Wilson Center Experts

Nicholas Breyfogle

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Baikal: the Great Lake and its People
Term:
Mar 01, 2003
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Apr 01, 2003

Project Summary

environmental and cultural history fo the Lake Baikal region of Siberia from the 17th to the 20th centuries environmental traumas of this past century, analysis of the broad patterns found at the nexus of Russians and the environment, discussion o fthe development of environmental conservation efforts in Russia colonial contact, economic development and resource management, formation of Russian identity, evolution of Russian science, role of the sacred in Russian society