Wilko Graf von Hardenberg: "Environmental Humanities in a Digital World"

  • Max Kade Center

"Environmental Humanities in a Digital World: A Discussion on Practices and Methods"

Wilko Graf von Hardenberg is senior research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, where he coordinates the working group “Art of Judgement”. He holds  a degree in history from the University of Turin in Italy and a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Cambridge, UK. He also co-edits the blog Ant Spider Bee and is the curator of Arcadia: Explorations in Environmental History, a collaboration of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and the European Society for Environmental History. Immediately before moving to Berlin he was DAAD Visiting Professor of Environmental History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, where, beside other topics, he taught digital history. Previously he also worked and researched at the Rachel Carson Center and the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany, the University of Trento, Italy, and the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy.

PPEH is delighted to host Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin and editor of the excellent EH blog, Ant, Spider, Bee. Von Hardenberg will meet with PPEH Fellows to discuss the progress of their blog and the importance and challenges of bringing environmental scholarship to broader publics.