The Green Room

The Green Room: Nature, Culture, Politics

This seminar series gathers researchers from the social sciences and humanities who share an interest in critical research on environment and nature. Themes include politics and the political; analysis of power relations; ideas, norms and values; knowledge and knowing; justice and distribution; and visions and utopian thinking.  The activities range from discussions of texts in progress, to workshops on theory and methods, communal readings of articles, and conversations about recent academic trends and popular concepts.

Upcoming events

2

Jun

Thinking Algorithmically: The Making of Hegemonic Knowledge in Climate Governance

The Green Room 2 June, 10.15-11.45  |  Zoom

9

Jun

Discussion of Elizabeth Povinelli’s (2021) Between Gaia and Ground: Four Axioms of Existence and the Ancestral Catastrophe of Late Liberalism

The Green Room 9 June, 10.15-11.45  |  Zoom

Past events

19

May

Experiencing Inner Dimensions of Personal Sustainability Transformations

The Green Room 19 May, 10.15-11.45  |  Zoom

12

May

Local Solar Energy Communities: A Way Towards Strengthened Energy Democracy?

The Green Room 12 May, 10.15-11.45  |  Zoom

21

Apr

Transitioning Towns? The Role of Place in the Politics of Fossil Freedom

The Green Room 21 April, 10.15-11.45  |  Zoom

24

Mar

Implementing the 2030 Agenda and Paris Climate Agreement: Drivers, Barriers, and Transformative Potential

The Green Room 24 March, 10.15-11.45  |  Zoom

10

Mar

The Political Aesthetics of the Fridays for Future Movement

The Green Room 10 March, 10.15-11.45  |  Zoom

24

Feb

The Legitimation Crisis of Democracy

The Green Room 24 February, 10.15-11.45  |  Zoom

9

Dec

The Trouble with Our Times…

The Green Room 9 December, 13.45-15.15  |  Zoom

2

Dec

Artificial Intelligence and Agenda 2030

The Green Room 2 December, 13.45-15.15  |  Zoom

11

Nov

Map-Makers and Navigators?

The Green Room 11 November, 13.45-15.15  |  Zoom

28

Oct

Deep Time Reckoning

The Green Room 28 October, 13.45-15.15  |  Zoom