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1991-2021: Thirty Years After Urban Space in Transition after the Collapse of the USSR

The roundtable offered perspectives on the approaches to architectural heritage, and the ways memory is made and remade in urban spaces after the dissolution of the USSR, in four examples from both Moscow and St. Petersburg.

By Vasileios Kitsos October 29, 2021

The Russian Industrial Legacy: The blind faith in big science and technocratic solutions and the absence of a vibrant civil society

“Inheriting the Pandora Box: Environmental Impacts of the Soviet Industrial Legacy”, was a Roundtable arranged May 26, 2021, at the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies at Södertörn University. Here follows a brief summary of the event from the social studies' perspectives, while a longer report from the environmental studies' perspectives also can be found at this website.

By Vasileios Kitsos June 14, 2021