Eugenio Luciano obtained his bachelor's degree in philosophy at University of Rome La Sapienza with a thesis focusing on ontologies of the human being within the Western philosophical tradition. He completed an MA in environment and natural resources at the University of Iceland, working on the theory of the Anthropocene between natural, social, and human sciences. He is currently working on his PhD project under supervision of Prof. Dr. Helmuth Trischler and Prof. Dr. Melanie Arndt. His research investigates the Anthropocene as a boundary object in scientific literature during its early scientific phase (2000-2009).
Dissertation project: The Anthropocene Hypothesis: Birth and Epistemology
- Book Review: Quest for the Unity of Knowledge, by David Lowenthal, In Seeing the Woods. A Blog by the Rachel Carson Center, March 7 2019.
- Workshop Report: The Anthropocene: Challenging the Disciplines, In Seeing the Woods. A Blog by the Rachel Carson Center, July 16 2019.
- Book review: The Anthropocene as a Geological Time Unit: A Guide to the Scientific Evidence and Current Debate (2019). Global Environment, 12(2), pp. 436–444.
- “The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Novaya Zemlya.” Environment & Society Portal, Arcadia (Autumn 2019), no. 41. Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society.
- "The Anthropocene Hypothesis: Revisiting the Relationship between History and the Geosciences." Presentation held at the Forschungskolloquium für Wirtschafts-, Sozial- und Umweltgeschichte of the University of Freiburg. Freiburg am Breisgau. January 28, 2021.
- "The Anthropocene and Climate Change." Paper presented at "Everything changes: climate, society, landscapes in historical perspective." Tyumen, Russia. November 13, 2020.
- "The Anthropocene in its Early Scientific Phase (2000-2009): Objects and Objectives." Paper presented at "ESEH 2019: Boundaries in/of Environmental History." Tallinn, Estonia. August 22, 2019.
- "Can We Envision a Greentopia in the Anthropocene?" Paper presented at "Greentopia: Ideas, Concepts and Institutional Proposals." Vienna, Austria. October 12, 2019.
- "Going Too Far: an Epistemological Account of the Differences between Skepticism and Denialism." Paper presented at "Political Ecologies of the Far Right." Lund, Sweden. November 16, 2019.
Courses (University of Freiburg)
- SoSe 2020
Übung: Theories and Methods in the History and Philosophy of Science: A Practical Introduction