Sebastian Abrahamsson

researcher at Department of Sociology, Faculty

Email:
sebastian.abrahamsson[AT-sign]soc.uu.se
Visiting address:
Engelska parken
Thunbergsvägen 3H

Postal address:
Box 624
751 26 UPPSALA

Short presentation

I am currently working as a researcher in the project "Waste Work in the Sustainability Economy: Transforming Values of Biological Waste" ("Soparbete i hållbarhetsekonomin: värdeomvandlingar av spillvatten och matavfall") together with Tora Holmberg (PI), Malin Ideland and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson.

My main areas of interest and expertise are food and food waste, science and technology studies (STS), ethnography and qualitative methods.

Keywords: qualitative methods sts ethnography • cultural analysis waste

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Biography

My work is situated in science and technology studies (STS) but draws on experiences I have gained and lessons I have learned while moving between difference disciplines and countries. In 2011 I graduated as DPhil at the School of Geography in Oxford. 2011-2014 I worked as a postdocotoral fellow at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in Amsterdam, and 2016-2018 I was funded by a Marie Curie individual grant at the SAXO institute, Copenhagen University.

In my previous research I have been interested in food waste and, more specifically, the various practices that consumers develop and are involved in to (try to) stop food going to waste. Currently I am exploring the different kinds of values created by transformation of organic wastes (food waste and waste water) into biogas and fertilizers. In particular, I am interested in where, how and by whom such values and valuations get done.

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