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EEHN Away Day 17th June at Granton:Hub

EEHN Away Day 17th June at Granton:Hub

Abstract shape in green watercolour next to letters 'EEHN'.

Join us for our EEHN away day at the Granton:Hub at Madelvic House, the site of one of the earliest electric car factories (1898) and of a current community arts centre. We will start the day with a guided tour of the Granton Castle Walled Garden, a ‘lost’ historic garden that is run by locals. In the afternoon, we’ll have two paper sesions where we’ll hear from our IASH EH Fellows, new Edinburgh colleagues, and invited guests.

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10:00 – 10:30 Meet at Granton:Hub and walk to Castle Gardens

10:30 – 12:00 Tour of Granton Castle Walled Garden

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch (Blue Sky Catering)

13:00 – 14:30 First Paper Session

  • Sarah Dimick (Harvard) | Subaltern Seasons
  • Dolly Jørgensen (Stavanger) | The Ubiquitious Medieval Pig
  • Henry Ivry (Glasgow) | After the Environmental Humanities: Infrastructuring Critique and the Limits of the University

14:30 – 15:00 Afternoon Tea

15:00 – 16:30 Second Paper Session

  • Martin Schauss (Edinburgh – LLC) | Out of the hum: Reading Ecopoetic Energies
  • Dominic O’Key (Sheffield) | The Conservation Plot
  • Joana Formosinho (Edinburgh – Usher Institute) | Missing microbes or ruined relations? Microbiota vaults and sympoetic commons
  • Tiffany Dang (Edinburgh – Landscape Architecture) | The Rite of Water: other than human agency and infrastructure

16:30 – 17:00 Wrap Up

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