Special event, 17 June: Jeff Diamanti on his new book Climate and Capital

We are looking forward to a special online book launch event with our dear colleague in Amsterdam, Dr Jeff Diamanti. In Climate and Capital in the Age of Petroleum, Jeff Diamanti describes the destructive relationship between climate and capital through the exponential growth of the petroleum industry over the last 40 years.

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Nuclear landscapes: your reading recommendations

In our meeting with Rosemary Joyce, we asked participants for their reading tips connected to the lecture on nuclear landscapes, sourcing the wisdom of our community via the Zoom chat function. In addition to Rosemary's book, The Future of Nuclear Waste (2020), we've gathered your recommendations below. If you would like to add more reading tips... Continue Reading →

This Friday: The Promise of Future Foods

In his public lecture "Unsoiled: The Promise of Future Foods" organized by the Political Ecologies Seminar (UvA), Rhys Williams explores the narratives and aesthetics mobilised by radical developments in food production technologies, and asks what new formal relations between human and non-human nature they might bring into being.  The accompanying Graduate Masterclass studies solarity and agriculture.

New book on Fukushima disaster published, with contribution from VU’s Sven Lütticken

On the tenth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, Sternberg Press has published a volume on Don't Follow the Wind (eds. Nikolaus Hirsch and Jason Waite), the acclaimed collaborative project situated in Fukushima's radioactive exclusion zone. The book explores the long-term environmental crisis in the coastal Japanese region through this ongoing, inaccessible exhibition, which maintains traces of... Continue Reading →

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