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Higher Seminar Autumn 2020

Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

Higher seminars are scheduled every other Monday, 13.15-14.45

The higher seminar series will be arranged via zoom during autumn 2020.

Please note the starting time for each seminar since dissertation defenses, included in the list below, may have a different start time.

Higher seminar schedule autumn 2020

28 September, 13.15-14.45 “A Sea Change in the Environmental Humanities” Presenter: Cecilia Åsberg, KTH, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment. 

12 October, 13.15-14.45. “Food Politics of Antarctic Krill: the Soviet Food Experiment” Presenter: Tayana Arakchaa, KTH, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment. 

16 October, 13.00. “Excessive Seas: Waste Ecologies of Eutrophication”​. Dissertation defense by Jesse Peterson, KTH, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment. Opponent: Professor Kate Rigby, University of Pennsylvania. Location, see KTH event calender .

2 November, 13.15-14.45 "Educational Imaginaries: Governance at the Intersection of Technology and Education" Presenter: Lina Rahm, Ragnar Holm Fellow 2020 at KTH, Division of History of Science Technology and Environment.

9 November, 13.15-14.45 “Antarctic Minerals for the Soviet Bloc? East Side Story of the South Pole's Environmental Geopolitics in the Cold War” Presenter: Roman Khandozhko, KTH, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment. 

20 November, 13.00 "Marknadisering: En idé och dess former inom sjukvård och järnväg 1970-2000" Dissertation defense by Jesper Meijling, KTH, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment. Opponent: Docent/Assoc Prof Per Wisselgren, Dept of Sociology, Umeå University. Location: Kollegiesalen Röda Korssjukhuset and zoom, see updates in KTH calender.

23 November, 13.15-14.45 “Social movements and climate governance in Sweden, case of Malmö climate politics” Presenter: Salvatore Paolo De Rosa, KTH, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment. 

25 November, 15.00 "Archipelago lecture 2020: Reflections on Planetary Habitability" Presenter: Achille Mbembe, Research Professor of History and Politics at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research in Johannesburg, South Africa and a Visiting Professor at Duke University. Location: Zoom (more info will come).

7 December, 13.15-14.45 “Science–policy collaboration in Sweden: The case of minority mother-tongue instruction” Presenter: Linus Salö, KTH and Stockholm University

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Coordinator of the Higher seminar series: Katarina Larsen, KTH

If you want to have more information or register for a seminar, please contact the coordinator of the higher seminar series by writing an e-mail to higher-seminar@kth.se with the topic "higher seminar_ your name". The deadline to register for a higher seminar is 10 am on the day of the seminar.

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