The Politics of Nuclear Waste: An Interview with Andrei Stsiapanau*

by Alicia Gutting, PhD student Nuclear energy is a highly debated field and depending on the societal context usually either embraced or fully rejected. From an outsider position it sometimes seems as if there was no in between: you are either pro- or anti-nuclear. This does not solely apply to times of active nuclear energy … Continue reading “The Politics of Nuclear Waste: An Interview with Andrei Stsiapanau*”

From Sicily to Sweden: Lessons in History and Environmental Humanities

by Elisa Privitera (Lizzy), C. M. Lerici Foundation Fellow My story with Sweden started around two years ago. It was a scorching and sunny summer. I had just gotten my Masters Degree that explored the creation of a community laboratory that sought to regenerate a historical and neglected district in Catania—my hometown in Sicily—when my … Continue reading “From Sicily to Sweden: Lessons in History and Environmental Humanities”

The Division at Academia

A number of the division’s researchers use the platform Academia to promote and circulate their research. Currently, some 555 (and counting) documents can be downloaded for free by clicking on this link. https://kth.academia.edu/Departments/Division_of_History_of_Science_Technology_and_Environment/Documents Enjoy!

the REXSAC Blog

  REXSAC is short for Resource Extraction and Sustainable Arctic Communities and it is a Nordic Centre of Excellence in Arctic research. Funded by Nordforsk and led by our Division together with Stockholm University and Stockholm Environment Institute. Together with 12 additional partners in the Nordic countries, REXSAC studies extractive resource industries in the Arctic … Continue reading “the REXSAC Blog”

SCAR visitor at the Division

Hanne Nielsen, from the University of Tasmania (Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies), is currently visiting our Division on a four-month Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) fellowship. Whilst in Sweden, Hanne is working on a project entitled “Framing Antarctica as Fragile: Tracing the evolution of media narratives about the far south (1945 – 2015).” This project complements her recent PhD work … Continue reading “SCAR visitor at the Division”