Professor Sverker Sörlin is an internationally prominent environmental historian who was instrumental in founding the Environmental Humanities Laboratory at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. The Laboratory sponsors the Stockholm Archipelago Lecture series, for which David Lowenthal, co-founder of LRG, was the inaugural speaker, much as he was the inaugural speaker for the present LRG lecture series. Sverker Sörlin co-authored the foreword to David Lowenthal’s book Quest for the Unity of Knowledge.