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Name: Jacob von Heland

Affiliation: Environmental Humanities Lab, Department of Philosophy and History, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Contact details: Teknikringen 74D plan 5, 114 28 Stockholm, Sweden

Statement of interest: I am an Environmental Humanities scholar who studies human-environment through filmmaking and writing. I like to work in collaborations that combine expertise from the arts, anthropology, social theory, history and fieldwork ecology. I work in a critical humanities tradition with a background in human ecology and professional filmmaking.

Geographical/topical area of interest: Ways of knowing, Environmental Justice, Resilience/complexity theory, Theory of visual ethnography, Fiction and nonfiction filmmaking, Nomadic pastoralism, ontological politics, traditional belief systems, modernization and social change, Animal killing, Digital turn, Literary ethnography, History of/and Science and Technology Studies, Bangkok, South and East Africa, Madagascar.