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Streaming STREAMS: Join the conversation on August 5–7

By Johan Gärdebo and Roberta Biasillo On August 5–7, we host Streaming STREAMS – a series of online conversations and presentations about the Environmental Humanities (EH). These sessions will function as an introductory event for the upcoming STREAMS-conference (Stockholm, August 3–7, 2021). The three-day event has the ambition to initiate conversations to be continued, open … Continue reading “Streaming STREAMS: Join the conversation on August 5–7”

Teaching the film ONE TABLE TWO ELEPHANTS: A resource for online teaching about postcolonial ecologies and Southern urbanism

by Jacob von Heland and Henrik Ernstson, Co-directors of The Situated Ecologies Platform We have made the film One Table Two Elephants (84 min, 2018) free for use and remixing, except for commercial purposes (CC-BY-NC). This website on our Situated Ecologies Platform provides a link to the full film as well as educational resources, key … Continue reading “Teaching the film ONE TABLE TWO ELEPHANTS: A resource for online teaching about postcolonial ecologies and Southern urbanism”

Visiting the Cosmos: Science Fiction in the Gallery

by Caroline Elgh Klingborg, Curator, Bonniers Konsthall Last fall, I brought a group of researchers and guests from KTH’s Division of History of Science, Technology, and Environment to the exhibit I curated for Bonniers Konsthall, entitled Cosmological Arrows: Journeys through Inner and Outer Space.* Their curiosity in the powers of science fiction and speculative fiction by … Continue reading “Visiting the Cosmos: Science Fiction in the Gallery”

Report: Dying at the Margins Workshop

by Jesse D. Peterson and Natashe Demos-Lekker On September 26-27, the Environmental Humanities Laboratory—along with the Division of History of Science, Technology, and Environment at KTH Royal Institute of Technology—hosted the Dying at the Margins Workshop. Put together by PhD students Jesse D. Peterson (KTH) and Natashe Lemos Dekker (University of Amsterdam), this workshop brought … Continue reading “Report: Dying at the Margins Workshop”

Crosscuts Film Festival: In-vision Environmental Humanities

by Sofia Jonsson, festivalgeneral Den 22-24 november är det dags för Crosscuts att inta Bio Rio i Stockholm igen. Crosscuts är Stockholms första miljöhumanistiska festival för text och film. Temat för i år är Ruptured Times/Brytpunkter. Genom ​dokumentärfilmer, poesiuppläsning och samtal mellan ledande forskare, filmare och aktivister utforskar vi den brytpunkt där vi befinner oss … Continue reading “Crosscuts Film Festival: In-vision Environmental Humanities”

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.”

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!)! “

Poland on fire: voices from the provinces | Irma Allen in openDemocracy

There is agrowing atmosphere of hatred in which anyone who opposes the current governmentis labeled the ‘worst sort’, or even ‘Soviet murderers’. Thursday October, 19 at 16.30: An ordinary day, an ordinary man stands on the steps of the Warsaw Palace of Culture and Science. He is reading something through a megaphone to inattentive passers … Continue reading “Poland on fire: voices from the provinces | Irma Allen in openDemocracy”

Toxic Bios homepage is launched!

Source: Toxic Bios Testing a new plug in for the blog that helps me to publish information directly from homepages. Be sure to check the new Toxic Bios homepage out! TOXICBIOS  abbreviation for Toxic Autobiographies, is a Public Environmental Humanities project based at KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory in Stockholm and funded the by Seed Box, a Mistra-Formas Environmental Humanities … Continue reading “Toxic Bios homepage is launched!”