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Nuclear Power in Times of Climate Change and the Water Risks Around It – Environmental History Now

Alicia Gutting is one of three doctoral students, active in the ERC-project Nuclearwaters at the Division and supervised by prof. Per Högselius. In the thesis „The Nuclear Rhine“ she is researching transnational nuclear risk perception in Austria, Switzerland, France and Germany from the 1960s to 2018. In November the Environmental History Now blog published a … Continue reading “Nuclear Power in Times of Climate Change and the Water Risks Around It – Environmental History Now”

The rise and fall of the Nord Stream pipeline: a brief history (part 2: the fall)

This is a short history stroll, from our very own professor of history of technology Per Högselius.  If you missed part one, you can read it in last weeks blog post here: The rise and fall of the Nord Stream pipeline: a brief history (part 1: the rise) The rise and fall of the Nord … Continue reading “The rise and fall of the Nord Stream pipeline: a brief history (part 2: the fall)”

The rise and fall of the Nord Stream pipeline: a brief history (part 1: the rise)

The Division has a tradition of being active in social media, and especially on Twitter. Several from our faculty and researchers tweets opinions, about research, publications and other news of interest. Just recently Per Högselius, professor of history of technology, contributed to the general level of knowledge at Twitter with two threads on the rise … Continue reading “The rise and fall of the Nord Stream pipeline: a brief history (part 1: the rise)”

New article: Out of steam? A social science and humanities research agenda for geothermal energy

Andreas Roos, researcher at the Division and the EHL, active in the Harnessing the heat below our feets project, newly published an open access article together with Rozanne C. Spijkerboera, Ethemcan Turhana, Marco Billi, SofiaVargas-Payera, Jose Opazo and Marco Armiero in the paper Energy Research & Social Science. Read the abstarct below and follow the … Continue reading “New article: Out of steam? A social science and humanities research agenda for geothermal energy”

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”

Exploring nuclear Germany

This text was first published by Per Högselius on the Nuclearwaters-Blog on 3 December 2021. Exploring nuclear Germany As the most recent wave of the corona pandemic rolls in over Europe, it seems that much of the past summer and autumn was a narrow window of opportunity for international travel. I now feel happy that … Continue reading “Exploring nuclear Germany”

Siegfried Evens on Marcinelle and the European Coal and Steel Community

Our NUCLEARWATERS doctoral student Siegfried Evens, just got published with an article on the accident in the Bois du Cazier coal mine in Marcinelle, Belgium on 8 August 1956. You find the arcticle open access in European Review of History: Revue européenne d’histoire, or you can read a summary below! Full article (open access): The … Continue reading “Siegfried Evens on Marcinelle and the European Coal and Steel Community”

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*”

Launch of The InsSciDE Project

KTH will play an important role in the consortium, created under the coordination of professor Pascal Griset of Sorbonne Université and Director of the Institute of Communication Sciences (CNRS). Nina Wormbs and Miyase Christensen will be a part of this Horizon 2020 project that kicks off now in January. The project consists of 14 research … Continue reading “Launch of The InsSciDE Project”

ERC Consolidator Grant to the Division

NUCLEARWATERS develops a groundbreaking new approach to studying the history of nuclear energy A few weeks ago Per Högselius got the good news that he was one of two researcher from KTH to receive an ERC Consolidator grant. His project NUCLEARWATERS will get funding for five years and at least six researcher will get an … Continue reading “ERC Consolidator Grant to the Division”