Fellows of the IRTG

On this site you find short information about the fellows of the IRTG "Baltic Borderlands" and their PhD-topics.

Dr. Maare Paloheimo

Shared Economic Spaces of Finnish towns - The Emergence and Assimilation of Russian-born Merchants in Finland, 1809-1917

Research Project

paloheimot(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Krista Andreson

Art and Cultural Relations in Medieval Livonia on Example of Sacral Art: Wooden Sculptures and Altarpieces from 13th - 15th Century

PhD-topic


krista.andreson(at)gmail(dot)com

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Tatsiana Astrouskaya

From Historical to Cultural Borderlands: The Cartography of Intellectual Discourse in Belarus (1990-2010)

PhD-topic

astrouskaya(at)gmail(dot)com

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Vitali Byl

Witchcraft on the Cultural Boundary: Specific Features of the witch Hunt in Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the 16th-18th Centuries

PhD-topic

bulbaed(at)mail(dot)ru

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Margot Damiens

Representations of Sweden and Denmark in the Holy Roman Empire during the 18th century (1721-1815)

PhD-topic

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Paul Gohlke

Seventeenth Century Protestant Piety within and beyond Confessional Borders. Heinrich Müller's Relevance for Theological and Social History Issues in the Baltic Sea Region

PhD-topic

paul.gohlke(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Martin Kerntopf

Border Effects in the Baltic Sea Region: Changing Normative and Structural Implications through Dissolved Borders, and New Interaction Opportunities for the States of the Baltic Sea Region

PhD-topic

martin.kerntopf(at)gmail(dot)com

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Lectures:

  1. "Norm Dependent Change of Border Permeability and Regional IGOs: Economic Exchange in the Baltic Sea Region and the South China Sea Region", Lecture at the 58th Annual ISA Conference- Understanding Change in World Politics in Baltimore (2017).
  2. "Economic Debordering in the Baltic Sea Region: Spreading the Norm of Open Borders", Paper at the  NOS-HS Workshop Series-Local Impacts of Changing International Borders in Malmö (2017).
  3. "Borders in the Field of Tension between IGOs and States: A comparison of the European Baltic Sea Region and the South China Sea Region of Southeast Asia", Paper for the ABS Europe Conference - Differences and Discontinuities in a ‘Europe without Borders' in Luxembourg (2016).
  4. "Russia’s Contemporary. Hegemonic Turn and Change in Collective Memory", Paper for the Baltic Borderlands Conference "The Collapse of Memory – Memory of Collapse" in Lund (2016).

 

 

Teemu Aleksi Korpijärvi

From Power to Margins, From Margins to Power: Waterways and Power during the Baltic Crusades from 10th to 15th Century

PhD-topic

teemukor(at)student.uef(dot)fi

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Publications:

Water acting as a border between the natural and supernatural worlds in the frontier zones of the Early and High Middle Ages, in: Rajat - Borders, Boundaries, Frontiers (2016).

Eric Ladenthin

The Development and Impacts of Swedish Alliances during Sweden’s Age as a Great Power, 1597-1721

PhD-topic

eric.ladenthin(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Lectures:

  1. "Der Maler Pieter Isaacsz - Ein schwedischer Spion am Dänischen Hof (1620-1625)", Paper for the Research Group "Bellum, commercia et artes" at the Centre for the History and Culture of East Central Europe (Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum Geschichte und Kultur Ostmitteleuropas – GWZO) at the University of Leipzig (6.10.2016).
  2. "A Protestant-Catholic borderland? The impact of religious boundaries on the Swedish-French alliance during the Thirty Years’ War", Paper for the 5th Biennial Borderlands International Graduate Student Conference "Forging Faith(s) in Global Borderlands" at the University of California in Santa Barbara (12.03.2016).

Lana Lanina

Crossing Mental, Spiritual and Cultural Borders around the Baltic Republics and former USSR

PhD-topic

lana.lanina1(at)mail(dot)ru

Lectures:

"Soviet Writers in Baltic Republics: In Search of Justice", Paper at the IRTG Conference "Unjust Borderlands: Injustice and Cultural Bordering" (5.05.2017)

Sven Ristau

Economic Integration and Debordering Processes in the Baltic Sea Region: The Development of Steam Shipping in the 19th century

PhD-topic

sv.ristau(at)web(dot)de

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Lectures:

  1. "Different approaches to interpreting maritime history sources", Lecture at the Institute of History and Archaeology at the University of Tartu (19.09.2017).
  2. "Analysis of Regional Economic Port Systems: An Investigation of Prussian Baltic Ports in the 19th Century", Paper at the International Postgraduate Port and Maritime Studies Conference in Bristol (20.04.2017).
  3. "Wirtschaftsraum preußische Ostseeküste. Entwicklung der Hafenstädte und ihrer Hinterländer im 19. Jahrhundert", Paper for the Conference "Preußen als Ostseeanlieger" at the Arbeitgemeinschaft zur Preußischen Geschichte in Hildesheim (1.11.2016).

Franziska Sajdak

Border Crosser. Jewish Identity in Contemporary Scandinavian Literature

PhD-topic

franziska_sajdak(at)web(dot)de

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Lectures

  1. "Across Borders: Narrating Faith and Identity in Scandinavian Jewish Literature", Paper for the 5th Biennial Borderlands International Graduate Student Conference "Forging Faith(s) in Global Borderlands" at the University of California in Santa Barbara (12.03.2016).

Stefanie Schuldt

Treatises and Manuscripts: Ways of Mediation of Profane Architecture in the Baltic Sea Region during the Swedish Baroque and Rococo

PhD-topic

schuldt.st(at)googlemail(dot)com

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Lectures

  1. "Christina Piper’s Manorial World in Skåne" - A Manorial World (ENCOUNTER), Paper for the Gammel Estrup - The Manor Museum, Denmark (21.09.2017).
  2. "Åm Architectura i giemen samt deß Notionibus generalibus eller Pracognitis" – Schwedische Traktate und Lehrbücher des 18. Jahrhunderts zur Architektenausbildung", Paper for Architekturtheoretisches Kolloquium: Autodidakten, Werkstätten, Akademien – Architektenausbildung 1400–1850", Stiftung Bibliothek Werner Oechslin Einsiedeln (22.04.2017).
  3. "Zwischen Kunst und Politik: Architektonische Repräsentationsstrategien in Schweden zu Beginn des Großen Nordischen Krieges", Paper for the Research Group "Bellum, commercia et artes" at the Centre for the History and Culture of East Central Europe (Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum Geschichte und Kultur Ostmitteleuropas – GWZO) at the University of Leipzig (6.10.2016).

Torsten Veit

Craft in Borderlands. The Stuccoist Johann Michael Graff and his Contribution to the Transregional Prevalence of a Specific Formal Language concerning Late-Baroque Interior Decorations in the Eastern Baltic Sea Region of the 18th Century

PhD-topic

torsten.veit(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Philipp Wagner

Baltic Islands as Literary Borderlands. Concepts of the Self and Identities in Scandinavian Literature

PhD-topic

philipp.wagner(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

Short Biography & Research Interests:

   • Short Biography
   • PhD-topic
   • associated Project

Lectures

  1. "How to Recover Shipwrecks. The Configuration of a Motive in Lars Sund's En lycklig liten ö (2007)", Paper for the Conference "Collapse of Memory / Memory of Collapse: Remembering the Past, Re-Constructing the Future in Periods of Crisis" at the University of Lund (Sep. 2016).
  2. "You är ju även du'. Englisch als Mittel zur 'Selbst'-Reflexion in Aino Trosells En egen strand (2013)", Paper at the 21st World Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), Group Section: Stylistic Phenomena in Multilingual Literature since 1900 (Finno-Ugrian Studies/ Scandinavian Studies) at the University of Vienna (July 2016).
  3. "Die Insel im Blick. Island Studies in der Ostsee", Paper for the Ph.D. Conference/11. ueberregionale Doktorandentagung der Skandinavistik at the University of Bonn (April 2016).
  4. "August Strindberg's I havsbandet (1890) as Anti-Robinsonade", 20th International Strindberg Conference: Strindberg and the Western Canon, University of Cracow (June 2017).