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  • SPHERE podcast featuring Sabine Höhler part 2

    Published Jan 21, 2021
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  • Letter in Science about China's importance for ocean sustainability

    Published Jan 14, 2021
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  • Schedule for Higher Seminar 2021

    Published Jan 04, 2021

    Coordinated by researcher Katarin Larsen, the Division's spring colloquium scheduel offers mid seminars by our own doctoral students from Rexsac, GRETPOL and NUCLEAR WATERS, and presentations such as ...

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  • R-QUEST Midterm Evaluation Report

    Published Dec 18, 2020

    Recently the Midterm Panel Evaluation was completed for the Research Quality and Policy Impaxtstudies Centre R-QUEST. The Division is one of five partners in the Centre, represented mainly by Sverker ...

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  • Projects on AI and digital twins in water management: Open Water and Scorewater

    Published Dec 17, 2020
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  • SPHERE podcast featuring Sabine Höhler

    Published Dec 17, 2020
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  • Political Dimensions of Climate Change Adaptation - New Master Thesis Available

    Published Dec 16, 2020

    During the fall, master student Anusha Batool Sherazi, under the supervision of Division researcher Ethemcan Turhan, finished the thesis "Political Dimensions of Climate Change Adaptation - Framing Fi...

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  • The 9th Archipelago Lecture in Recording

    Published Nov 27, 2020

    We were honored to have Achille Mbembe as the lecturer for our 9th Archipelago Lecture. With the title "Reflections on Planetary Habitability" Achille revisited the concept of “planetary habitability...

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  • Synchronizing Earthly Timescales - New Article by Sörlin and Isberg

    North Atlantic. Cropped version of original photo taken by Kevin Gill from Los Angeles, CA, United States Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:North_Atlantic_(34021581276).jpg ​
    Published Nov 24, 2020

    Sverker Sörlin and Erik Isberg, both members of the SPHERE project, recently published the article "Synchronizing Earthly Timescales: Ice, Pollen, and the Making of Proto-Anthropocene Knowledge in the...

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  • Petrocultures Reading Course at Chalmers

    Published Nov 23, 2020

    Any MA and PhD student with an interest for petroculture literatur is welcome to join this PhD reading course at Chalmers University of Technology. The course will give a first orientation into the gr...

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  • New Podcast on the Evolution of Global Environmental Governance

    Published Nov 16, 2020

    The newely launched podcast SPHERE investigates the historical evolution of global environmental governance through in-depth discussions with a wide array of scholars, scientists, and practitioners—in...

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  • The Division's Miyase Christensen on Media, Power and the Issues Facing the Arctic Today

    Professor Miyase Christensen said she was deeply concerned about the fact that "we hit a record low Arctic sea-ice minimum this year". Photo: Avstraliavasin/Mostphotos
    Published Nov 13, 2020

    In the first Global Arctic Mission Council Broadcast, Miyase Christensen affiliated at the Division and Professor of Media and Communication Studies at Stockholm University, discuss media, power and t...

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  • European corner S.O.S waterfronts - impact of climate on the waterfronts of Europe

    Published Nov 12, 2020

    Time: fredag 27 november 2020 14:00 - 15:00 CET

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  • SPHERE Member Paul Warde Thinks With History About Change, Loss, and Daily Life

    Picture from: https://histecon.fas.harvard.edu/climate-loss/
    Published Nov 11, 2020

    At the platform Visualizing Climate and Loss several researchers share their thoughts in essays on the theme "thinking with history about change, loss, and daily life". Paul Warde, Professor of Enviro...

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  • Chapter by Salvatore Paolo De Rosa et al. in Risks and Challenges of Hazardous Waste Management

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    Published Oct 23, 2020

    Our own Salvatore Paolo De Rosa together with Lucio Righetti and Annamaria Martuscelli, has written the chapter A Case Study on Grassroots Environmentalism for Health and Sustainability in the Land of...

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  • Paving the Way for Pro-Poor and Sustainable WASH, Article by David Nilsson et al.

    Cropped photo taken by David Nilsson. The full photo is published in the article.
    Published Oct 21, 2020

    "Although billions of people worldwide have gained access to basic drinking water and sanitation during the last two decades, data suggests that ‘leaving no one behind’ by 2030 would require doubling ...

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  • Marco Armiero in: Tell the Story. Trauma as an Environmental Issue. Or, The Personal Is Ecopolitical

    Published Oct 14, 2020

    Marco Armiero joined a webinar in Serenella Iovino's course: Entangled Emergencies. Theories (and Stories) to Think with the Virus. An Environmental Humanities Approach at the University of North Caro...

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  • New Article on The Nomads, the Settlers and the In-betweens

    Published Oct 08, 2020

    Division Postdoc Otso Kortekangas' article "The nomads, the settlers and the in-betweens: Nordic clergymen on Sámi livelihoods in the early nineteenth century" recently got published in the journal H...

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  • Cold War Coast: The Transnational Co-Production of Militarized Landscapes project

    Published Sep 30, 2020

    On July 28-29, 2020, Cold War Coast: The Transnational Co-Production of Militarized Landscapes project has held its first public event - Lahemaa Military Heritage Days in Lahemaa National Park, Estoni...

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  • The Mediated Planet - New Grant to the Division in one of Formas Biggest Targeted Calls Ever

    Published Sep 28, 2020

    We are proud to present that as one of eleven projects, "Mediated Planet: Claiming Data for Environmental SDGs" lead by Sabine Höhler et al. was awarded funding when Formas/the Swedish Research Counci...

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