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Johanna Conterio

Title VIII Summer Research Scholar


    June 24, 2019 — July 19, 2019

    Wilson Center Projects

    Urban Planning as Social Engineering: The Politics of Green Space in the USSR, 1931-1941

    Full Biography

    Johanna Conterio is a Lecturer in International and Modern European History at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, and a Title VIII Research Scholar at the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She was previously a Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London. She received her PhD at Harvard University in the History Department. Her research focuses on questions in the history of medicine, environment, and urban planning in the Soviet Union. It has been supported by grants from the Fulbright Program of the United States Department of State and the Foreign Language and Area Studies Program of the United States Department of Education, among others.