Whales in Parliament - The Whaling Controversy in the late 19th Century: Environmental Lunchtime Discussion

Kristin Asdal from UiO's Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture (TIK) talks on the whaling controversy in the late 19th century.

Illustration of whale from 19th century book

Kristin Asdal has a background in economic history and a PhD in science and technology studies (STS)/ history. Since 2009, she is professor of STS at the Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture (TIK) at the University of Oslo. Her work combines inspirations from STS, political science and history. She has been particularly interested in the ways in which scientific knowledge interrelates with politics and the shaping of political issues.

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, Whales
Published May 21, 2019 10:57 AM - Last modified May 29, 2019 4:13 PM