The Posthumanities Hub Seminar on ‘Becoming better ancestors to more-than-human future generations’, 20th May 13:15-14:45

Welcome to The Posthumanities Hub Seminar on ‘Becoming better ancestors to more-than-human future generations’ with speakers Associate Prof. Christina Fredengren and Prof. Cecilia Åsberg!  When: 20th May, 13:15 – 14:45  Where: On Zoom – see the details below:  Photo: Marietta Radomska Join Zoom Meeting  https://liu-se.zoom.us/j/69097554948?pwd=clFublVBREVwZTFYNlR2cnN1SVhLZz09 Meeting ID: 690 9755 4948  Passcode: 644489  Becoming better ancestors to …

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Symposium ‘det gode liv/The Sweetness of Living’ at Barents Spektakel Festival, 20th Feb 2021!

Check out the exciting online event: det gode liv/The Sweetness of Living forming part of the Barents Spektakel festival, taking place on 17-21 February in Kirkenes, Norway. The symposium itself is scheduled on 20th February (Saturday) from 10:00 to 14:00 CET. It takes place both on location and online. In order to register, fill out …

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Gender Studies Conference 12-13 Nov 2020 (online), keynotes and programme is out!

Keynote speakers: Cecilia Åsberg – More-than-human feminisms, and sea changesKTH Royal Institute of Technology/Linköping University, Sweden Roman Kuhar - Anti-gender movements across Europe and beyondUniversity of Ljubljana, Slovenia Kyla Schuller – The Future of Gender: Rethinking the Sex/Gender DistinctionRutgers University, USA The 2020 Gender Studies conference explores futures as matters of intense politics, imaginings and …

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Collaboration with Society Day 2020/ Samverkansdagen 2020 at Linköping University

Check out this year's programme of the Collaboration with Society Day / Samverkansdagen taking place at Linköping University. This year's theme is: adjustment to a sustainable lifestyle. The event takes place on 4th November at 13:00 - 16:00 online and is held in Swedish. The keynote speakers are: Prof. Cecilia Åsberg (LiU, KTH, The Posthumanities …

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“A Sea Change in the Humanities”: joint KTH and The Posthumanities Hub Seminar with Prof. Cecilia Åsberg

Welcome to the joint event hosted by KTH Higher Seminars and The Posthumanities Hub Seminar series: the seminar with Prof. Cecilia Åsberg (KTH/Linköping University) on: A Sea Change in the Humanities The seminar takes place on 28th September 2020 at 13:15 - 15:00. For more how to access the online event, see: https://www.kth.se/en/abe/inst/philhist/historia/2.78498/hogreseminarium Photo: Marietta …

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The Kelp Congress book has been published!

The Kelp Congress book has now been published and officially launched! Check out this post by Marietta Radomska and of course The Kelp Congress website itself!

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The Kelp Congress, 2020. Front cover and ‘Methodologies of Kelp’ chapter by C. Åsberg, J. Holmstedt and M. Radomska (title page).

Last month the book The KelpCongress (in English) / Tangboka (in Norwegian), edited by Hilde Mehti, Neal Cahoon and Annette Wolfsberger, was published by NNKS Press (Nordnorsk kunstnersenter). The volume contains contributions by the participants of the Kelp Congress, an event forming part of Lofoten International Art Festival, which took place in September 2019. Among many brilliant chapters by artists and researchers you may also find an essay by Cecilia Åsberg, Janna Holmstedt and myself, entitled ‘Methodologies of Kelp: On Feminist Posthumanities, Transversal Knowledge Production and Multispecies Ethics in an Age of Entanglement’.

For more info on how to order the book, see The Kelp Congress website.

More on the book itself:

Assembled from a collection of Nordic, international, and multispecies perspectives, The Kelp…

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Streaming STREAMS: now available online!

STREAMS is an international conference for the Environmental Humanities (EH) that gathers researchers from a wide range of academic disciplines as well as artists, activists and practitioners. It takes place on 3-5 August 2021 in Stockholm. Yet, as you may know from our previous post, already this year you could join a virtual event (ahead …

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Reclaiming Futures – Gender Studies Conference 2020 Tampere University, 12-13 November 2020

Call for panels and papers closes on 31 March 2020 Prof. Cecilia Åsberg, founder and director of The Posthumanities Hub is one of the keynote speakers in this conference that explores futures as matters of intense politics, imaginings and debates from feminist and intersectional perspectives. The range of livable futures is being shaped dramatically, and …

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A Roundtable Session on Teaching Environmental Humanities, with the Posthumanities Hub and Environmental Humanities Lab

When: Thursday 14 Nov, 13:15-14:45Where: in the big seminar room at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH (Teknikringen 74 D, Stockholm). Facebook event In the pilot project "Popularizing environmental humanities: Film and media resources for young adults pondering the stakes for the future"* (Formas communication grant), the challenge of "popularizing" was approached …

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The Kelp Congress, Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF), Norway

Digermulen, photo:Janna Holmstedt We are here! Cecilia Åsberg, Marietta Radomska and Janna Holmstedt are taking part in three different research strands in various locations in Lofoten, 16-20 Sep, called Coast, Line (navigated by Futurefarmers), Kelp Diagram Collective (navigated by Sabine Popp) and Kelp Curing (navigated by Sarah Blissett). These will be followed by a three-day …

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