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    Collaborative Research on Sustainability: Myths and Conundrums of Interdisciplinary Departments.Kate Sherren, Alden S. Klovdahl, Libby Robin, Linda Butler & Stephen Dovers - 2009 - Journal of Research Practice 5 (1):Article M1.
    Establishing interdisciplinary academic departments has been a common response to the challenge of addressing complex problems. However, the assumptions that guide the formation of such departments are rarely questioned. Additionally, the designers and managers of interdisciplinary academic departments in any field of endeavour struggle to set an organisational climate appropriate to the diversity of their members. This article presents a preliminary analysis of collaborative dynamics within two interdisciplinary university departments in Australia focused on sustainability. Social network diagrams and metrics of (...)
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    Museums in the Long Now: History in the Geological Age of Humans.Libby Robin - 2020 - Journal of the Philosophy of History 14 (3):359-381.
    History in times of crisis is practical: future action depends on historical framing. Moving beyond “human scales” to include the evolutionary and the geological, and beyond humans to include other species, demands different approaches and new “archives” like ice-cores. This paper considers history in the Long Now, and particularly how museums and big public arts institutions develop new sorts of history through practical story-telling, taking seriously the notion that “the central role of museums [is] both an expression of cultural identity (...)
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    Introduction: Environmental History and the History of Biology. [REVIEW]Libby Robin & Jane Carruthers - 2011 - Journal of the History of Biology 44 (1):1-14.