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28.03.23 MSCL Colloquium – Dr. Fabienne Will

If you missed this colloquium – The Anthropocene: a Challenge for Sciences, Humanities and the Public – you can still watch the presentation here:

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Dr. Fabienne Will studied history, German philology, and Italian philology at LMU. She holds a Ph.D. in History of Science from LMU and was part of the Doctoral Program of Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. Since last year, she has been a Science Communication Coordinator at the intersection between the MSCL and the Deutsches Museum. Until 2022 she was Scholar in Residence at the Research Institute for History of Science and Technology at the Deutsches Museum, working on the Anthropocene and the history of environmental perception. Between 2017 and 2020, she was a research associate there. During this time, she was part of the DFG research group “Practicing Evidence – Evidencing Practice.”

In this colloquium, Dr. Will will focus on the Anthropocene as a provocation to and, simultaneously, a chance for inter- and transdisciplinary cooperation. The presentation will show that with the Anthropocene debate boundaries between nature and culture, subject and object, environment and society get blurred, as do long-established disciplinary cultures of knowledge production.

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