constructed wetland rationales

Last spring, as it became clear that fieldwork would not be possible for quite a while, I began work on a desk-based PhD chapter on the rationale for constructed wetlands. I had been thinking about saying something on the normativities of wastewater treatment and constructed wetlands for a while. In the months of lockdown I… Continue reading constructed wetland rationales

“Inspirational quotes” from recent readings

The world’s (still) a mess. So, it’s always nice to come across writings that suggest a link between my PhD work and broader ecological-political questions. Here are two from the past month. https://viewpointmag.com/2021/04/14/the-kaleidoscope-of-catastrophe-on-the-clarities-and-blind-spots-of-andreas-malm/ “Certainly, human action (including by way of the state) and modern technology are needed. But so are the politics, ethics, and amodern… Continue reading “Inspirational quotes” from recent readings

Water, Society, Ecologies

Back in September last year I had the privilege of participating in a PhD course hosted jointly by the University of Aarhus and the University of Cape Town. From the course description: Attending to the centrality of water to colonial expansion, the neoliberal trend towards privatising water services and access, and the relative invisibility of… Continue reading Water, Society, Ecologies