Challenging Europe: technology, environment and the quest for resource security

Matthias Heymann, Elena Kotchetkova, Per Högselius, Ole Sparenberg, John Martin, Anna Åberg, Frank Veraart

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Since the nineteenth century, access to and the development of natural resources became an important element of national and international politics. Resource security emerged as an issue vital to national security; and resource competition and crises gave rise to international tensions as well as to technological innovation and new modes of transnational cooperation.
Originele taal-2Engels
Pagina's (van-tot)282-294
Aantal pagina's13
TijdschriftTechnology and Culture
Volume61
Nummer van het tijdschrift1
DOI's
StatusGepubliceerd - jan. 2020

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Matthias Heymann is professor of the history of science and technology at the Centre for Science Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark. His research focuses on the history of environmental science and technology. He co-coordinates the Tensions of Europe research group Technologies, Environment, and Resources with Elena Kochetkova. Per Högselius is professor of the history of technology and international relations at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. His teaching and research centers on energy, natural resources, and infrastructures in transnational history. Elena Kochetkova is senior lecturer in the Department of History at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg (Russia). Her research interests include the history of technology and natural resources in socialism, history of forests and forestry industry, and technological innovations in the Cold War context. She co-coordinates the Tensions of Europe research group Technologies, Environment, and Resources with Matthias Heymann. John Martin is Professor of Agrarian History and a research fellow at Leicester University. His policy-based research focuses on the issue of European food security in a global context, particularly in terms of the impact of inclement weather on food production. He has acted as an adviser and consultant for the Wartime Farm, Tudor Monastery Farm, and Full Steam Ahead series for the BBC as well as acting as a consultant for ITV’s Home Fires series. Ole Sparenberg currently holds a postdoctoral fellowship from the Gerda Henkel Foundation. He is working on the history of deep-sea mining and metal supply in general in the 1960s to 1980s. Frank Veraart is an assistant professor of the history of technology at Eindhoven University of Technology. His research interests include the historical development of transnational resource chains and sustainability. Anna Åberg is an assistant professor in the history of science and technology at the Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. Her main research interests are energy and resource history.

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Gerda Henkel Foundation

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