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June 21, 2021: Panel at International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences

InfraNorth members hosted the conference panel “The Promise of Arctic Infrastructural Development: Connectivity, Mobility, Prosperity” at the 10th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences, which took place online from June 15–20, 2021. Panel presentations were based on research on transport infrastructures in the North conducted within the recently finished CoRe project and the new InfraNorth […]

June 6, 2021: Special Section in “Transfers”

Co-edited by Peter Schweitzer, Olga Povoroznyuk and Stephanie McCallum, the special section “Precarious Connections: On the Promise and Menace of Railroad Projects” was published in the interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal Transfers. The introduction by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk is openly available. The collection of articles is the result of panels on the anthropology of railroads […]