Visions of Sustainability in China. Environmental Lunchtime Discussion

How do people’s experiences and fears of air pollution transform into new visions of sustainability and creative forms of action? We have invited Mette Halskov Hansen to talk about the Airborne project, exploring the human dimensions of air pollution in China.

Beijing University statue of a taijiquan practitioner wearing a face mask

Mette Halskov Hansen is professor of China studies at the University of Oslo .She is currently managing the project "Airborne: Pollution, Climate Change and New Visions of Sustainability in China", financed by FRIPRO, NFR. She has previously worked as head of the Department of East European and Oriental Studies (2003-2004) and Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (2005-2006). From 2007 to 2010 she was the dean of research at the Faculty of Humanities.

About the event

The OSEH Environmental Lunchtime Discussion series consists of short, 10-15 minute presentations by invited guests, followed by a discussion. We will invite speakers from a wide variety of fields, both academic and beyond. The presentations are accessible and are aimed at anyone with an interest in environmental issues. All are welcome, please feel free to bring your own lunch. Coffee will be served.

Tags: Environmental Humanities, HF, IKOS, OSEH, Climate Change, Environment
Published Nov. 4, 2019 11:11 AM - Last modified Nov. 4, 2019 11:11 AM