Higher Seminar Autumn 2018

Colloquia are held in the seminar room at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, Teknikringen 74 D, 5th floor

Monday 10 September, 13:15-14:45

Magnus Vollset, University of Bergen, Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion

“Calculating the world: The history of geophysics seen from Bergen”

Tuesday 18 September 13:15-14.45

Johan Gärdebo, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Environing Earth: Swedish Satellite Remote Sensing, 1970-2001”

(Final seminar in research education)

Discussant Finn Arne Jörgensen, University of Stavanger, Norway

Monday 24 September, 13:15-14:45

Karin Edvardsson Björnberg, Division of Philosophy, KTH

“Evangelical Christians and Climate Change”

Wednesday 26 September, Archipelago Lecture

Amitav Ghosh, “The Great Uprooting: Migration and Movement in the Age of Climate Change”

Time and venue to be announced

Monday 8 October, 13:15-14:45

Irma Kinga Allen, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Breathing in Silesia: Living with coal and air pollution in Poland’s mining heartland”

(Mid-seminar in research education)

Monday 22 October, 13:15-14:15

Jean-Sébastien Boutet, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Land, labour and resource policy in the eastern Arctic, 1975-95." 

Monday 5 November, 13:15-14:45

TBA

Monday 19 November, 13:15-14:45

Sam Holmqvist, Umeå University, Umeå Centre for Gender Studies

“Reading Transgender: Trans-ing Characters in History and Fiction”

Monday 3 December, 13:15-14:45

Tae Hoon Kim, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Nuclear reactors, technology policy, and the national interest: explaining energy transition decisions in France and Britain, 1961-79” StandUp for Energy post-doc project presentation

Monday 10 December, 13:15-14:45

Rasmus Klöcker Larsen, SEI, Stockholm Environmental Institute

 “Occluded waters: a retrospective assessment of the impacts of hydropower on Sami reindeer herding communities”

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