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Upcoming: Rob Nixon at the 11th Stockholm Archipelago Lecture

We are happy to announce that the next Stockholm Archipelago Lecture is coming up on 10 November 2022 at 5pm (Stockholm time). Rob Nixon is going to give his presentation titled “The Less Selfish Gene: Forest Altruism, Neoliberalism, and the Tree of Life”. Feel free to join digitally! You find the link below. Abstract: Why … Continue reading “Upcoming: Rob Nixon at the 11th Stockholm Archipelago Lecture”

Crosscuts – Stockholm’s first Environmental Humanities Film Festival Returns

Missing in-depth conversations about important movies? Do you want to know more about Sami culture and history or about resource extraction in the deep sea? Have you ever heard a joik? On September 1st, Crosscuts – Stockholm’s first environmental humanities film festival – will return! Through documentaries, poetry and conversations between leading researchers, filmmakers, students … Continue reading “Crosscuts – Stockholm’s first Environmental Humanities Film Festival Returns”

Sverker Sörlin Acts as Sommarvärd on Radio Sweden on 7 July

We are happy to share the news that Professor Sverker Sörlin was nominated by Sveriges Radio P1 to be one of the hosts for the aclaimed radio show Sommar. The show has been running during the summer weeks since the sixties. Every year a number of profiles of various backgrounds (research, arts, acting, politics etc) … Continue reading “Sverker Sörlin Acts as Sommarvärd on Radio Sweden on 7 July”

Upcoming Seminar: Decoding Power Relations in Computing Technologies

This joint seminar features two perspectives on how power relations have become embedded in computer technologies. Beginning with the early history of computers, Janet Abbate examines how computers were metaphorically described as “giant brains.” Brain imagery encouraged the public to believe that computers had remarkable powers, while simultaneously obscuring the skilled labor of human programmers … Continue reading “Upcoming Seminar: Decoding Power Relations in Computing Technologies”

AI and Environment Seminar: Smart Forests with Jennifer Gabry

The 2022 NordAI spring seminars on AI and environment is curated by Adam Wickberg and Tirza Meyer from the Mediated Planet Research Group at KTH. The series feature contributions from leading scholars working with AI at the interface between the human and non-human world, exploring the question of what constitutes the environment through the lens … Continue reading “AI and Environment Seminar: Smart Forests with Jennifer Gabry”

Ecopoetry for Just Futures: Transcultural Poetic Practices in the Anthropocenes

The Nordic Institute of Latin American Studies at Stockholm University and the Rizoma platform are inviting everyone to an Open Lecture. There, our division’s postdoctoral researcher Nuno Da Silva Marques, affiliated with the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory, is going to talk about and discuss the transcultural role of ecopoetry. Ecopoetry is a genre for peace, … Continue reading “Ecopoetry for Just Futures: Transcultural Poetic Practices in the Anthropocenes”

NUCLEARWATERS Seminar: Ecological entanglements, nuclear ruptures, and the affective intimacies of Bishnoi resistance

The Nuclearwaters project is hosting the third seminar in its Nuclearwaters Seminar Series this term. This time we have the pleasure of welcoming Sonali Huria, who is going to be speaking about the relationship of the Bishnoi community with water in nuclear India. Time: Fri 2022-04-08 13.15 – 15.00 Video link: https://kth-se.zoom.us/j/67164895000 Language: English Lecturer: Sonali Huria, associated scholar, … Continue reading “NUCLEARWATERS Seminar: Ecological entanglements, nuclear ruptures, and the affective intimacies of Bishnoi resistance”

Does water have a soul? Voices and reflections from the Symbiosis exhibition

Text by Katarina Larsen As a part of the activities in the project NATURE, we wanted to have an interaction with visitors that came to the exhibition “Symbiosis” during autumn 2021 where a section on water was developed in collaboration with the art institution Färgfabriken. The exhibition hall is located in an old industrial building … Continue reading “Does water have a soul? Voices and reflections from the Symbiosis exhibition”

The Mediated Planet presents the NordAI Seminar Series 2022

The NordAI spring seminars is a seminar series, curated by Adam Wickberg and Tirza Meyer from the Mediated Planet Research Group at the Division. The series features contributions from leading scholars working with AI at the interface between the human and non-human world, exploring the question of what constitutes the environment through the lens of … Continue reading “The Mediated Planet presents the NordAI Seminar Series 2022”