Activities




Core Workshops and Panels

  • 4th CoRe Workshop "The Northern Sea Route meets the Baikal-Amur-Mainline, Or How to Study Transportation Infrastructures in the Russian North" Program here.
  • 3rd CoRe Workshop "Mobility and Remoteness: What is the Connection?" (May 26-27th 2017). See more here.
  • 2nd CoRe Workshop "Infrastructure in the Arctic (and Elsewhere) as a Social and Ecological Challenge" (January 15-16th 2016). Download program with abstracts here.
  • 1st CoRe Workshop "The BAM - Historic Dimensions" (November 11th, 2015)

Outreach

  • 15.09.2020 │ Alexis Sancho Reinoso and Gertrude Saxinger presented a paper on "Visualising Ethnography in Maps: Cartographic Storytelling in Siberia" at RAI online conference
  • 14.09.2020 │ Gertrude Saxinger and Roger Norum ( U of Oulu) hosted a panel on "Scaling the Map: Contemporary theoretical and methodologica innovations in participatory cartographic production" at RAI online conference
  • 06.04.2020 │ Olga Povoroznyuk and Peter Schwetzer were talking about Siberia and the Baikal-Amur Mainline in "Eine Region, acht Zeitzonen. Die Erschließung Sibiriens” in the evening science program “Dimensionen” on radio ORF
  • 29.09.2019 │ Gertrude Saxinger organised the panel “Sustainabilities’, Or The Politics of a Many-Faced (not negotiable?) Concept” at the DGSKA conference in Konstanz, Germany
  • 29.09.2019 │ Peter Schweitzer, conference paper: “Culture“ and “Sustainability“: Can the Two Notions Be Brought Together? at the DGSKA conference in Konstanz, Germany
  • 29.09.2019 │ Olga Povoroznyuk, conference paper “Living along the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM): Resources, Social Change, and “Sustainability” among Indigenous Communities” at the DGSKA conference in Konstanz, Germany
  • 10.07.2019 │ Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk have presented and discussed current research on CoRe project with social scientists at the institute for Humanities Research and the Peoples of the North, Yakutsk
  • 03.07.2019 │ Olga Povoroznyuk and Peter Schweitzer: "Transportation infrastructures in the system of communications in the North." Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologist of Russia, Kazan’
  • 03.07.2019 │ Plenary presentation "Mobility and Communication in the Circumpolar North: Toward an Anthropology of Transportation Infrastructure" at the XIII Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia by Peter Schweitzer
  • 20.06.2019 │ Olga Povoroznyuk and Ilya Krylov contributed to the on-line course "Discovering Russia: Baikal-Amur Mainline" by the popular humanities project "Arzamas" (in Russian language)
  • 13.06.2019 │ Report "Die Architektur Jakutiens" by Sigrid Schiesser at uni:view magazin of the University of Vienna
  • 18.11.2018 │ Peter Schweitzer, Olga Povoroznyuk, and S. MacCallum: "Revisiting railroads: sociality, mobility and infrastructure in remote regions." Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, San Jose
  • 21.09.2018 │ Olga Povoroznyuk, Gertrude Saxinger and Peter Schweitzer: "Human Entanglements with Infrastructures: Mobility, Sociality, and the Built Environment." Vienna Anthropology Days
  • 15.08.2018 │ Peter Schweitzer, Olga Povoroznyuk and S. MacCallum: "Revisiting railroads: sociality, mobility and infrastructure in remote regions." Conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists, Stockholm
  • 20.06.2018 │ Article on the CoRe Field Practice in the Region of the BAM by newspaper “BAM”, Tynda (in Russian)
  • 01.06.2018 │ Article on the CoRe Field Practice in the Region of the BAM by news agency “Dialogue”, Ust’-Kut (in Russian)https://youtu.be/YOoVarGuSWU
  • 23.05.2018 │ Video report on the CoRe Field Practice in the Region of the BAM by news agency “Dialogue”, Ust’-Kut (in Russian)
  • 06.06.2018 │ CoRe presentation “Identity, remoteness, infrastructure in the Region of the BAM” by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk at Chita State University (in Russian)
  • 21.05.2018 │ Presentation of CoRe-related field practice “Identity, mobility and infrastructure: on field practice for anthropology students in the region of the BAM” by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk at Irkutsk State University (in Russian)
  • 23.06.2018 │ Project Presentation in IrkutskPresentation of research results to the local administration of the oil village Verkhnemarkovo in Siberia: "Mobility patterns and transport infrastructure". Gertrude Saxinger and Natalia Krasnoshtanova.
  • 21.06.2018 │ Project Presentation in IrkutskPresentation of research results to the administration of the Ust-Kut District in Siberia: "Mobility patterns and transport infrastructure". Gertrude Saxinger and Natalia Krasnoshtanova.
  • 05.09.2017 │ Podcast Audimax 9: Kulturanthropologin Gertrude Saxinger
  • 11.07.2017 │ Interview with Zabmedia, Chitta with Olga Povoroznyuk 
  • 16.11.2016 │ CoRe in the "Forschungsnewsletter" (Research Newsletter) of the University of Vienna.
  • 27.08.2016 │ Project Presenation at the Institute for Geography, Russian Academy of Science, Irkutsk (Russia): "Человек и транспортная инфраструктура в условиях отдаленности: мобильность и техносоциальный сети в регионе Байкало-Амурской магистрали"  (Humans and Transportation Infrastructure under the Conditions of Remoteness: Mobility and Technosocial Networks in the Baikal-Amur Mainline Region) by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk [presentation here]
  • 27.07.2016 │ Press report on CoRe fieldwork in the "Severnaja Pravda" Nr. 30
  • 13.06.2016 │ Article in "Salzburger Nachrichten" (Austrian newspaper) on "Fernpendler haben es nicht einfach" (It's not easy for Long-Distance Commuters) with Gertrude Saxinger
  • 05.02.2016 │ Article in "Die Presse" (Austrian newspaper) on "Russlands blau-schwarzer Goldrausch" (Russia's blue-black Goldrush) with Gertrude Saxinger [see the article here]

Teaching

  • 2020 WS:

SE "The Social Life of (Rail-)Roads" by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk

  • 2020 SS:

SE “Introduction into the Circumpolar North” by Olga Povoroznyuk

  • 2019 WS:

SE "Anthropological Perspectives on Infrastructure" by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk

  • 2019 SS:

SE “Anthropology of Remoteness” by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk

  • 2018 WS:

SE “Conflicts and law related to extraction of natural resources” by Gertrude Saxinger and Rene Kuppe
SE “Anthropological Perspectives on Mobility, Space/Place and Time” by Gertrude Saxinger and Jelena Tosic
SE "Making Sense of Siberia" by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk

  • 2018 SS:

PR “Feldpraktikum Sibirien“ by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk
SE "Methodenseminar zu Feldpraktikum Sibirien" by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk
SE “The Social Life of (Rail)-Roads” by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk

  • 2017 WS:

SE “Impacts, social dynamics and legal aspects in the context of extractive industrial projects” by Gertrude Saxinger and Rene Kuppe
SE “Multilocality - tackling human mobility and migration through place, space and time” by Gertrude Saxinger and Jelena Tosic
VS “Cultures of Siberia“ by Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk