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  • New research projects and a new house for KTH Climate Action Centre

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    Part of KTH Climate Action Centre's multidisciplinary faculty in front of the new house.
    Published Sep 15, 2022

    On September 14, all faculty affiliated to KTH Climate Action Centre was gathering for the first time for a workshop and mingle. At the same time, the centre’s new venue at Teknikringen 43 was inaugur...

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  • Decision on establishment of competence centre formation KTH Environmental Humanities Lab, EHL

    Published Sep 06, 2022

    The President has decided to establish the competence centre formation KTH Environmental Humanities Lab, EHL, with the term of office 01-01-2023 – 12-31-2027. The ABE school is appointed as the host s...

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  • "Enough is enough, politicians - take the climate crisis seriously"

    Published Aug 25, 2022

    In a debate article, published in the Swedish daily news paper Aftonbladet, 1944 researchers from 45 Swedish universities urges the politicians to take the climate crisis seriously and asks: What is i...

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  • Ice humanities - new book edited by Sverker Sörlin and Klaus Dodds

    Published Aug 17, 2022

    The book "Ice humanities - Living, working, and thinking in a melting world", edited by Klaus Dodds and Sverker Sörlin was published in August. "A pioneering collection of essays that tackles the exis...

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  • Sverker Sörlin, one of eight new Honorary Doctors Appointed by the UiB

    Published Feb 11, 2022

    The University of Bergen announced eight new honorary doctors on February 10, 2022. We are happy to announce Sverker Sörlin as one of the receivers of this prestigious award.

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  • The Thuréus Prize to Sverker Sörlin

    Sverker Sörlin. Photo: Frankie Fouganthin
    Sverker Sörlin. Photo: Frankie Fouganthin
    Published Nov 23, 2021

    The Royal Society of Sciences at Uppsala awards Sverker Sörlin the Thuréus Prize on November 23. He receives the prize in the historical-archeological class for "outstanding contributions as a pioneer...

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  • Sverker Sörlin is awarded IVA's Great Gold Medal

    Sverker Sörlin. Photo: Karin Tengby
    Published Oct 20, 2021

    Sverker Sörlin, Professor in Environmental History at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, has been awarded the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences' (IVA) Great Go...

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  • KTH Student? Apply for one of our Courses this Fall!

    Photo: Fredrik Persson, KTH
    Published Aug 16, 2021

    Explore the interdisciplinary field of political ecology, learn about energy and national identity in a global perspective or analyze energy systems as socio-technical systems in a course with us.

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  • The ESEH Dissertation Prize to Daniele Valisena

    Published Jul 16, 2021

    Between July 8 and 9 the ESEH 2021 Digital Meeting was held. It offered a series of online environmental history events around the 11th ESEH's Ordinary General Meeting. On the Friday The ESEH Disserta...

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  • Programme for STREAMS 2021

    Published Jul 07, 2021

    We are proud to announce the schedule for STREAMS 2021. A conference for the environmental humanities built up by keynotes, single presentations, network rooms, and different themed STREAMS. A stream ...

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  • One Table Two Elephants opened the SALT online film festival in Istanbul, Turkey

    Published May 20, 2021

    One Table Two Elephants (84 min, CPH:DOX, 2018) is a cinematic ethnography created by Jacob von Heland and Henrik Ernstson that deals with race, nature and knowledge politics in the postcolonial city ...

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  • The DHST Dissertation Prize to Johan Gärdebo

    Published May 04, 2021

    We are happy to announce that Johan Gärdebo was awarded the DHST Dissertation Prize for his doctoral thesis “Environing Technology: Swedish satellite remote sensing in the making of environment, 1969–...

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  • New Article on Environmental History of Migration of Italians in Argentina

    Published Mar 25, 2021

    Valisena, D., & Canovi, A. (2021). A tale of two plains: Migrating landscapes between Italy and Argentina 1870–1955. Modern Italy, 1-16. doi:10.1017/mit.2021.8

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  • Occupy Climate Change! Goes Global

    PDF of the event program. To read the program in text, please visit the link to the event below.
    Published Mar 17, 2021

    Occupy Climate Change! calls up a coalition of researchers and students to explore and foster new social imaginaries to change the system, not the climate. Four workshops to meet, discuss and plan our...

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  • The EHL VideoDictionary at the Environment & Society Portal

    Photo by Sam McGhee on Unsplash
    Published Mar 08, 2021

    The Environment & Society Portal - an initiative by the Rachel Carson Center - is a gateway to open access resources on the human-environment relationship. The EHL VideoDictionary is a teaching tool c...

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  • KTH Student? Apply for a Course at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment!

    Published Feb 25, 2021

    Are you interested in the technology and politics that set the frame for how people build and shape the environment? Do you want to explore how science and technology have been used to make sense of t...

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  • Harnessing the Heat Below our Feet - New Grant for Ethemcan Turhan and Marco Armiero

    Photo by Matt Palmer, Unsplash
    Published Feb 04, 2021

    Ethemcan Turhan was granted 3 million Swedish kronor, for a three year project with focus on socio-technical pathways to geothermal energy, from Formas/the Swedish Research Council. The project is a c...

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  • The STREAMS are coming!

    Published Jan 29, 2021

    We are happy to announce that STREAMS will come back this August as an online event. STREAMS is an international conference for the Environmental Humanities (EH) that gathers researchers from a wide r...

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  • Letter in Science about China's importance for ocean sustainability

    Published Jan 14, 2021
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  • Political Dimensions of Climate Change Adaptation - New Master Thesis Available

    Published Dec 16, 2020

    During the fall, master student Anusha Batool Sherazi, under the supervision of Division researcher Ethemcan Turhan, finished the thesis "Political Dimensions of Climate Change Adaptation - Framing Fi...

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