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CFP Deadline: Occupy Climate Change Online School

With collaborators within the OCC! Goes Global we are welcoming to an online three-weekend interdisciplinary winter school inviting early career researchers (master’s students in their advanced thesis phase, Ph.D. students, and postdocs) to explore climate change and its consequences of loss and damage, for those interested in environmental justice, climate justice, environmental humanities, environmental history, media studies, political ecology, literature/ storytelling. The school is for those interested in interdisciplinary research and direct action, urban climate justice movements, the role of mainstream/counter-hegemonic imaginaries within climate change policies, and would like to contribute to the Atlas of the Other Worlds with their original research and creative works. The school is free of tuition.

Time: Wed 2023-03-22

Language: English

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The school runs:
13, 14, 15 April
27, 28, 29 April
1, 12, 13 May

Read the full call at the OCC! homepage here! '

Organized by

Environmental Humanities Laboratory Centre, KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), Sweden & the Institute for the History of Science, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain.


To apply for the school, please send the following by 22 March 2023 to

  1. Max. 2-page CV
  2. Max. 1-page motivation letter 
  3. 250-word abstract on the final assignment. For the final assignment, you are supposed to write one or two entries for the OCC! Atlas. The entries can be:
  • Entries on municipal/regional/local initiatives to tackle climate change (for instance: the city of xxx promoting cycling as an alternative to private car mobility)
  • Entries on a grassroots initiative to tackle climate change (for instance: an urban gardening project in a working-class neighbourhood in xxx) 
  • Short creative stories imagining a city/town 200 years from now (this is a creative writing exercise, imagine your city in the year 2200)

Please do not hesitate to contact us in case you wish more information about the kind of entries we wish to gather. 

The selected participants will be notified by 22 March 2023. For further information, please contact:

Confirmed Lecturers with respective fields of expertise

  • Marco Armiero (Icrea and Institute for the History of Science, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain) environmental humanities and political ecology
  • Hicham Barakat (Morocco Graduate Communications Institute, Environmental Humanities and Sustainability Competence Centre “EHSCC”), environmental migration and development
  • Gilda Berruti, (Department of Architecture, University “Federico II” Napoli, Italy) urban studies and governance
  • Nicolas Cuvi (Department of Anthropology, History and Humanities, Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, FLACSO Sede Ecuador), climate change in the Tropical Andes, posthumanities, history of science
  • Tommy Davis (Department of English, The Ohio State University), environmental humanities, energy humanities, aesthetics, and literature
  • Robert Gioielli (University of Cincinnati, USA) race and sustainability, environmental institutions, and urban environmental history
  • Alice Dal Gobbo (Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento) political ecology and everyday life
  • Hanna Musiol (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU Environmental Humanities, Norway) print and transmedia storytelling, environmental justice and human rights, migration, civic engagement
  • Maria Federica Palestino (Department of Architecture, University “Federico II” Napoli, Italy) urban studies and governance
  • Federica Giardini (Department of Philosophy, Communication, Performing Arts, University Roma Tre – postgraduate course in Environmental Humanities), political philosophy, transfeminist studies
  • Lise Sedrez (Instituto de História, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) ​​Latin American history, history of disasters, and urban environmental history
  • Nuno Marques (Environmental Humanities Laboratory, KTH and Centre for Social Studies, Coimbra), ecopoetics, ecopoetry in the environmental humanities, atmospheres, breathing 
  • Antonio Ortega Santos (Research Group STAND (South Training Action Network of Decoloniality, Peace & Conflict Research Institute, University of Granada, Spain), decolonial studies and socioenvironmental vulnerability
  • David Pellow (University of California, Santa Barbara), environmental justice, climate justice, racial justice politics, multispecies justice
  • Carlos Tabernero ( Institute for the History of Science, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain), media and the environment, history of science
  • Salvo Torre (University of Catania), political ecology and socio-ecological crisis
  • Bruno Venditto (Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo (CNR-ISMed) & University of Namibia), migration, development, and economics