Erich Schienke

Erich Schienke

Erich Schienke writes on and/or experiments with a variety of different topics concerning: ecology, ethnography, China, sustainable development, environmental ethics, climate change, globalization, discursive imaginaries, scale, urban development, society and the carbon cycle, Deleuze, cinema, the construction of image-events and movement-images, maps, geographic information systems, biodiversity, floatation tanks, ecotectures, loudspeakers, cybernetics, indoor greening, home-scale food production, posture and perception, Bateson, design studies, participatory design, environmental justice, toxic environments, public understanding of science, surveillance and public space, informatic schismogenisis, data reciprocity, Nietzsche, the eternal return, travelling, constructions of knowledge and performances of power, cooking, fermenting things, fishing, science and the state, and panda porn.

Schienke holds a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Schienke’s current research interests include: the construction of ethics in scientific research, particularly how ethics and environmental knowledge (specifically as information systems) are produced, prioritized, and communicated between scientists, policy makers, and the public. Currently investigation and developing the Ethical Dimensions of Scientific Research Program (EDSR), and completing book on the history of and relationships between Chinese ecological science and environmental governance, with a focus on environmental information, climate policy, and urban development.

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