SuHRF Lectures: Exploring and remembering the ‘typically’ Swedish – the political roles of landscapes

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  • Location: Campus Gotland Room E45, Cramérgatan 3, Visby and via Zoom
  • Lecturer: Maja Lagerqvist, senior lecturer, Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University; Johan Pries, historian, associate senior lecturer, Department of Human Geography, Lund University; Emma Hilborn, researcher, Department of History, Lund University
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  • Organiser: SuHRFs Sustainable Heritage Research Forum, Campus Gotland
  • Contact person: Joakim Andersson
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Open lectures at Campus Gotland hosted by the Sustainable Heritage research forum at Uppsala University Campus Gotland. Presentations in English and Swedish.

Monday December 13, 3-5pm, Room E45 Campus Gotland and via Zoom: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/64044630997

Maja Lagerqvist
A natural problem? "Invasive Alien Species" and the production of Swedish landscapes

Maja Lagerqvist is a senior lecturer at the Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University. She has since her 2011 dissertation, on how crofts have been transformed since the mid 19th century, in various ways examined people’s relationship to their environments. Lately, this has primarily centred on debates concerning ‘invasive’ species.

Tuesday December 14, 3–5pm, Room E45 Campus Gotland and via Zoom: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/62293765604

Johan Pries
Popular movements space as cultural heritage? Reflection on Vanneberga People’s House, Trolle-Ljungby Castle and the landscapes of lost and won popular struggles

Johan Pries is a historian, and associate senior lecturer at the Department of Human Geography, Lund University. He has a longstanding interest in planning history, and is today active also in several research projects on the role of the People’s Parks for the labour movement in late 19th and early 20th century Sweden.

Wednesday December 15, 1–3pm, Room E45 Campus Gotland and via Zoom: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/64192089366

Emma Hilborn
En småskalig utopi. Stadsnära natur i tidningen Brand (Presentation in Swedish)

Emma Hilborn is a researcher at the Department of History, Lund University. Focusing on the late 19th and early 20th century, she has explored both female biking culture and perceptions of city, nature, and countryside within the labour movement.