Karin Lillevold – our new PhD candidate

We are super happy to present Gardening the Globe’s new PhD candidate, Karin Lillevold! Karin has a master’s degree in social anthropology from the University of Bergen from 2014 where she wrote about visions of nature and national identity in Iceland. Here is Karin’s own presentation of her PhD project with the preliminary title “REWILDING and the social construction of nature in times of the Anthropocene”:  This project aims to explore how nature is socially Continue reading Karin Lillevold – our new PhD candidate

Opening Conference Completed

On Monday 23 May, we held our “Gardening the Globe Opening Conference” at the House of literature, Bergen, Norway. We had wonderful talks from some of our advisory board members: Karen Rader discussed Gardening the Globe with project leader Kyrre Kverndokk. She advised more messiness and also brought up power structures and decentralized perspectives as themes to consider. Gunhild Setten asked the question “When is nature?” in her talk. She discussed nature as a moving Continue reading Opening Conference Completed

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Opening Conference: Program and registration

The program for our GARDENING THE GLOBE opening conference on 23 May is now ready. The conference will be held at The House of Literature in Bergen on 23 May 2022. We look very much forward to a day of exploring the cultural aspects of changing natures and the question of how to study them. And of course, we are also delighted to present the Gardening the Globe project itself in more detail. Please see Continue reading Opening Conference: Program and registration

Opening conference: 23 May 2022

Our new research project Gardening the Globe: Historicizing the Anthropocene through the production of socio-nature in Scandinavia, 1750-2020 has been running for a few months now, and things are starting to happen. Our website is finally in place, and so is the date for our one-day opening conference: 23 May 2022. The conference will be held in Bergen… Continue reading Opening conference: 23 May 2022