Högre seminarium hösten 2014

SEMINARS, FALL 2014

Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

Seminars are held in the seminar room at the Division

Visiting address: Teknikringen 74 D

Monday 8 September, 13:15-14:45

Kati Lindström, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Landscape representations, nationalism and environmental protection policies in Japan”

Monday 22 September, 13:15-14:45

Roberta Biasillo, University of Bari

"Reframing forest for a new state: the Italian case"

Monday 6 October, 13:15-14:45

Thom van Dooren, University of New South Wales

“Banking the Forest: Loss, Hope and Care in Hawaiian Conservation”

Monday 20 October, 13:15-14:45

Jan Romgard, Stockholm University

“From ‘Kina-Gunnar’ to ‘The Travelling University’: Swedish geosciences in Republican China 1914 to 1935”

Panel Discussion Thursday 30 October, 13:15-16:00

Gunnel Cederlöf, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH, and researchers from the Linnaeus University, Växjö

"Colonial Railways, Danish-English Entrepreneurs, and Swedish Iron: The Stephens Archive at the Linnaeus University”

Presentation of three studies, based on documents from the Huseby Archives in Växjö

Alexander Bubb, “Class, Cotton and Woddaries: the Business Networks of Railway Contractors in the Bombay Presidency, 1855-70”

Ingemar Gunnarsson, “A Scandinavian railway contractor in India 1860-1869: conflicts and entrepreneurship in a colonial context”

Margareta Petersson, “Concurrent domesticities in letters from the colonial fringe”

Monday 3 November, 13:15-14:45

Poul Holm, Trinity College Dublin

“Deep Harvests. Fisheries, Food Cultures, Ecosystems and Human Societies”

Monday 24 November, 13:15-14:45

Libby Robin, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University / Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change”

Monday 1 December, 13:15-14:45

Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted, Eastern Washington University

“Backwater Blues – The Production of Mississippi River Flood Narratives”

Monday 15 December, 13:15-14:45

Per Högselius, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Nuclear Disasters Wet and Dry”

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Check for updates on http://www.kth.se/abe/inst/philhist/historia
For more information and readings, contact Sabine Höhler (sabine.hoehler@abe.kth.se)

Innehållsansvarig:Sofia Jonsson
Tillhör: Avdelningen för historiska studier av teknik, vetenskap och miljö
Senast ändrad: 2014-12-16