Workshop international : “EnviroTech Histories of Modern East Asia”


Workshop international organisé par Aleksandra Kobiljski (CCJ-CRJ) et Delphine Spicq (CCJ-CECMC) en collaboration avec Sara Pritchard (Cornell University), le 14 juin 2018 à l’EHESS.

Jeudi 14 juin 2018
EHESS (Salle 7-37) 54 boulevard Raspail 75006

Workshop description

Envirotech is a field of research emerging at the intersections of technology and environmental history. This workshop proposes to probe into the environment-technology interface in the context of modern East Asia.

9h30 – 10h  Welcome & Introduction

Anne Kerlan (CECMC-CCJ/EHESS) & Aleksandra Kobiljski (CRJ-CCJ/EHESS)

10h-11h  “Envirotech at (Almost) 20: Past, Present, and Possible Futures”

Sara Pritchard (Cornell University)

Moderator : Frédéric Graber (Grhen-CRH/EHESS)

11h-12h  “China’s Agrarian Environmental Relations, 1000-1800”

David Bello (Washington & Lee University)

Moderator: Fabien Locher (Grhen-CRH/EHESS)

12h-13h30 – Lunch break

13h30-14h30  “Terrain as Technology: Water and Soil Conservation on China’s Loess Plateau”

Micah Muscolino (Oxford University)

Moderator: Delphine Spicq (CECMC-CCJ/EHESS)

14h30-15h30  “Restoring the Flow: River Management in Post-Growth Japan, 1980-2000”

Shinichiro Nakamura (Nagoya Univeristy)

Moderator: Jun Uchida (Stanford University)

15h30-16h00 Coffee break

16h-17h  “To Burn or to Bury on Borrowed Land? Waste Incineration in Shanghai and Hong Kong”

Nele Fabien (Rurh Unviersity Bochum)

Moderator: Sebastian Veg (CECMC-CCJ/EHESS)

17h-18h Closing remarks

Workshop venue and amenities are wheelchair-accessible

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