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Thom van Dooren @thomvandooren Sydney, Australia

Field philosopher and storyteller of #extinction, esp. in #Oceania. Associate Professor at @Sydney_Uni. Author of Flight Ways and The Wake of Crows.

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Joined Twitter 11/1/11


I’m sorry, did I miss it? 2.2 million hectares of NSW & QLD is on fire & the PM is silent. No address to the nation… https://t.co/zk8FShiDgh
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12/8
2019
Climate change means the childhood you remember no longer exists https://t.co/x6VzMjSNtz via @ABCNews
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenNo mitigation policy. No energy transition policy. No adaptation policy. No response equal to the task of our new n… https://t.co/qd1F6Dj0XW
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12/7
2019
@biosec_erc @rosie__cooney @IUCNSULi @kartik_shanker @danbrockington @AfricanWCC @festa_bianchet Very well put. Tha… https://t.co/AuKe4PlHt5 @rosie__cooney @IUCNSULi @kartik_shanker @danbrockington @AfricanWCC @festa_bianchet Recommend reading in to the fi… https://t.co/2BJHBWjs6x
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenIn case you missed it, we're offering two fellowship positions for visiting domestic and international scholars wor… https://t.co/GoVSBpUfZF
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12/5
2019
@halpublic @mbkearnes @teoleary1 @UNSWArts Congratulations all! Fantastic news and very well deserved.
12/4
2019
Just arrived! Excellent, deeply engaged/engaging Friday afternoon reading for a long train ride (or for any other t… https://t.co/PvZbh7bRq0
11/29
2019
Fantastic article on environmental humanities teaching around the world in the new issue of @EnvHumanities, by an i… https://t.co/GmGFQejnpF
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11/28
2019
SEI Researcher Dr @WinterChristine and visiting scholar Prof Kari Norgaard are kicking off the Sites of Violence po… https://t.co/vGXH5NCK2G
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenMy new book arrived! : ) https://t.co/37KcpA3A8F
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11/27
2019
Sydney People: 4pm today, come hear Kari Norgaard talk about decolonising sociology, race theory, gender and land r… https://t.co/aqLSksrjFm
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11/26
2019
Please share! The Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney is advertising for a permanent teachi… https://t.co/Q5KxXuC7gG
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenFriends, some in parliament are actively listening to our concerns. Contact your local MP and ask them to support… https://t.co/iE4sI0lYKS
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11/25
2019
En route home, and very thankful to be carrying three new books by friends, and all of them are thinking about/with… https://t.co/c42nzMmvGE
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11/22
2019
Lively discussions in my #animalgeographies class today as students thought with @maanbarua & Sinha's Etho-geograph… https://t.co/bs2RBWjyJ6
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11/20
2019
I'm doing a public lecture for @BSUEnvHums on Wednesday 11th December 2019; 13:00 - 15:00, discussing some recent w… https://t.co/VnzZxJySbp
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11/19
2019
Fascinating paper by Cary Wolfe on systems biology and deconstruction at Ethopower and Ethography at @CurtinUni https://t.co/DpSk6iJoRr
11/16
2019
Next, Thom van Dooren’s latest book on crows, The Wake of Crows, following on his last book, Flight Ways. https://t.co/oEmPeOIiin
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11/15
2019
Was great to lead a discussion session on connecting #envhist and #envhum in teaching at the #ehteach workshop toda… https://t.co/9txOz7jikD
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11/14
2019
@9brandon Thanks @9brandon. I hope you enjoy the book.
11/12
2019
@enviro_history Join us tomorrow for this lecture by Andrea Gaynor. Sure to be a fantastic finale to the 2019 lectu… https://t.co/rsZJpQbXKE
11/11
2019
@AFSJournal @SueReid24 @AstridaNeimanis @bicycleuser @jungiansitcom This paper looks fantastic! Congratulations… https://t.co/64wXnSaezMHow exciting! We can give you a super sneak peek into the forthcoming special issue on #Feministhttps://t.co/Qi82Hft9oA
Retweeted by Thom van Dooren#SurvivingNewEngland is off to the printer in a couple of weeks! Official launch will be in early December at the A… https://t.co/1JTNixuIyN
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenI'm giving the Patrick Troy Memorial Lecture at ANU this Thursday "From the Green Bans to a Green New Deal". Feels… https://t.co/zfvkvmkc8u
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11/5
2019
Looking forward to super quick talk with Kassandra Bossell in the IRL Talks Tent at the Newtown Edge festival this… https://t.co/dxrl2VGbpi @negentropist @BrettBuch @langf001 Very excited about this! See you all next week. Looking forward to sharing some 🐌 stories.
11/4
2019
Here we are at SPEP! Come visit. https://t.co/e3o9JwX6ql
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11/2
2019
Ursula Münster of @envhum opening the first event in the doctoral training school in #envhum in the botanical gard… https://t.co/txnjCeP03d
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10/30
2019
If you missed it last night you can still catch up on Phillip Adams and I talking about George Seddon: environmenta… https://t.co/jmeeLHD4Xd
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenNext Sydney #EnvHum Lecture is Andrea Gaynor (@enviro_history) on "Armoured histories: radical remembering for the… https://t.co/xnW6wjSdz0The next Lecture in the 2019 series: Armoured histories: radical remembering for the Anthropocene Tuesday 12 Novemb… https://t.co/OI15aiRB4f
Retweeted by Thom van Dooren @Wingtags @GuardianAus @tarongazoo @Sydney_Science @unswbees @hollowsashomes Loving all this cockatoo propaganda :)love to see cops beating a woman with a baton as she raises both her hands to comply :) https://t.co/LHd6Zsoina
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenDr Jane Park in dialogue with Professor Ghassan Hage (@anthroprofhage). We can't be more excited about this convers… https://t.co/9R3tRx2qn3
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10/29
2019
Vote #1 Sulphur-crested Cockatoo 👍😉😁 https://t.co/xmo4hdjFn3
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10/28
2019
@David_Farrier @fsgbooks Wow! Looks fantastic. Congratulations!
10/24
2019
Tomorrow, @deskoren is introducing @thomvandooren's 2014 'Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction' for… https://t.co/4ZUxTd0NXy
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10/23
2019
Unbuilding Multispecies Violence a one-day Symposium is happening this coming Wednesday (Oct 23) 🐳a few tickets sti… https://t.co/osZQUW8hfI
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10/20
2019
@MaryHeglar: "I want to change the narrative around our climate crisis, to make it more intersectional, more emotio… https://t.co/zcbMVxflTA
10/18
2019
Do you ever feel like crows are so pretty you could cry? Or is that just me... https://t.co/JDEe4tq0Vy
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10/17
2019
Trees are intimately related to their temporal and geographic histories. What can trees teach us about the very ide… https://t.co/S7k5SALwlD
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenDepartment of Gender and Cultural Studies panel: #curriculum, #careers, and next steps for #undergraduates Thursday… https://t.co/RmKpwk5WEo
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10/16
2019
HumanNature Series: The culture and politics of ice. Join in on the conversation as @uoregon‘s Mark Carey explores… https://t.co/KYJP1i7jfg
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10/15
2019
A fascinating article by @rebeccagiggs in @TheAtlantic on bovine licking, friendship, and stress. https://t.co/5SGREjfvgTGot my hands on author copies last week, but looks like my book What Comes After Entanglement? is now out! So grate… https://t.co/59fAOMojRE
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10/14
2019
Please join us for our opening event "Nordic Environments" on 1 November at SALT, Oslo harbour. All are welcome! https://t.co/Sd6hLNnwSj
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10/10
2019
The "Techno-tort(oise)" — a brilliant piece from @thomvandooren up on @TheAtlantic today, about the people educatin… https://t.co/BVbCkN21Iy
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10/9
2019
@annegalloway Thanks @annegalloway. Right back at you :)New article in @TheAtlantic by me on "educating ravens" and other interspecies pedagogic conservation interventions… https://t.co/sCl1lAAi0cA desert biologist has created a fake but remarkably lifelike tortoise shell to teach ravens one important lesson:… https://t.co/AhhBinxB38
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10/8
2019
Call for Applications: SEI’s 2020 Honours Research Fellowship. If you're a University of Sydney student applying f… https://t.co/6L9bWDTiYA
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10/7
2019
@AvHStiftung @ColumbiaUP @raspeditor Thank you @AvHStiftung. I'm delighted to be the book of the week! This projec… https://t.co/ZQbMNJciuYOur BOOK OF THE WEEK by #Humboldtian @thomvandooren explores the entangled lives of humans and crows in the context… https://t.co/1byHX9bIEt
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10/6
2019
Great opportunity! #envhum https://t.co/Hr4dBxBWwt
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10/5
2019
I just got an email from the bogus Matt Wolf asking for an interview on #ecocrit and #ecofeminism. Beware folks in… https://t.co/SJcg2deCOR
10/4
2019
@meboehi @SEI_Sydney Sorry, our whole website was down momentarily. It is now back online. Let me know if you have any issues. @SEI_Sydney @CarsonCenter @NIES_EnvHum @KTHEnvHumsLab @envhum @YaleEnvHum @UoBrisCEH @helsinkienvhum @EnvHumNTNUhttps://t.co/NmXiXjjYJICome and visit with us at @SEI_Sydney! We've just opened applications for our 2020 Environmental Humanities Visitin… https://t.co/FgBSspphI5
10/3
2019
@evahaifa_ Yup. Thanks! :) @GregHollin @anthroreviewed @DollyJorgensen Thanks Greg. A fascinating pairing and a very sad story. @evahaifa_ Congratulations! So looking forward to reading it Eva.
10/2
2019
Latest story: Sandra Laight on "Storied Extinction", reflecting on teaching and learning in the Solomon Islands. https://t.co/GlPMIQEINS
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenDepartment of Gender and Cultural Studies postgraduate equity #scholarship now open @GCSSYDNEY1https://t.co/m9dUXsAmJe
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10/1
2019
Thom van Dooren’s The Wake of Crows makes Seminary Coop’s Front Table this week:https://t.co/Lac96EnurM
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9/30
2019
@DavidCh27992090 @harsh_co @CSDWestminster @mo2ja @ignasitorrent @CowleyRob @fdchipato How nice to see so many copi… https://t.co/56H2YMpPnJ
9/27
2019
"Morrison’s Colossal Bullshit" on Climate Change, courtesy of the @climatecouncil https://t.co/RyGAKb7ceH
9/26
2019
@UEcologies Fantastic! Lots of other urban crows are experimenting with these kinds of materials too. Always nice to see.For those of you who weren't yet finished reading Debbie Bird Rose's personal blog, it has been archived by the won… https://t.co/gHK9SrQMZx
9/25
2019
Check out this fantastic short film by @giveadam_ that provides an overview of the NSW Government's plan to raise W… https://t.co/qMv4GtSQGW
9/24
2019
Stoked to have the opportunity to review @SarahDry1's ripper read for @NatureNews @barbkiser - an odyssey of… https://t.co/sC7b57wjJn
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenFor those who read Dutch, an interview I did on my new book, The Wake of Crows, has just been published in… https://t.co/avlCAvieUA
9/18
2019
New Zealand’s war on rats could change the world, writes @edyong209 https://t.co/T27Hkk9nKw
9/17
2019
I’m delighted to be part of this impressive shortlist. Congratulations @meredithlake1, @clareawright, Anna Haebich… https://t.co/AEyTCLRO6K
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9/13
2019
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9/12
2019
Unsettling Ecological Poetics, Sydney, 24-25 October 2019 https://t.co/VATC6OjBXr https://t.co/Ua1KGFHXTW
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenRead A/Prof @thomvandooren's moving inquiry into the endangered lives of Hawai’i terrestrial snails, and what can b… https://t.co/bvsWl671S2
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9/11
2019
@elspethprobyn Thanks Elspeth. @s_pooley Thanks Simon! Hope you're well.Snail Stories for a Time of Extinctions: @thomvandooren shares glimpses of some of the many stories of loss, care a… https://t.co/EQ0OCmWBko
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenIt's real! @raspeditor @ColumbiaUP https://t.co/WHb591SENa
9/10
2019
We hope you'll consider joining us for Unsettling Ecological Poetics, October 24-25, at @Sydney_Uni. It is a coloss… https://t.co/2tJRoNsyQW
Retweeted by Thom van Dooren‘Sea Time’ – a collaboration with the Sydney Environment Institute https://t.co/rUx9eMNxPL https://t.co/bmann79Rtz
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9/5
2019
A reminder for Sydney folks to join us for the launch of Sustainable Materialism tomorrow night, USYD Law School Fo… https://t.co/h5Ir32qn7H
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9/4
2019
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Retweeted by Thom van DoorenA tragic beautiful essay by Julie Perrin. "The rosella's last walk (an eco parable)" https://t.co/PaKhXCZ9sS via… https://t.co/VpSS6OnQdnI'm on a quest for Hawaiian snails named after Christian missionaries and their descendants. There are just so many… https://t.co/efBiozg1ya
9/3
2019
'We have been made trespassers on our own country. Our ceremonial grounds, in place for a time of mourning for our… https://t.co/PCFWrMA3Rw
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8/31
2019
@SEI_Sydney Thanks @SEI_Sydney. These little vignettes were so much fun to research and write - mostly because crow… https://t.co/HCyd5neAPtStealing Worlds Into Being: An excerpt from @thomvandooren's new book, The Wake of Crows: Living and Dying in Share… https://t.co/U3GhdWjiYb
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenTeaching or learning about animals? Lori Gruen’s Critical Terms for Animal Studies might be for you. She tells… https://t.co/7GxFsWDubD
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8/28
2019
A glossy black cockatoo in flight. Image thanks to Blackheath photographer Scott Mann. #bluemountainsnswhttps://t.co/rDIiAvfCjW
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8/25
2019
3 yr Postdoc opportunity in Multispecies Justice at University of Sydney! Closes next Tuesday… https://t.co/xHrM4JVRQb
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenThe Blue Mountains are officially the most popular national park destination in Australia, with over 8 million visi… https://t.co/iWNkiizpBw
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenTaxidermy Is a Metaphor for Our Time #DeadMuseumAnimals https://t.co/cWoQO9kEM1
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8/22
2019
A brilliant talk tonight on the lessons of a bamboo bridge by Katherine Gibson and @juanbatfran in the Sydney… https://t.co/KWLSgMYJ3e
8/20
2019
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8/17
2019

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