Higher seminar Spring 2020
Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
Colloquia are held in the seminar room at the Division (Teknikringen 74 D, 5th floor)
Monday 20 January 13.15-14.45
“Governance, organisation and perceptions of autonomy in research”
Ulrika Bjare, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment
Mid-seminar in research education
Opponent: Anna Jonsson, Department of Business Administration, Lund University.
Monday 27 January 13.15-14.45
Dmitry Arzyutov, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment
“Reassembling the Environmental Archives of the Cold War: Perpectives from the Soviet North”
Mid-seminar in research education.
Opponent: Egle Rindzeviciute, Department of Criminology and Sociology, Kingston University London.
Monday 10 February 13.15-14.45
Otso Kortekangas, KTH and Stockholm University
”Indigenous avant la lettre. The origins and livelihoods of the Sámi in European scholarly thought 1930–1960”
Monday 24 February 13.15-14.45
Camilla Eriksson and Jenny Ingemarsdotter, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Department of Defence Analysis
“Keeping the wheels turning: oil storage as a key defence strategy in Cold War Sweden”.
Monday 9 March 13.15-14.45
Thed van Leeuwen, Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University, The Netherlands
"Research Evaluation in Context. Push-back from SSH scholarship on recent developments - experiences from the case of the Netherlands"
(Please note that seminar 23 March will be moved to a later date)
Monday 20 April 13.15-14.45
Jami Weinstein, Linköping University, Title TBA
Monday 27 April, 13.15-14.45
Perrin Selcer, University of Michigan
"The Postwar Origins of the Global Environment. How the United Nations Built Spaceship Earth"
Monday 4 May 13.15-14.45
Nina Wormbs, KTH, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, Title TBA
Monday 11 May, 13.15-14.45
Irma Allen, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment
”Purifying burdensome environments: At home with coal in Upper Silesia, Poland”
Final seminar in doctoral education
Opponent: Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo
Monday 18 May 13.15-14.45
Frederick Whitling, European University Institute, Title TBA
Thuesday 2 June, 13.00-16.00
”Coal Lives. Italians and the Metabolism of Coal in Wallonia, Belgium (1945-1980)”
Daniele Valisena, Division of history of Science, Technology and Environment
(Doctoral dissertation defence, Room F3, Lindstedsvägen 26, KTH Campus)
Opponent: Don Mitchell, Department of Social and Economic Geography, University of Uppsala.
Higher seminar schedule version 200317