Dr Vladimir Jankovic
Simon Building|Oxford Road|Manchester|M13 9PL
As a historian of atmospheric sciences (PhD University of Notre Dame), I have published in the cultural history of meteorology, medical environmentalism and contemporary urban climatology in relation to urban design. I have been the principal investigator on grants from US Social Science Research Council, Wellcome Trust, UK Economic and Economic and Social Research Council, and Brazilian Ministry of Science. Currently serving as president of International Commission for the History of Meteorology, I have organized conferences and panels on the history and social studies of climate change in UK, USA, Germany and Brazil. Current ESRC project (with Professor Michael Hebbert, MARC), investigates municipal strategies in addressing urban climate change since 1950. In 2005, I presented the Storms of War, Discovery Channel’s five-episode documentary on warfare and the weather. Books: Reading the Skies (Chicago, 2000), Confronting the Climate (New York, 2010) Intimate Universality (with Fleming and Cohen, 2005), Weather Local Knowledge and Everyday Life (with Barbosa, 2009), and Klima (with Fleming, Chicago, 2011).
- Vladimir Jankovic. (2009). The End of Weather, in Jankovic and Barboza (eds), Weather, Local Knowledge and Everyday Life (MAST: Rio de Janeiro 2009). Weather, Local Knowledge and Everyday Life, eScholarID:77927
- Vladimir Jankovic. (2009). The Wind Euroclydon in the Climatological Hermeneutics from Bishop Bentley to Admiral Penrose. In Alessandro Nova and Tanja Michalsky (Ed.), Wind und Weather. (pp. 191-217). Rome: Marsilio. eScholarID:77928
- Vladimir Jankovic. (2010). Confronting the Climate. New York: Pagrave Macmillan. eScholarID:90532
- Vladimir Jankovic. (2010). Climates as Commodities: Jean Pierre Purry and the Modelling of the Best Climate on Earth. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 42, eScholarID:90533 | DOI:10.1016/j.shpsb.2010.07.008