Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellows Research Seminars

This series of seminars presents ongoing work of the Visiting Fellows and other guest researchers of the Aleksanteri Institute.

To find out more about the Visiting Scholars Programme, please see

Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellows Research Seminars continue in the spring semester 2015.

Programme Autumn 2014

Time: Thursdays, starting at 14:15
Venue: Aleksanteri Institute, Unioninkatu 33, Meeting room 2nd floor

Please note that this programme may be subject to change.

28 August
Jeremy Morris
, University of Birmingham, UK
Russia's Worthless Dowry? - an Ethnographic Study of the Blue-Collar Monotown

4 September
Olga Kniazeva, University of British Columbia, Canada
Opposition and Dissent in Petro-States: International Oil Markets and Political Mobilization in Russia

11 September
Charles Walker,
University of Southampton, UK
'It's like, I don't want to connect my life with this occupation'. Working-class young men, masculinities, and social mobility in contemporary Russia.

25 September
Dmitry Efremenko, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
EU – Ukraine – Russia: confrontation or coexistence?

2 October
Ina Merdjanova, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Grounding Interreligious Dialogue for Peacebuilding: A Gender Perspective from the Balkans

9 October
Edwin Bacon, University of London, UK
Writing Russia's Future: a Century of Discerning Russia's Path

30 October
Regina Smyth
, Indiana University, USA
What Just Happened?  Competing Opposition Narratives of Russia’s Snow Revolution


You are warmly welcome to attend the Visiting Fellows research seminars!
Please register your participation before each seminar to Eeva Korteniemi
(eeva.korteniemi [at ]

For more information, please contact Eeva Korteniemi (eeva.korteniemi [at]