Head of the Organising Committee
Sanna Turoma
sanna.turoma [at] helsinki.fi

Conference Coordinator
Kaarina Aitamurto
kaarina.aitamurto [at] helsinki.fi

Conference Secretary
Maarit Elo-Valente
maarit.elo-valente [at] helsinki.fi

Conference Intern
Miikka Piiroinen
miikka.piiroinen [at] helsinki.fi

Conference e-mail:
fcree-aleksconf [at] helsinki.fi

The Aleksanteri Institute

Unioninkatu 33 (P.O. Box 42)
00014 University of Helsinki
phone +358-(0)50-3565 802

aleksanteri [at] helsinki.fi


Past Aleksanteri Conferences

Margarita Kuleva (Higher School of Economics, Russia)

Meri Kulmala (Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland)

Vlad Strukov (University of Leeds, UK)

Saara Ratilainen (Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland)

Roundtable: Cultural Institutions

The roundtable discussion focuses on the role and development of formal institutions affiliated with cultural production and associated with state funding and/or citizen and volunteer activities in post-Soviet Russia. Special attention is paid to the role of agency in the institutional production of culture. The roundtable is organised in the framework of the broader research project 'Culture and Institutions in Post-Soviet Russia', which aims to produce a critical and comprehensive account of reforms and transformations that have taken place in Russian cultural institutions since the disintegration of the Soviet Union. This approach to Russian culture and society will enrich our understanding of Russian cultural politics and institutional developments in the age of neoliberal globalization, post-industrial consumerism, multiculturalism, and transnational identities.