What if…? Redefining research impact from an environmental humanities perspective.

The following text has been conceived as an environmental humanities critique to research policy regarding what are considered  “research initiatives of excellence”. Authors: Irma Allen, Jesse Peterson, Daniele Valisena, Anne Gough, ENHANCE ITN – PhD Students, KTH – Environmental Humanities Laboratory, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment What if…? Redefining research impact from … Continue reading “What if…? Redefining research impact from an environmental humanities perspective.”

How Forests Think: Toward a Beyond-the-Human Anthropology, Eduardo Kohn

In other words, the flux of living thoughts is the ongoing signifying ecology that is life. This review is written by Daniele Valisena Do dogs dream? What do those dreams tell about us? Why should it matter to us? And who is “us”? Those are but some of the questions that Eduardo Koch learnt to … Continue reading “How Forests Think: Toward a Beyond-the-Human Anthropology, Eduardo Kohn”

Be sure to check out the ENTITLE blog – a collaborative writing project on Political Ecology

Entitle blog is a collaborative writing effort that looks at the world through the lens of political ecology. For us, Political Ecology is a perspective that seeks to understand who is involved in, and who benefits or loses from, how our environment is produced and reproduced. It was founded in 2014 by fellows of the … Continue reading “Be sure to check out the ENTITLE blog – a collaborative writing project on Political Ecology”

Goodbye Giacomo!

On December 1 we said goodbye to our fellow guest researcher Giacomo Bonan who has been working with the EHL on a C.M Lerici visiting scholarship during the fall. Giacomo’s expertise is the Alps, and together with Stefano Morosini (who is a visitor within the same scholarship) he held the brown bag seminar “Mountains and … Continue reading “Goodbye Giacomo!”

Occupy Climate Change (OCC!)! 

instead of studying the resilient subjects, we should “identify the actors and processes that produce the need to build resilience in the first place” (ibid.) We are happy to announce that the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory recently received a positive message from Formas. The project Occupy Climate Change!, proposed by Marco Armiero, is awarded almost 900.000 … Continue reading “Occupy Climate Change (OCC!)! “