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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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  • Take a course with us this spring!

    Published Oct 13, 2022

    Do you want or need more education? Take a lifelong learning course with us! This spring, we give you the opportunity to learn more about gender and technology, water systems in society and science fi...

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  • CFP: European Energy Shortages during the Short Coal Age (1860-1960)

    Queuing for the distribution of coal in Paris, 1916.
    Published Oct 05, 2022

    The winter of 2022-2023 in Europe may become the harshest since 1944 due to fuel and electricity scarcity. This is an obvious moment for revisiting historical energy shortages. The Division is now org...

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  • CFP: Arctic Dreams – Histories Uncovering the Imagined, the Forgotten and the Hidden Arctic

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    Published Sep 28, 2022
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  • New research projects and a new house for KTH Climate Action Centre

    Researchers in front of building
    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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  • Per Högselius Receives Scholarship from Natur & Kultur

    Alexander Andrée, Frida Beckman, Per Högselius, Solveig Jülich, Gustav Källstrand, Mattis Karlsson, Christer Mattsson and Karin Milles are rewarded the scholarship from Natur & Kultur 2022. Photo: Pressbilder via NOK.
    Published Sep 14, 2022

    Per Högselius, professor of History of Technology at the division of History of science, technology and environment, together with eight other researchers, has been awarded Natur & Kultur's popular sc...

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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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  • Reflection on UTA-Do: African Cities Workshop

    Published Jul 13, 2022

    In May, around thirty scholars, artists and activists joined together for a week of discussion and reflection in Nairobi at UTA-Do: African Cities Workshop. The project NATURE with researcher Timos K...

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  • Urban climate challenges at the waterfront – workshop within EU-initiative S.O.S. Climate Waterfront

    Published Jun 15, 2022

    Cities are facing new challenges with consequences of climate change affecting cities in many ways today and also on a longer time scale. During four weeks in May-June, six teams with researchers from...

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  • The Division of History of Science Technology and Environment at Sthm+50

    Published May 30, 2022

    "It’s time for bold choices. It’s time for urgent action. It’s time for a better future on a healthy planet." In June, Stockholm will host the UN conference, which draws attention to the fact that it ...

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  • She studies cultural heritage in the polar regions and polar futures

    Från vänster till höger stående: Kati Lindström (KTH), Naine Terena, (Pinacoteca, Sao Paulo, Brasili
    Från vänster till höger stående: Kati Lindström (KTH), Naine Terena, (Pinacoteca, Sao Paulo, Brasilien); Lize-Marié Hansen van der Watt (KTH), Leif Petersen (Sustainable Livelihoods, Sydafrika), Bruno Moreschi, (Pinacoteca, Sao Paulo University); Lizabé Lambrechts (Stellenbosch University, co-PI) Fernanda de Castro (interpreter), Framre råd: Fernanda Pitta (Pinacoteca, co-PI) och Bossiedokter Neville (healer). Foto: Kayla Peters
    Published Apr 26, 2022

    Lize-Marié Hansen van der Watt has a PhD in history and researches the polar history and polar futures, focusing on the intersection of environment, science, cultural heritage and critical geopolitics...

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  • David Nilsson Appointed School's new Head of Communication, Collaboration and Impact

    Published Mar 31, 2022

    We are happy to share the news that David Nilsson, researcher at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environemnt, recently was appointed the new 2nd Deputy Head of School for ABE. In th...

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  • KTH is preparing to receive Ukrainian researchers

    Portrait of Nina Wormbs.
    The acute security situation requires that we adopt new methods, according to Nina Wormbs, contact person for Scholars at Risk (SAR). (Photo: Viktoria Davidsson)
    Published Mar 29, 2022

    KTH is strengthening the resources needed to receive fleeing Ukrainian researchers. Increased funding for the organisation Scholars at Risk (SAR) and a fundraising campaign for scholarships provide an...

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  • Towards a modest imaginary?

    Published Mar 14, 2022

    Timos Karpouzoglou together with Mary Lawhon and Gloria Nsangi Nakyagaba, was published in the February issue of Urban Studies with the article "Towards a modest imaginary? Sanitation in Kampala beyon...

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  • Latest Division Newsletter

    Published Feb 25, 2022

    In the end of February, just before the Stockholm Winter Break, a new Division newsletter was sent out. Follow the link below to read.

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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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