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Higher seminar: “The politics of urban climate adaptation in Malmö: challenges, vulnerabilities and the role of social movements”

Time: Mon 2020-11-23 13.15 - 14.45

Location: Zoom (contact higher seminar coordinator for more details)

Presentation in the higher seminar series at Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment at KTH, by Salvatore Paolo De Rosa, see his bio below:

Salvatore Paolo De Rosa is a postdoctoral researcher at the Environmental Humanities Lab of KTH. He holds a PhD in Human Geography from Lund University, Sweden. His research areas are political ecology, geography and environmental anthropology, while his work focuses on environmental conflicts, socioecological metabolisms and grassroots ecological and climate politics. Currently, he is investigating the interactions between municipal administrators and grassroots movements around urban adaptation to climate breakdown in Malmö, and the multiple declinations of climate activism against climate consensus in Sweden. He is among the founders and editors of the political ecology platform Undisciplined Environments, and collaborates with the Italian independent magazine Napoli Monitor. His work has appeared on scientific journals, popular magazines, research blogs, collective books and NGOs websites.​

If you are interested to attend this seminar, you can contact the coordinator of the seminar series by writing an e-mail to:
Deadline for request to register for the seminar is 11 am on the day of the seminar.

More information

For more information about higher seminar series at Div. History of Science, Technology and Environment, see


Katarina Larsen, researcher and coordinator of the higher seminar at Divison of History of Science, Technology and Environment