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Two Lectures in Environmental Humanities by Dr. Frank Uekötter


  • 402 Cohen Hall and Max Kade Center, 329A Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States (map)

Hosted by the Penn Department of Germanic Languages and Literature and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy

Join us for two talks by Dr. Frank Uekötter, a Reader in the Environmental Humanities in the Department of History at the University of Birmingham. Dr. Uekötter will present the first of his two talks called "The Energy of Germany: Reflections on the Nuclear Exit and the Boom of Renewable Energy." This talk will be held Monday, April 4 at 5PM in 402 Cohen Hall.

The second of his two talks is "Germany's Gift to the World? Making Sense of the Legacy of Sustainable Forestry," and will be on Tuesday, April 5 from 10-12 in the Max Kade Center, 329A 3401 Walnut St (entrance next to Starbucks). 

Author of The Greenest Nation? A New History of German Environmentalism, Frank Uekötter is Reader in Environmental Humanities. He has written or edited more than a dozen books on German and international environmental history including The Green and the Brown: A History of Conservation in Nazi Germany and The Age of Smoke: Environmental Policy in Germany and the United States, 1880-1970.

This event is cosponsored by the Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Department of History and Sociology of Science, and the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities

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