Higher Seminar Spring 2018

RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM, SPRING 2018

Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

Colloquia are held in the seminar room at the Division (Teknikringen 74 D)

Friday 19 January, 10:00 (Room F3)

Hanna Vikström, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“The Specter of Scarcity: Experiencing and Coping with Metal Shortages, 1870-2015”

(Doctoral dissertation defence, KTH, Room F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26)

Opponent:Mats Ingulstad, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Monday 29 January, 13:15-14:45

Tyrone Martinsson, Valand Academy, Gothenburg University.

“Environmental Rephotography – visually mapping a history of glaciers”

Monday 5 February, 13:15-14:45

David Budtz Pedersen, Humanomics Research Centre, Aalborg University.

“From Macro to Micro Impacts of Science - A Framework for Responsible Impact Assessment”

Monday 19 February, 13:15-14:45

Alevgul H. Sorman, Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3)

“Mending the gap: What Societal Metabolism and quantitative storytelling has to offer for energy research and social science”

Monday 5 March, 13:15-14:45

Arn Keeling, Department of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland

“Remediation, Reconciliation and Redress: Repairing mining landscapes and healing relationships in Northern Canada”

Monday 9 April, 13:15-14:45

Julia Schubert, Forum Internationale Wissenschaft, University of Bonn

"Expert Infrastructures in Grand Challenges. The Case of Geoengineering in the US”

Monday 16 April, 13:15-14:45

Jesse Petersen, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Can water die?: pollution, algae, and collapse in the Baltic Sea”

(Mid-seminar in research education)

Discussant: Heather Anne Swanson, Department of Anthropology/Centre for Environmental Humanities, Aarhus University

Monday 23 April, 13:15-14:45

Anne Gough, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Whose Paths? Traversing landscape stories in Lebanon and the United States”

(Mid-seminar in research education)

Discussant: Emily E. Scott, Inst. of the History and Theory of Architecture, ETH Zurich

Monday 14 May, 13:15-14:15

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

“Models of Nature on Indigenous Land: Constructing the Soviet Arctic Environment With(out) Indigenous People”

(Presentation of dissertation plan)

Tuesday 29 May, 13:15-14:45

Daniele Valisena, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Carbon lives. Migrants and the metabolism of coal. The case of Wallonia, Belgium”

(Mid-seminar in research education)

Discussant: Judith Rainhorn, Université Paris-Sorbonne

Monday 11 June, 13:15-14:45

Hanne Nielsen, University of Tasmania

“Framing Antarctica as Fragile”

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