News & Events

Stay up to date about our research activities and events


The InfraNorth project was officially launched with a presentation by principal investigator Prof Peter Schweitzer and introductions of team members,...


Blog entry on the Climate Walk project that explores the complex entanglement of humans and the planet in the Anthropocene (in German)


How do we humans impact the planet? Join the discussion live on Monday, 14 June 2021 at 6pm CEST, keynote by Achim Steiner (UNDP)


Interview with VAN member Patrick Sakdapolrak on the EU project HABITABLE that investigates links between climate change and migration (in German)


The LANGUAGE project seeks to combine different forms of knowledge about the Anthropocene, highlighting perspectives from developing countries...


Austrian newspaper FALTER features a mention of our "Anthropocene" lecture series in the latest issue of FALTER.natur #10 (in German)

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.

Check this space for news about the workshop or join our VAN mailing list which keeps you up to date about our activities and events.