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  • Piped drinking water regimes beyond the state: insights from peri-urban Delhi

    Credit: Sumit Vij
    Published Sep 11, 2023
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  • Centre of Anthropocene History at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment

    John Martin (1789-1854) ‘The Great Day of His Wrath’ c. 1853 (detail) Public domain
    Published Aug 08, 2023

    We are beyond proud to share the news that Sabine Höhler and the Division has been rewarded nearly 30 million Swedish kronor by VR (the Swedish Research Council) to establish a Centre of Excellence in...

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  • New PhD Course: Emotions, environment, and climate: Affects and the environmental humanities

    Published Jun 27, 2023

    Welcome to apply for a course that explores issues concerning sustainability through analysing the societal, political, and affective dimensions of the climate crisis. The course combines two lively r...

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  • New episode of the SPHERE-podcast

    Published Jun 22, 2023

    Paul Ehrlich on Environment, Population and a Lifetime Journey through Science and Politics

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  • The threat of a hostile AI turns into a PR stunt

    Published Jun 19, 2023

    The only ones who profit from the image of a dangerous super intelligence are the tech companies

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  • Johan Fredrikzon will write a history of the ideas of artificial intelligence (AI)

    Published Jun 13, 2023
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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

    Source: https://www.royalacademy.dk/da/Aktuelt/Nye-medlemmer
    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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