9.3.2015 at 13:00
Guest lecture by Raymond Taras: Fear and the Making of Foreign Policy in Europe
10.3.2015 at 16.30
Workshop by Higher Education Unbounded! team (Helsinki Challenge)
26.3.2015 at 14.15
Visiting Fellows Research Seminar
Michal Pullmann: Pragmatic Radicalism of the "Long" 1970s": Ideology and Social Consensus in East and West
Culture and Russian Society
- Aleksanteri Conference 2015: Culture and Russian Society - CfP open until 17 May
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- Katja Lehtisaari discusses the new rules or Russian advertising market in Aleksanteri Insight 1/2015
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Aleksanteri Conference 2015: Culture and Russian Society
The 15th Aleksanteri Conference Culture and Russian Society will take place in Helsinki from Oct 21 to 23, 2015.
The conference invites proposals for panels and papers which focus on the cultural challenges and intellectual choices Russia and its diverse population face today. We welcome scholars from all fields in humanities, social and political sciences to contribute to the investigation of the role of cultural analysis in enriching our understanding of Russia’s recent developments.
Keynote speakers of the conference are Catriona Kelly, Vlad Strukov, Vera Tolz, Elena Vartanova, Michael Gorham and Evert van der Zweerde.
The deadline for proposals is 17 May 2015.
Detailed instructions and links to electronic submission forms are available at www.helsinki.fi/aleksanteri/conference2015.
Aleksanteri Insight 1/2015 by Katja Lehtisaari
The recent changes in media regulation in Russia seem to be leading towards the same goal of increasing manoeuvring by the state, states Katja Lehtisaari in issue 1/2015 of Aleksanteri Insight.
Aleksanteri News 1/2015
Issue 1/2015 of the Aleksanteri News brings you news on latest and upcoming events at the Aleksanteri Institute.
We are happy to announce the opening of Aleksanteri Conference 2015 Call for Papers, and wish to remind you about the Visiting fellows call open until Friday, 20 February.
The first issue of the year also introduces new projects and people at the Aleksanteri Institute and includes information about their recent publications. In the Face of the Month column Freek van der Vet interviews Mark Teramae about his experiences in Ukraine and views on the crisis.
Centre of Excellence Choices of Russian Modernisation
- The South Caucasus beyond Borders, Boundaries and Division Lines: Conflicts, Cooperation and Development, Palonkorpi, M. (ed.), 2015.
- "Russia as a great power: Status inconsistency and the two Chechen wars", Smith, H. In: Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 2014, Vol. 47, Issue 3-4, pp. 355-363.
- "The Rise and Decline of Electoral Authoritarianism in Russia", Gel'man, V. In: Demokratizatsiya, 2014, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 503-522.
- "Paradoxes of Agency: Democracy and Welfare in Russia", Kulmala, M., Kainu, M., Nikula, J. & Kivinen, M. In: Demokratizatsiya, 2014, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 523-552
- "Old Title, New Traditions: Negotiating Ideals of Femininity in Krest'ianka Magazine", Ratilainen, S. In: Feminist Media Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 92-112..
- Платить нельзя проигрывать: Региональная политика и федерализм в современной России by Starodubtsev, A. European University at St. Petersburg Press, 2014.