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Jonatan Palmblad

Jonatan Palmblad, MA

Doctoral Candidate

Jonatan Palmblad attained his bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts and his master's degree in History of Science and Ideas at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. At the Rachel Carson Center, he writes a dissertation on the philosophy of the American intellectual Lewis Mumford (1895–1990), reconsidering the claims of the role of environmentalism and ecology in his thinking and writings. His research interests include philosophy, human ecology, history of ideas, and ecocriticism.

Selected Publications:

  • “Hållbara humaniora: från aktivism till spatiotemporal perspektivism.” In Manifest: 22 texter om humaniora och politisk handling, edited by Matilda Amundsen Bergström, Meri Alarcón, and Tania Kaveh. Gothenburg: LIR skrifter, 2017.
  • Palmblad, Jonatan. “A Decade of Mapping Environmental History: A Decade of Mapping Environmental History.” In Ant Spider Bee: Chronicling Digital Transformations in Environmental Humanities, edited by Kimberly Coulter, Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, and Finn Arne Jørgensen, 92–4. Munich: Spider & Cloud, 2021.