Higher Seminar Fall 2016

RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM, FALL 2016

Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

Colloquia are held in the seminar room at the Division

Visiting address: Teknikringen 74 D

 

Thursday 25 August, 13:30-15:00

"Knowing by Doing: A Roundtable Discussion on the Epistemology of Practice in Landscape and Environmental Studies"

Guest Speaker: Ruth Beilin, Professor Landscape and Environmental Sociology, School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne, Australia

Monday 5 September 5, 13:15-14:45

Joni Adamson, Global Institute of Sustainability/Department of English, Arizona State University

“Integrating Knowledges, Forging New Constellations of Transdisciplinary Practice”

Monday 26 September, 13:15-14:45

Johan Gärdebo, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"A Sense for the Environment. The Rise of Swedish Satellite Observation, 1972-1998"

(Mid-term seminar in research education)

Discussant: Mats Fridlund, Department of Engineering Design and Production, Aalto University

Monday 10 October, 13:15-14:45

Lydia Barnett, Department of History, Northwestern University / MPI Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Berlin

"The Theology of Climate Change in Early Modern Europe"

Monday 24 October, 13:15-14:45

Suyash Jolly, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Smart Grid Development in India: Separating Promises from Messy Reality”

Monday 7 November, 13:15-14:45

Camelia Dewan, Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies, Birkbeck University of London

“Embanking the Sundarbans: Historicising ‘Climate Risks’ in Bangladesh”

Monday 21 November, 13:15-14:15

Ulrika Bjare, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Internal and External University Governance and the Relation to Academic Freedom”

(Presentation of dissertation PM in research education)

Monday 28 November, 13:15-14:45

Karen Lykke Syse, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Oslo University

“Feeding Foreigners: Norwegian Recreational Landscapes and Food Cultures in the 19th Century”

Friday 9 December, 13:00

Daniel Svensson, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Scientizing Performance in Endurance Sports: The Emergence of 'Rational Training' in Cross-Country Skiing, 1930-1980"

(PhD Dissertation Defence)

Opponent: Helena Tolvhed, Department of History, Stockholm University

Monday 12 December, 13:15-14:45

Peder Roberts, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH, and Lizé Marie van der Watt, University of Umeå / Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Between Science and Politics: How Arctic Research Survived and Thrived in the Cold War – and Beyond”

Monday 19 December, 13:15-15:15

María Isabel Pérez Ramos, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"The Quest for Sovereignty and Survival: Chicana/o Experiences of Environmental Degradation and Cultural Resistance in the US Southwest"

(Final seminar in research education)

Discussant: Serenella Iovino, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and of Modern Cultures, University of Turin

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