Articles

  • 2022 Olga Povoroznyuk, Warwick F. Vincent, Peter Schweitzer, Rosa Laptander, Mia Bennett, Fabrice Calmels, Dmitrir Sergeev, Christopher Arp, Bruce C. Forbes, Pascale Roy-Léveillée and Donald A. Walker. Arctic Roads and Railways: Social and Environmental Consequences of Transport Infrastructure in the Circumpolar North. Arctic Science: 1-34. https://cdnsciencepub.com/doi/full/10.1139/as-2021-0033
  • 2022 Ria-Maria Adams, Alla Bolotova, Ville Alasalmi. Liveability under shrinkage: Initiatives in the ‘capital of pessimism’ in Finland. European Planning Studies: 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2022.2126721
  • 2022 Peter Schweitzer, Olga Povoroznyuk. Infrastructural legacies and post-Soviet transformations in Northern Sakha (Yakutiya), Russia. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/1523908X.2022.2051455
  • 2021 Peter Schweitzer, Annet Bartsch, Georg Pointner, Ingmar Nitze, Aleksandra Efimova, Dan Jakober, Sarah Ley, Elin Högström, Guido Grosse. Expanding Infrastructure and Growing Anthropogenic Impacts along Arctic Coasts. Environmental Research Letters 16, 115013. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac3176
  • 2021 Peter Schweitzer. Remote Connections: Human Entanglements with Built and Natural Environments in the Arctic and Elsewhere. In Anthropology in Motion: Encounters with Current Trajectories of Scholarship from Austria. A. Gingrich, ed. Pp. 40-63. The RAI Country Series; 4. Canon Pyon: Sean Kingston Publishing.
  • 2021 Olga Povoroznyuk. Ambiguous entanglements: infrastructure, memory and identity in indigenous Evenki communities along the Baikal-Amur Mainline. Social Anthropology: 29 (2): 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1111/1469-8676.13032
  • 2020 (2021) Olga Povoroznyuk. Title: (Re)Constructing the Baikal-Amur Mainline: Continuity and Change of Post-Socialist Infrastructure. Transfers: 10 (2/3): 250-269. https://doi.org/10.3167/TRANS.2020.10020317
  • 2020 (2021) Peter Schweitzer, Olga Povoroznyuk. Introduction to the special section “Precarious Connections: On the Promise and Menace of Railroad Projects”. Transfers: 10 (2/3): 137-151. https://doi.org/10.3167/TRANS.2020.10020311

Special issues and volumes

  • 2020 (2021) Peter Schweitzer, Olga Povoroznyuk, Stephany MacCallum, guest editors of the special section “Precarious Connections: On the Promise and Menace of Railroad Projects”. Transfers: 10 (2/3). https://doi.org/10.3167/TRANS.2020.10020311

Presentations and Talks

  • R.-M. Adams. Liveability under Shrinkage in Unsettling Landscapes: Initiatives in the ‘Capital of Pessimism’ in Northern Finland’. American Anthropological Association Conference (AAA), Seattle, WA, November 12, 2022
  • O. Povoroznyuk. The Northern Sea Route and Arctic Coastal Communities. Arctic Circle, Reykjavik, October 15, 2022
  • P. Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk. The Promises and Fears of Infrastructure: A Port Expansion Project in Nome in a Pan-Arctic Perspective. Workshop ‘Polar Silk Road’ UiT, Maine, October 8, 2022
  • R.-M. Adams & M. Bennett. Polar Silk Worlding: Imagination, Infrastructure, and Anticipation in Chinese Arctic Tourism. Workshop ‘Polar Silk Road’ UiT, Maine, October 7, 2022
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Transformative Infrastructure: Engineering a Railroad and Communities along the Baikal-Amur Mainline in East Siberia. Vienna Anthropology Days, Vienna, September 28, 2022
  • R.-M. Adams. Waiting for the Northern Lights: Young Lifestyle Migrants in Finnish Lapland. Vienna Anthropology Days 2022 (Vanda), Vienna, September 28, 2022.
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Transformative Infrastructure and Modernization: Building a Railroad and Identity along the Baikal-Amur Mainline in East Siberia. European Anthropological Association 17th Biannual Conference, online, July 28, 2022
  • P. Budka. The failures and promises of transport infrastructure in a remote Canadian town. European Association of Social Anthropologists 17th Biennial Conference. Belfast, online, July 28, 2022.
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Infrastructural Legacies, Environmental Change, and Post-Soviet Transformations in Northern Sakha (Yakutiya), Russia. Nunataryuk General Assembly Meeting, Sesimbra, May 17, 2022
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Ignoring Climate Change? Modernization Ideologies, Socio-Economic Concerns and Perceptions of the Environment in Northern Sakha (Yakutiya), Russia. Experiencing Climate Change in Europe and Beyond, Ljubljana, May 5, 2022
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Transport infrastructures and transformations of the Russian North. Conference of British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies. Online, April 9, 2022.
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Disseminating research on Arctic infrastructure: From CoRe to InfraNorth. Arctic Science Summit Week. Tromsø, March 28, 2022.
  • R.-M. Adams. Local initiatives as a driver for sustainability and livability of shrinking towns: A case study from the “capital of pessimism” (Puolanka, Northern Finland). American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New York, online, February 25, 2022.
  •  O. Povoroznyuk. From the front lines of supply to the margins of the state: Reimagining infrastructure of the Northern Sea Route (NSR). American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New York, online, February, 25, 2022.
  • O. Povoroznyuk & P. Schweitzer. Social and cultural dimensions of transport infrastructures in the North (examples from CoRe, Nunataryk and InfraNorth). Aalborg University Research Seminar, online, December 3, 2021.
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Anthropology of infrastructure in Siberia and the North. ASEEES Convention, New Orleans, USA, November 22, 2021
  • P. Budka. Anthropological notes on digital and transport infrastructures in remote communities. Anthropology of Technology Conference, Aarhus University, Denmark, November 4, 2021.
  • P. Schweitzer. Arctic infrastructures, resource development and community wellbeing [in Russian]. XIV Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia, online, July 8, 2021.
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Transport infrastructures in territorial and resource exploration of the Russian North [in Russian]. XIV Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia, online, July 8, 2021.
  • P. Schweitzer. Arctic infrastructures for whom? Remarks about development and community Wellbeing. X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences, online, June 20, 2021.
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Ambiguous entanglements: Infrastructure and indigeneity in Evenki communities along the Baikal-Amur Mainline. X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences, online, June 15, 2021.
  • O. Povoroznyuk & P. Schweitzer. Living with environmental change: On fishing quotas and collapsing coastlines in Bykovskiy, Northern Yakutiya. X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences, online, June 17, 2021.
  • P. Schweitzer. The Arctic Ocean as transport corridor, or, when did the Arctic become global? Global History of the Arctic, online, May 20, 2021.
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Transport infrastructures in territorial expansion and socio-cultural transformations in the Russian North [in Russian]. Global History of the Artic, online, May 20, 2021.
  • O. Povoroznyuk & P. Schweitzer. Benefits and challenges of transportation infrastructures in Arctic communities. UArctic Congress, online, May 18, 2021.
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Social and cultural dimensions of transport infrastructures in the North: Towards community-based research. Invited lecture at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, May 6, 2021.
  • P. Schweitzer & O. Povoroznyuk. Ignoring environmental change in Bykovskiy, Yakutia? Thawing permafrost, Indigenous knowledge and modernization ideologies in Northern Russia. EGU General Assembly, online, April 28, 2021.
  • P. Schweitzer. Roads and railroads in the North: What do they do for local communities? Arctic Science Summit Week, online, March 25, 2021.
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Roads and railroads of the Russian North: Social and cultural dimensions of infrastructure projects. Arctic Science Summit Week, online, March 25, 2021.
  • P. Schweitzer & O. Povoroznyuk. Implementing InfraNorth: Engaging communities in research on transport infrastructures in the Arctic. Arctic Science Summit Week, online, March 21, 2021.
  • O. Povoroznyuk. Permafrost thaw, infrastructure and community development: Navigating socio-economic and environmental change in Northern Yakutia, Russia. IASC RATIC seminar Series, online, February 18, 2021.

Conference Panels

  • P. Schweitzer and O. Povoroznyuk. Arctic Transport Infrastructures and Sustainable Communities. Arctic Circle, Reykjavik, October 15, 2022
  • O. Povoroznyuk and P. Schweitzer. Infrastructure and Built Environment in the Anthropocene. Vienna Anthropology Days, Vienna, September 28, 2022
  • P. Schweitzer, O. Povoroznyuk. What is the Future of Anthropological Collaboration with Russia? Vienna Anthropology Days, September 27, 2022
  • P. Schweitzer, O. Povoroznyuk, J. Pierce, D. Walker. “Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Advancing Sustainable Arctic Infrastructure” at Arctic Science Summit Week, Tromsø, March 26, 2022. https://www.geobotany.uaf.edu/ratic/workshop2022.php
  • M. Bennett, P. Schweitzer, O. Povoroznyuk. “Undermining the Earth? Infrastructural Challenges to Sustainability” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, online, February 25, 2022.
  • P. Schweitzer, O. Povoroznyuk, G. Saxinger, S. Wentzel, G. Illmeier, A. Sancho-Reinoso. “The Promise of Arctic Infrastructural Development: Connectivity, Mobility, Prosperity”. X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences, online, June 15 and 20, 2021.
  • J. Pierce, S. Walker, P. Schweitzer, Olga Povoroznyuk. IASC RATIC/T-MOSAiC Workshop “Sharing Best Practices in Research on Infrastructure in the Arctic”, X Arctic Science Summit Week, online, March 21, 2021. RATIC Website
  • O. Povoroznyuk, W. Vincent, F. Camels. Special Session “Northern Roads and Railways: Social and Environmental Effects of Northern Transport Infrastructure”, Arctic Science Summit Week, online, March 25, 2021.