July 28, 2022: Presentations at European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) 2022 Conference

Olga Povoroznyuk & Philipp Budka present on transport infrastructures at the European Association of Social Anthropologists’ 17th Biennial Conference (July 26-29, 2022) in the panel “Promising Growth: Anthropological Reflections on Sprawling Infrastructure and Inequality“.

June 14-15, 2022: InfraNorth Workshop “Arctic Infrastructures: Histories of Exploration, Colonization and Industrial Development”

The Arctic, which often has been recognized by residents of temperate climate zones for its supposed unspoiled nature, has a long history of colonization, urbanization and industrial exploitation. From the days of Arctic whaling to gold rushes and oil booms, the Arctic has a rich legacy of built environment serving as infrastructure mainly for non-arctic […]

June 6, 2022: The Online Survey of the ERC Project InfraNorth has been launched!

This survey focuses on the role of transport infrastructures in Arctic and sub-Arctic communities. It is anonymous, consists of seven (7) questions, and takes about 10 minutes to complete.The survey is available at https://sosci.univie.ac.at/InfraNorthQuestionnaire/All residents in Northern communities aged 18 years or more are invited to participate in the survey!