[H-verkko] Helsinki, New Perspectives on Empire and Space: Russia and the Soviet Union in Focus

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Agricolan tapahtumakalenteriin on lähetetty uusi ilmoitus:

New Perspectives on Empire and Space: Russia and the Soviet Union in
Helsinki 16.02.2012  - 17.02.2012 

SEMINAR: New Perspectives on Empire and Space: Russia and the Soviet
Union in Focus

Feb 16-17, 2012

University of Helsinki, Main Building

Organizer: Dr. Sanna Turoma, sanna.turoma at helsinki.fi

Organized under the auspices of Aleksanteri Institute, University of

Thursday, Feb 16, University Main Building, Aud XVI (Entrance on
Unioninkatu, 4th floor)

12:00-12:15 p.m.
Opening of the Seminar

12:15-12:45 p.m.
Sanna Turoma (Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki) and
Maxim Waldstein
(University of Amsterdam): Presentation of the forthcoming book
Decentering the Soviet
Empire: New Spatial Histories of Russia (Farnham: Ashgate)

12:30 – 13:15 p.m.
Nick Baron (University of Nottingham): “D.I. Mendeleev and the
Mapping of Russian Modernity”

13:15-14:00 p.m.
Katri Pynnöniemi (Finnish Institute of Foreign Affairs):
“Representations of Post-Soviet Spacein the Contemporary Russian
Political-Economic Discussion”


14:30-15:15 p.m.
Anni Kangas (University of Tampere/ Finnish Academy): “Land of Giants
and Gallows: Russian and Soviet Empires in the Finnish Political

15:15-16:00 p.m.
Marina Loskutova (European University at Saint Petersburg):
Regionalization, Imperial Legacy and the Soviet Geographical

Friday, Feb 17, University Main Building, Aud VI (Entrance on
Unioninkatu, 3rd floor)

9:00-9:45 a.m.
Sanna Turoma (Aleksanteri Institute / University of Helsinki):
“Imperiia Re/Constructed: Narratives of Space and Nation in the 1960s
Soviet Russian Culture”

9:45-10:30 a.m.
Iina Kohonen (Aalto University, Helsinki): “Picturing Infinity: Space
Race and the Cosmic Landscape”

10:30-11:15 a.m.
Kevin M. Platt (University of Philadelphia): “Eccentric Orbit:
Mapping Russian Culture in the

11:45 a.m.

12:30 p.m.
Mark Bassin (Södertörn University): Comments

After 1:00 p.m. the seminar continues as a workshop for the

Aleksanteri-instituutti ( http://www.helsinki.fi/aleksanteri/ )

Anna Salonsalmi <anna.salonsalmi at helsinki.fi> 

Ilmoitus lähetetty: 2.2.2012 07:47

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