Hollsten Laura

Laura Hollsten, Dr. Phil., is a University Teacher in General History at Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland. Among her research interests are Environmental History, Atlantic History, History of Ideas and Science, Human-Animal Studies, History of Consumption.

Her current projects include:

  • The Place of Animals in the Early Modern Atlantic World.
  • Mobile Metal: Mining and Flows of Mercury in the Early Modern Atlantic World.
  • Travelling the Earth: Transnational Networks of Finnish Geologists in 1900–1945