Aarhus Universitets segl

Perceptions and constructions of resources, resource crises and resource futures

Looking at the Arctic and other spaces

Oplysninger om arrangementet


Fredag 9. november 2018,  kl. 09:00 - 16:30


Auditorium G2


Centre for Science Studies


9.00-10.30 Practices and tools in the making of meaning

  • Rasmus Leander Nielsen: The Uranium-ordeal in Greenland: background and update on current developments
  • Janina Priebe: Exploring dimensions of uncertainty and the social gap in bioeconomic modelling
  • Vladimir Pacheco Cueva: Poor linkages between the energy security and resource extraction research literatures - The case of Greenland

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-12.30 Discursive strategies in the shaping of futures

  • Lill Rastad Bjørst, Ulrik Pram Gad: What is Arctic sustainability? Three ways of producing knowledge about sustainable futures
  • Hanna Vikström: Critical metals and the futures of Sweden, Greenland and the Democratic republic of Congo
  • Jesper Willaing Zeuthen: China in Greenland. Whose Strategy?

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 The coproduction of imaginaries and policies

  • Stathis Arapostathis, Yannis Fotopoulos, Serkan Karas: Building visions and techno-political orders: In pursuance of oil and gas in Southeast Mediterranean, 1950-2017
  • Maya Pasgaard: Conflicting visions: Tourism and natural resources in South Greenland

14.30 -15.00 Coffee break

15.00-16.30 Identifying connections and alternative framings: How do the contributions link, and where to go from here? 

  • Facilitated joint discussion

Practical details

Annual Meeting of The Danish National Committee for the History and Philosophy of Science

Kick-off Workshop, Tensions of European Research network “Challenging Europe: Technology, environment and the quest for resource security” (EURES)