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Higher Seminar Autumn 2021

The Higher Seminar is the colloquium series of the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment at KTH. Invited guests as well as our own researchers presents seminar on themes from our core areas of history. More information will be updated for these dates and some additional dates for dissertations will also be added during the fall.

Higher seminars are scheduled 13.15-14.45 CET unless other time staded. To register for a zoom-seminar, please send an email to higher-seminar@kth.se before 10 am (CET) the day you wish to attend.

20 August: 16.00 (CET, on zoom)
“Reassembling the Environmental Archives of the Cold War. Perspectives from the Russian North”
Dmitry V. Arzyutov, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment
Dissertation defense
 
6 September, 13.15-14.45 (CET)
Ragnar Holm Lecture "Education, Automation and AI - A Genealogy of Alternative Futures"
By: Lina Rahm, KTH, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment

For more information see KTH-event link
 
13 September: 13.15-14.45 (CET)
"The Nuclear Rhine"
Alicia Gutting, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment. Discussant: Prof. Itay Fischhendler, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Mid seminar in doctoral education
 
20 September: 13.15-14.45 (CET, on zoom)
"The observable revelation: circulation of fundamental concepts between theology and quantum physics in the 1930s."
Karolina Källgren, Stockholm University
 
27 September: 13.15-14.45 (CET, on zoom)
"What is Quality in the Humanities?"

Klara Müller, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment

Presentation of dissertation-PM
 
1 October: 15.00 (CET, on zoom)
Irma Allen, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment
Dissertation defense

4 October: 13.15-14.45 (CET)
“Planetary Timekeeping: Paleoclimatology and the temporalities of environmental knowledge, 1945-1990"

Erik Isberg, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment
Mid seminar in doctoral education
 
8 November: 13.15-14.45 
"Humanoid ocean or an ocean of humanoids? - a history of datafication of the subsea environment"

Tirza Meyer, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment


22 November: 13.15-14.45
“Where the wind blows - Tracing Global Environmental Governance in Local Energy Transitions (1970s to the present)”
Thomas Harbøll Schrøder, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment

Discussant: Kristian Hvidtfelt Nielsen, Centre for Science Studies, Aarhus University
Mid seminar in doctoral education

1 December: Archipelago lecture "Colonial Earths & the Inhumanities"

Starting time of lecture: 16.30 (CET)

Presenter: Kathryn Yusoff, professor of Inhuman Geography at the Queen Mary University of London. For more information and access to lecture, see event Colonial Earths & the Inhumanities

6 December: 13.15-14.45 

“Colonialism and Antarctic Animals”

Peder Roberts and Kati Lindström, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment

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Prel. dates for Higher seminar schedule, spring 2022, see below.

Update with titles and presenters will be shared before winter holidays.

24 January
7 February
21 February
7 March
21 March
4 April
2 May
16 May
30 May
13 June

 

Higher seminar schedule, updated 30 November 2021

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Last changed: Dec 08, 2021