Presenter: Dr. Oleksandra Nenko / Turku Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Turku & visiting researcher at the University of the Arts in Helsinki (https://www.utu.fi/en/people/oleksandra-nenko)
Date: 14.4. 13.15–14.45 (EET)
Zoom link: https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/62419842588?pwd=VnVrWDdrK3YzclJXQ2VjQmFDNnBodz09
Seminar room: Room K123, Snellmaninkatu 10
Oleksandra Nenko holds PhD in Sociology from Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University. She is currently collegium member of Turku Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Turku and researcher at the Landscape Studies department. Oleksandra is member of the Finnish Lab of the Horizon Project “IN SITU. Place-based innovation of cultural and creative industries in non-urban areas” (2022-2026). Oleksandra is also a visiting researcher at the University of the Arts in Helsinki. Oleksandra has worked as associate professor at the Institute for Design and Urban Studies at ITMO University in St.Petersburg (2014-2022), where she led tracks in urban planning and urban management of the MA programme, and chaired Quality of Urban Life Lab. She authors publications on the topics of urban culture, urban artistic initiatives and creative industries, subjective perception of urban space and subjective quality of urban life, participatory and emotional mapping.
In her talk, Oleksandra will be considering 3 cases: emotional mapping of urban environment in St.Petersburg, mapping of cultural ecosystem services of urban green areas in Kaliningrad, and mapping of atmospheric features and tangible and intangible cultural heritage items important for the creative process of cultural and creative professionals in Satakunta region, as part of research in the Horizon project ”IN SITU”.