How do environments of global, planetary, and interplanetary scale look like from the knowledges and technologies produced in the (Global) South? How do processes of knowledge and technological production in the South have reshaped the scales by which experts, communities, and decision-makers define the earth, the globe, and the planetary? How, in turn, do southern knowledges and technologies have shifted the social, ecological, and political limits of the global (or planetary) south? This panel invites conversations that critically engage with historical processes of knowledge and technological production in the post-colonial and developing world and that shift and respond to trajectories and definitions of “global” or “planetary” environments. Among other topics, it welcomes discussions addressing questions regarding the Anthropocene, earth systems sciences and technologies, rights of nature, astronomical and cosmological knowledge, explorations of outer space, global environmental governance, Cold War science and technology, environmental movements, scientific networks, and international assessments.
Abstract submission here: https://wceh2024.com/cfp
The Call for Papers is now open and closes at 23:59 CET on 18 September 2023.