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    Stefan Skrimshire (University of Leeds), ‘Confessing the Anthropocene’

    This talk explores the idea of being haunted by the distant future, via the concept of the confession. What might it mean to think about Anthropocene imagination as an act of confessing to the far future? This idea has arisen from considering the ethical implications of anticipating the far future impacts of humans, in particular […]

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    Introduction to “Haunting” Workshop by David Farrier

    David Farrier introduces the final Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time workshop theme, ‘haunting’. Note this talk refers to the #COPCube image above (image: Julia Barton).

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    Christina Fredengren (Stockholm University), Deep Time Materialising

    Deep time materializing deals with how material feminism/posthumanism affects how to understand the sedimentation of time and may contribute with an alternative view on heritage, conservation and development. It is argued that constantly altering materialization processes affects how both a variety of pasts and futures are conditioning the action possibilities in the present. It makes […]

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    Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time: Enchantment (Introduction)

    David Farrier and Michelle Bastian introduce the Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time project, and the Enchantment theme.

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  • Ilana Halperin, 'Towards Heilprin Land' (Detail view) Watercolor and graphite on fabriano paper, 2006

    First Meeting

    We’re pleased to say that the first meeting of the Edinburgh Environmental Humanities network took place on 12th June at IASH (Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities). We heard some excellent presentations on members’ research, and had an engaging discussion afterwards about the future of the network. Anne Bevan (Edinburgh College of Art) spoke […]

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