Podcast: The Baltic Sea Region and Estonian Heritagescapes

Listen to a podcast about the northeastern region of Estonia and how research can uncover different layers of a landscape.

From oil shale production to green energy, from the influx of people during Soviet times to contemporary outdoor adventure in the forest, learn about the heritscapes of the northeastern region of Estonia, and how research can uncover different layers of history, culture and society.


Saara Mildeberg from Tallinn University describes the landscape of Ida-Viru County in North East Estonia to editor of nordics.info, Nicola Witcombe. Saara explains the concept of heritagescape and her ethnographical research, which takes in photography, as well as local stakeholders and communities.

This podcast was recorded in September 2023 as part of the Young People Network for Balticness summer school.

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