Image above: Mounds of slag from the old copper mines of Røros, Norway. Photo: Marit Gjermshus. Transdisciplinary in the Environmental Humanities Symposium. A ‘soils turn’ is under-way in the environmental humanities and associated social sciences and the arts. From an ignored or maligned natural body to a […]
Meet Anthropogenic Soils – A Science-Humanities-Arts Collaboratory on Soil Care in Contaminated Times
Meet our collaborators Anthropogenic Soils at Oslo School of Environmental Humanities! This amazing collaboratory focuses on practices and understandings of remediation and soil repair in response to historical and contemporary concerns about soil health. Anthropogenic Soils brings together scholars, practitioners, and artists to develop new […]
Open Call: Soils as Sites of Emergency and Transformation, NESS Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden. Abstract deadline 15 Dec!
Dear soil friends, please consider joining us for a “thinking with soils” workshop in Gothenburg, Sweden, 7-9 June 2022, as part of the Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference (NESS). Please note he short deadline for abstracts: 15 December 2021 (draft papers: 20 March 2022). The […]
During two intense and inspiring days, Karin Wegsjö, Janna Holmstedt, and Malin Lobell visited urban farms, community gardens, and other soil related initiatives. They met soil stewards in the city and its hinterlands, where conversations on living soils and sustainable relations unfolded. In the photo […]