Antarctic Minerals for the Eastern Bloc? Imagining the South Pole Frontier of Extractive Socialism
December 17th at 17:00 (Moscow Time)
Working language: English
Address: Kanal Griboedova Emb., 123, Room 201
Research Seminar of the Laboratory "Urban Infrastructures of Leningrad"
30 September 2021, 7 pm (Moscow time).
Mirror Labs: a joint seminar of the Chelyabinsk State University and the Laboratory "Forestry of the Southern Urals: industrial transformation in the 1940-80s"
Workshop "Material World and Representation of Progress in the late USSR: to the History of Soviet Things"
11 May 2021, 4 pm (Moscow time)
Seminar "New Approaches to Economic and Social History of Early Modern Russia"
12 May 2021
The event will be held online.
Сollective volume "Place and Nature: Essays on the Ecological History of Russia" was presented at the Laboratory's seminar
On March 26, at the regular seminar of the Laboratory, a presentation of the collective volume “Place and Nature: an Essay on the Ecological History of Russia” took place, in the creation of which the members of the Laboratory took part.
Seminar of the Laboratory for the Environmental and Technological History and the presentation of the recently published book: Moon, David, Nicholas B. Breyfogle, and Alexandra Bekasova, eds. Place and Nature: Essays in Russian Environmental History. Winwick, Cambridgeshire: The White Horse Press, 2021.
26 March 2021, 18:00 at the seminar of the Laboratory for the Environmental and Technological History (St. Petersburg School of Arts and Humanities HSE SPb) – the presentation of the recently published book: Moon, David, Nicholas B. Breyfogle, and Alexandra Bekasova, eds. Place and Nature: Essays in Russian Environmental History. Winwick, Cambridgeshire: The White Horse Press, 2021.Presenters: Alexandra Bekasova, Nicholas B. Breyfogle, Ekaterina Kalemeneva, Elena Kochetkova, Julia Lajus, David Moon and other authors. This collective monograph is one of the results of a networking project funded by the Leverhulme Trust (UK) carried out in 2013-2016, in which many researchers of the Laboratory participated. The project team carried out several research trips to different parts of Russia that are important for studying the history of the relationship between people and nature: the Solovetsky Islands, Lake Baikal, the Perm region and the Urals.
Head of the Laboratory Julia Lajus will speak with a report at the international seminar "Managing Cultural and Natural Resources in Russian Museum-Reserves"
On February 13, the head of the Laboratory, Julia Lajus, will give a presentation "Solovki Islands. History of Envrionment and Heritage" at the international seminar "Managing Cultural and Natural Resources in Russian Museum-Reserves," organized by Higher School of Economics university and Humboldt University of Berlin.
International online conference "Global history of the Arctic: trans-border networks, alternative spatialities and scale shifting"
Center for Historical Research (HSE St. Petersburg) and Laboratory for Historical Geography and Regionalistics (UTMN, Tyumen) invites applications for the international online conference "Global history of the Arctic: trans-border networks, alternative spatialities and scale shifting" on May 20–21, 2021.
Laboratory Seminar. Charlotte Wrigley, "A Discontinuous Earth: Life, Extinction and Permafrost in the Russian Far-East".
On December 18 at 18:00, Charlotte Wrigley, an international postdoc of the Laboratory, will give a presentation "A Discontinuous Earth: Life, Extinction and Permafrost in the Russian Far-East" at the Laboratory seminar.
Members of the Laboratory took part in the III International Scientific Conference "Human and Nature: History of Interaction (Environmental History)"
On November 20, the Laboratory members took part in the III International Scientific Conference, organized by the Russian State University for the Humanities "Human and Nature: the History of Interaction (Environmental History)". Lajus Julia, Anna Agafonova and Dadykina Margarita made their reports.
Laboratory fellows participated in the conference of the Institute of the History of Natural Science and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences "Scientist and the Epoch: To the 170th anniversary of the birth of N.I. Kareev and S.V. Kovalevskaya"
On October 26 - 30, 2020, Laboratory fellows took part in the XLI International Annual Scientific Conference of the Institute of the History of Natural Science and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences "Scientist and the Epoch: To the 170th Anniversary of the Birth of N. I. Kareev and S. V. Kovalevskaya"
Preprint "Urban Improvement: The Making And Using Of Green Spaces In St. Petersburg (1870s-1910s)"
Mikhail Vsemirnov, a graduate of this year's History study program at the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg, recently published a preprint based on his graduation thesis. The text is published on the website of the preprints of the program of fundamental research (link: https://wp.hse.ru/prepfr_Humanities), and everyone can, if desired, familiarize themselves with the work.
Our research-assistants at their professional track
This year our research-assistants who for several years were involved in the projects of Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History were enrolled in leading European universities to continue their education.
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