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Higher Seminar Spring 2019

Colloquia are held in the seminar room at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, Teknikringen 74 D, 5th floor

Monday 21 January, 13:15-14:15

Jean-Sébastien Boutet, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Sketch for a history of Indigenous labour in northern (de)industrialization”

(Presentation of dissertation plan)

Monday 18 February, 13:15-14:45

Tae Hoon Kim, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Nuclear reactors, technology policy, and the national interest: explaining energy transition decisions in France and Britain, 1961-79” StandUp for Energy post-doc project presentation

Monday 4 March, 13:15-14:45

Anna Storm, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Atomic fish: Sublime and non-sublime nuclear nature imaginaries​"

Monday 18 March, 13:15-14:45

Sinan Erensü, Postdoctoral fellow

“Powered by Rumor: Energy Politics and Conspiracy in the Making of a New Turkey”

Friday 5 April, 13:00-15:00

“Environing Technology: Swedish Satellite Remote Sensing in the Making of Environment, 1969-2001”

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

(Doctoral dissertation defence, F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26, KTH Campus)

Opponent: Edward Jones-Imhotep, York University, Toronto

Monday 15 April, 13:15-14:45

Roberta Biasillo, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Fascist colonial ecologies: Italian agricultural schemes in Libya (1922-1943)"

Monday 29 April, 13:15-14:45

Sarah Richardsson, Harvard University, USA

"Do HeLa Cells Have a Sex? Conceptualizing “Sex” in Experimental Settings"

Monday 6 May, 13:15-15:15

Presentation of dissertation plans from the Nuclear Waters project at KTH, including:

"The Global Governance of Nuclear Risk and Cooling Systems" by Siegfried Evens

“Nuclear Decision-making in the Soviet Union” by Achim Klüppelberg

Monday 13 May, 13:15-14:45

Yiannis Gabriel, University of Bath, England, and visiting Professor at Lund University

“Narrative ecologies in post-truthful times”

Thursday 23 May, 13:15-14:45

Robert R. Gioielli, University of Cincinnati (visiting fellow at the Rachel Carson Center in Munich). Invited by KTH-EHL

“Race and Climate Change: How Urban Inequality Made America Less Sustainable”

Monday 10 June, 13:15-14:45
Stephanie Eifert, TU Darmstadt, Germany
“Bridges, toll stations and harbor cranes – ‘Critical Infrastructures’ in pre-modern societies?”

Thursday 13 June. 13:00-15:00

Presentation of dissertation plans: Erik Isberg and Gloria Samosir, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Governing planetary timescales: technologies of temporalization in the making of Earth System Sciences" by Erik Isberg

"Accounts of Nature: An Environmental History of Development Banks" by Gloria Samosir

Monday 24 June, 10:00-12:00
Corinna Röver, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Resource Reindeer: Negotiating the reindeer as food and bearer of culture in modern Swedish Sápmi"
(Final seminar in research education, Opponent Prof. Marianne Lien, Social Anthropology, Univ of Oslo)

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