Envirotech Sunday Workshop at the SHOT meeting in Milan, Oct. 27, 9:30-12:00

The Envirotech SIG will hold a special morning session on Sunday, October 27, at the Palazzo Delle Stelline (Strehler Room) as part of the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Technology.

What: Envirotech Workshop @ SHOT
Where: Palazzo Delle Stelline, Milan, Italy – Room: Strehler
When: 9:30-12:00, October 27, 2019


9:30-11:15: Lightning Round (short 8-minute presentations followed by 7-minute Q&A)

  • Mara Dicenta (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY): “More-than-human Postindustrial Landscapes”
  • Johan Gärdebo (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm): “Environing Technology”
  • Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger)
  • Finn Arne Jørgensen (University of Stavanger): “Wayfinding, Environment and Technology”
  • David Pretel (El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico City / Max Planck Institute): “The Nature of War: Technologies, Environments and Maya Resistance (c. 1847-1901)”
  • Jenny Leigh Smith (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong): “Sandbags: An Object in Envirotech”
  • Eric Hardy (Loyola University): “Dutch Dialogues”

11:15-12:00: State of the Union: Discussion of the future of Envirotech as the Envirotech SIG approaches its 20th anniversary

Workshop conveners: Etienne Benson (University of Pennsylvania) & Aleksandra Kobiljski (French National Research Center – CNRS)

Envirotech co-chairs: John Baeten (Indiana University) & Etienne Benson (University of Pennsylvania)

IMPORTANT: The Sunday Envirotech SIG workshop will be in addition to the traditional Saturday Envirotech breakfast.

For questions contact Aleksandra Kobiljski at aleksandra.kobiljski@ehess.fr

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