Webpages tagged with «Anthropocene»

Mushrooms cropping up between two pieces of wood.
Published Sep. 28, 2022 2:34 PM

How do we maintain or restore the diverse functions and processes in soil that foster soil resilience and provide a buffer against climate-change induced changes? In this highly interactive and sensory workshop, natural historian and environmental photographer Dr. Alison Pouliot, provide an overview of the vital significance of fungi in soils.

Mushrooms cropping up between pieces of wood.
Published Sep. 28, 2022 2:33 PM

Many of a forest's vital processes happen beneath the soil, out of sight. However, their are clues to the clandestine collaborations between fungi and plants and animals. In this walkshop, natural historian and environmental photographer Alison Pouliot, takes us deep into the forest to discover its diversity, explore ideas and rethink fungus-forest lives.

Published Sep. 26, 2022 9:11 PM

How has our understandings of relations between soil, plants, and fungi have changed over time? In this lecture, professor of anthropology Dr. Michael J. Hathaway will explore the role of fungal mycelium in engaging the soil matrix.

A portrait of enviornmental historian Libby Robin.
Published Aug. 24, 2022 11:17 AM

We are very happy to announce that environmental historian Libby Robin has joined the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities as a visiting scholar! While she is here, she will participate at the workshop on Antarctica and Rights of Nature as a commentator, and hold the inaugural lecture for the Anthropogenic SOILS project.

Big museum hall with a massive ice block in the middle. A crack runs through the ice so that people can enter the ice.
Published Apr. 26, 2022 12:09 PM

What roles can museums and collections play, in the growing need to convey polyphonic narrations on climate change? In this presentation, Lotten Gustafsson Reinius discusses the multi-disciplinary dialogues and other co-curations as a tentacular weaving across differing knowledge regimes, scales and temporalities. 

OSEH logo on a marine green colored background of skies and forest.
Published Feb. 2, 2022 10:15 AM

On the 30th of November 2021, the University of Oslo held the annual Conference of Education where OSEH Director, Ursula Münster, was the Keynote speaker. 

Published Oct. 13, 2021 10:10 AM
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Aerial photo of a mineral extraction area at the Great Salt Lake in Utah.
Published Jan. 19, 2021 1:22 PM

How has the notion of the Anthropocene changed our disciplines, research practice and theories? 

 
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Published Jan. 12, 2021 11:48 AM

How to think about territorial rights and duties in a world where the relative stability and predictability of Holocene conditions are gone? In this talk, associate professor in philosophy Alejandra Mancilla claims that political theorists require a new model for thinking about land, natural resources and our relationship to them, and suggest how this may be done.

Published Sep. 9, 2020 3:55 PM
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Published Feb. 25, 2020 4:11 PM

This workshop brings together scholars, students and administrative staff at the University of Oslo to envision ways of transforming university education in the age of the Anthropocene.

Published Jan. 22, 2019 3:06 PM
Published Jan. 7, 2019 11:21 AM

The Anthropocene is a new geological epoch defined by the planetary impact of human activities. What are its implications for heritage?

Published Apr. 30, 2015 11:51 AM