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  • The disaster in Libya shows how the climate crisis and its costs have been exported

    Published Sep 18, 2023

    Adam Wickberg writes in DN about how the floods in Eastern Libya underline the discussion on the driving forces of climate change, arguing it is not capitalism itself but rather the rapidly growing un...

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  • Centre of Anthropocene History at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

    John Martin (1789-1854) ‘The Great Day of His Wrath’ c. 1853 (detail) Public domain
    Published Aug 08, 2023

    We are beyond proud to share the news that Sabine Höhler and the Division has been rewarded nearly 30 million Swedish kronor by VR (the Swedish Research Council) to establish a Centre of Excellence in...

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  • New PhD Course: Emotions, environment, and climate: Affects and the environmental humanities

    Published Jun 27, 2023

    Welcome to apply for a course that explores issues concerning sustainability through analysing the societal, political, and affective dimensions of the climate crisis. The course combines two lively r...

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  • New episode of the SPHERE-podcast

    Published Jun 22, 2023

    Paul Ehrlich on Environment, Population and a Lifetime Journey through Science and Politics

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  • The threat of a hostile AI turns into a PR stunt

    Published Jun 19, 2023

    The only ones who profit from the image of a dangerous super intelligence are the tech companies

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  • Historical Epistemologies of Planetary Modelling Workshop in June

    Published May 26, 2023

    Together with the Max Planck institute the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory (EHL) is co-organising a three day workshop with the help of the Spore Initiative Berlin. This event brings together ...

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  • Sverker Sörlin Awarded the Birger Norman prize, 2023

    Published May 22, 2023

    Birger Norman (1914-1995) was a Swedish author, journalist and sociologist. The prize is given to a recipient who has "worked in the spirit of Birger Norman"

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  • The Ocean – a contemporary history

    A yellow sea cucumber on the seabed
    A "gummy squirrel" sea cucumber, Psychropotes longicauda, living at a depth of 5,000 meters. Image courtesy of the DeepCCZ expedition/NOAA
    Published May 02, 2023

    Tirza Meyer is a contemporary historian and a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Philosophy and History, who has come to devote her work to the ocean. After studying how the United Nations C...

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  • Sverker Sörlin Corresponding Member of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    Published Apr 24, 2023

    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letter, founded in 1742, is a learned society composed of elected members. In March the Academy elected Sverker as corresponding member of the Humanities and S...

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  • Take a Course With us Next Fall!

    Published Apr 06, 2023

    Do you crave more education? Want to learn something new or deepen your knowledge? Take a lifelong learning course with us! This coming fall, we give you the opportunity to learn more about The Climat...

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  • Meet Nuno Marques - Postdoc at the EHL

    Picture of Nuno Marques. Private photography.
    Published Apr 03, 2023

    In a "get to know"-interview series here at the EHL web where we highlight our co-workers, Nuna Marques is the first to be presented! Nuno has been with the EHL since the start of his project in June ...

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  • Sport, Performance and Sustainability - Available now

    Photo by Thomas Dils, Unsplash
    Published Mar 28, 2023

    Is the strive for increasing performance and an ever-growing sports sector compatible with sustainable development? This is the key issue that the authors investigates in a new book: Sport, Performanc...

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  • Upcoming Summer School: Multiple Lives of Subsurface in Decarbonization

    Published Mar 24, 2023

    The political geology/ecology of the subterranean in energy transition

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  • New PhD Course: The Rise of Global Environmental Governance, 1940s to 2020s

    Picture: Elena Mozhvilo, Unsplash
    Published Mar 15, 2023

    This new PhD course focus on research on the rise and development of global environmental governance since 1945. Starting on March 30, the students will be introduced to the concept of governance and ...

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  • New projects on Social Engagement in the Climate Transition, and Future Humanities

    Photo: Claes Forerunner, Unsplash
    Published Feb 21, 2023

    We are happy to share the news that the Division and the Environmental Humanities Laboratory (EHL) has been granted funds from Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg foundation for two new projects.

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  • Environing Media - One of Those Smart Books

    Published Feb 07, 2023

    The book Environing Media, edited by Division researcher Adam Wickberg and former colleague Johan Gärdebo, was published in the early fall of 2022. It interrogates the role of media technologies in th...

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  • What are the Contributions of the Environmental Humanities

    Published Jan 16, 2023

    In November 2022 - postdoctor Nuno Marques was invited to do a presentation at a conference at Campus Villarrica UC - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile answering the question of “What are the c...

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  • Marco Armiero awarded the Mediterranean Culture Award 2022 with Wasteocene

    Published Oct 13, 2022

    We are happy to announce that Marco Armiero, director of the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory, has been awarded the the Mediterranean Culture Award 2022 in the section for Human Sciences with t...

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  • New research projects and a new house for KTH Climate Action Centre

    Researchers in front of building
    Part of KTH Climate Action Centre's multidisciplinary faculty in front of the new house.
    Published Sep 15, 2022

    On September 14, all faculty affiliated to KTH Climate Action Centre was gathering for the first time for a workshop and mingle. At the same time, the centre’s new venue at Teknikringen 43 was inaugur...

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  • Decision on establishment of competence centre formation KTH Environmental Humanities Lab, EHL

    Published Sep 06, 2022

    The President has decided to establish the competence centre formation KTH Environmental Humanities Lab, EHL, with the term of office 01-01-2023 – 12-31-2027. The ABE school is appointed as the host s...

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