Jeff Schauer (History) participated in the annual meeting of the European Society for Environmental History in Bristol (UK). His paper, "The Contingent Origins of Militarized Conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa," historicised the rise of militarized wildlife politics in the 20th century, connecting them to particular forms of colonial governance, the practice of counter-insurgency, southern African liberation struggles, and the securitization of the political sphere in eastern Africa.
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