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Adam Wickberg

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About me

Adam Wickberg is a docent in History of Science, Technology and Environment at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. He is the co-director of the VR Excellence Centre for Anthropocene History and the deputy director of the KTH Environmental humanities lab. His work focuses on the critical intersection of digitalization and sustainability in its social, political and historical dimensions, as well as the Anthropocene as history. At KTH he works on the research project The Mediated Planet: Claiming data för environmental SDGs. Between 2021-2023 he was a visiting research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for History of science in Berlin where he belonged to the research group Anthropocene Formations. He has published widely on media, science, technology and the environment and its history, politics and epistemologies in leading international journals and books.

 His research focuses on environmental data, digitalization and sustainability, and the history of the Anthropocene.


VR Centre of Excellence for Anthropocene History (KTH)

Environmental Humanities Lab (KTH)

KTH Digital Futures faculty

KTH Climate Action Centre faculty

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

Anthropocene Commons (formerly known as Anthropocene curriculum)


Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Development (AK122V), course responsible | Course web

Degree Project in Engineering Physics, First cycle (SA114X), teacher | Course web

Degree Project in Vehicle Engineering, First Level (SA115X), teacher | Course web

Environmental History (AK1204), course responsible | Course web

The Anthropocene (AK126V), course responsible | Course web

The Climate Crisis as a Societal Problem (AK121V), teacher | Course web