Higher Seminar Autumn 2019

Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

Colloquia are held in the seminar room at the Division (Teknikringen 74 D, 5th floor)

Monday 2 September, 13:15-14:45
Samantha Saville, Aberystwyth University in Wales
“Extending an ethics of care to ‘rusty junk’? Contestations of value and Svalbard’s Cultural Heritage

Thursday 5 September, 13:15-15:15

"The Nuclear Rhine" by Alicia Gutting

“The Business of Governing Minerals in Latin America” by Jasmin Höglund Hellgren

Presentation of dissertation plans by Alicia Gutting and Jasmin Höglund Hellgren, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
 
Monday 16 September, 13:15-14:45
Adam Wickberg, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
"The Discursive Formation of The Indies: Media and Environment in the Spanish Colonial Empire 1570-1620”

Monday 30 September, 13:00-16:00

"Health development projects in Mozambique: The co-production of knowledge" by Araùjo Domingos

”Environmental Governance of Transnational Energy Systems – From Danish Wind in 1973 to Global Wind in the Present” by Thomas Schrøder

"Universities and innovation in Africa: Contemporary histories of innovation policy and practice in a selection of African universities" by Domingos Langa

Presentation of dissertation plans. Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

Monday 7 October, 17:15-18.30 The Archipelago lecture 

Venue: ABF Huset, Lecture Hall Z-salen, Sveavägen 41, 11140 Stockholm. Please note that if want to attend this seminar you need to sign up for this event  (doors open 16.30)

"What should socialism mean in the 21st century? An ecofeminist view"
By Nancy Frazer, the Henry and Louise A. Loeb Professor of Philosophy and Politics at the New School for Social Research, New York. 

Monday 14 October, 13:15-14:45
Timos Karpouzoglou, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
“New territories of conflict and cooperation over water in an urbanising world”

Monday 28 October, 13:15-14:45
Daniele Valisena, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
“Coal Lives. Italian Miners and the Metabolism of Coal in Wallonia, Belgium”
Final seminar in doctoral education. Opponent: Chris Sellers, Dept. History, Stony Brook University

Monday 11 November, 13:15-14:45
"Making Futures in End Times: Nature conservation in the Anthropocene"
Esther Breithoff (Birkbeck, University of London) and Rodney Harrison (University College London)

Monday 9 December, 13:15-14:45
Jesse Peterson, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
“Defiant Seas: Storying Waste, Water, and Blooms”

Final seminar in doctoral education. Opponent: Owain Jones, Research Centre for Environmental Humanities, Bath Spa University.

Monday 16 December, 13:15-14:45
Fredrik Bertilsson, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH  

"Framing a human disaster: Swedish defence research and the governance of industrial accidents"

This version of the Higher seminar schedule updated 20191010

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Higher Seminar Schedule for spring 2020

The full schedule for the spring will be updated in December 2019

Monday 20 January 13.15-14.45

 “Perceptions of autonomy in research”

Ulrika Bjare, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

Final seminar in research education

Opponent: Anna Jonsson, Department of Business Administration, Lund University.

Monday 27 January 13.15-14.45

Dmitry Arzyutov, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

“Reassembling the Environmental Archives of the Cold War: Perpectives from the Soviet North”

Mid-seminar in research education.

Monday 10 February 13.15-14.45

Otso Kortekangas, KTH and Stockholm University 

”Indigenous avant la lettre. The origins and livelihoods of the Sámi in European scholarly thought 1930–1960”

Monday 24 February 13.15-14.45

Camilla Eriksson and Jenny Ingemarsdotter, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Department of Defence Analysis

“Keeping the wheels turning: oil storage as a key defence strategy in Cold War Sweden”.

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Tillhör: Avdelningen för historiska studier av teknik, vetenskap och miljö
Senast ändrad: 2019-11-13