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Tracking the traces of environmental change, exploring emergent ecologies

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We are an environmental humanities collaboratory aimed at addressing and understanding the environmental problems of tomorrow, today, and yesterday.

The Seed Box is an international environmental humanities collaboratory headquartered at Linköping University (LiU) in Sweden. Supported with generous funding from Mistra and Formas. The Seed Box takes as its mission the development of a national center for environmental humanities research across the nature-culture divide, and creative activity related to the pressing environmental problems.



Watch Ida Börjels poetry reading from Seeds and citizens

Award winning poet Ida Börjel read some of her poetry on stage at the Seeds and citizens festival.... Read more

15 October, 2018

Food from an environmental perspective

How can we eat food that is tasty and sustainable from an environmental point of... Read more

12 October, 2018

Midsommarafton 2019 – a live action role-play about the relationship between man and the environment

In Midsummer Eve year 2019 the residents of Linköping are extremely concerned. It is bone-dry in the fields, and the river runs muddy and stinking... Read more

12 October, 2018


23/10 – Environmental everyday citizens: urban gardening

Seed Box guest researcher Beatrice del Monte presents her work. Self‐managed urban gardening initiatives are a part of a broader range of... Read more

The Green Room 23 October, 15-17

23/10 – Den svenska bioekonomins politiska föreställningsvärld

Den svenska bioekonomins politiska föreställningsvärld Sara Holmgren and Klara Fischer, SLU – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences... Read more

The Green Room 23 October, 13-15

24/10 – Sites of Narrativity

A lecture with professor Serpil Opperman, Visiting Professor at The Seed Box. A Mistra-Formas Environmental Humanities Collaboratory at Linköping... Read more

24 October, 13–15