Högre seminarium våren 2014

Avdelningens Högre Seminarium äger rum på måndagar kl. 13.15-14.45 i seminarierummet på Avdelningen för historiska studier av teknik, vetenskap och miljö, Teknikringen 74 D, KTH

Special Term Opening Seminar Friday, 10 January, 10:15-11:45

Edmund Russell, Hall Distinguished Professor of US History, University of Kansas

“Fast Dogs and Englishmen: The Coevolution of Greyhounds, Lurcher, and Whippets with Aristocrats, Middle Classes, and Workers in England, 1500-1900”

Monday 13 January, 13:15-14:45

Anna Westerståhl Stenport, Scandinavian Studies, Germanic Studies and Literatures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"What are Arctic Cinemas?"

Monday 20 January, 13:15-14:45

Corinna de Guttry, Department of Human Dimensions of Coastal Areas, Institute of Coastal Research – Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany

"Aliens in paradise: how migrants might become scapegoats of environmental destruction" (co-authored with Marco Armiero)

Monday 27 January, 13:15-14:45

Donald Worster, Honorary director, Center for Ecological History, Renmin University, China

“Second Earth: Thinking About Environmental History on a Planetary Scale”

Monday 17 February, 13:15-15:00

Eric Paglia, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Constructing Crisis: the Political Performance of Science and Assessing Environmental Limits in the Anthropocene”
(mittseminarium i forskarutbildningen)

Commentator: Matthias Heymann, University of Aarhus

Monday 3 March, 13:15-14:45

Alesia Zuccala, Centre for Digital Humanities, University of Amsterdam

“Digital Humanities – Books, Publishers and Digital Transformations”

Monday 17 March, 13:15-14:45

Andrea Westermann, Department of History, University of Zürich

“Inventories of the earth. Mineral resource appraisals and the establishment of resource economics”

Monday 24 March, 10:30-12:00

James R. Fleming, Colby College

“In Transit: From Meteorology to Atmospheric Science, 1900-1960”

Monday 31 March, 13:15-14:45

Lars Heide, Copenhagen Business School

“Conceptualizing Innovations: John William Mauchly and John Prosper Eckert’s innovation of computers 1942-1950”

Monday 14 April, 10:00-12:00

Carlos Cano Viktorsson, CESC Center for Sustainable Communications / Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"From Vision to Transition: Exploring the Potential for Public Information Services to Facilitate Sustainable Urban Transport"

Licentiate Seminar, Location: Lecture Hall E3, Osquarsbacke 14

Monday 14 April, 13:15-14:45

Gunnel Cederlöf, University of Uppsala / Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Founding an Empire on India's Northeastern Frontiers, 1790-1840: Climate, Commerce and Polity"

Monday 12 May, 13:15-14:45

Sarah Bouttier, Department of English, University of Stockholm

"Writing the Nonhuman: Studies in XXth Century Poetry"

Monday 26 May, 13:15-14:45

Lynn Keller, Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison / University of Stockholm

“Making Art ‘Under These Apo-Calypso Rays’: Contemporary American Ecopoetics and Apocalyptic Discourse”

Monday 9 June, 13:15-15:00

Daniel Svensson, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Rational training. Scientification of training methods in cross-country skiing”
(mittseminarium i forskarutbildningen)

Commentator: Dick Kasperowski, Division of Theory of Science, Gothenburg University

For more information and readings contact
Sabine Höhler

Tillhör: Avdelningen för historiska studier av teknik, vetenskap och miljö
Senast ändrad: 2014-05-27