The DHST Dissertation Prize to Johan Gärdebo
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, 1969–2001,” (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 2019).
The DHST Dissertation Prize was initiated in 2005 by the The International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Division of History of Science and Technology (IUHPST/DHST). Every two years the prize is awarded to recent Ph.D. historians of science and technology with outstanding doctoral dissertations. The Award Committee includes DHST Council members and distinguished subject specialists. Full list of laureatues can be found here: 2021 DHST Dissertation Prize
Johan Gärdebo successfully defended his thesis in April 2019. Main supervisor was Nina Wormbs, together with Sabine Höhler as co-supervisor.
The thesis is available for download here: Environing Technology: Swedish Satellite Remote Sensing in the Making of Environment 1969–2001