Trine Antonsen

Title: Scientist (80% position)

Trine Antonsen holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas at the University of Oslo. Her dissertation “Agrarianism and our dependence on nature” (2017) is a virtue theoretical defense of agricultural values and ideals for our thinking about the human/nature-relation and the climatic and environmental crisis. Antonsen holds a MA in philosophy of language and a BA in Gender Studies from the University of Oslo. She has been an exchange student at Birkbeck College, University of London, and at Rutgers University, in New Jersey, USA.

Trine joined GenØk in 2018. She is researcher and manager of the ReWrite Project. The project target is the human/nature-relation and how our perception of nature influence on – and is influenced by – emergies biotechnologies, such as genome editing. At GenØk, Trine contributes to the ELSA research group and the Science forum on a regular basis.

Trine is Associate Professor II at UiT The Arctic University of Tromsø. She is a member of the editorial board of Norsk Filosofisk Tidsskrift. In addition to the philosophy of food and agriculture, Trine has publications in the philosophy of technology, on naturalness and emerging biotechology. She also has a strong interest in feminism, virtue theory/ethics, and she hosts an interdisciplinary reading group on nature writing and the literature/philosophy interface.

She has held a wide range of both academic and popular presentations on topics ranging from sexual harassment to the role of labor in our everyday life.

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