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A River Runs Through it: New Ideas for Environmental Humanities in the Green Transition Times

IMC Tuesday Seminar: Talk by Heather Swanson, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University

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Tuesday 10 October 2023,  at 11:00 - 12:30


Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C, building 1483, room 312


Interacting Minds Centre


In the midst of growing calls for research to be “societally relevant,” how can the environmental humanities contribute not only to new narratives about human-nature relations, but also to on-the-ground ecological improvements? This talk opens up this question through a proposed humanities-led project on river restoration in Denmark. In addition, the talk asks how interdisciplinary and cross-sector environmental initiatives might turn out differently when humanities scholars take a leading role.


Heather Swanson
Director, Centre for Environmental Humanities, Aarhus University
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University


Free of charge - All are welcome