On the 9th of October, the Environmental Humanities Center visited COVRA, a nuclear waste management facility. Ruby de Vos, PhD Candidate at the University of Groningen tells us all about her experience of this unique excursion.
On 9 October 2019, the Environmental Humanities Centre will pay a visit to COVRA, the only nuclear waste facility in the Netherlands. In addition to learning more about the complex practices of safe storage, we also want to explore the relations between nuclear waste and art on site. Sign up for this excursion quickly, there are a limited number of available spots!
For those attending the Outer Space Event on 15 November or the VU Space Day on 14 November, we offer the opportunity to visit the European Space Research and Technology Center in Noordwijk the next day. Please register before 13 November.
In October and November 2017, the Environmental Humanities Center organised the Nuclear Waste Weeks in cooperation with Anna Volkmar (Leiden University) and Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou (CRAL, EHESS). Nuclear waste is one of the major unsolved challenges of our time, raising an array of questions, from the possibilities and politics of storage and disposal, over deep time,... Continue Reading →
October/November 2017 Nuclear Waste Event, 6 October - report by Ankie Petersen Film Screening, Trace Evidence, 20 October Nuclear Waste Excursion Hades (Mol) and exhibition Perpetual Uncertainty (Hasselt), 27 October - report by Anna Volkmar Film screening and first meeting Deep Time and Nuclear Waste study group, 3 November The Nuclear Waste Weeks are a... Continue Reading →
With Alice Twemlow, Rachele Dini, and Dave Hakkens Friday 10 February, 2017 At this event, we invite you to confront and ponder an object that we usually wish dispose of quickly. To examine waste in all its materiality, we invite 15 people to join us on a morning excursion to AEB, an Energy from Waste... Continue Reading →