Seminar 9th June 2006

Energy Policy & Its Observable Effects
Russia / EU Energy Relations: Present Limitations & Future Prospects

Place: Aleksanteri Institute, Töölönkatu 3A, 5 th Floor, University of Helsinki, Finland
Date and time: June 9th , 2006, at 14.00-17.00 followed by drinks



Chair: Dr. Pami Aalto , Aleksanteri Institute

Dr. Viacheslav Morozov, School of International Relations St. Petersburg State University : Russia Looking Inward: Russian Perceptions of the EU/Russia Energy Dialogue

Dr. V.A. Voloshin, Institute of Economics RAS Moscow : Energy Security in the Context of EU -Russian Energy Dialogue

Dr. Kirsten Westphal , Institute for Political Research, Giessen University : German Interests in EU-Russia Energy Relations

Mr. David Dusseault, Eurasia Energy Group, Aleksanteri Institute: Pumps, Pipelines, and Perceptions: The Existing Divide between European Energy Security and Policy Rationality

Mr. Kensuke Kanekiyo, Managing Director, Institute of Energy Economics , Japan : The Northeast Asia Point of View: Energy Sector Outlook and Regional Cooperation with Russia

RSVP to Essi Lindroos: essi.lindroos[at] or 191 28 660 by the 5th of June 2006.


The Eurasia Group Seminars are based on an ongoing research project concerning the politics of energy in Europe, Central Asia, and the Far East . Throughout 2006 the Eurasia Energy Group will be hosting 5 seminars. The upcoming themes are : “The Effect of Energy on Political Transition in Eurasia ” (September 2006), and “What Can History Tell Us about Energy Policy?” (November 2006)

Printable programme (pdf)