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  • The DHST Dissertation Prize to Johan Gärdebo

    Published May 04, 2021

    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–...

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  • Per Högselius: Why Historians can and Must Engage in the Public Debate

    Published Apr 29, 2021

    Per Högselius participated in the Environmental History Week in the event "Why historians can and must Engage in the Public Debate" on April 19. This was the first of a series of three events on "Usab...

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  • Rendering the Earth a Governable Object in the Anthropocene

    Photo: Jonathan Farber, Unsplash
    Published Apr 26, 2021

    While humans have gained the power to alter the global environment, work within certain scientific disciplines since the Second World War has made it possible to assess the impacts of exponential grow...

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  • Call for Abstracts: Themed Issue of International Journal of Cultural Studies

    Published Apr 20, 2021

    The Division's Miyase Christensen is guest editor of a special issue of the International Journal of Cultural Studies on Mediations and the Environment: Earth in Focus. The journal issue will explore ...

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  • Tune in for Theories of the pandemic: Six Styles of Covid Conspiracies

    Published Apr 13, 2021

    A new episode is out of the podcast Corona Crisis: Once Upon a Pandemic, with Division researcher Eric Paglia. This time on Covid Conspiracies with prof. Andreas Önnerfors, conspiracy theory expert, a...

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  • The Mediated Planet: Claiming Data for Environmental SDGs

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    Published Mar 31, 2021

    What role does the global sustainability goals have in the collection and processing of data on the environment? What are the effects of datafication? What can a framework for trust and participation ...

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  • New Report from the Swedish Climate Policy Council

    Published Mar 30, 2021

    On March 25, the Climate Policy Council's report for 2020 was published. The Council includes among others Professor Sverker Sörlin from the Division and Cecilia Hermansson, researcher at the Departme...

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  • New Article on Environmental History of Migration of Italians in Argentina

    Published Mar 25, 2021

    Valisena, D., & Canovi, A. (2021). A tale of two plains: Migrating landscapes between Italy and Argentina 1870–1955. Modern Italy, 1-16. doi:10.1017/mit.2021.8

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  • AK121V The Climate Crisis as a Societal Problem, new undergraduate course

    Published Mar 23, 2021
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  • New book on universities and their knowledge - Salö (red.)

    Published Mar 23, 2021
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  • Occupy Climate Change! Goes Global

    PDF of the event program. To read the program in text, please visit the link to the event below.
    Published Mar 17, 2021

    Occupy Climate Change! calls up a coalition of researchers and students to explore and foster new social imaginaries to change the system, not the climate. Four workshops to meet, discuss and plan our...

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  • Language, Citizenship, and Sámi Education in the Nordic North, 1900-1940

    Published Mar 08, 2021

    Postdoc Otso Kortekanga's book was published as book number 100 in the McGill-Queen's Indigenous and Northern Studies series by McGill-Queen's University Press, with foreword by Marianne Stenbaek, pro...

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  • The EHL VideoDictionary at the Environment & Society Portal

    Photo by Sam McGhee on Unsplash
    Published Mar 08, 2021

    The Environment & Society Portal - an initiative by the Rachel Carson Center - is a gateway to open access resources on the human-environment relationship. The EHL VideoDictionary is a teaching tool c...

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  • KTH Student? Apply for a Course at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment!

    Published Feb 25, 2021

    Are you interested in the technology and politics that set the frame for how people build and shape the environment? Do you want to explore how science and technology have been used to make sense of t...

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  • New Scholarships for Books on Crisis

    Published Feb 12, 2021

    In early June, the summer of 2020, Sverker Sörlin published the book "Kris! Från Estonia till Corona" (Crisis! From Estonia to Corona). In this book, Sverker looks on the Corona pandemic from a histor...

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  • New Episode of 'Corona Crisis: Once Upon a Pandemic' with Eric Paglia out now!

    Published Feb 10, 2021

    'Corona Crisis: Once Upon a Pandemic' is a podcast that explores the watershed event in world history from an array of perspectives. Together with expert guests that are engaged with managing and maki...

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  • Ricardo Covele Published in Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education

    Entry to University of Western Cape's North Campus from Modderdam Road
    Entry to University of Western Cape's North Campus from Modderdam Road. Photo by https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Danmichaelo
    Published Feb 08, 2021

    Ricardo Covele is an admitted doctoral student in CHEPIS - a Higher Education Organization Studies programme where KTH collaborate with University of Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique and University of Wes...

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  • Harnessing the Heat Below our Feet - New Grant for Ethemcan Turhan and Marco Armiero

    Photo by Matt Palmer, Unsplash
    Published Feb 04, 2021

    Ethemcan Turhan was granted 3 million Swedish kronor, for a three year project with focus on socio-technical pathways to geothermal energy, from Formas/the Swedish Research Council. The project is a c...

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  • Miyase Christensen in new SU Project on Covid 19, Media and Trust in Stockholm

    Empty Metro station in Stockholm
    Empty Metro station in Stockholm. Photo by Adrian Trinkaus on Unsplash
    Published Feb 02, 2021

    Together with Christian Christensen (prof. of journalism, Stockholm University), Miyase Christensen received funding from the Swedish Research Council/Formas and The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency...

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  • The STREAMS are coming!

    Published Jan 29, 2021

    We are happy to announce that STREAMS will come back this August as an online event. STREAMS is an international conference for the Environmental Humanities (EH) that gathers researchers from a wide r...

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