Nicholas Prindiville

Nicholas Prindiville is a recent PhD graduate in political history from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. His areas of research interest include political transitions in Europe (particularly Northern Europe) since the fall of the Berlin Wall, constructions of “East” and “West” in European political history, and how history is used to inform policy. His doctoral research explored the construction of Finnish identity in Finland’s immigration policy towards Soviet and Russian immigrants of Finnish descent.  

Contributions to

The Ingrian flag.

2020.04.28 | Article, Nicholas Prindiville, Governance, The Borders of the Nordics

Ingria and the Ingrian Finns

Ingria is the historic name for the isthmus between the Baltic Sea and Lake Lagoda, connecting modern-day Finland with modern-day Estonia. Today, this region is dominated by the city of St Petersburg. Over the last four hundred years, Ingria has seen numerous invasions, annexations and changes to state boundaries, reflecting the major historical…