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Sverker Sörlin: Transforming the Humanities

Sverker Sörlin is a Swedish historian of ideas, professor in environmental history at the Royal Institute of Technology, and writer. He chats about what the Anthropocene means to him (0:42) before moving into his talk focusing on the role of the humanities in addressing this new epoch. He situates the Environmental Humanities (5:25), talks about the future of the discipline (16:16) and transgresses the key concepts (31:42).