Category Archives: reflection

On “wastable” urban animals

by Tora Holmberg
What is common between a human ‘dumpster diver’ and a rodent one? What makes an animal – human or non-human – vermin? How does one cross the boundaries between being integrated into urban ecologies, and becoming disposable as waste: potentially wasted or ‘wastable’?

On “wastable” urban animals

by Tora Holmberg
What is common between a human ‘dumpster diver’ and a rodent one? What makes an animal – human or non-human – vermin? How does one cross the boundaries between being integrated into urban ecologies, and becoming disposable as waste: potentially wasted or ‘wastable’?

What was “Hacking the Anthropocene”? (Or, why the Environmental Humanities needs more Feminism)

by Jennifer Mae Hamilton and Astrida Neimanis   Welcome to the Anthropocene! Although this geological era is still to be officially included in the Chronostratigraphic Chart, members of the Anthropocene expert working group agree that we humans are interfering in

What was “Hacking the Anthropocene”? (Or, why the Environmental Humanities needs more Feminism)

by Jennifer Mae Hamilton and Astrida Neimanis   Welcome to the Anthropocene! Although this geological era is still to be officially included in the Chronostratigraphic Chart, members of the Anthropocene expert working group agree that we humans are interfering in

Reflections from Undisciplined environments

by Åsa Callmer It is contradictory that a conference on political ecology, named “Undisciplined environments”, should take place inside the walls of an institution. Inside the walls of anything, for that matter – the best place to have talks on

Reflections from Undisciplined environments

by Åsa Callmer It is contradictory that a conference on political ecology, named “Undisciplined environments”, should take place inside the walls of an institution. Inside the walls of anything, for that matter – the best place to have talks on

Intersectionality, Intra-actions and Interactionism

by Aline Groh We are living in a dilemma. To focus any study, any analyses, any thought only on nature or culture or humans or animals or gender or race, is always abridging. If we aim to make an impact

Intersectionality, Intra-actions and Interactionism

by Aline Groh We are living in a dilemma. To focus any study, any analyses, any thought only on nature or culture or humans or animals or gender or race, is always abridging. If we aim to make an impact

Response to Undisciplined Environments 2016:

by Irma Allen Degrowth beyond environmentalism: Or shaking the temple of growthism, speaking the growth taboo, and sowing the seeds of generative doubt. – Irma Allen, Marie Curie PhD Fellow, Environmental Humanities Lab, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Undisciplined Environments,

Response to Undisciplined Environments 2016:

by Irma Allen Degrowth beyond environmentalism: Or shaking the temple of growthism, speaking the growth taboo, and sowing the seeds of generative doubt. – Irma Allen, Marie Curie PhD Fellow, Environmental Humanities Lab, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Undisciplined Environments,

Contradiction and the Scientist-Explorer hybrid

by Amelia Mutter In “Teddy Bear Patriarchy – Taxidermy in the Garden of Eden, New York City, 1908-1936”, Donna Haraway gives a detailed depiction of progressive era safariist, adventurer, taxidermist, big game hunter, and museum curator Carl Akeley.  Haraway’s story

Contradiction and the Scientist-Explorer hybrid

by Amelia Mutter In “Teddy Bear Patriarchy – Taxidermy in the Garden of Eden, New York City, 1908-1936”, Donna Haraway gives a detailed depiction of progressive era safariist, adventurer, taxidermist, big game hunter, and museum curator Carl Akeley.  Haraway’s story

Conceptual Quandaries – Identity and Difference in the Anthropocene

by Daniel Andersson The environmental humanities, it seems to me, is a field of research perfectly suited for conceptual quandaries. I can think of few other playgrounds equally relevant, and with an equal array of philosophical tools available for conceptual

Conceptual Quandaries – Identity and Difference in the Anthropocene

by Daniel Andersson The environmental humanities, it seems to me, is a field of research perfectly suited for conceptual quandaries. I can think of few other playgrounds equally relevant, and with an equal array of philosophical tools available for conceptual

A Report for an Academy

by Aleksandra Jach If one can be good scholar and at the same time not being interested in storytelling? I was wondering when taking a part in Jonas Anshelm seminar on which we were discussing process of structuring research material

A Report for an Academy

by Aleksandra Jach If one can be good scholar and at the same time not being interested in storytelling? I was wondering when taking a part in Jonas Anshelm seminar on which we were discussing process of structuring research material

Haraway Walks With Thee

by Rumen Rachev Haraway was walking in the forest. Stop. Haraway writing was walking in a Linkoping forest. Stop. A person was walking while reading Haraway in a Linkoping forest. Stop. I decide to breathe in the writing of Haraway,

Haraway Walks With Thee

by Rumen Rachev Haraway was walking in the forest. Stop. Haraway writing was walking in a Linkoping forest. Stop. A person was walking while reading Haraway in a Linkoping forest. Stop. I decide to breathe in the writing of Haraway,

Dead (organic) chicken and the late capitalism. Humanimal relations in the age of consumerism

by Gabriela Jarzebowska When Henry Ford as a young man visited a Chicago slaughterhouse he probably didn’t realize the global consequences it would entail. He was only looking for effective solutions which could made his factory more productive and, as

Dead (organic) chicken and the late capitalism. Humanimal relations in the age of consumerism

by Gabriela Jarzebowska When Henry Ford as a young man visited a Chicago slaughterhouse he probably didn’t realize the global consequences it would entail. He was only looking for effective solutions which could made his factory more productive and, as