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Thom van Dooren @thomvandooren Blue Mountains, Australia

Field philosopher and writer of #extinction. A/Prof at @USydSOPHI / @SEI_Sydney and Prof II at @envhum, Oslo. Author of Flight Ways and The Wake of Crows.

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We’re inviting you to share your nature story with our new project @UrbanFieldNats All ages and people around the… https://t.co/cT9K2oIYjQ
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7/3
2020
@elspethprobyn @TessSLea Thanks Elspeth. I'll definitely be taking you up on that lovely offer :)We aim to engage people with the biodiversity in their local area - wherever you encounter it Take a moment to obs… https://t.co/UpOTX4LlEo
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7/2
2020
@ProfLesleyHead Thanks Lesley. @MichielJorissen Not sure yet. Hopefully next year!"A World in a Shell: Snail Stories for a Time of Extinctions". Almost finished work on a first draft of a new book.… https://t.co/n3x9EDqVa4
7/1
2020
I think it might be a bit nerdy that I'm super excited about the new FOR code 'environment and culture' under 'cult… https://t.co/j2QGvcnFFiHOMELESS ASHES OUT NOW IN THE UK AMAZON, VIMEO ON DEMAND, GOOGLE PLAY. Order here: https://t.co/xctnsQekvD 4 years… https://t.co/UQJ6QteD70
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6/30
2020
The widely misunderstood 40/40/20 workload model makes it to the Age. Seismic change hidden in uni policy https://t.co/0CmXrGSwRF
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6/26
2020
@SEI_Sydney Fantastic Environmental Humanities podcasts coming out regularly, with a great back catalogue, from… https://t.co/sQOy3CA4wt
6/25
2020
The road ahead is hard. Now is not the time to kill off studies in the humanities | Alexis Wright https://t.co/nvSINZMmgt
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenFascinating new story on @UrbanFieldNats. "I see fairies" https://t.co/q7p07UPJQ4 https://t.co/ZxCuwcedHO
6/24
2020
@newsouthbook @smh Congratulations @cimuir, @KirstenWehner1 and @ClimateJen. The book looks fantastic!Both HASS students *and* STEM teaching will suffer under the government’s university package. My piece in today’s… https://t.co/phEMYAsy1M
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6/22
2020
Many details of the proposed funding model don’t match the headline takeaways. “Disincentivising studies in humanit… https://t.co/XAmzaW6E7z
Retweeted by Thom van Dooren @mhbastian @EEHNetwork Fantastic news! Two of my favourite EH scholars, @nseymourPHD and @BrettBuch :) Hope the visits are productive.We need to work with government on the future of HE in Australia but what's wrong with saying the humanities are so… https://t.co/5XHCoBydg3
Retweeted by Thom van Dooren @craigsperez Congratulations! So well deserved.
6/20
2020
Sharing some more of our thinking as we plan the Temporal Belongings conference. Here I'm sharing our draft schedul… https://t.co/7C2L9UGIR1
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6/17
2020
Willy Wagtail Hop Maps by @Zoe_Sadokierski ...Then on the grass in front of me, a willy wagtail hops. Pauses. Sh… https://t.co/sxao5PPIM1
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenEver wanted to be that other kind of doctor? Interested in environmental humanities, animalities, posthumanities? W… https://t.co/C2WREORyB9
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6/10
2020
@geographicalben @EnvHumanities @geographicalben, fantastic working with you and @katesymons2. Congratulations on a… https://t.co/lGmLbIUPpNWonderful issue - including special sections on #soil and #extinction Congratulations to @thomvandooren and Liz De… https://t.co/e5ktnwt6FK
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenThe latest issue of Environmental Humanities (vol 12 no 1) is here! https://t.co/tMMVttRhi4 It's a whopper with 6 r… https://t.co/Q6S9tjrmRs
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenThe Living Archive, an online platform run by @SEI_Sydney + @GCSSYDNEY1 academic @thomvandooren is holding a compet… https://t.co/IdCqiNKK4e
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenIt's #WorldEnvironmentDay and no better time to slow down and get in touch with nature. 🌏 The new @UrbanFieldNatshttps://t.co/O2P6tpy0Ul
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6/5
2020
@Squinchpix @storyforager @UrbanFieldNats You can read all about their activities here :) https://t.co/boENsC3TPb
6/4
2020
Delighted to say we've contributed a short story and pics to the Urban Field Naturalist Project @UrbanFieldNats, an… https://t.co/FhlkMvEWl8
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenIf you’re looking for #COVID19 information might I recommend: @heysciencesam @aetiology @mlipsitchhttps://t.co/kQekrrsetL
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6/1
2020
The Living Archive (@extinctstories), an online platform run by SEI key researcher @thomvandooren, is running a com… https://t.co/DF33Kd0tmn
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5/31
2020
New from me. I took a look at how the EPBC Act is failing threatened bird species: Australia's national environment… https://t.co/tp3pbNhY5j
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5/30
2020
Looking down into a bowl of clouds in the Blue Mountains. https://t.co/iMoMIKlYjHPLEASE RETWEET: The Living Archive: Story of Extinction from Oceania @extinctstories is hosting a series of Storyte… https://t.co/f4HkxfSvzj
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5/29
2020
My thesis this morning https://t.co/HtV8fm5Tiu
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenI'm thrilled to announce my book, THE MUTANT PROJECT, has been chosen by @buzzbooksPL as a fall #buzzbooks2020 Scie… https://t.co/trVT36SyGK
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenWe're delighted to announce a series of storytelling competitions that we're running in five locations around Ocean… https://t.co/ryH5dOu31x
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5/28
2020
Just resharing this list of books about the natural world I made for @SydWritersFest a few weeks back. Books by… https://t.co/vsJjc7dukq
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5/27
2020
Artist Lucienne Rickard and writer Keely Jobe have created a collaborative project around the Pipistrelle, a small… https://t.co/Ny0QARAM3o
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5/26
2020
In #SwamphenJournal, vol 7, contributors reflect on the influence that Deborah Bird Rose has had on their writing &… https://t.co/RzYJYSSZcr
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5/25
2020
Subscribe to ⁦@GCSSYDNEY1⁩ and our YouTube channel (below) to Keep in touch with our wonderful intellectual communi… https://t.co/f1MAUv388z
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5/24
2020
Less than a week to apply for this exciting opportunity for UK based writers to engage with artists and publics on… https://t.co/jtglzXQhXn
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5/22
2020
Published to coincide with the launch of our @WomensBudgetGrp policy paper (details https://t.co/TBzvU445vM). Pls R… https://t.co/WXB8V0zxj3
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenWe risk losing a generation of wonderful younger scholars. This would hamstring the sector for decades and severely… https://t.co/KOBOq6d3Do
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenThere are ~1700 native bee species in Australia! Read this story of discovery A Stunning Aussie Bee ...dispelling… https://t.co/msdkELrjFk
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5/21
2020
A great initiative with some excellent contributions including by @thomvandooren https://t.co/HruMKlPbwX https://t.co/6aPuPrlZSG
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenI'm delighted to be part of this project with a small, slow speed, 'snail walk' to cultivate appreciation for some… https://t.co/mWg8Plc7W9A beautiful read from our own Associate Prof @thomvandooren who joins some of Australia's leading artists, architec… https://t.co/oYTJiOCR6F
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5/20
2020
@KaldorPublicArt @HUObrist @SerpentineUK @CuratorsINTL @googlearts @JuliaJacklin I'm delighted to be part of this p… https://t.co/qN6s1M4vjrThe 4th GCS zoom roundtable: "Intimacies in Asia in a time of Pandemics", with Olivia Khoo, Hans Huang, Hendri Wija… https://t.co/WCAngceFiq
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5/19
2020
In this upcoming @SSNDeakin webinar, a range of speakers from @ANU_CAEPR @DELWP_Vic @FVTOC + elsewhere will talk ab… https://t.co/0psDYIbtvN
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenThe "Sustaining Seas" roundtable and book launch is now available on our Youtube channel, along with the earlier se… https://t.co/9oR3DZH9PD
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenOk nature lovers ... here’s a few seconds of native bush tranquility before you start the working week #mondayitishttps://t.co/eYkYPFE4Gz
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5/18
2020
Australian citizens: This petition to parliament is designed as a "social tipping intervention" revealing the dire… https://t.co/b7rb2QGTb0
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5/17
2020
@history2wheeler Technically a currawong, so not part of the family Corvidae. But they are part of the Corvoidea su… https://t.co/wu99fOBdyt @cityoftongues @RobGMacfarlane @casparhenderson @sophiec @rebeccagiggs @SydWritersFest Thanks so much… https://t.co/dNiqPB5r0S
5/13
2020
@Zoe_Sadokierski @thomvandooren @UrbanFieldNats @andrewxburrell @dieterhochuli @Wingtags @UTSEngage @UTSDesign Your… https://t.co/aAIyCmoL4V
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenNew on the @UrbanFieldNats site, how to be an #urbanfieldnaturalist in a few simple steps. Designing for this proje… https://t.co/kqEzInc9O3
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5/12
2020
A huge thank you to @Telstra who have, free of charge, been providing extra data to customers. An amazing help to m… https://t.co/6NWSBSJysQ
5/10
2020
What an amazing Tongan story. The boys of ‘Ata https://t.co/bw6XDVo1Sv
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5/9
2020
@Wingtags will be on @abcsydney (702) in just a few minutes, talking #urbanfieldnaturalist things and more @UrbanFieldNatsReady to stare at something other than screens? Become an #urbanfieldnaturalist in your backyard, balcony or park.… https://t.co/lc1UO5b6gU
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenNew collaborative project bringing design research / digital humanities, environmental humanities and life & enviro… https://t.co/fzF6siENLV
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenSome inspiring, challenging, beautiful, reading for a Friday afternoon. Keely Jobe on "The Art of Refusal", reflect… https://t.co/D7NOLeaI7y
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenThis is a great project. You, too, can be an urban field naturalist! Please contribute from your backyard. Somethi… https://t.co/TYqqfWzpuJ
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5/8
2020
You might also like our brand new "Guide to Crow Appreciation". It was such a pleasure to produce this with the tal… https://t.co/mDHzR0We3xOur Urban Field Naturalist website is live! Check it out. There's even an invitation to contribute your own stories… https://t.co/I7LLptN4yrThe Spider Wasp's Dilemma - @dieterhochuli The wasp paralyses the spider, typically lays a single egg on the spid… https://t.co/fufvQXpZPj
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5/7
2020
@UrbanFieldNats @eggpicnic Beautiful footage!Welcoming a Change - by Camila @eggpicnic ...At first, they seemed to be frolicking in the rain...they were being… https://t.co/1XgBA8WeZ6
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5/6
2020
I'm starting a great new project with some fantastic colleagues. "Working to connect people and to cultivate knowl… https://t.co/JK2WOqRgypInsects in the grass - by Robin Buchanan Lawns provide firebreaks, are great to play on, and look nice, but an area… https://t.co/qTi6jMJZ4Q
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenOur newest story is a selection of artworks from the Overwintering Project, an artist initiative raising awareness… https://t.co/l16M84tc7r
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenA nice little report on our #ExtinctionStories work on @radioaustralia Pacific Beat. https://t.co/FPRNmUPmV6 Thanks to @craigsperez, again!
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenRed-browed Finch - stunning 10g seed eater. Share your sightings while #BirdingAtHome If you’re enjoying observin… https://t.co/e4eO0iqoGq
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5/5
2020
My new book The Probiotic Planet is due out in November. It now has a front cover and a webpage. Starting to feel l… https://t.co/n5OCHZtteE
Retweeted by Thom van Dooren @jsplorimer @UMinnPress Congratulations Jamie. I'm really looking forward to getting into it!
5/4
2020
You can now subscribe to the Dept of Gender and Cultural Studies' Youtube channel, currently featuring our recent o… https://t.co/tGx9ND7Ajq
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5/3
2020
Australia listened to the experts on coronavirus. It's time we heard them on climate change | Lenore Taylor https://t.co/O1CsFDpZbO
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5/2
2020
I've written up some reflections on a recent online pilot workshop that we held ahead of a larger conference next y… https://t.co/SR1z5GtfB4
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenGreat interview with Warwick Anderson from @UsydSOPHI on #COVID-19 on @NPR @radioopensource. Warwick is at 13mins.… https://t.co/Gl0VlOjULFIn a new post we share the work of Fijian contemporary multi-media artist Rusiate Lali, who reflects on the entwine… https://t.co/V3F9itWmeZ
Retweeted by Thom van Dooren @ZSMillei @Zoe_Sadokierski @vpacinik @UrbanFieldNats @andrewxburrell @Wingtags @dieterhochuli No, I hadn't. Looks f… https://t.co/maEtm5W1Z1
5/1
2020
We're proud to announce SEI will explore #ClimateJustice in multispecies & post-colonial contexts as part of a Glob… https://t.co/PVLrX4Jjn8
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenCongratulations! This project looks incredible and important and inspiring!! @WinterChristine @DSchlosberghttps://t.co/ds9EuhZkac
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenSpending time playing with #crows for @UrbanFieldNats a new research collaboration with @andrewxburrellhttps://t.co/AlS8i4OT6v
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4/30
2020
@BenSmee @KetanJ0 This is disgusting and yet sadly unsurprising. Thanks for sharing.We went to the Queensland gov for comment about why this report has been made cabinet in confidence. Afterwards, u… https://t.co/n3kiMjT9xj
Retweeted by Thom van Dooren @ProfLesleyHead Fascinating stuff. Are you writing on this? Please share :)Looking forward to speaking at this event next week! https://t.co/pfDhWJm2p4
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenThis was one of the first stories I wrote for NZ Geographic, and still resonates powerfully for me today. It was th… https://t.co/ovyNn6i3zq
Retweeted by Thom van Dooren#GroundingStory is out! Feature tributes to Deborah Bird Rose. My article, 'How mangroves story' is here as well -… https://t.co/EWXWEkWLB7
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenCheck out our latest story by @kate_g_evans. A reflection on the extinct Huia of Aotearoa-New Zealand, focusing on… https://t.co/fEgh760ysa
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4/29
2020
I've discovered pillows and I love them! https://t.co/zQYBpH4f3I @digijalanjalan @NatGeo How fascinating. Glad you enjoyed Flight Ways. Hope you're doing okay in these strange times.
4/28
2020
Part of #TheLivingArchive, a new platform co-ordinated by Associate Prof @thomvandooren that provides a space for p… https://t.co/wMMN9v4FMP
Retweeted by Thom van Doorenthe pandemic and the pacific diaspora “Overall, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islanders are dying the most dis… https://t.co/FsQLOIVZRB
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenEnfolded in the Wings of a Great Darkness by Peter Boyle (Vagabond Press) wins 2020 Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetr… https://t.co/ZK55SIa9RX
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4/27
2020
Iʻm honored to be featured in this powerful story in the Guardian about The Living Archive: Extinction Stories from… https://t.co/QdG8IvrfL4
Retweeted by Thom van DoorenI loved writing this story for the Guardian, in which I got to talk to a philosopher (@thomvandooren) a poet (… https://t.co/LiiJgVkiZn
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4/26
2020

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