We congratulate Ursula Münster, director of OSEH and her team on being one of the two multidisciplinary research projects at the Faculty of Humanities to recieve financing from the Research Council of Norway (Fellesløftet)!
Records made from sugar and climate certificates are just some of the music industry’s efforts to improve on sustainability. “They mean well, but have limited opportunities to create change,” says music researcher at UiO.
The Earth’s key ecosystems are being threatened by climate change. According to philosopher Alejandra Mancilla, the nations of the world must now take joint responsibility for protecting rather than exploiting the natural world.
Through the Collaboratory Playing with Deep Time, Laura Op de Beke has explored how playful and collaborative storytelling can promote thinking in deep time, reveal stakes and concerns people hold regarding the future and provide a more embodied understanding of extinction and transformation.
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.
At the start of June, OSEH hosted the PhD Researcher School "Situated Research - Exploring Place and Time Through the Environmental Humanities". The researcher school was a part of the NoRS-EH module "Theories and Methods in Environmental Humanities".
Oslo School of Environmental Humanities is excited to welcome Anselmo Matusse as a visiting scholar! He will visit OSEH through the INTPART project Strengthening Environmental Anthropology Research and Education Through Interdisciplinary Methods and Collaborations.
With spring in full bloom, the fourth excursion for the students in the Honours Certificate in Environmental Humanities and Sciences (EHS) took the students to the Botanical Garden in Oslo to learn more about the importance of the bumblebees and citizen science
The third excursion for the students in the Honours Certificate in Environmental Humanities and Sciences (EHS) included a forest walk, a visit to a multi-species home in a rewilded garden, and close encounters with bats.
We are very happy to announce that Oscar Hartman Davies will join the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities as a visiting scholar in the next few months! He is currently working towards his PhD at the School of Geography and the Environment, at University of Oxford, England.
On 2 April, the students in the Honours Certificate in Environmental Humanities and Sciences (EHS) walked along Akerselva and participated in a soundwalk along the river as part of the second excursion this semester.
The anthropologist Deborah Bird Rose was one of the founding and most significant figures in the emergence of the environmental humanities. In April Thom van Dooren and Matthew Chrulew publish an edited collection: Kin: Thinking with Deborah Bird Rose to keep Debbie’s work alive and moving in the world.
On 26 March, the new class of students in the Honours Certificate in Environmental Humanities and Sciences (EHS) went on their first field excursion to the Huken quarry in the northeastern part of Oslo.
In 2021, OSEH continued its work to strengthen interdisciplinary research, teaching and discussions on climate change and the environment. Due to Covid-19, OSEH had to adapt to a "new normal" and postponed some of its planned activity while moving other activities to the virtual space.
Oslo School of Environmental Humanities is excited to welcome Michelle Bastian as a Professor II! She is a leading figure in the field of environmental humanities, with a particular focus on philosophical questions around time, ecology and belonging. We are looking forward to working with Bastian on a variety of future projects.
The Oslo School of Environmental Humanities congratulates Honours certificate students Harald Bøe and Tarjei Brekke, as well as history student Andrine Brorson, with winning the first Faculty of Humanities case competition!
The Honours Certificate in Environmental Humanities and Sciences (EHS) offers you the unique opportunity to develop interdisciplinary competence in environmental and climate change studies.
The first students are well into their work on the Honours Certificate in Environmental Humanities and Sciences at the University of Oslo. The result: Thorough and interdisciplinary knowledge – and two million views on Tiktok.
On the 28th of August, Honours Certificate students from the Honours Certificate in Environmental Humanities and Sciences participated in a sound workshop with Signe Lidén. The goal of the exercise was to learn how to build microphones and explore how listening in different ways can contribute to place-based learning.
The Oslo School of Environmental Humanities sends its most sincere congratulations to Thom van Dooren for being awarded the 2021 Fleck Prize for his book The Wake of Crows: Living and Dying in Shared Worlds (Columbia University Press 2019).
On the 5th of June, 2021, the students at the Honour's Certificate met up with the Oslo Fjord School. The learning focus of the excursion was on the underwater multispecies lives of the Oslo fjord and "Underwater Urbanity".