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Past and Present

Matthew P. Romaniello

breadth of disciplines: history, anthropology, linguistics, and environmental studies, to name a few. It begins with a look at the contribution of Finnish ships and sailors to the Russian American Company’s efforts in the North Pacific by the eminent

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Svetlana Huusko

Peoples of Northern Russia: Anthropology and Health . Raahe, Finland : International Association of Circumpolar Health . Landers , Brian . 2011 . Empires Apart: A History of American and Russian imperialism . New York : Pegasus Books . Lee

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Dmitry V. Arzyutov and Sergei A. Kan

, essays of travelers, and the like; Schweitzer 2001: 117–122 ). Moreover, Siberia was becoming a platform for testing the ideas of European nationalisms, which can be illustrated by Matthias Castrén’s searches of the Finnish ancestral home ( Knight 1995

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Listening to the Troubled Waters

Ethnographical Work as a Reciprocal Activity

Jaana Kouri

The history of Lypyrtti, an old pilot village in the southwestern coast of Finland, is for many villagers a story of depopulation of a vital community during the last fifty years. In 2005 the villagers of Lypyrtti expressed their interest in collecting the oral history of their village. This material is gathered, edited and released in the context of research on the topic of 'narrated environment', which draws attention to the interdisciplinary methods and theories of the practices of place making

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Nikolai S. Goncharov

States, France, Great Britain, Norway, Finland, Lithuania, Japan, and an especially large delegation from China, whose territory begins on the opposite bank of the Amur River from Blagoveshchensk. The main conference agenda was identified as the issues of

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Dreams of Prosperity – Enactments of Growth

The Rise and Fall of Farming in Varanger

Marianne Elisabeth Lien

Varanger peninsula, as seen through relics of the past in the present. Varanger is the most eastern part of Finnmark county, bordering Finland to the south, Russia to the east, and the Barents Sea to the north. Seventy-one degrees north, 30 degrees east, is

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Ryan Tucker Jones

those of the Finnish mariner and imperial subject Otto Lindholm and the ill-fated Russian Akim Dydymov, who perished somewhere at sea in the North Pacific in 1888. As the century turned, those interested in the Far East and whaling stressed that such

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Frida Hastrup and Marianne Elisabeth Lien

possible (F. Hastrup, this volume). Additionally, the Norwegian nation state's sparsely populated regions bordering Russia and Finland have invariably been seen as a risk to territorial sovereignty (Lien, this volume). From the perspective of the twentieth

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Theory from the Peripheries

What Can the Anthropology of Postsocialism Offer to European Anthropology?

Ognjen Kojanić

evident throughout the European Union, as is the embrace of xenophobia and nationalism in Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The anthropology of post-socialism 4 can be one of the

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Sergey Glebov

student and follower of Russia's leading anthropologist, D. N. Anuchin, Gondatti studied the Mansi (a Finno-Ugric people in Western Siberia) and became an expert in Finnish mythology. This work brought him recognition and the job of the secretary of the