Gordon Goodman Memorial Lecture 2019 - with Sverker Sörlin

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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm University and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) are proud to present the Gordon Goodman Memorial Lecture 2019 to be delivered on October 3, by Sverker Sörlin. Sverker Sörlin is a Swedish historian of ideas and a professor in environmental history, working at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.  Sörlin was Associate Director for the Center for History of Science in the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 1988–1990, and the founding director of the Swedish Institute for Studies in Education and Research, SISTER (2000–2003). 2006–2009 he chaired the Swedish committee for the International Polar Year. 1994–1998 and 2005–2009 he served on the Swedish Government's Research Advisory Board, and he is currently a member of the Swedish Climate Policy Council.  His research areas include science history, research policy, popular history, cultural criticism, environmental humantities, innovation studies and much more. He frequently appears in Swedish media, and also writes popular science and narrative non-fiction.
Sverker has been active at prominent institutes and universities in several countries and has recently published a book on the history of the environment titled The Environment- A History of the Idea. The event will take place at the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry. LAST DAY TO REGISTER: SEPTEMBER 27. Programme:  14.30 Welcome and introduction by co-organisers 14.45 Memorial Lecture:  Sverker Sörlin. Professor in environmental history at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.  Title TBA 15.30 Coffee break 15.45 Panel discussion Sverker Sörlin Panel speakers TBA Moderator TBA 16.45 Concluding remarks 17.00 Mingle and refreshments  Event contact: Anneli Sundin, [email protected] This annual memorial lecture is in honour of Gordon Goodman, founding director of the Beijer Institute at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences from 1977–1989 and the Stockholm Environment Institute from 1989–1991.  The event will be live streamed.
Link will be shared before the event starts. Photo credit: Sofia Runarsdotter In cooperation with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Stockholm University.  

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