Book Review: Sustaining Russia’s Arctic Cities


Orttung. Robert W., ed. 2016. Sustaining Russia’s Arctic Cities: Resource Politics, Migration, and Climate Change. New York: Berghahn Books. 254 pages.

Author Biography

Tatiana Vagramenko, University College Cork
Dr. Tatiana Vagramenko is a social anthropologist working at the intersection of anthropology of Christianity and Arctic studies. Her research to date has examined the phenomenon of post-Soviet Evangelical movements in the Russian Arctic, and religious conversion among the Nenets indigenous people.T. Vagramenko received her PhD in 2014 from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Currently, she is a post-doctoral researcher at University College Cork (Ireland). She is also an affiliated research fellow at the Centre of Arctic and Siberian Exploration, Institute for Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg, Russia).
How to Cite
VAGRAMENKO, Tatiana. Book Review: Sustaining Russia’s Arctic Cities. Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 2, p. 147–149, dec. 2018. ISSN 2228-0987. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 27 mar. 2023. doi:
Notes and Reviews


Arctic; urban sustainability; Russia