News Category: Event

January 25, 2023: Future Talk: Climate x Change – Polar Silkroad

Kunst Haus Wien will host a podium discussion “Climate x Change – Polar Silkroad” as part of the exhibition “Unseen places“. The exhibition represents the works of Austrian photographer Gregor Sailer and is focusing on the ways in which built infrastructure has an impact on the environment. Sailer has long worked in polar areas. He […]

October 15, 2022: InfraNorth Session at Arctic Circle Conference 2022

Peter Schweitzer, Olga Povoroznyuk and Timothy Heleniak presented their recent research at the InfraNorth session “Arctic Transport Infrastructures and Sustainable Communities” at one of the largest conferences on Arctic policy and research taking place annually in Reykjavik, Iceland. The session was well-attended by researchers, indigenous leaders, representatives of NGOs and governmental bodies from different countries […]

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 […]

CfPs for InfraNorth Events at VANDA 2022 Conference

ERC project “InfraNorth” (“Building Arctic Futures: Transport Infrastructure and Sustainable Northern Communities”) https://www.infranorth.eu/ will hold two events at the conference Vienna Anthropology Days taking place in Vienna on September 26-30, 2022. Please, feel free to submit your papers to the panel “Infrastructure and the Built Environment in the Anthropocene” and your expressions of interest to […]

March 26, 2022: Workshop on Arctic Infrastructure and Climate Change

The community workshop on Arctic infrastructure and climate change “RATIC meets T-MOSAiC”, co-organized by Skip Walker, Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk at the Arctic Science Summit Week, from 14:00 – 18:00 CEST in Tromsø, Norway and online: https://www.assw.info/sessions/ratic-meets-t-mosaic Meeting Announcement PDF Please, join us – online participation is free!

February 26, 2022: Panel “Undermining the Earth? Infrastructural Challenges to Sustainability”

The paper panel “Undermining the Earth? Infrastructural challenges to sustainability”, co-organized by Mia Bennett, Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk at the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, three sessions starting from 8:00 – 12:40 Eastern Time, online Session 1 https://aag-annualmeeting.secure-platform.com/a/solicitations/19/sessiongallery/2922 Session 2 https://aag-annualmeeting.secure-platform.com/a/solicitations/19/sessiongallery/3105 Session 3 https://aag-annualmeeting.secure-platform.com/a/solicitations/19/sessiongallery/3144 Call for Papers: Sessions Abstract PDF