From 20 to 26 of May four researchers of our group, Sohvi Kangasluoma, Elena Gorbacheva, Francesco Durante, and Stephanie Hitztaler, were in Novy Urengoy, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug of Russia. Novy Urengoy is an industrial city located in the Russian Far North with one of the largest gas fields in the world, and is one of the towns included to the study of Wollie project. Together with the researchers of our group, Professor Florian Stammler, Principal Investigator of the project from Finnish side, and Associate Professor Aytalina Ivanova, Principal Investigator from Russian side, also traveled to Novy Urengoy to study youth welfare in the city.
On 23-25 of May “5th Eastern Platform – Tartu Seminar, #BerlinWall30 –What future for the post-cold war liberal order?” was organised in Tartu, Estonia. Professor Tynkkynen participated in it and presented his forthcoming book “The Energy of Russia. Energy Power, Hydrocarbon Culture and Climate Change” at the panel “The Multifarious Biopolitics at Europe’s Eastern Margins”.
More information on the seminar can be found online.