Scheduled events as of July 26, 2015 (check back for updates)
“Cutting the Gordian Knot of Meteorology: New Technologies and New Knots,” Society for the History of Technology, Albuquerque, NM, Oct. 2015.
“Cutting the Gordian Knot of Meteorology: New Theories, New Technologies, and New Knots,” History of Science Society, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 2015.
Session Chair: “Science and the State: Public Policy, Promotion, and State Support for Science in the Twentieth Century,” History of Science Society, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 2015.
Conference on the History of Meteorological Science and Technology, Chinese Society for the History of Science and Technology, Beijing, China, Dec. 2015.
“Climate Intervention,” Pressing Issues: History Meets Public Policy Roundtable, American Historical Association, Atlanta, GA, Jan. 2016.
“Inventing Atmospheric Science: The Quest for Prevision and the Gordian Knots of Meteorology,” Core Science Keynote Address – History, American Meteorological Society, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 2016.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2016.
“Where Subfields Overlap, Methodologies Conspire: Historians of science and technology discuss environmental history,” Roundtable, American Society for Environmental History, Seattle, WA, April 2016.
“Cutting the Gordian Knot of Meteorology:
New Technologies and New Knots”
Umeå University, Sweden
Host: Finn Arne Jørgenson, email@example.com
International Meteorological Institute
(The “Rossby Institute”)
Oct. 3, 2014 University of South Carolina: Departments of Geography and History, 3:30 pm, Callcott 201, A New Look at Atmospheric Science and Technology: 1900-1960
Oct. 9-10 2014 Invited talk for the conférence internationale, Images environnementales globales: nouvelles perspectives, Espace Isadora Duncan, Paris-Meudon, France, Imag(e)ining Technocultures: Big picture framings
Oct. 17, 2014 Colby Family Weekend: STS Program, 4:00 pm, Lovejoy 100, Anne Louise Beck (1896-1982): Bringing Bergen Methods to the US. The most important scientist you have never heard about.
Oct. 24, 2014 Rotman Institute of Philosophy, London, Ontario, Candada, Invited talk for Climate Modelling and the Epistemology of Climate Change, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Ivey-Spencer Leadership Centre, Dynamic climatology: Historical perspectives on shape-shifting nouns
Sept. 25, 2014 Colby College, Dean’s lunchtime talk, 12 noon, Miller Library, Entreprenours of Atmospheric Research, 1900-1960
Sept. 26, 2014 Rutgers University, Department of Environmental Science, 2:30 pm in ENRS Room 223, “Everything Atmospheric, Everywhere, Always” A History of Atmospheric Research 1900-1960
Just back from Climate Engineering conference in Berlin, Germany. Two presentations recorded in advance:
Fleming, J.R. “Fixing Everything: Technology, Public Intellectuals, and the Interventionist Anthropocene,” http://youtu.be/TjnR8dPg-f8
Fleming, J.R. “Metaphors and Images of Climate Control,” http://youtu.be/nWi8OB3EtOs