News & Events

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25 Jan 2023, 4:30 pm CET - Speakers: Nigel Clark and Yuliya Yurchenko | Part of the IHR Partnership Seminar Series "Anthropocene Histories" (online)


18 Jan 2023, 5-6:30 pm CET - Talk by Prof Lisa Levin on "Climate Change and the Deep Sea: Science-Policy Perspectives" (online via Zoom)


The AWG has evaluated 12 candidate sites for an Anthropocene GSSP. All sites are marked by anthropogenic and geochemical changes.


11 Jan 2023, 4 pm CET - Talk by Kristina Dietz & Felix Dorn on "Energiewende und grüner Extraktivismus" (in German)

Part of the ie.talks lecture...


What is the Anthropocene made of? Recordings of scientific and artistic exlorations presented at 'Unearhing the Present' (May 2022, hosted by the HKW)


Due to climate change glaciers and ice-sheets worldwide are shrinking. To be able to predict their future, glacial geologist Bethan Davies is...

Featured Videos

 Locating Plants Workshop

Introduction by Isabel Kranz to our workshop "Locating Plants: Philosophy and Literature"

10 June 2021

Featuring talks by Heather I. Sullivan, Emanuele Coccia and Michael Marder

You can find the recorded presentations here.

 Records of Loss

Videofilm by Axel Braun

Created on behalf of the Vienna Anthropocene Network and shown at the panel discussion "Vanishing Ice" in January 2020.

The film traces the history of Austria's largest glacier, Pasterze, contraposing past and present images to record the loss of glacial landscapes over time.

Poster for the

Postponed Event

Urban Anthropocene Workshop

Please note that our "Urban Anthropocene" workshop, originally scheduled for autumn 2020, had to be postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We hope to welcome you in person as soon as this is possible again or to organise the workshop as a hybrid event instead.

Many thanks to everyone who has expressed their interest in participating so far, we will keep you posted and look forward to meeting you all eventually.

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