October 30, 2018 HUH-EH Forum: Professor Julia Lajus, HSE, Russia


Dear Colleagues,

we kindly invite you to the next Helsinki University Environmental Humanities Forum on

October 30, 2018, at 14.00-16.00

at the Language Center (Fabianinkatu 26) Seminar Room 403

when Professor Julia Lajus, from the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History at the Higher School of Economics St Petersburg, Russia will present her recent research

“Natural resources in environmental and technological history of Russia”

Julia Lajus is an Associate Professor and Leading Researcher, Academic director of International Master Programme in Applied and Interdisciplinary History “Usable Pasts”, Head of Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History of the Center for Historical Research, Department of History, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg campus;

Please kindly follow the link below to learn more about Julia’s work:


Professor Lajus’ latest publications include:

Red herring’: The unpredictable Soviet fish and Soviet power in the 1930s. In: Competing Arctic Futures: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, ed. by

Nina Wormbs. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 (Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology), pp. 73 – 94.

Experts on Unknown Waters: Environmental Risk, Fisheries Science and Local Knowledge in the Russian North. In: Eurasian Environments: Nature and Ecology in Imperial Russian and Soviet History, ed. by Nicholas Breyfogle (Russian and East European Studies), 2018.

Russian Environmental History: A Historiographical Review. In: The Great Convergence: Environmental Histories of BRICS, S. Ravi Rajan and Lise Sedrez (Eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018, pp. 245 – 273.

Looking forward to seeing (meeting) you!

With kind wishes, Viktor Pál and Mikko Saikku

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