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International Conference XII Siberian Readings "Resources of the Arctic and Siberia: Techniques, Technologies, Sustenance"

1st INFORMATION LETTER

 

International Conference XII Siberian Readings "Resources of the Arctic and Siberia: techniques, technologies, sustenance"

October 24-26, 2022, St. Petersburg

Новость

 

 

Dear colleagues,

October 24-26, 2022, St. Petersburg will host the international conference XII Siberian Readings "Resources of the Arctic and Siberia: techniques, technologies, sustenance", organized by the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Siberian Readings is the largest, standing conference in Russia dedicated to anthropology and ethnography of the peoples of the Arctic and Siberia.

 

The conference is expected to discuss the following range of key issues:

  • Energy processes and resources of the North;
  • Materials and technologies used by the northern communities;
  • New materials and technologies in the Arctic and Siberia;
  • Technologies for processing natural and synthetic materials;
  • Infrastructure of Siberia and the North: formation and use;
  • Sustenance culture and environmental ethics of the indigenous peoples of the North;
  • Ecological changes and dynamics of materiality;
  • Techniques of situational adaptation;
  • Creative potential in the conditions of resource deficit;
  • Recycling practices;
  • Digital sustenance technologies

 

Within the framework of the conference it is also planned to hold round tables and book presentations.

The deadline for submitting applications for participation in the conference is until August 1, 2022.

The participant's application must contain: full name, place of work, position, academic degree of the speaker, topic of the speech and a summary of the report (no more than 200 words). Applications should be sent to the email address of the Organizing Committee russianorgcom@gmail.com

Articles prepared on the basis of the reports will be published following the conference in the form of thematic compilations in the peer-reviewed journals of the MAE RAS Kunstkamera and Etnografia.

The deadline for submitting articles for thematic compilations in journals (the size of the paper should not exceed 60 000 characters with spaces) is until December 1, 2022. Articles should be sent to the email address of the Organizing Committee russianorgcom@gmail.com. Manuscript submission guide:

https://journal.kunstkamera.ru/en/requirements,

https://etnografia.kunstkamera.ru/en/requirements.

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to reject applications and texts of articles that do not correspond to the subject of the conference.

 

Contacts:

Conference Organizing Committee (russianorgcom@gmail.com)

Secretary of the Conference Organizing Committee, junior researcher of the Department of Siberia of the MAE RAS Nikolai S. Goncharov (nikola.gon4arov@yandex.ru),

Deputy Director of the MAE RAS for Research Vladimir N. Davydov (davydov.kunstkamera@gmail.com),

Head of the Department of Siberia of the MAE RAS Sergey V. Bereznitsky (svbereznitsky@yandex.ru)

 

Phone for inquiries: +7 (812) 328-41-42 (Department of Siberia of the MAE RAS)