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  • A large-scale meeting of Nordic and Russian historians, philologists and archaeologists in the Arctic Norway 

    Tevlina, Victoria V.; Soleim, Marianne Neerland (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The history of Russia and Norway and their areas in the Arctic and Russian-Norwegian relations are traditionally important for the residents of both states. Opportunities to present new documents and materials, to discuss the significance of centuries-old ties between Russia and Norway, especially in the North, are not provided so often. In early April 2019, a large-scale scientific seminar of Russian ...
  • A great scientific tour in the North of Russia 

    Tevlina, Victoria V.; Nielsen, Jens Petter (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Освещение различных вопросов, связанных с российско-норвежскими отношениями, традиционно является важным для жителей обоих государств. Возможности представить новые документы и материалы, обсудить значимость многовековых добрососедских связей между Россией и Норвегией, особенно на Севере, предоставляются нечасто. И вот в конце апреля 2018 г. состоялись масштабные научные мероприятия в Никеле и в ...
  • Russian timber industry in the 1920s: on the short history of Russnorvegoles 

    Lundesgaard, Jon; Tevlina, Victoria V. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-05-03)
    After the Russian Revolution, with civil war and interventions, war communism (1918–1921) led to a period of great economic difficulties in Russia. The New Economic Policy was the solution, and concessions offered to Western business interests were a part of it. In the timber industry of the 1920s, the jointly Western and Soviet controlled company Russnorvegoles was an important concession. The ...
  • Russian Space Meets Western Business Practices - Understanding the Law in the Petroleum Sector in Russia 

    Goes, Sander Bernardus (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    This article discusses the relationship between the private international oil company (IOC) Royal Dutch Shell and Russia as an oil producing and oil exporting state during a period when oil prices were moving towards unforeseen heights (2005-2007). By examining this dynamic relationship, this study aims to contribute to an understanding of Russia’s discursive and culturally produced history. The ...
  • Contested Methaphors in the European North 

    Wråkberg, Urban (Chronicle; Kronikk, 2013)
  • Futures of Northern Cross-Border Collaboration 

    Wråkberg, Urban (Book; Bok, 2013)
    The Barents Institute of the University of Tromsø and the Centre for North European and Baltic Studies of the Moscow State Institute of Foreign Relations (MGIMO) jointly launched, in 2011, the so-called Futures of Northern Cross-Border Collaboration Project. It brought together academic researchers and public and business managers with different specialities into a multidisciplinary network. This ...
  • Vetenskaplig expertis och nordområdets naturresurser 

    Wråkberg, Urban (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    The essay reflects on political pressures exerted by and on scientists and technologists acting as advisors on political and economic matters of the high north.It uses two case studies to do this. One consists in the group of scientists from several nations who engaged as advisors to their foreign offices in the process leading up tothe ratification of the Spitsbergen/Svalbard treaty in 1920. The ...