Karl Holmberg

Doctoral Student

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Political Science


  • Material Politics, Politics of plastics, Environmental Politics, International Political Economy


Karl Holmberg's PhD research revolves around the political economy and geopolitics of plastics. This involves but are not excluded to research on interests and actors throughout the plastic life cycle, especially focusing on the petrochemical production. The culture and practices that shape the role of plastic's in our society. As well as, sociotechnical systems, economic history, carbon lock-ins, path dependency and incumbency concerning the petroplastic complex.

Recent research outputs

Fredric Bauer, Karl Holmberg, Lars J Nilsson, Ellen Palm & Johannes Stripple, 2020 Apr 15, Lund University.

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