In autumn 2019, several members from the Network convened in Milan during Society for History of Technology’s annual meeting.
SHOT Milano 2019: Civil Defence: On Materialities in Civil Defence History
Organizer and Chair: Sarah Robey (Idaho State University)
Commentator: Silvia Berger Ziauddin (University of Bern) (cancelled)
- Peter Bennesved (Umeå University): Becoming a Sheltered Society: Sweden and the Air-Raid Shelter from Idea to Materiality.
- Katrin Heilmann (King’s College London): Governing Chinese Nuclear Materiality: the Cold War Air Defence Shelter.
- Rosanna Farbøl (University of Southern Denmark): Civil Defence in the City: Aarhus as a Site of the Imaginary Nuclear War. (cancelled)
- Casper Sylvest (University of Southern Denmark): New Directions in Civil Defence History: A Framework for Analysis.