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Higher Seminar Autumn 2018

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

Monday 10 September, 13:15-14:45

Magnus Vollset, University of Bergen, Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion

“Calculating the world: The history of geophysics seen from Bergen”

Tuesday 18 September 13:15-14.45

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

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

(Final seminar in research education)

Discussant: Finn Arne Jörgensen, University of Stavanger, Norway

Monday 24 September, 13:15-14:45

Karin Edvardsson Björnberg, Division of Philosophy, KTH

“Evangelical Christians and Climate Change”

Wednesday 26 September, Archipelago Lecture, 19:00 - 20:30

Amitav Ghosh, “The Great Uprooting: Migration and Movement in the Age of Climate Change”

Venue: Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Galleri Celsing, Floor 4

Monday 8 October, 13:15-14:45

Magdalena Kuchler, Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University

"Down the black hole: Sustaining national socio-technical imaginaries of coal in Poland"

Monday 22 October, 13:15-14:45

Kati Lindström, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

"Mt Fuji Caught Between Nature and Culture: Japanese World Heritage Nominations and Outstanding Universal Value"

Monday 5 November, 13:15-14:45

Sarah Cornell, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

"Pokémon 2000: global change, global environmental awareness, and The Power of One"

Monday 19 November, 13:15-14:45

Sam Holmqvist, Umeå University, Umeå Centre for Gender Studies

“Reading Transgender: Trans-ing Characters in History and Fiction”

Friday 7 December, 13:15-14:45

Irma Kinga Allen, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

“Breathing in Silesia: Living with coal in Poland’s mining heartland”

(Mid-seminar in research education)

Discussant: Heather Swanson, School of Culture and Society - Department of Anthropology, University of Aarhus.

Monday 10 December, 13:15-14:45

Rasmus Klöcker Larsen, SEI, Stockholm Environmental Institute

 “Occluded waters: a retrospective assessment of the impacts of hydropower on Sami reindeer herding communities”