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Higher seminar "Antarctic Minerals for the Soviet Bloc? East Side Story of the South Pole's Environmental Geopolitics in the Cold War”

This is a seminar in the Higher seminar series at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH.

Time: Mon 2020-11-09 13.15 - 14.45

Location: Zoom (contact higher seminar coordinator for more details)

Bio of presenter: Roman Khandozhko is a researcher at Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH. He has previously worked as a researcher at the Institute for Eastern European History and Area Studies, University of Tübingen, (2017-2019), Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow, 2013-2019), Research Centre for East European Studies, University of Bremen (Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, 2013-2014). He holds a PhD degree in history from South Federal University (Rostov-on-Don, Russia, 2010). In previous research, he has studied memory politics in the South of Russia, history of dissent and mass protest in the Soviet Union, and, most recently, history of the Soviet nuclear cities. As of January 2020, Roman Khandozhko began working in two ERC projects at KTH: GRETPOL (led by Peder Roberts) and NUCLEARWATERS (led by Per Högselius). His current research within the GRETPOL project is focused on Soviet mineral and environmental policy in Antarctica.

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Katarina Larsen, researcher and coordinator of the higher seminar at Divison of History of Science, Technology and Environment

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