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  • 25 Apr 2019

    Seminar: The History of Energy and the Environment in the Anthropocene

    Seminar: The History of Energy and the Environment in the Anthropocene


    2019-04-25

    HMW Seminar:

    The History of Energy and the Environment in the Anthropocene

    Date: 25 April (Thursday) 2019

    Time: 3-5pm

    Venue: RRS 628, 6/F, Sir Run Run Shaw Building, HSH Campus

    Speakers:

    Dr. Niccolò Pianciola, Associate Professor, Department of History, Lingnan University

    Dr. Jenny Leigh Smith, Associate Professor, Division of Humanities, The University of Science and Technology

    Dr. Oscar Sanchez-Sibony, Assistant Professor, Department of History, The University of Hong Kong

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    Dr. Niccolò Pianciola’s research focuses on the social and environmental history of Tsarist and Soviet Asia.

    Dr. Jenny Leigh Smith is an environmental historian and a historian of science and technology, she researches famines and refugee camps, and she has a book on the environmental impact of agricultural industrialization in the Soviet Union, and has co-edited a book on the environmental legacy of international development.

    Dr. Oscar Sanchez-Sibony is author of Red Globalization.  The Political Economy of the Soviet Cold War from Stalin to Khrushchev (2015), winner of the Marshall Shulman Book Prize in International Relations.