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Higher Seminar Spring 2021

The higher seminar - the colloquium series of the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment at KTH will also in the spring be held on zoom. More information will be updated for these dates and some additional dates for dissertations will also be updated in the beginning of 2021. To register for a seminar, please send an email to higher-seminar@kth.se before 10 am (CET) the day you wish to attend.

Higher seminar schedule, dates and time (CET) below:

22 February, 16.15-17.45
Dmitry Arzyutov,​ Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
"Reassembling the Environmental Archives of the Cold War: Perspectives from the Russian North"
Opponent Andy Bruno, University of Northern Illinois
Final seminar in doctoral education

8 March, 13.15-14.45
Andrei Stsiapanau, Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania) and Linköping University
"Nuclear Clay"​​

22 March, 13.15-14.45
Adam Wickberg and Sabine Höhler, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH "The mediated planet - Data and the realization of environmental SDGs"

19 April, 13.15-14.45
Marta Musso, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
"Oil will set us free? On OPEC and the New International Economic Order"

3 May, 16.15-17.45 (Please note the starting time!)
Jean-Sébastien Boutet, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
"Ideas and politics of Indigenous labour and northern development in postwar Canada."
Opponent Heather Green, St Mary’s University
Mid-seminar in doctoral education

17 May, 13.15-14.45
Achim Klüppelberg, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
"Nuclear Decision-making in the Soviet Union. Investigating Water in Expert Cultures Concerned with the Siting of Nuclear Power Plants"

Opponent: Stefan Guth, University of Tübingen
Mid-seminar in doctoral education

2 June, 14.00   KTH Dissertation defense

Corinna Röver, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH.

" Making Reindeer: Negotiating an animal in modern Swedish Sápmi 1920-2020 "

Opponent: Professor David Anderson, University of Aberdeen

7 June, 13.15-14.45
Liubov Timonina, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Reordering Nature: friluftsliv, women's emancipation and welfare planning in Sweden, 1920-1970s"

Presentation of PhD-PM

14 June, 16.15-17.45 (Please note the starting time!)
Siegfried Evens, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH
"Streams, Steams, and Steels: A History of Nuclear and Non-Nuclear Risk Governance (1850-1990)"

Opponent: Aditi Verma, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University. Mid-seminar in doctoral education

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Higher seminar schedule, Fall 2021

(version updated 24 June 2021)

20 August: 16.00 (CET, on zoom, see details on link below)
“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-föreläsning
By: Lina Rahm, KTH, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment
 
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
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)
Erik Isberg, Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment
“Planetary Timekeeping: Paleoclimatology and the temporalities of environmental knowledge, 1945-1990"
Mid seminar in doctoral education
 
18 October: 13.15-14.45 (TBD)
 
Archipelago lecture (date TBD)
 
8 November: 13.15-14.45 (TBD)
 
22 November: 13.15-14.45 (TBD)
 
6 December: 13.15-14.45 (TBD)

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