EnviroTech Histories of Modern East Asia
Envirotech is a field of research emerging at the intersections of technology and environmental history. This workshop proposes to probe into the environment-technology interface in the context of modern East Asia.
9h30 – 10h Welcome & Introduction
Anne Kerlan (CECMC-CCJ/EHESS) & Aleksandra Kobiljski (CRJ-CCJ/EHESS)
10h-11h "Envirotech at (Almost) 20: Past, Present, and Possible Futures"
Sara Pritchard (Cornell University)
Moderator : Frédéric Graber (Grhen-CRH/EHESS)
11h-12h "China’s Agrarian Environmental Relations, 1000-1800"
David Bello (Washington & Lee University)
Moderator: Fabien Locher (Grhen-CRH/EHESS)
12h-13h30 - Lunch break
13h30-14h30 "Terrain as Technology: Water and Soil Conservation on China's Loess Plateau"
Micah Muscolino (Oxford University)
Moderator: Delphine Spicq (CECMC-CCJ/EHESS)
14h30-15h30 "Restoring the Flow: River Management in Post-Growth Japan, 1980-2000"
Shinichiro Nakamura (Nagoya Univeristy)
Moderator: Jun Uchida (Stanford University)
15h30-16h00 Coffee break
16h-17h "To Burn or to Bury on Borrowed Land? Waste Incineration in Shanghai and Hong Kong"
Nele Fabien (Rurh Unviersity Bochum)
Moderator: Sebastian Veg (CECMC-CCJ/EHESS)
17h-18h Closing remarks