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UPCOMING 2017

September 11 : Egle Rindzeviciute presents an invited paper “Nuclear Energy Museums in Russia” at the Science and Technology Studies Seminar programme, organised by Prof Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.

September 14-16: The research team organizes a final conference for the Nuclear Legacies project at CBEES, Södertörn University, Sweden.

September 20-22: Anna Storm presents a paper at the Teknik- och vetenskapshistoriska dagar [History of Science and Technology conference], Norrköping, Sweden.

September 22: Anna Storm participates in the symposium Heritage and Borders at the Stockholm Centre for Critical Heritage Studies (SCCHS), Stockholm, Sweden.

October 26-29: Andrei Stsiapanau presents a paper at the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Annual meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

November 30: Egle Rindzeviciute presents an invited paper “Constructing Russian Nuclear Heritage: Materiality, Invisibility and Secrecy” at the History of Art Research Seminar programme, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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2017

August 15-18: Anna Storm participates in a panel on “Can there be a Nordic Anthropocene? Histories of New Natures in the Nordic Countries” at the 29th Congress of Nordic Historians at Aalborg University, Denmark.

July 13: Florence Fröhlig participates in the Transnational Memory and Identity in Europe Research Network Meeting at the University of Glasgow, Scotland on the occasion of the 24th International Conference of Europeanists.

July 6: Egle Rindzeviciute convenes a workshop “Nuclear Heritage: From Knowledge to Practice” at the Science Museum, London, the UK.

June 28–2 July: Egle Rindzeviciute presents a paper “Global Environment in the Russian Nuclear Discourses: From Computer Simulations to Material Heritage” at a panel session “Global ecology, nuclear futures, and climate change: Reflections on Russian and Soviet contributions to global environmental understanding,” the Biennial Conference of the European Society for Environmental History, Zagreb, Croatia.

June 22: Anna Storm presents an invited paper “Scarred ground. Industrial temporalities” at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich, Germany.

June 21-22: Tatiana Kasperski co-organizes the workshop “Nuclear fun? Banalization of nuclear technologies through display” as a cooperation between the Nuclear Legacies project and the Marie Curie project “Technology and political change: nuclear power in the post-Soviet Union” at the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain.

June 18–21: Anna Storm presents the paper “Monitoring nuclear fish” at the Nordic Geographers Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden.

June 9: Egle Rindzeviciute presents a paper “Governing Epistemic Communities: Systems analysis in the Soviet Union” at a workshop Administration and management of science and technology in the USSR after 1945, EHESS, Paris, France.

May 28-June 4: Andrei Stsiapanau is visiting researcher at the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES) at Södertörn University, Sweden.

May 31: Andrei Stsiapanau presents the paper “Nuclear Waste as Unclear Legacy. Reflections after field research in Sosnovy Bor (St.Petersburg, Russia)” at the Institute of Contemporary History (SHI) at Södertörn University, Sweden.

May 13-25: Egle Rindzeviciute does fieldwork in the museums of science and technology in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russia.

May 5: Egle Rindzeviciute presents an invited paper “System Revolutionaries: Making a Transnational Expert Community During the Cold War” at the Sociology Departmental Research Seminar Series, the Gothenburg University, Sweden.

May 4: Egle Rindzeviciute presents an invited paper “System Revolutionaries: Making a Transnational Expert Community During the Cold War” at the Department of Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 4 May 2017.

May 1-6: Anna Storm participates in a research cooperation meeting at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and Chicago, USA.

April 27: Anna Storm gives the keynote lecture “A landscape of home and a landscape of viewing: Simultaneous realities in the post-industrial situation” at the conference Authentizität und industriekulturelles Erbe – Identitäten, Grenzen, Objekte und Räume in Freiberg, Germany.

April 26: Andrei Stsiapanau gives the lecture “Chernobyl Has Never Existed: The Invisible Side of the ‘Peaceful Atom’” at the Center of Independent Social Research in St Petersburg, Russia.

April 23-30: Andrei Stsiapanau on fieldwork in St Petersburg and Sosnovy Bor, Russia.

April 8: Anna Storm presents an invited paper “Det ärrade industrilandskapets samtidigheter” at the seminar Landskapets återkomst at Dalarnas museum, Falun, Sweden.

April 6-7: Egle Rindzeviciute presents an invited paper “Nuclear Heritage at the Crossroads of Cultural Institutons” at the workshop New Nuclear Imaginaries, Harvard University, Cambridge, US.

April 5: Anna Storm presents the paper “Ärr, samtidigheter & enföretagsorter” at the public event “Gruvor i norr” in the series “Nordisk scen” at Nordiska museet, Stockholm, Sweden.

March 21: Tatiana Kasperski participates in the discussion of the documentary “Containment” created by Peter Galison and Robb Moss and dedicated to the issue of nuclear waste disposal. The screening takes place at ESPCI (The City of Paris Industrial Physics and Chemistry Higher Educational Institution), Paris, France.

March 20: Egle Rindzeviciute presents an invited paper “Cold War Ideas of Global Agency” at a seminar The History of Thinking about Artificial Intelligence and Agency, organised by Prof David Runciman, the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

February 28: Egle Rindzeviciute presents an invited paper “The Politics of Nuclear Heritage in Russia” at a workshop, the ESRC network Nuclear Futures, the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

February 24-26: Workshop for the project team in Paris, France.

February 21: Tatiana Kasperski presents an invited paper (in French) on “Living ‘normally’ in a contaminated environment? Politics of post-Chernobyl management in Belarus” at IMéRA (Institute for Advanced Study of Aix-Marseille University). The talk is part of art-science interdisciplinary seminar Pollution(s) and Solution(s) organized by Juliette Rouchier.

February 20-23: Florence Fröhlig and Anna Storm on fieldwork in Fessenheim, France.

January 31: Anna Storm presents the Nuclear Legacies project to the research delegation of The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, Flemingsberg, Sweden.

January 25: Rindzeviciute presents a paper “Authorised Story Telling in the Museums of Nuclear Energy,” Criminology and Sociology Departmental Research Seminar Series, Kingston University, London, UK.

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2016

December 16: Anna Storm presents the paper “Nuclear fish. Monitoring, angling, breeding” at the workshop Nature/Culture at Södertörn University, Sweden.

December 14-15: Anna Storm participates in a conference on research in social science and humanities on Nordic mining at Linköping University, Sweden.

December 12: Anna Storm visits SKB/SFR in Forsmark, Sweden.

December 7: Anna Storm on fieldwork at Kustlaboratoriet in Öregrund, Sweden.

November 30: Florence Fröhlig, Kasia Keeley and Anna Storm visits Forsmark nuclear power plant, Sweden.

November 28: Kasia Keeley presents the paper “Beneath the surface/above the ground: An investigation into collective memory and physical markers within the transformation of post-nuclear sites” at CBEES Advanced Seminars, Södertörn University, Sweden. Florence Fröhlig chairs the seminar and Kati Lindström acts as discussant.

November 21 – December 16: Néstor le Nestour from Thoren Business School does an internship with the project team.

November 21: Anna Storm presents the Nuclear Legacies project to the Vice Chancellor Gustav Amberg at Södertörn University, Sweden.

October 31 – November 3: Kasia Keeley and Anna Storm on fieldwork at the Barsebäck nuclear power plant, in Kävlinge municipality, in Malmö and Limhamn, Sweden.

October 19: Anna Storm presents the Nuclear Legacies project at the profile seminar “Människa och Arktis” at Stockholm University, Sweden.

October 11: Kasia Keeley and Anna Storm participates in the symposium Geo-philosophy for a sustainable society: a symposium on Torsten Hägerstrand’s ideas on landscape, at Stockholm University, Sweden.

October 10: Anna Storm presents the Nuclear Legacies project to the new PhD candidates at CBEES, Södertörn University, Sweden.

October 1: Andrei Stsiapanau, Associate Professor at the European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania, starts working in the research team.

September 26-28: Anna Storm participates in the conference “Reframing Heritage as Movement” at Stockholm University, Sweden.

September 22-23: Anna Storm gives the keynote lecture “Scars: Tracing important markers in physical and mental landscapes” at the conference On the Trace: Passing, presence and the persistence of the past, at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

September 21: Kasia Keeley and Anna Storm visits the Risø nuclear research facility outside Roskilde, Denmark.

September 12 until December 6: Kasia Keeley, graduate student from the University of Washington works with the Nuclear Legacies research team on a Valle scholarship.

August 26-27: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė gives an invited paper “Cold War Prediction” at an international workshop Politics of Prediction, organised by the Center for Security Studies, the Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

July 26-30: Tatiana Kasperski presents the paper “The Peaceful Atom for Every Child? Repackaging Nuclear Energy in Russia and Ukraine in the Post-Chernobyl Atomic Glow” at ICOHTEC Annual Meeting, Porto, Portugal.

June 22-26: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė presents the paper “From Nuclear Winter to the Anthropocene: Government through a Virtual Milieu” at the Society of the History of Technology Annual Meeting, the Singapore National University, Singapore.

June 8: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė gives an invited talk at the roundtable Cultural Democracy and Diplomacy, organised by the Liberal Lithuanian Club, part of the Parliament Week, the House of Commons, London, UK.

May 22 -June 5: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė on fieldwork in Moscow and St Petersburg, Russia.

May 30, June 3: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė gives invited lectures for postgraduate students at MA in Public Uses of History, the National Research University – Higher School of Economics, St Petersburg, Russia.

May 30: Anna Storm gives a filmed interview for a video essay by artist by Ingela Johansson and film maker Camilla Topuntoli.

April 27-29: The Nuclear Legacies project hosts the symposium “30 years with the Chernobyl legacy” with Ass. Prof Olga Kuchinskaya, author of The Politics of Invisibility: Public Knowledge about Radiation Health Effects after Chernobyl (MIT Press 2014), at Södertörn University, Sweden.

March 18: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė gives the invited talk “The Geopolitics of Distinction” at a public event organised by the Liberal Lithuanian Club Santara-Sviesa at the Embassy of Lithuania, London, UK.

March 16: Tatiana Kasperski presents the paper  “The half-life of the Chernobyl public memory in Belarus: from Soviet people’s heroic battle to the Nation’s sufferings to the renaissance of the Chernobyl lands” at the international conference “Tchernobyl – Impacts, Échos, Héritages Est-Ouest” organized by the members of project EcoGlobReg, Paris, France.

March 12-19: Florence Fröhlig on fieldwork in Fessenheim, France.

March 10: Anna Storm is invited guest at the workshop From the Archive to the Vault, organized by the Heritage Futures research program, Stockholm, Sweden.

March 7: Florence Fröhlig and Anna Storm present the Nuclear Legacies project at the Critical Heritage Studies Network at Stockholm University, Sweden.

February 26 – 28: Workshop for the project team in Skinnskatteberg, Sweden.

February 2: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė gives the invited talk “Nuclear Winter Landscapes: The Visual Language of the Systems-Cybernetic Governmentality of Cold War Catastrophes” at Power to the Point, a study evening organised by Serpentine Gallery in relation to the exhibition of Simon Denny and Michael Craig-Martin, the Goethe Institut, London, UK.

February 1: Anna Storm organizes a full-day seminar for research projects newly funded by The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University, Sweden.

January 18 – February 19: Néstor le Nestour from Thoren Business School does an internship with the project team.

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2015

3-4 December: Florence Fröhlig chairs the session “Exile and Experience” and Anna Storm chairs the session “Inhabiting Everyday Spaces of Soviet Modernity in Contemporary Europe” at the CBEES annual conference Places and Non-Places of Modernity. Movement, Memory and Imagination in Contemporary Europe, at Södertörn University, Sweden.

November 13: Anna Storm gives a lecture on Barsebäck nuclear power plant at the PhD course Ethnographic research methods at Stockholm University, Sweden.

October 14-15: Tatiana Kasperski presents the paper “Social change in Belarus after Chernobyl (and the fall of the USSR)” at OPERRA Workshop on “Social and Psychological Consequences of Disasters and Emergencies” at CREAL, Barcelona, Spain.

October 14-15: Anna Storm gives the introductory presentation “Industrinatur – biotoper i människans landskap” at the conference Industrisamhällets landskap – kulturarv, miljö och hållbarhet, in Kristianstad, Sweden.

October 8-11: Tatiana Kasperski presents the paper “Does Nuclear Fuel Have Nationality?  Controversies Surrounding Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Assemblies in Soviet-Type Ukrainian Reactors” at the SHOT annual meeting in Albuquerque, USA.

September 28: Anna Storm presents the paper “Post-Industrial Landscape Scars” at CBEES Advanced Seminars, Södertörn University, Sweden.

September 10-12: Florence Fröhlig presents the paper “Re-visiting the Soviet prison camp 188” and Anna Storm present the paper “Post-Industrial Landscape Scars” at the The Ethos of History conference in Sigtuna, Sweden.

September 3-6: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė, Tatiana Kasperski and Anna Storm present the papers “The Birth of the Soviet Anthropocene: On the Late Soviet Governmentality”, “Reactors, flowers, children and angels: Nuclear imaginaries in Russia and Ukraine in 21 century” and “Post-Nuclear Nature Imaginaries” respectively, at the 7th Tensions of Europe conference: Technology – Nature – Environment, in Stockholm, Sweden.

September 2: Anna Storm presents the Nuclear Legacies project at the Institute of Contemporary History at Södertörn University, Sweden.

August 3-8: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė presents the paper  “The Birth of the Soviet Anthropocene: Nikita Moiseev and the Transformation of Soviet Governmentality” at the 9th World Congress of the International Council for East European Studies, Makuhari, Japan.

October 22-31: Florence Fröhlig working in archives in Paris, France.

June 30-3 July: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė speaks on the panel “The Earth, History and Us: The Anthropocene and Environmental History” at Greening History: Studying the Environment across Disciplines, the 8th European Society for Environmental History Conference, The University of Versailles, Versailles, France.

June 16-19: Tatiana Kasperski presents the paper  “Explaining and staging civil atom in the 21st century: nuclear and its publics in Russia in Ukraine” at the IFRIS (Institute for Research and Innovation in Society) summer school, Barcelona, Spain.

June 15-18: Anna Storm presents the paper “Post-Nuclear Nature Imaginaries” at the Nordic Geographers Meeting, Tallinn, Estonia.

June 1: Tatiana Kasperski presents the paper “Governing the Atom in Post-Soviet Space: Producers, Regulators and Citizens in Russia and Ukraine after Chernobyl and Fukushima” at CBEES Advanced Seminars, Södertörn University, Sweden.

May 29: Start up meeting for the research team in Sandhamn, Sweden.

February 2: Anna Storm presents the Nuclear Legacies project at a seminar for projects newly funded by The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, at CBEES, Södertörn University.

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