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
“The politics of urban climate adaptation in Malmö: challenges, vulnerabilities and the role of social movements”
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 ( see info here ).
7 December, 13.15-14.45
“The impact of science–policy interaction in Sweden: Minority mother-tongue instruction as a social innovation ” Presenter: Linus Salö, KTH and Stockholm University
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 email@example.com with the topic "higher seminar_ your name". The deadline to register for a higher seminar is 10 am on the day of the seminar.