Workshop: The Global Economics and Geopolitics of Arctic Transport Infrastructures

Workshop at the University of Vienna, September 23, 2021. Organized by the ERC Advanced Grant project InfraNorth. For the program and registration please see here.

01.07.2021 The InfraNorth project was officially launched

with a presentation by the project lead and introductions of team members, affiliates and partners. The event was held in a hybrid format, starting with an opening address by the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna, Hajo Boomgaarden, at the premises of the new project offices at Schottengasse 10 […]

21.06.2021 IN at the 10th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences

IN project members hosted the conference panel “The Promise of Arctic Infrastructural Development: Connectivity, Mobility, Prosperity” at the 10th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences, which took place online from June 15 – 20, 2021. Panel presentations were based on research on transport infrastructures in the North conducted within the recently finished CoRe project [a […]

06.06.2021 Special journal section “Precarious Connections: On the Promise and Menace of Railroad Projects”

co-edited by Peter Schweitzer, Olga Povoroznyuk and Stephanie McCallum, appeared in the interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal “Transfers”. The collection of articles is the result of conference panels on the anthropology of railroads held at the EASA and AAA  conferences in 2018, and of collaborations between the InfraNorth and CoRe projects. You can read the issue here.

25.05.2021 IN Data management workshop

The InfraNorth team held a workshop on data management where experts on ethical issues of ethnographic data collection, usage and transfer Emma Wilson and Wolfgang Kraus, gave presentations. You can read the workshop program here.