What challenges remain most urgent for the environmental humanities? During the panel, each panellist pitches a concrete “project” for future collaboration.
Marco Armiero is the Director of the Environmental Humanities Laboratory at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. His research focuses on toxic waste, migrations and environment, and climate change, the city, science, and power in ecological conflicts, and he works on environmental justice at global, local, and transnational scales. Armiero is the author of numerous articles, chapters, and books, including A Rugged Nation: Mountains and the Making of Modern Italy (2011), Environmental History of Modern Migrations (2017), Future Remains: A Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene (2018).
Thom van Dooren is Deputy Director at the Sydney Environment Institute and an Associate Professor in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney, and a Professor II in the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities, University of Oslo. He is the author of numerous books and essays on the philosophy and ethics of species extinction, including Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction (Columbia UP 2014), The Wake of Crows: Living and Dying in Shared Worlds (Columbia UP 2019), and the forthcoming A World in a Shell: Snail Stories for a Time of Extinctions (MIT 2022). www.thomvandooren.org
Marietta Radomska, PhD, Assistant Professor in Environmental Humanities, Linköping University (Unit Gender Studies), Sweden; director of The Eco- and Bioart Lab; co-director of The Posthumanities Hub; and co-founder of Queer Death Studies Network. She works at the intersection of posthumanities, philosophy, queer death studies, and visual culture. Web: www.mariettaradomska.com
Sue Reid is a team member with The Seed Box and a creative researcher, artist, lawyer, and PhD candidate with The University of Sydney. Sue's work engages the intersections of extractivism, ecological subjectivity, and multi-being justice. Her current research develops a framework concept of ocean justice.
Astrida Neimanis is Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Feminist Environmental Humanities at UBC Okanagan, on unceded Syilx territories in Kelowna, BC, Okanagan. With a keen interest in community-building within and beyond academia, she has been involved with the Seed Box since 2015. Teaching and researching at the intersection of intersectional feminist theory and practice, and environmental change, she is particularly interested in water, weather, and bodies. She is author of Bodies of Water: Posthuman Feminist Phenomenology (Bloomsbury 2017). Since 2015, she has been co-facilitating (with Jennifer Mae Hamilton) of the (now) international reading group COMPOSTING feminisms & environmental humanities.