The title of this presentation is "On Potential of Non-Humano-Centric Cosmological Visions: Anthropocene, Arctics and Cryocide" or "Perceptions and Experiences of Climate Change in the Russian Arctic"
Olga Ulturgasheva is a Pathy Visiting Professor at Princeton University and Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester, UK. Over the last two decades she has been engaged in a number of anthropological and cross-disciplinary studies exploring human and non-human personhood, animism, childhood and youth, climate change, resilience and adaptation patterns in Siberia, American Arctic and Amazonia. She is an author of "Narrating the Future in Siberia: Childhood, Adolescence and Autobiography among the Eveny" and co-editor of "Animism in Rainforest and Tundra: Personhood, Animals, Plants and Things in Contemporary Amazonia and Siberia" (Berghahn 2012). Her new book, "Risky Futures: Climate, Geopolitics and Local Realities in the Uncertain Circumpolar North," for which she is a lead author, will be released in 2022.
Simon Morrison is professor of music and Slavic studies at Princeton University and director of the Fund for Canadian Studies. He is writing a history of Moscow and has just completed a book about Stevie Nicks.
Presented in partnership with the Princeton University Humanities Council.
Photo Credit: Olga Ulturgasheva "Eveny Reindeer Herders During Annual Spring Gathering"
This program will be in person and offered via livestream but will not be recorded. Registration is for the livestream: