Seminar 30th November 2006

Aleksanteri Institute and the project “ Learning cross the border: development of co-operation between University of Helsinki and Herzen State Pedagogical University ” ( Palmenia Centre for Continuing Education, Kotka) organize a seminar on

“Russian Local Administration and Culture in Flux”

University of Helsinki , Bulevardi 18
Thursday, 30 November, and Friday, 1 November


Thursday 30 th November

Seminar room 1


13.30 -14.15 "Contemporary administrative reform in Russia : perspectives and challenges"
Professor Leonid V. Smorgunov

14.15 -15.30 Reform from the administration's point of view
Andrei A . Kirillov

15.30-16.15 "Traditsionnaâ kul'tura i iskusstvo finno-ugrov Povolž'â i Priuralâ v kontekste sociokul'turnogo razvitiâ Rossii - ot Petra Velikogo do sovremennosti"
Professor Rozenberg Natal'â Abramovna

16.15-17.00 "Crime and crime control policy in modern Russia "
Professor Anna Smorgunova

Friday 1st December

Seminar room 6

Round table

10.00-13.00 Roundtable discussion on Administrative reforms and its impact on local practices
Professor Leonid V. Smorgunov, Professor Natalia Abramovna, Professor Anna Smorgunova, and Andrei A. Kirillov

Professor Leonid V. Smorgunov is Head of the Department of Political Governance at St.Petersburg State University and Prof. of the Department of Political Science at Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

Professor Natalia Rozenberg is Chairwoman of the Department of Cultural Studies of Herzen University, Vybor Branch

Anna Smorgunova is assistant professor at the Department of Criminal Law at Russian State Pedagogical University of Herzen

Andrei A. Kirillov is President of the Financial Committee of Vyborg Region

The seminar is free of charge, however registration by 23 rd November to Ira Jänis-Isokangas ira.janis-isokangas[at] is needed.

Printable programme