Upcoming 5 days

28 Sep.
book cover for Heather Houser's Infowhelm
Time and place: Sep. 28, 2020 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom

How does information - data - feature in art and media on climate change? We are reading Heather Houser's Infowhelm to find out. 

30 Sep.
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Time and place: Sep. 30, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar in Zoom

An introduction to the system for waste management, including a local example of resources in a closed loop; your food waste.

Further upcoming events

Time and place: Oct. 7, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar in Zoom

What can future fictions tell us about how we live and exist in the present? What can they tell us about how we may live and exist in the present?

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Time and place: Oct. 8, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Register for webinar in Zoom

How does attention to and stewardship of soils point to alternative frameworks for living and dying? UPenn professor Kristina Lyons explores the way life strives to flourish in the face of violence, criminalization, and poisoning produced by militarized, growth-oriented development.

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Time and place: Oct. 22, 2020 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

We want to invite you to an open evaluation with our PhD-fellow in Cultural History Hannah Kristine Lunde. To comment on the candidates work, we have invited Professor Simon Coleman from the University of Toronto, Canada

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Time and place: Nov. 11, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar on Zoom

Sustainable food is on the agenda of the UN, nations, corporations and an increasing number of consumers. Intensive production of meat, fish, eggs and dairy has severe implications for billions of animals worldwide. Does sustainability include animal welfare? How can modern food production become more animal friendly?

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Time and place: Nov. 18, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar on Zoom

AD 536 and 540 are important years in European history, and marks the advent of a series of documented environmental changes that affected societies throughout Europe in various ways. Sudden and severe climate deterioration led to vast crop failure and was followed by plague in the following decades and centuries (up to ca. AD 750?). How did this affect Scandinavian societies? Let's find out!