Anton Kotenko is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Historical Research, National Research University "Higher School of Economics" (St. Petersburg, Russia). Kotenko received his BA and MA in history at the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy." In 2014 he was awarded a PhD in comparative history of Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe from the Central European University (Budapest). His research interests include the history of European modernity, nationalism, science and environment in the nineteenth – first half of the twentieth centuries. During his stay at HURI Kotenko will revise his dissertation, "The Ukrainian Project in Search of National Space, 1861–1914," and prepare it for publication.