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Colonial ecologies – A few impressions from a recent field trip to Ghana

Colonial ecologies – A few impressions from a recent field trip to Ghana

Seed Box PhD Lene Asp Frederiksen recently came back from a field trip in Ghana, tracing the impact of Danish coloniality and experincing life in Ghana today. Here are some of her thoughts after the...

21 March, 2019

Tomas Cole: The fetish of Entanglement: An anthropological engagement with the Environmental humanities.

And every natural being is making communication And we’re just sparks, tiny parts of a bigger constellation We’re miniscule molecules that make up one body You see the tragedy and pain of a...

6 February, 2019

Julia Fries: Imagination and action – how to spend ones time in the Anthropocene

As a gardener, drama practitioner, environmental activist and clown coming into the academy, I am happy to find in the environmental humanities, a discourse and a scientific discussion to relate to,...

4 February, 2019

Leo Marko: Appreciation, domination and humanity

What’s the relationship between appreciation and domination My main research project deals with presence in performance, and aims to explain how an experience of rich meaning can depend upon the...

1 February, 2019

Tarsh Bates: Queer human microbiopolitics

What does it mean to be human when we recognise our bodies as multispecies ecologies My research explores the intimate and fraught contact zones of biology, aesthetics, culture and care between...

23 April, 2018

Therese Asplund: If you see something that doesn´t look right. Call for the Environmental Humanities

“If you see something that doesn’t look right, call the British Transport Police. We’ll sort it”. This message was called out during my train journey through the British landscape. I’m...

29 March, 2018

Climate Fiction Book Club: Memories of Water by Emmi Itäranta

Climate change, environmental problems, justice, food security, human relations to nature, water scarcity, political differences, and power relations. These are just a few examples of concepts that...

16 March, 2018

Jennifer Hamilton & Anna Kaijser: Malexander Walkshop – No outputs, slow scholarship and lots of food

We started planning the Malexander Walkshop in earnest on a bus from Rindö to Artipelag in June 2017. The moment of conception is important to note because it represents the problem we explored on...

7 February, 2018

Emelie Fälton: A Climate Festival that Crossed Borders

Cross borders. It has almost been three months since I, together with two colleagues, could enjoy the climate festival that we had been planning for almost half a year. It was pure pleasure to...

1 February, 2018

Simon Pope: Discussion Island

Artist Simon Pope introduces his post-doctoral project at Goldsmiths, University of London – a participatory artwork that explores a lakeshore community’s social relationships to rising...

22 October, 2017