Aleksanteri Conference 2005

5th Annual Aleksanteri Confrence
"Reflecting Transformation in Post-Socialist Rural Areas"
was held 10-11 November, 2005 at University of Helsinki, Finland


Picture: Inna Kopoteva

Keynote speakers:

Eugenia V. Serova (Institute for Economy in Transition, Moscow)
Katalin Kovács (Department of Spatial Development, Research Centre for Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Arūnas Poviliūnas (Department of Sociology, Vilnius University)


Power Point presentations of the Keynote speakers and commentators:



  • Arunas Poviliunas
    Lithuanian Local Community Movement as Resistance to Rural Exclusion (ppt)
  • Commentator: Ilkka Alanen
  • Martins Roze
    New EU-members and Challenges Facing European Rural and Agricultural Policy (ppt)
  • Leo Granberg
    Roundtable discussion, opening words (doc)


Call for Papers (pdf)
Programme (pdf)
Workshop Programme (pdf)