The perfect place for comparative border studies?

Being here in Blagoveshensk (for a conference on a different topic), I realise how cool this place is for border studies. It's just like Tornio / Haaparanta in Finland/Sweden, or Frankfurt/Oder with Slubice in Germany/Poland, or Narva / Ivangorod in Estonia/Russia, and probably tons more such places. The Amur river connects or divides Blagoveshensk on …

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Another Summer school: Oulu 12-16 August 2019

Colleagues from Oulu also put together an interesting programme for their doctoral course, with a focus on studying 'dark heritage', i.e. civil wars, atrocities. Here is their programme description, and they say there are still some places free: The Human Science Doctoral Student course: Monuments, visual representations, and spaces of  dark heritage, 3 credits, in …

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