- Introducing to students of history a novel concept of the Anthropocene and contemporary debates around its use in science, humanities and environmental politics; demonstration the potential of interdisciplinary studies for historians
- Students will be able to analyze critically the literature they have read, use their knowledge in seminar discussions and in preparing final essay
- Students will master the framework of the contemporary scholarship on the Anthropocene and will improve their intellectual potential
- Environment vs Nature. Rewilderning, taming and ruins of postsocialist era
- When the Anthropocene took off? ‘The Great Acceleration’ debate
- Energy challenge in historical perspective
- Infrastructures and Large Technological systems in history. Water and power
- Transforming raw materials into resources. Territories, flows and networks
- Ecological imperialism, green revolution
- Landscapes of Disaster: Toxicity, Pollution
- Invisible landscape agents and clandestine fisheries: far away from the State.
- Multispecies Ethnography and Critical Posthumanities
- Presentations. Discussion of reviews
- Attendance +Participation (thoughtful contributions in the class)
- Moderation one of the seminars discussion (list of questions and discussion-leading)
- final essay
- Presentation of essays, general discussion
- 2021/2022 2nd module0.25 * Attendance +Participation (thoughtful contributions in the class) + 0.3 * final essay + 0.2 * Presentation of essays, general discussion + 0.25 * Moderation one of the seminars discussion (list of questions and discussion-leading)
- Maria Damon, Christopher Schlottmann, Dale Jamieson, Colin Jerolmack, & Anne Rademacher. (2017). Environment and Society : A Reader. NYU Press.
- Warde, P., Sörlin, S., & Robin, L. (2013). The Future of Nature : Documents of Global Change. Yale University Press.
- Dolly Jørgensen, Finn Arne Jørgensen, & Sara B. Pritchard. (2013). New Natures : Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology Studies. University of Pittsburgh Press.