A Curriculum for the Anthropocene

April 1st, 2016

Scale, metabolism, sensing, agency—in this publication some of the concepts essential to the interdisciplinary debate around the Anthropocene are introduced.

Since its initiation in 2013 by Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), the Anthropocene Curriculum project has to incubated and tested cross-disciplinary explorations on knowledge practices for a new geological epoch. This micro publication elaborates on a set of key terms that were negotiated for the first iterations and events of the curriculum until 2016. Part of the Deep Time Chicago pamphlet series.