Higher seminar Spring 2020
Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
Update: seminars in the schedule are temporarily moved to online format for spring 2020.
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, 20 April and 27 April are moved to a later date)
Monday 11 May, 13.15-14.45
Irma Allen, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment
”Dirty coal: Populism as purification in Poland’s mining heartland”
Final seminar in doctoral education
Opponent: Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo
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 defense.
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Opponent: Prof. Don Mitchell, Uppsala University, Department of Social and Economic Geography
Supervisors: Assoc. Prof. Marco Armiero, KTH, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment; Prof. Sverker Sörlin, KTH, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment
Members of the Grading Board:
Prof. May-Brith Ohman Nielsen, University of Adger, Department of Religion, Philosophy, and History
Prof. Patrizia Dogliani, University of Bologna, Department of History and Cultures
Prof. Andrew Paul Karvonen, KTH, Division of Urban and Regional Studies
Higher seminar schedule version 2020-05-13