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Event #1326

New Research on the History of Soviet Science


Monday, June 3, 2019

13:30 - 15:00
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Frederic Lasserre Building - LASR 102
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The panel will feature four papers discussing new approaches to the history of science in the Soviet Union: 

Christopher Burton (U Lethbridge) – “A Science for Aerial Hygiene: Vladimir Riazanov and the Soviet Understanding of Clean Air” 

Connor Stewart Hunter (UBC) – “Warming Trend: Soviet Climate Science and State Policy”

Alexei Kojevnikov (UBC) and Kirill Rossiianov (Russian Academy of Sciences) – “Biosocial Boundaries, Abortions and Eugenics in Soviet Russia, 1920-1936”

Alexey Golubev (U Houston) – “Stranger Facts: Mass Scientific Literacy Campaign and Alternative Forms of Knowledge in the Post-World War II USSR”