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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”

Lize-Marié van der Watt and Kati Lindström on Tourism and Heritage in Antarctica

Polar Geography has just released an article from the Creating Cultural Heritage in Antarctica Project (CHAQ) with both Kati Lindström and Lize-Marié van der Watt, the project’s PI, as co-authors. The article “Tourism and heritage in Antarctica: exploring cultural, natural and subliminal experiences” explores the inseparability of natural and cultural features in the tourist appreciation … Continue reading “Lize-Marié van der Watt and Kati Lindström on Tourism and Heritage in Antarctica”

Cosmopolitanism in the Anthropocene (with a Postscript on the coronavirus)

By Prof. Miyase Christensen (Stockholm Univesity & Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden) This is a moderated version (see Postscript at the end) of a chapter published in “The Sage Handbook of Media & Migration” (Sage, 2020). Editors: Kevin Smets, Koen Leurs, Myria Georgiou, Saskia Witteborn & Radhika Gajjala. Introduction In early 2019 it was announced … Continue reading “Cosmopolitanism in the Anthropocene (with a Postscript on the coronavirus)”

The “Grounding book” is now out! Published as #OpenAccess by MIT Press. “Grounding Urban Natures”.*

by Henrik Ernstson We won the MIT Press Library Award! Our recently published edited book Grounding Urban Natures: Histories and Futures of Urban Ecologies (2019, MIT Press) can now be downloaded #OpenAccess as a searchable PDF from The MIT-Press website (press link above). For colleagues with permanent jobs or research funding, consider to (also) buy the real and heavy book … Continue reading “The “Grounding book” is now out! Published as #OpenAccess by MIT Press. “Grounding Urban Natures”.*”

Environmental Themes in Popular Narratives 

Considering the current state of global and American affairs re the environment in general and climate in particular, I think we can humbly hope that this special issue has come out when it did to contribute to the debate about mediating and narrating environmental issues through popular communication (from film, music and literature to FB, news and TV). /Miyase … Continue reading “Environmental Themes in Popular Narratives “

New article by Miyase Christensen and Annika E Nilsson in Popular Communication

(2017). Arctic sea ice and the communication of climate change. Popular Communication: Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 249-268. doi: 10.1080/15405702.2017.1376064 Visit Taylor and Francis Online for the full article: Arctic sea ice and the communication of climate change: Popular Communication: Vol 15, No 4