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  • Historical Epistemologies of Planetary Modelling Workshop in June

    Published May 26, 2023

    Together with the Max Planck institute the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory (EHL) is co-organising a three day workshop with the help of the Spore Initiative Berlin. This event brings together ...

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  • Towards erasure studies: Excavating the material conditions of memory and forgetting

    Published May 24, 2023
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  • Sverker Sörlin Awarded the Birger Norman prize, 2023

    Published May 22, 2023

    Birger Norman (1914-1995) was a Swedish author, journalist and sociologist. The prize is given to a recipient who has "worked in the spirit of Birger Norman"

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  • The Ocean – a contemporary history

    A yellow sea cucumber on the seabed
    A "gummy squirrel" sea cucumber, Psychropotes longicauda, living at a depth of 5,000 meters. Image courtesy of the DeepCCZ expedition/NOAA
    Published May 02, 2023

    Tirza Meyer is a contemporary historian and a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Philosophy and History, who has come to devote her work to the ocean. After studying how the United Nations C...

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  • Sverker Sörlin Corresponding Member of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    Published Apr 24, 2023

    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letter, founded in 1742, is a learned society composed of elected members. In March the Academy elected Sverker as corresponding member of the Humanities and S...

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  • Kitchen talk 19 April 2023

    Published Apr 20, 2023

    "New actors' perspectives with the municipality as a catalyst: third place dilemmas and digital infrastructure to meet climate challenges"

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  • Meet Nuno Marques - Postdoc at the EHL

    Picture of Nuno Marques. Private photography.
    Published Apr 03, 2023

    In a "get to know"-interview series here at the EHL web where we highlight our co-workers, Nuna Marques is the first to be presented! Nuno has been with the EHL since the start of his project in June ...

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  • Sport, Performance and Sustainability - Available now

    Photo by Thomas Dils, Unsplash
    Published Mar 28, 2023

    Is the strive for increasing performance and an ever-growing sports sector compatible with sustainable development? This is the key issue that the authors investigates in a new book: Sport, Performanc...

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  • Upcoming Summer School: Multiple Lives of Subsurface in Decarbonization

    Published Mar 24, 2023

    The political geology/ecology of the subterranean in energy transition

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  • New PhD Course: The Rise of Global Environmental Governance, 1940s to 2020s

    Picture: Elena Mozhvilo, Unsplash
    Published Mar 15, 2023

    This new PhD course focus on research on the rise and development of global environmental governance since 1945. Starting on March 30, the students will be introduced to the concept of governance and ...

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  • Per Högselius Most Read in Hopkins Press 2022

    Published Mar 08, 2023

    Per Högseluis article "Atomic Shocks of the Old: Putting Water at the Center of Nuclear Energy History" was published in the first 2022 issue of Technology and Culture. When Hopkins Press is summarizi...

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  • New projects on Social Engagement in the Climate Transition, and Future Humanities

    Photo: Claes Forerunner, Unsplash
    Published Feb 21, 2023

    We are happy to share the news that the Division and the Environmental Humanities Laboratory (EHL) has been granted funds from Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg foundation for two new projects.

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  • Environing Media - One of Those Smart Books

    Published Feb 07, 2023

    The book Environing Media, edited by Division researcher Adam Wickberg and former colleague Johan Gärdebo, was published in the early fall of 2022. It interrogates the role of media technologies in th...

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  • What are the Contributions of the Environmental Humanities

    Published Jan 16, 2023

    In November 2022 - postdoctor Nuno Marques was invited to do a presentation at a conference at Campus Villarrica UC - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile answering the question of “What are the c...

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  • Nina Wormb's new Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)

    Published Dec 20, 2022

    On Tuesday it was announce that Nina Wormbs has been elected as one of 39 new fellows of IVA. Among the inductees are researchers and experts at companies and within the public sector, both national a...

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  • Per Högselius Receives Funding from The Swedish Research Council

    Photo: Wikicommons. The last French troops leave Dortmund in October 1924
    Published Dec 14, 2022

    The Swedish Research Council announced in November that they will fund the project “Carbon Transnationalism: Cooperation and Conflict around Coal in Interwar Europe” with 4.8 million SEK. Per Högseliu...

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  • New Head of Division from first of January 2023

    Published Dec 05, 2022

    We are very glad to announce that Lize-Marié Hansen van der Watt will be the next Head of the Division History of Science, Technology and Environment as Sabine Höhler steps down at the end of the year...

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  • New urban waterfront solutions for resilient Stockholm and digital exhibition

    Published Nov 29, 2022

    Earlier this spring, the EU-initiative SOS Climate Waterfront gathered a group of scholars from Greece, The Netherlands, Portugal, Italy and Poland to develop new ideas for urban waterfront areas in S...

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  • CFP: Book in EU-initiative SOS Climate Waterfront

    Photo by Mathias Wichman, Unsplash
    Published Oct 24, 2022

    Linking Research and Innovation on Waterfront through Technology for Excellence of Resilience to face Climate Change

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  • Marco Armiero awarded the Mediterranean Culture Award 2022 with Wasteocene

    Published Oct 13, 2022

    We are happy to announce that Marco Armiero, director of the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory, has been awarded the the Mediterranean Culture Award 2022 in the section for Human Sciences with t...

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