Monthly Archives: October 2007

on plants classification

Last week as part of the Philosopher’s Zone program on ABC radio, Alan Saunders interviewed Sverker Sörlin, Professor of Environmental History at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. The subject of the interview was Carl von Linné, better known now … Continue reading

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Weed gathering: ethnobotanical practices in a cosmopolitan society

You gave a talk at the 2007 UTS CONFERENCE ON COSMOPOLITAN CIVIL SOCIETIES at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. The Conference preamble: What does cosmopolitanism mean in an age where globalisation is accompanied by the War on Terror and … Continue reading

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on october’s wheater or, on birthdays and kangaroos diets

This is the monthly post on the Marking Days, a year-long-weather-prediction system from far away lands. June 28 2007 predicted the weather for October 07. The day was “cloudy, with a few drops in the afternoon, over-all a bit warmer.” … Continue reading

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