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Illustration for news: POSTPONED Tensions of Europe Research Group on Technologies, Environment, and Resources Coproduction of territories and their resources: technologies of prospecting, extraction and remediation in history

POSTPONED Tensions of Europe Research Group on Technologies, Environment, and Resources Coproduction of territories and their resources: technologies of prospecting, extraction and remediation in history

THE EVENT WAS POSTPONED TILL WINTER 2020 BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS

Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental and Technological History

The Higher School of Economics Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History of the Center for Historical Research in St. Petersburg, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of environmental and technological history. We are particularly interested in applications on either of these aspects: history of natural resources, including history of scientific expertise; history of technological innovations and urban mobility; industrial and natural heritage. The application can focus on the crossroads of all three themes. We invite scholars with a strong record who employ interdisciplinary approaches and are capable of publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals.

Illustration for news: «Fighting a New Cult: Thing-Theory of Late Socialism» by Serguei Oushakine!

«Fighting a New Cult: Thing-Theory of Late Socialism» by Serguei Oushakine!

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.

Illustration for news: «Invisible Rays and the Material Environment in the Cold War» by Dick van Lente

«Invisible Rays and the Material Environment in the Cold War» by Dick van Lente

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.

Illustration for news: Elena Kochetkova received an award of Estonian Institute of Historical Memory

Elena Kochetkova received an award of Estonian Institute of Historical Memory

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.