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Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History

Dec 16 2019 – Feb 9 2020
Postdoctoral Fellowship Recruitment 2020/2021

Application Deadline - February 9, 2020 

Publications
Publications
Article
Challenging Europe: Technology, Environment, and the Quest for Resource Security In press

Heymann M., Högselius P., Kochetkova E. et al.

Technology and Culture. 2020.

Book chapter
Imageries and historical change in the European Russian Arctic

Eklund N., Lajus J., Borovoy V. et al.

In bk.: The Politics of Arctic Resources. Change and Continuity in the "Old North" of Northern Europe. Routledge, 2019. Ch. 11. P. 200-220.

On December 16th and 17th, the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History and the History Department hosted the symposium titled "​Cold War Matters: (In)Visible Economies of Things." The goal of the symposium was to look at the Cold War from a different angle, one that differed from politics and military. Instead the focus of the symposium was to look at the Cold War through consumer culture, art, science, industry, and the exchange of these things across the permeable Iron Curtain.
December 29, 2019
The second day of the international symposium Cold War matters: The (In) Visible Economies of Things, organized by the Laboratory of Environmental and Technological History, ended with a lecture by Russian-American cultural historian and anthropologist Sergei Alexandrovich Ushakin. Currently, he is an employee of the Department of Slavic Languages ​​and Literature at Princeton University. His professional interests include family and gender identity, the consequences of cultural trauma and the collective memory of the Soviet past.
December 29, 2019
On December 16, at the international symposium, Cold War matters: The (In) Visible Economies of Things, organized by the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History, Dick van Lente, associate professor and lecturer on the history of the culture of modern societies at Erasmus University Rotterdam, spoke. His professional interests include the global history of technology and innovation, the history of everyday life, social, economic and cultural history.
December 29, 2019
The Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) has been held in Milano and was co-organized by the SHOT and the National Museum of Science and Technology named after Leonardo da Vinci.
October 28, 2019
The Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History of the Center for Historical Research and the International Master Program in Applied and Interdisciplinary History conducts the open seminar, dedicated to the conservation and representation of maritime heritage.
May 13, 2019
April 17, at 6.30 pm Martin Emanuel, research fellow, will present his paper at the seminar of the Laboratory for Ecological and Technological History of the HSE in St. Petersburg
April 12, 2019
April 10 at 5 pm Matleena Frisk, a doctoral candidate at the University of Helsinki, spoke at a seminar on the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History.
April 05, 2019
On 3 April 2019 at 5 p.m. Leena Enbom, a doctoral candidate of the University of Helsinki gave a talk "What did casual labourers do? Transformation of the unskilled job market in Helsinki, 1890-1980" at the seminar of the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History.
March 26, 2019
A regular seminar of Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History of the Center for Historical Research was held on 13 of March, 5 pm, at the address Griboyedov Canal 123, room 213.
March 13, 2019
The edited volume "Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes. Myth, Propaganda, Reality" was co-edited by Stephen Brain (Mississippi State University, USA) and Viktor Pál (HSE) and published in November 2018 by Routledge Publisher. 
December 17, 2018
On the evening of December 4, Alexandre de Vogue delivered a talk on how to present and maintain heritage in the Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, which focused on matters of presenatation and preservation and issues of attracting more people being within the private sector and out of the state support.
December 10, 2018
December 5, senior researchers A.V. Kraykovsky and M.M. Dadykina made a report on economic history "Prices, their specifics and movement in Russia in the XVI - XVIII centuries" at a conference organized by the North-Western Central Administration of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation "Inflation History in Russia". The report was devoted to the problems of the history of prices and its state in Russia at the present stage of the development of science.
December 07, 2018
Senior lecturer of the department of history and research fellow of the LETH Elena Kochetkova was awarded a prize for the best research of socialism. Senior lecturer of the department of history and research fellow of the LETH Elena Kochetkova was awarded with a prize for the best research of socialism. 
December 05, 2018
On the 19th of November, Michael North presented a public lecture in the laboratory of environmental and technological history. He shared the results of his recent study on the Baltic Sea as a borderland.
November 22, 2018
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