North Africa. They invented new imagery, but also perpetuated landscape tropes that had been familiar for centuries, regularly exchanged between paintings and the printed page. Drawing manuals published models for landscape depictions— plants and trees, geologic formations, typical inhabitants; these were often borrowed from paintings but were then recycled into new paintings, drawings, photographs, prints.

Possible topics for presentation could include: printed landscape imagery in colonialism, nationalism, global consciousness; images in guidebooks and drawing manuals; the role of new print technologies in the circulation of landscape imagery; landscape reproductions in the periodical press, their derivation, purpose, and context; the mutual interdependence and exchanges of printed landscape imagery with other forms of visual art; the proliferation, derivation, and function of publications combining text and landscape imagery. For Italy, the 'long seventeenth century' was a period of considerable financial challenges.

This was especially evident on the book market. Nevertheless, thanks to new techniques and formats which mutually related text and images within the same publication, innovative genres were born that were marketed towards both ends of the audience spectrum, from the learned to the illiterate. The products emerging in the wake of these processes reached consumers throughout distant countries, between Italy and the rest of Europe.

Moreover, various professionals and skilled workers earned their living thanks to the print market, from the production to the distribution of printed items. The new commercial items also contributed to the spread of cultural phenomena, such as the Grand Tour through its souvenir prints that were sometimes incorporated in atlases. This one-day interdisciplinary conference seeks to examine these matters by focusing on the products, audiences and professionals involved.

The conference promotes a multidisciplinary perspective, bridging the gaps between art history, history of the book and other disciplines such as intellectual history and communication studies. By doing so, it sets out to lay the foundations for a shared history of printed products and markets in the early modern period by focusing on the influence of Italy from a pointedly European perspective. We invite papers addressing, although by no means limited to, questions such as:. Can specific socio-geographical patterns be discerned through either individual case studies or larger scale data analysis?

And what was the relevance of supplementary trades, such as paper production? Can cheap print in its various shapes, such as news printing, be considered as reaching a shared audience between different social classes? We invite papers from both established and emerging scholars in universities, museums, galleries, and other related institutions. Accepted speakers will be expected to pay the conference fee and fund their own travel; bursaries for postgraduate students might be offered to help with travel expenses, however this is not guaranteed.

All accepted speakers are encouraged to apply to their institutions for subsidies to attend the conference. Abstracts for minute papers, not exceeding words, accompanied by a brief academic cv words , should be sent by 31 August to: meetsthepage gmail. Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick. Eight years later, its portal is where Martin Luther is said to have nailed his 95 Theses against Catholic excesses such as the sale of indulgences, liturgical sartorial opulence, and the hoarding of the very relics the church contained.

The 95 Theses soon circulated as a printed document, becoming one of the most influential letterpress broadsides ever issued, ushering in the Protestant Reformation. In honor of this momentous th anniversary, we propose a Renaissance Society of America session on the ways Luther's declaration and the mode of its distribution affected artists and artisans in all media around , especially those with connections to the Saxon court. Papers on printmakers and publishers are particularly welcome, as well as others comparing the paper record with extant examples of the lavish church clothing and ritual decorative arts that Luther rebelled against.

A copy of Cranach's Wittenberger Heiligthumsbuch will be on display at the Art Institute of Chicago during the conference. Please submit an abstract of no more than words and a short one-page c. April Eingabeschluss: 1. This panel seeks to consider paper across the early modern world and how artists utilized paper not only as a support for drawing and printmaking but also as a material that already had embedded meaning in its production. Paper defined early-modern mobility from the innovations in papermaking in the Arabic World to the import of paper in the New World for the first printing presses; from the Japanese paper used by the VOC to wrap goods to its mobilization in artistic production by artists such as Rembrandt.

Frequently paper carried in it the traces of the season in which it was made, minute hairs from felt fibers, and the waste running through the watermill used to process the paper. With the invention of watermarks, paper began to carry the impression of local places and customs. In turn, this brown or blue paper was then utilized for the packaging and shipment of goods. This panel suggests that artists were well aware of the multiple qualities of paper and sought to examine and exploit these particularities of paper in the workshop.

Topics of particular interest are transregional studies of paper; theoretical studies of watermarks; paper as a device for wrapping; paper as a substance created through local environmental waste and reused by artists. Deadline: June 1. Dabei sollen neue Forschungen diskutiert und zugleich ein umfassender Einblick in die kuratorische Praxis an einer der weltweit bedeutendsten Grafischen Sammlungen vermittelt werden. Die wissenschaftliche Leitung des Studienkurses liegt bei Univ. Bewerbungen sind mit CV, kurzer Darlegung des zeichnungsrelevanten Forschungsthemas und Empfehlungsschreiben eines Hochschullehrers bis zum Juni per e-mail zu richten an Univ.

Gernot Mayer: gernot. This session considers the impact of prints on fifteenth-century Northern Italian painting. Topics may include, but are not limited to:. By May 20, please send your paper title, abstract word maximum , keywords, and a brief curriculum vitae word maximum to:. Daniel Wallace Maze danielwallacemaze gmail. September Eingabeschluss: Alles auf Anfang! Die vom Wie beginnt ein Comic? Welche Themen initiiert der Comic neu? Wie beginnt der Comic im Web, transmedial, kulturell zurzeit neu?

Die Tagungssprachen sind Deutsch und Englisch.

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Weitere Informationen zum e-Journal sowie die bisherigen Ausgaben finden Sie unter: www. Cursive and typographic writing, large and small typefaces, ligatures, numbers and measures. Added words, associated with figures or set apart by a frame, words that one notices, that one watches, that one sometimes discovers within an image… What if prints were also a question of words, of written composition, of comparative reading within the written and figurative space of an image?

Before the relationship between artistic creation and writing was completely rethought by the avant-gardists, prints were long the only visual art in which words could be freely associated with figures and in which the parts of the text, inserted in the composition, could form a visual, logical and semantic whole with the drawing. This capacity of prints to accommodate within a single graphical composition a great variety of signs, forms and written material is primarily due to the conception of printing plates and to the technical properties of engraving.

At a time when a mimetic conception of representation which led more often than not to the exclusion of text from the figurative field of the image was becoming widespread in Europe - painted, inscribed or drawn text often relegated to the margins, hidden in a detail or set apart by a frame - prints continued to accommodate words, to draw texts to figures, to include inscriptions in the very composition of engraved plates.

During the Renaissance, professionals of the genre showed remarkable wit and inventiveness in the artistic conception of writing, the articulation of graphic registers and the complementarity of written and figurative languages which generally make up the printed image. From this point of view, prints occupy a very specific place in artistic production, visual culture and practices of writing in modern Western society.

We may even see in them the possibility of bringing together in a single medium different forms of expression and dialogue which were always deeply connected in the Middle Ages, which is one of the reasons behind the economic success of prints and their rapid assimilation by European society. For all those who needed both written resources and images, prints offered a new medium, itself a subtle intermediary between printed text and drawing. The 16th century in Europe was not only the golden age of the printed book: it also marked the application of engraving techniques to all sorts of iconographies, the introduction of printed images in numerous spheres of activity, as well as the birth, derivative of prints, of a new social practice of images.

The goal of the conference is to study the place of writing, its forms and functions in 16th-century prints, from the production of images to their use in extremely varied socio-cultural contexts. The propositions of presenters, whether dedicated to specific corpuses or treating the question in a more cross-sectional manner, should be founded on consultation of engraved or etched inscriptions which constitute the "lettering" of prints; on technical, linguistic and iconographic analysis of these inscriptions in relationship to the images they accompany; on historical interpretation of the objects, processes and artistic and cultural phenomena thus brought to light.

We invite specialists in prints to widen their scope by taking into consideration objects and inquiries from other disciplines: literary history, history of the book, history of science from medicine to cartography via antiquarian studies , religious history or political history may all contribute to collective thinking on the place of writing in the conception and use of printed images in the 16th century.

The conception of the title, its function and uses in prints. The conception of frontispieces, commentaries and legends. Papers submission: Proposals title and summary of roughly characters, accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae, should be addressed before Thursday March 31, to the following addresses:.

Grivel paris-sorbonne. NB: The conference proceedings will be published language of publication: French and English. Early modern prints were a widespread and artistically diverse medium and the creative process of a print did not stop after printing. Researching the creative afterlife of prints is therefore an essential development in the study of early modern visual culture. Zum Gebrauch von Druckgraphik im In order to stimulate this promising evolution, the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam is organising an international conference on early modern prints, ranging from precious artistic prints that were carefully collected to cheap printed images that were used and discarded.

The aim of this symposium is to further develop this new approach in order to achieve new insights on target audiences, the application and usage of prints, and special collection practices. The organisers particularly welcome object-based proposals regarding printed pictorial material or written primary sources. The organisation will consider proposals for minute papers, presenting the findings of new or ongoing research.

The application, consisting of a proposal abstract maximum words and an image and a concise curriculum vitae, should be sent to mailto: j. The final program of the conference will be announced later that month. For more information, please visit the conference website: www. September - 2. In the past decade there has been an explosion of comics production in German-speaking Europe. The impressive artistic quality and thematic breadth of comics coming out of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland today has attracted public and critical attention, both domestically and internationally.

From historical comics that open new perspectives on the GDR and reunification to comics journalism on right-wing extremism; from biographies of Martin Luther, Fidel Castro, and Johnny Cash to adaptations of Goethe, Kafka, Schnitzler, Thomas Bernhard and beyond; from Berliner vampires to time traveling Junge Pioniere, the landscape of German comics is vibrant, diverse, and challenging. As comics are increasingly incorporated into university curricula, as well as into the fields of inquiry of Literary and Media Studies, German Studies is also beginning to recognize comics as a legitimate object of scholarly analysis.

For the third consecutive year, we invite papers on German-language comics old and new, organized around three thematic constellations: Gender and Sexuality — Age — Nation and Identity. We include individual calls for papers for each panel, and submissions of approximately words—as well as a short bio—should be directed to the appropriate organizer by February 5, Even though issues of gender and sexuality as well as comic studies have gained traction in German studies, the intersection of these two fields is still in its infancy.

This panel invites scholars to present analyses of one or several comics or graphic novels from the German-speaking world that tackle themes of gender and sexuality. Possible lines of inquiry include, but are not limited to the following questions:. This is especially true in German-speaking Europe, where numerous artists have interpreted their own stories through comics ex.

Each of these comics, as the story of a lived life, is inherently concerned with the passage of time, of aging. This panel invites papers on the theme of age in German comics, topics for which could include, but are not limited to:. With its close relationship to caricature, the comics medium has been linked to concepts of nation and national identity since its inception. In the German-speaking context, national history has become particularly significant in negotiating national identity in contemporary comics. More recently, graphic novels have also begun to offer a space for the representation of marginalized members of the German public, and the fringes of German national identity are finding their voice within panels.

Moreover, the German government has turned to comics to educate the population. The Interior Ministry of Nordrhein-Westfalen, on the other hand, has published three issues of their comics series Andi instructing on Islamicism and right-wing and left-wing extremism. This panel invites scholars to consider the role of nation and national identity in German comics today. Topics include but are not limited to the following:. August Eingabeschluss: Thema Buch — Kunst — Markt. Es kann ein Honorar von Euro je Vortrag gezahlt werden. Juli an: thomas. Knowledge of printmaking techniques is integral to a scholarly understanding the field.

Despite this inherent focus on process, many scholars have never had the opportunity to make a print themselves due to issues of time, funding, or resources. The Association of Print Scholars APS is pleased to announce a two-day intensive workshop that will provide early-career scholars with a brief introduction to printmaking techniques.

The workshop will begin with a kickoff reception on Thursday evening at Cade Tompkins Projects, a gallery that represents contemporary printmakers including Daniel Heyman, Allison Bianco, and Nancy Friese. The second day will focus on lithography. The number of participants will be limited to ensure a hands-on experience with each demonstration and access to individualized attention. Who: Graduate students currently enrolled in art history, visual culture, or material culture doctoral programs in the United States or early-career professionals who graduated within the last ten years.

Applicants must be members of APS. Fees: Participants will be responsible for travel expenses to Providence and lodging. Stipends will be offered, by application, to offset these costs for those without institutional support. Application: To apply, please submit the following documents: - a brief statement words or less describing your research and how it would be enriched by this workshop - a current CV - one letter of reference sent directly to info printscholars.

Please send your application as a single PDF attachment to info printscholars. Applicants will be notified by February 15, Rom, Istituto Centrale per la Grafica, Curating graphic arts! We want to reflect on the various challenges in the field of cataloguing, curating and exhibiting graphic heritage. Which are the current and specific issues of works of art on paper? We welcome proposals from all areas of relevance to this topic, including but not limited to: - Studying works on paper past and present : tendencies, methods and instruments - Curating, cataloguing and exhibiting drawings, prints and plates - Graphic arts in conservation - Professional prospects in the field of graphic arts: reflections and experiences.

A short abstract words together with a brief CV should be sent to ars. We look forward to minute papers. Presenters will have to be members of Ars Graphica by the time of the symposium. The conference will be held in Italian and English. Le arti grafiche al museo is the second event of a two-part series held in collaboration with the Association of Print Scholars. Kunstmuseum Albstadt, Januar Eingabeschluss: Januar experimentelle und nonkonforme grafische Arbeiten zur Diskussion stellen. Zu fragen ist vor allem, inwiefern das Experiment als gesellschaftskritische Praxis verstanden werden kann.

Tuschlavage bei Michael Morgner oder intermedialen Kooperationsformen z. Dezember , an galerie albstadt. Anfang Januar werden alle BewerberInnen benachrichtigt und das Tagungsprogramm bekannt gegeben. Zwischen Repression und Selbstbestimmung. Kirchengraben 11 Albstadt Tel. The Courtauld Insitute of Art, Traditionally, the history of printmaking has fallen in the space between art history and the history of the book. The inherent complexities in the manufacture and sale of print, often involving multi-faceted networks of specialist craftsmen, artists, publishers and sellers, has also led to much confusion.

Not knowing how prints are made has affected our ability to understand the medium and its aesthetic qualities. However, recent scholarship has opened up new avenues for placing prints in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe. From the techniques applied in the making of prints to the individuals involved in their production, distribution and use, current research is continuing to shape our understanding of this complex field.

This conference aims to showcase new developments in the study of prints, challenging and developing traditional approaches. We are looking for papers that address a wide variety of issues and plan, over the course of the two-day conference, to have a series of panels devoted to different themes. Some issues to consider include, but are not limited to, the following:. This will provide the opportunity to engage directly with objects related to the themes discussed.

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Schmidt and U. Updated Publication: Construction of solar collectors for warm water. Practical guide Updated version of the solar collector manual is now available in English and Russian Armenia: Women for a healthy rural development Armenian Women actors of change for chemical free rural development Dangers of prenatal exposure to harmful chemicals outlined in Dutch Health Council report WECF applauds findings but is left with important questions Dagelijkse blootstelling aan schadelijke stoffen tijdens zwangerschap groot risico voor kind, stelt Gezondheidsraad Landmark textbook published on children's environmental health First comprehensive overview of environmental determinants shaping our children's lives PAN Europe publishes report revealing industry lobbying attempts to undermine EDC policy-making Delays in EU policies attributed to the strategic placement of industry-linked experts in advisory organisations Vacancy: Thesis or internship in Central Asia For students interested in sustainable sanitation Actie ondernemen tegen hormoonverstoorders Druk op de Europese Commissie neemt toe om actie te ondernemen tegen hormoonverstoorders Zum Weltfrauentag am 8.

Publieke hoorzitting in Brussel "veilig water en sanitatie zijn een mensenrecht" groot succes! Maandag 17 februari vond in het Europees Parlement de publieke hoorzitting voor het Europese Burgerinitiatief European Citizens Initiative - ECI "Veilig water en sanitaire voorzieningen zijn een mensenrecht! ChildProof standpunt over hormoonverstoorders Interdisciplinair forum ChildProof roept nationale en Europese politiek op tot actie met position paper De komende drie jaar zal WECF samen met haar partners beleidsmakers, bedrijven, en consumenten bewust maken van de problematiek van hormoonverstorende stoffen voor kinderen in onze leefomgeving.

Gezinsbond waarschuwt voor hormoonverstoorders Artikel in De Morgen aan vooravond van het beleidscongres van de Gezinsbond over hormoonverstoorders EU Climate Action lost at sea! Bescherm kinderen; vermijd hormoonverstorende stoffen! Appel aan Nederlandse overheid: nu stappen nodig tegen zorgwekkende stoffen! WECF vraagt al jarenlang aandacht voor een thema dat in heel Europa serieus genomen lijkt te worden, behalve in Nederland: de schadelijke invloed van hormoonverstorende stoffen op de gezondheid van zwangere vrouwen en kleine kinderen. We celebrate and remember the struggle of many for human rights and dignity Dezember Driving Home the Link Between Gender and Climate Change "Despite the name, WECF's reach goes way beyond Europe, connecting more than organisations and communities all over the world with the aim of influencing gender-sensitive environmental policies at the international level" Wereld Toilet Dag Poep en pies terug in de kringloop: een zegen voor onze gezondheid en onze economie WECF organised conference in Paris on importance of eco-design of games and toys The need to reduce the environmental footprint of products is increasingly felt in a world of limited resources.

Therefore eco- design seems to be the key element for a successful transition towards a circular economy Parties have several chances to identify priorities and needs and strengthen gender equality in climate policy and implementation. Capacity building and strategy event on Sustainable Development Goals and the Post development agenda Chemical contents of children's wear, textiles regulation, labels and more Textiles : Stop the chemical overdose!

Towards more coherent and transparent rules for textiles in EU and beyond for better protection of workers, consumers and the environment Providing clean water in Georgia Friends of the Earth Europe, visited the village of Sepieti, on the Black Sea coast of Georgia and reported on their work with WECF and local partners to improve the village's water and sanitation Door sanitair te verbeteren versterkt WECF de positie van vrouwen en draagt hiermee bij aan Millenniumdoel 3; mannen en vrouwen gelijkwaardig What is needed to improve living conditions through sustainable innovations?

Alarmerende concentraties kwik in lichamen vrouwen en kinderen door ambachtelijke goudwinning WECF co-organiseert side event over "Vrouwen en kwikvervuiling in de ambachtelijke goudwinningsgebieden" " op de Minamata Conventie Dipcom in Japan, donderdag 10 oktober Veranstaltung: Frauen und Kinder zuerst!? Warum eigentlich? WECF Netherlands letter to government on unacceptable risks and costs of shale gas fracking Winning van schaliegas in Nederland; een slecht idee voor mens en milieu!

As of yesterday the national branches of the right2water. Terra Preta Sanitatie: door mensen gemaakte vruchtbare grond van bio-afval, uitwerpselen en houtskool Nieuwe perspectieven op het gebied van sanitatie werden gepresenteerd op de eerste internationale Terra Preta sanitatie conferentie georganiseerd door TUHH and WECF Peter Morgan has been named the Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his work to protect the health and lives of millions of people through improved sanitation and water technologies New Publication on NCDs: Environmental factors one of the main causes of preventable deaths Civil Society Groups release, in cooperation with UNEP, first publication about non-communicable diseases and environmental determinants Terra Preta - The Future of Sanitation?

Zonnedrogers van blik en karton Leerzame en praktische workshops door Fedde Speelgoed blijft Spelbreker EU beschermt kinderen onvoldoende tegen schadelijke stoffen Collegium Ramazzini ask for new ways to test EDC's chemicals and to revise current approaches to risk management The Collegium Ramazzini, an international academy of scientists from 25 countries, experts in environmental and occupational health, has released a statement calling for new ways to test chemicals and to revise current approaches to risk management Exposure to Bisphenol-A in developing prostate increases risk of later cancer Early exposure to Bisphenol-A or BPA, an additive commonly found in plastic bottles and containers, food can lining and thermal paper receipts; is linked to an increased risk of prostate cancer Are we on track to the Future we want?

Why aren't we up in arms? At international meeting on sustainable future, women are referred to in unacceptable terms The Women's Major Group, composed of organizations from 80 countries, participated in the 4th Open Working Group Session on Sustainable Development from 17 to 19 June Weed killer found in human urine across Europe People in 18 countries across Europe have been found to have traces of the weed killer glyphosate in their urine, show the results of tests commissioned by Friends of the Earth Europe and released today Mijn hemel!

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Wat gebeurt er op Aarde? Help Jan Juffermans en zorg ervoor dat ook politici gaan nadenken over hun voetafdruk Fat under the skin points to chemical exposure Study of POPs in obese patients Nieuwe maatregelen in Zweden voor regulering hormoonverstorende stoffen en Bisfenol A moeten voorbeeld zijn voor andere Europese lidstaten Blootstelling tot giftige hormoonverstorende stoffen EDCs zoals Bisfenol A kan voortkomen uit verschillende bronnen.

Dit is een van de redenen waarom het nodig is om een omvangrijke strategie voor de regulatie van deze stoffen te ontwikkelen. Deze dag is door de VN ingesteld om jaarlijks stil te staan bij ons milieu. Second Gender Picnic organised during Climate Negotiations Germany fighting for safer toys in front of the European Court Germany granted extended enforcement of stringent limit values on heavy metals in toys France finalizing plans for a national EDC strategy A draft strategy is expected to be presented, although many NGOs fear it to bee not ambitious enough and under-financed Sweden has taken first steps towards this goal.

Combination of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in cosmetics increases health risk For the first time, in a study presented by the Danish Consumer Council, the combined amount of EDC-exposure from different products has been determined Food Garden Project in Blikkiesdorp and Lavender Hill Food Garden to battle poverty, malnutrition, and providing opportunities participating in the community Batterien sind zu oft giftige und ineffiziente Energieversorger Das Umweltbundesamt hat eine Studie vorgelegt die aufzeigt wie unzureichend giftige Schwermetalle in Batterien gekennzeichnet sind A glossary on sustainable development The Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies ICFG published a glossary on sustainable development from a gender perspective Glufosinat endlich vom Markt nehmen!

Wie erneuerbare Energien auch in der Ukraine funktionieren! Project Nesting available in three languages on Facebook! Come have a look at www. Und 7. Rotterdam Convention in crisis, say civil society groups Handful of countries highjack international agreement, intended to protect human health and environment Nieuwe resultaten Doetinchem Cohort Studie Jongere generaties hebben een hogere risicofactor Demonstration of asbestos victims groups Wir geben den Leuten nicht nur einen Teller voll Essen, viel wichtiger: wir leisten Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe. Worldwide more people have a mobile phone than access to a toilet Out of 7 Billion people, 6 Billion have a mobile phone, but only 4.

Launching reporting cycle for the Aarhus Convention - WECF highlights importance of input from civil society The process of preparing the reports, which involves a dialogue with the public at the national level, is an extremely important aspect of the reporting mechanism. Bet on countries missing the 2 degrees goal fuels Carbon bubble Disproportionate investment into still buried fossil fuels creates risky, enormous market bubble April , New York April New Californian regulation will halt the reason for possibly the largest flow of toxic flame retardant chemicals worldwide WECF supported the important work of civil society organisations to stop a Californian furniture flammability rule, which was one of the major reasons for the presence of brominated flame retardants in furniture foam worldwide Recentelijk heeft de Wereldgezondheidsorganisatie WHO een rapport gepubliceerd over deze stoffen Team Utrecht: Verzamelpunt voor initiatieven betreffende de VN Millenniumdoelen In Utrecht zijn er inmiddels een flink aantal organisaties actief die zich bezighouden met de VN Millenniumdoelen.

Een van die organisaties is WECF Toys Safety in the Balkans Safe consumer products are a demand for countries to be able to join the European Union. French fries high in acrylamide A study points out that efforts should be continued to reduce intake of acrylamide in adolescents. We are not only giving people a plate of food, but more valuable than this; we are empowering people to help themselves. Fat from under the skin points to chemical exposure Study of POPs in obese patients Women Major Group members present in Bonn and Bali WECF and other major group and civil society organisation representatives met for 3 days in Bonn at the CSO post conference and from there many went on to Bali, for the high level panel post members meeting Internationaler Tag des Wassers, The Working Group will also be discussing items in preparation for the fifth ordinary session of the Meeting of the Parties March Europees Burgerinitiatief - Water is een Mensenrecht 1,2 miljoen handtekeningen, maar we zijn er nog niet!

Prevention of breast cancer key to reducing burden of the disease A federal advisory committee of leading breast cancer experts finds that preventing breast cancer is done through identifying and eliminating environmental causes Save Reduce Your Foodprint, Ministers were served meals made from food rejected by retailers due to cosmetic reasons Inventory report published - WECF project on Chemical Safety in Georgia finalised An analysis of the chemical legislation and the situation regarding hazardous chemicals and their alternatives in the agricultural and construction sectors in Georgia Milieucentraal denkt dat dit komt doordat consumenten vaak informatie missen, waardoor duurzaam kiezen moeilijker of duurder lijkt dan het is.

Side Event on Sustainable Development Goals Bulgarians back plans for a nuclear plant by referendum In a historic referendum, the plan for the Belene nuclear plant has been backed by the voting majority. Due to the low turn-out, the decision is now referred to Parliament. Nieuwsuur: Uitzending 16 februari over schrikbeeld Waterprivatisering in de EU Morgen, 16 februari , komt Jerry van den Berge praten over de prijsverhogingen en slechtere waterkwaliteit voor de burgers als gevolg van waterprivatisering. Wij willen iedereen ontzettend bedanken die getekend heeft voor dit Burgerinitiatief.

Toch willen we iedereen die nog niet getekend heeft, vragen om alsnog een handtekening te zetten, want hoe meer handtekeningen, hoe sterker we onze stem kunnen laten gelden. Research from CIEL links tighter chemical regulation to market innovation CIEL has published a report on the positive and unexpected effects of chemical regulations which are usually seen as a burden by the chemical industry We zijn er bijna, maar nog niet helemaal : Right2Water Campagne heeft nog The Nordic council condems Russia's anti-homosexual law The Nordic Council strongly condemns the new Russian law banning so-called "homosexual propaganda World Cancer Day What if prevention was the cure?

Good to know that we offer in house hands-on trainings, knowledge-transfer, and capacity building projects within our projects, to achieve long-run sustainability BPA industry plays down health effects with biased studies Part of the recent "late lessons from early warnings" report of the European Environment Agency also revealed the heavy bias in studied on the harm of BPA.

New Mercury Treaty agreed in Geneva; WECF regrets many exemptions The Mercury "Minamata" Convention, a new international legally binding instrument, agreed to at 5th meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee in Geneva last Friday, has been in the making for many years, and was badly needed. However, WECF regrets the many exemptions, which weakens the treaty Europees Burgerinitiatief: Water en sanitaire voorzieningen zijn een mensenrecht!

Ieder mens het recht heeft op schoon drinkwater en sanitatie. Water is een publiek goed. This provides long-term prospects and sustainable development. Spielverderber - Schluss mit Gift in Spielsachen! Warme kleren in Kunduz: dankzij intensieve naaicursus zijn Afghaanse vrouwen en hun families voorbereid op barre winters Werk WECF partner Katachel biedt nieuwe perspectieven voor Afghaanse vrouwen om kleding te naaien voor hun families en om te verkopen In Europe, the access to water and sanitation is endangered.

Een Veilig Nest Het bouwen van een veilige en gezonde leefomgeving voor zwangere vrouwen en pasgeborenen WECF wishes you and all future generations a happy, healthy and sustainable new year Participants were representatives from the Manevyshi Administration, energy department of Volyn oblast administration, regional media, local project participants and other participants. Improve the water network of the Armenian village of Sverdlov by donating one metre of piping for 3 euro 50 Help the villagers of Sverdlov to sustainable and durable access to drinking water Hand in your best picture of the Ecosan toilet in your School or Kindergarten Hormoonverstorende fruithap?

Ga lekker bio! Veel groenten en fruit niet veilig voor zwangere vrouw en jonge kind! Pas op bij het Kerstdiner - Veel groenten en fruit niet veilig voor zwangere vrouw en jonge kind! Christmas Dinner Preparations - Many fruits and vegetables not safe for pregnant women and young children! France: the new champion for EDC regulation in Europe? France bans BPA in food packaging Help de bewoners van Sverdlov aan schoon drinkwater! Voor maar 3,50 euro helpt u de mensen in Sverdlov aan schoon drinkwater!

Nederland zet in op krachtige participatie vrouwen in conflictgebieden Post Civil Society Consultation: What is the future we want? Women NGOs at COP18 lead public action demanding "fierce urgency and ambition" from governments Women say "lack of commitment" is "not in my name Women in Warzones: Peace Lords for Change Interactief event over powervrouwen in post conflictgebieden o.

New hope for the climate? Strong political will and joint efforts are needed to address this threat. Safe Water for Small Communities Closing Conference on raising awareness for environmental protection - by encouraging the population with the aid of 'drinking water safety plans' for local water supply systems. Toxic Free Gifts for Dutch Parliamentarians Concerned parents reached out successfully to politicians! Questions will follow in Dutch House of Commons Gifvrije cadeau's voor Tweede Kamerleden Bezorgde ouders deden succesvolle oproep aan politici!

Kamervragen volgen Since April European citizens can put an issue on the European political agenda by means of a European Citizens Initiative ECI , which involves collecting one million signatures. The first ECI "Water and sanitation are a human right! Wereldwijd sterven dagelijks kinderen omdat ze geen toegang tot veilig water, sanitaire voorzieningen en hygiene hebben.

Zelfs in de Europese regio hebben we het dan over MamaGreen: Bezorgde ouders doen oproep aan politici! Geef me als ouder een veilige en gezonde keus. Save the date: Maatschappelijk middenveld consultatie: Post, what is the future we want? Wat krijgen Europese consumenten elke dag binnen? Wat zit er in onze sla, tomaten en druiven? Vlaams Actieplan Pesticiden: betere informatie naar zwangere vrouwen noodzakelijk! In heeft Europa de pesticidenrichtlijn aangenomen om tot duurzaam gebruik te komen. Deze wetgeving bepaalt dat iedere lidstaat een actieplan moet opstellen zodat schadelijke effecten voor menselijke gezondheid en milieu verminderen Kom naar Den Haag op 21 november!

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit 21strd November , Paris Een Veilig Nest komt met Groene Kluswijzer! De winter komt eraan. Bisphenol A vanaf 1 januari in Belgie verboden in verpakkingen kindervoedsel Al sinds juni geldt een verbod op de verkoop van zuigflessen met Bisphenol A. Dit verbod wordt nu uitgebreid naar voedingsverpakkingen voor kinderen tot 3 jaar en zal ingaan op 1 januari October in New York. Closing conference of the project 'Local plans for safe water' Today, the resignation of John Dalli from its position of Commissioner in charge of Health and Consumer Protection provides a highly contrasting picture with the recent award.

Pregnancy and early life are critical stages for environmental chemical exposure Evidence to indicate that early exposure to environmental contaminants may result in a greater risk of serious disease later on in life has been presented by researchers in a new White Paper published by the European Commission Kamer en kabinetsformateurs gewezen op ontbrekende schakel in aanpak stijgende zorgkosten Steeds duidelijker verband tussen hormoonverstorende stoffen en gezondheidseffecten Bis Although there is some progress towards greater policy coherence in this area, a lot more needs to be done on policy and implementation levels to make sure WASH is part of the solution to undernutrition Therefore girls are trying to hide that they are menstruating.

Unfortunately, due to lack of safe facilities or supply of feminine hygiene products many young girls are forced to drop schools during their period.

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Each month they are deprived of their basic right, namely right to education. The technology is well accepted and new sanitation technologies are being appreciated, as toilets can be installed inside or adjacent to the house and do not smell Tracing Nano Currently many products at the market incorporate nanomaterials for which a proper risk assessment could not be made. Contrary to the REACH principle no data no market the presence of nanomaterials in its content is generally not reported either Japan after Fukushima; Looking for Justice.

More than thousand inhabitants of Fukushima decided to sue Tokyo Electric Power Company TEPCO in order to disclose matters that were not included in the investigation launched by the government. Deens Verbod op Ftalaten "We kunnen niet op de EU wachten" - Dit waren de woorden van de Deense minister van Milieu Ida Auken gebruikte om de recente Deense beslissing tot een verbod op 4 ftalaten in consumentenproducten toe te lichten.

In total, participants from 38 countries shared their experiences related to dry toilets during two full days.

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Tracing Nano for Downstream Users and Consumers De Nederlandse vakbonden en milieuorganisaties werken samen aan het formuleren van hun wensen ten aanzien van de traceerbaarheid van nanomaterialen in producten. An online petition is launched to make the Human Right to water a European Citizen's Initiative call Water and Sanitation are a Human Right! Online Signing is Open! Spread the News. We need your help to reach out to all citizens in Europe.

Our demands will only be taken into consideration if we achieve over one million valid signatures. Water en Sanitatie zijn een Mensenrecht! Online Ondertekening is Geopend! Verspreid het Nieuws. Wij hebben uw hulp nodig om alle burgers in Europa te bereiken. Onze eisen worden alleen maar in overweging genomen als wij meer dan een miljoen geldige handtekeningen verzamelen. Bijzonder Boekje Helpt Moeders om Borst en Baan te Combineren Weer aan het werk gaan is voor veel moeders een belangrijke reden om te stoppen met borstvoeding of er zelfs helemaal niet aan te beginnen.

Borst en Baan is een bijzonder boekje van Kenniscentrum Borstvoeding, met daarin alles over de combinatie van borstvoeding en werk. Veilig cosmeticagebruik tijdens de zwangerschap Welke cosmetica zijn nu wel en niet veilig tijdens de zwangerschap? Welke partij staat dichtbij jouw wereld? Check Wereldkiezer.

The nuclear option: a worrying choice and opposed to future energy More than a year after the Fukushima disaster, nuclear industry remains a matter of debate. Despite the evidence, some countries, including France, always seem to see the nuclear "an industry of the future". Press release. Denmark bans 4 phthalates from consumer products After banning Bisphenol A in children's food containers and two parabens in children cosmetics, Denmark proves once again a frontrunner among EU Member States in the phase out and substitution of endocrine disrupters Tracing Nano Tracing Nano stelt zich ten doel manieren te zoeken om nanodeeltjes te volgen vanaf het moment van productie tot en met de afval fase, zodat ook in de toekomst terug te leiden is waar de verschillende deeltjes vandaan komen, met een focus op consumentenartikelen.

Werkervaring opdoen bij een internationale NGO op het gebied van gezondheid en milieu? Bavarian Delegation visits food garden in the township Khayelitsha On July 19, Ben Getz from Urban Harvest took the Bavarian Delegation to a fantastic and healthy looking food garden in Khayelitsha. Updated Publication: Construction of solar collectors for warm water Updated Russian version of the solar collector manual is now available In Georgia many lifes were lost and property damaged after unexpected and violent storms.

Twenty new trainers on solar collectors are now ready to train their own communities Trainings given by WECF, the National Centre of Ukraine and Greens Movement Georgia made sure that 20 new certified specialists on construction, use and maintenance of solar collectors are now able to pass on their newly acquired information on independently to others The Role of the Sisters. The Challenges of Sustainable Development for Women 'How can we reverse the fact that women are the most vulnerable?

Natuurlijk duurzaam! Reduce exposure to EDCs Advocate at EU level for better EU legislation to protect women and the developing child from hormone disrupting endocrine disrupting chemicals EDCs such as phtalates, bisphenol A and pesticides. Women creating food sovereignty Women organisations from Pakistan, Colombia, Zimbabwe and Papua New Guinnea showed case studies of how their food sovereignty and livelihoods are being destroyed by commercial logging, mining and industrial agriculture activities, and how women are resisting.

The role of the Sisters. The challenges of sustainable development for Women "How can we reverse the fact that women are the most vulnerable? How can the environmental dimensions be included in the social protection floor? Vrouwen en jongeren blijken wederom de dupe te worden van conservatieve lobby One million signatures for water as a Human Right has started! The gap between the rich and the poor is growing, social unrest is on the increase, and governments are less and less able to address both economic and environmental crises.

Environmental perspectives in setting Global sustainable development goals Do-it-yourself Solar House Heating system constructed in Misaktsieli, Georgia Families in rural areas spend a great deal of their income on energy, primarily in the form of wood to heat their homes, which significantly contributes to deforestation and climate change. Risk of nuclear disaster larger than expected When could be the next nuclear disaster? This question has been investigated by Mainz atmospheric chemists, who have also calculated which region is most vulnerable: Southwest Germany.

Vrouwenvertegenwoordigers van maatschappelijke organisaties nemen deel aan de onderhandelingen als de "Women's Major Group". Check out for concrete guidance, successful practical and policy measures. Alter Eco Alternativas Ecologias Facilitate the sustainable human development to overcome poverty and hunger through the improvement of life co For Healthy Life Azerbaijan Research ecological conditions and educate the people about the results Young generation of Tajikistan Nasli javoni Tojikiston Creating a healthy environment for children and youth National Centre for Sustainable Development Assisting social networks with environmental issues and women empowerment AKF neu erschienen.

Apply NOW! Mensenrechten staan op het spel! Grietje Zeeman benoemd tot persoonlijk hoogleraar Nieuwe publieke sanitatie bij de Sectie Milieutechnologie. Negotiations informal informals on the zero draft Expecting a Baby? A Practical Guide for Women Who Are Planning To Be or Are Pregnant The advice in this brochure published by the Danish Ministry of the Environment is based on a study of potential endocrine disruptors found in a number of products which women use every day.

Diese Belastung kann allerdings durch bewusstes Konsum Verhalten gesenkt oder verhindert werden. See how WECF and partner Greens improve the lives of the people living in Manavi, Georgia Watch this video and see how simple energy solutions can change the daily life of villagers in Eastern Europe Secretary of State to address U. Childhood Cancer - Early exposures and childhood cancer Exposure to radiation both ionising and non-ionising , chemical toxins in air, food and water highlighted during conference Concern Arises After Georgian Government Amends Law of Environmental Protection Recent amendments to the Georgian Law of Environmental Protection spark outrage concerning their approval of government authorized contracts permitting unregulated activities in environment and natural resource usage.

WECF co-organised International Expert Conference on Asbestos in Kiev, and demands phase-out of asbestos production and use in Ukraine For the first time in Ukraine a public open debate was held to discuss the issue of chrysotile asbestos in Ukraine I on "Business Day". Bulgarian Government Drops Belene Bulgaria will not go ahead with the completion of a new nuclear power plant at Belene and instead wants the Russian-supplied reactor that was to have been installed there to become the seventh unit at the existing Kozloduy site.

Nano - the great unknown WECF position paper on nano particles and nanotechnology Toxic free beauty - Safe Cosmetics We are exposed to hazardous chemicals everywhere and on a daily basis. Our bathrooms contain numerous products from eye make-up, creams and shower gels to baby powder and toothpaste. Hazardous chemicals have been found consistently in beauty and personal care products.

Claudia Wendland. Case study presentation at World Water Day - Involving schools in developing community based Water Safety Plans WSP for small-scale water supply systems in 4 villages of Chokhatauri Municipality No safe drinking water in rural Georgia, the Caucasus - Lacking structures and responsibilities Grotere kans op obesitas en diabetes door dagelijkse blootstelling aan chemische stoffen Nieuwe kansen voor terugdringen diabetes en obesitas?

Meer aandacht en inspanningen nodig voor landelijke gebieden in ontwikkelingslanden Daily chemical exposure adds to obesity and diabetes risk A scientific review of more than papers published today by CHEM Trust provides new urgency for banning certain chemicals to protect health Minder is meer!

Gezonde schoonmaakproducten voor een gezond en schoon huis WECF tips in goody bag huishoudbeurs: Een fris schoon, milieuvriendelijk huis voor bijna geen geld Eternit Verdict Seeks to Bring Justice The world watched with bated breath as the final verdict in the internationally known Eternit trial was read Sjef Jorritsma and his colleagues.

New Study: Microplastics from Washing Machine Wastewater Are Polluting Beaches Tiny plastic particles from laundry wastewater are being washed into the marine environment, according to recent research. Hoeveel gif staat er in uw tuin- of keukenkast? Netherlands: Borssele-2 Postponed Dutch utility Delta announces about postponing plans to build a second nuclear power plant in the Netherlands Series of studies conducted by Belgian scientists suggest that chlorinated indoor pools are a significant factor in the increase of early childhood asthma and testicular damage in boys.

Breast Cancer Screening Cannot Be Justified, Says Researcher Book argues harm outweighs small number of lives saved, and accuses mammography supporters of misconduct Storm Over Silicones Slowly and quietly over the past decade, a cyclic methylsiloxane that was once an industry workhorse disappeared from the personal care market Home detergents almost phosphate-free by An almost complete EU ban for domestic detergents will apply from January Cancer from Fetal Exposure to Carcinogens Depends On Dose, Timing The cancer-causing potential of fetal exposure to carcinogens can vary substantially causing different types of problems much later in life depending on the stage of pregnancy when the fetus is exposed.

Media aandacht voor speelgoedcampagne Een Veilig Nest Spelbrekers - schadelijke stoffen in speelgoed. Humanitarian Roofing project in Prislop, Romania Thanks to gifts from private donors in many countries 42 families received sheets for making their roofs water-proof Durban Outcome: No Guarantees for the Climate as Governments Again Delay The international trade union movement expressed its disappointment as climate negotiators in Durban had agreed a platform to continue negotiations, but without any guarantees that will make the cuts to emissions demanded by science to stop a climate disaster Durban climate talks ending: Polluters won, people lost Greenpeace Africa On the closing of the latest round of UN climate talks in Durban Greenpeace today declared that it was clear that our Governments this past two weeks listened to the carbon-intensive polluting corporations instead of listening to the people who want an end to our dependence on fossil fuels and real and immediate action on climate change Nuclear Energy - not Co2 free, an article by energy expert Herman Damveld In the negotiations about reduction of climate change in Durban one of the issues is if nuclear energy can be considered to be one of the solutions to reduce CO 2 emissions, this is not the case according to Herman Damveld.

Spelbrekers Aanbevelingen en suggesties ten aanzien van de speelgoedrichtlijn Veilig speelgoed kopen, kan dat wel? The action to control the sale of hazardous substances in Albania The Tirana Municipality takes actions in the controls of fireworks and chemical products in Albanian markets Annual Report WECF WECF provides a network, platform and tools for global citizens, women and men, who want to work together for a fair, healthy and safer world for all. Will you join us? Training on construction, maintenance and use of solar collectors in Chardakhi, Georgia 30 participants from eight villages in Georgia were trained from october, One eco-tech toilet: cause for celebration in this Moldovan village school Ceremony heralds World Toilet Day Testing confirms that toys sold on the EU market still contain chemicals of concern On November 10th and 16th, WECF organized 2 events in France and the Netherlands to raise awareness on chemicals of concern in toys Paraben esters: review of recent studies of endocrine toxicity Review of recent studies of endocrine toxicity, absorption, esterase and human exposure, and discussion of potential human health risks.

UN Delegates Struggle with the True Cost of Mercury Delegates from more than countries in the recently-held third meeting of an intergovernmental negotiating committee INC3 struggled to move forward on a global mercury treaty. Spelbrekers - Lieve Sint, koopt u dit jaar geen spelbrekers. Koop gifvrij! WECF voert campagne in sinterklaastijd tegen schadelijke stoffen in speelgoed Steekproef van WECF vindt zware metalen en verboden weekmaker in speelgoed Schadelijke stoffen in ons speelgoed: waarom?

Blei oder Cadmium ablehnt. Maak je kinderen blij met gezond, veilig en duurzaam speelgoed op pakjesavond! Schadelijke stoffen in ons speelgoed, waarom? Solar collector construction training in Issyk Kul region, Kyrgyzstan From September, 27 participants from nine communities from Issyk Kul region learned how to construct a solar collector. Kinder und Jugendliche werden gemeinsam mit ihren Lehrern die kleinen, lokalen Wasserversorgungssysteme mit Hilfe des Trinkwassersicherheitskonzepts TSK The trainings took place on October 4,5 and 7,8 Recent training on construction, use and maintenance of solar collectors in Odessa, Ukraine Three regions were chosen for training, organized from October 4 to 7 at the State Ecological University in Odessa, together with our local partner Vidrodzhennia Tatarbunary and by technical support of the German expert Markus Brandhofer from the Solar Partner Sued GmbH Kernenergie is niet Co2 vrij!

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