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Environmental politics of sociotechnical change

Main research areas

  • Sociotechnical change
  • Narratives of futurity
  • Infrastructural theory

Current research and teaching

Paul Graham Raven studies the narrative rhetorics of sociotechnical and climate imaginaries. His doctoral thesis proposed a novel model of sociotechnical change based on social practice theory, and a narrative prototyping methodology for infrastructure foresight. Currently working across a variety of projects at LU, in October 2020 he will begin a Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellowship, developing and implementing a radical new methodology for the co-design of situated community climate futures with a focus on the Skåne region.


A technology critic and science fiction writer turned scholar of sociotechnical transformation and climate futures.

Ongoing research projects

REINVENT; STEPS; Climaginaries; Narrating Climate Futures Initiative

Research environment

Environmental Politics Research Group

Areas of expertise

community-scale adaptation to climate change; the role of narratives in shaping futures


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