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Since 2005, the Nansen Centre is housed in a new office (named “Nansen House”) located at the Business Centre “Preobrazhensky”. The Center is placed in Vasilievsky Island – the area of St. Petersburg nascency.  These premises were  acquired for the Nansen Centre by the following Norwegian Bodies:   

  • Nansen-Centre in Bergen;

  • Bergen University Foundation   (UNIFOB AS, Bergen);

  • University of Bergen

  • Research Council of Norway

as well as by ∙ Mr. Sigvald Bergesen d.y. and his wife, Nankis Foundation, Oslo.
The new office of the Nansen Centre was stately opened on 9 December  in the presence of journalists and guests of honor. The same day, a bust of Nansen sculptured by the Honored Artist of Russia Yevgeny Rotanov  was unveiled by the Consul General of Norway in St. Petersburg, Mr. Otto Mamelund.

Virtual tour around the "Nansen's House"

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