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 www.helsinki.fi/aleksanteri/english/fellowship

 

Programme Spring 2016

Time: 14:15 - 15:45
Venue: Aleksanteri Institute, Unioninkatu 33, Meeting room 2nd floor

Please note that the programme is subject to change.

Thu 18 February
Madeleine Reeves , University of Manchester, UK
Keeping the Road Open: Waiting, Migrating and the Domestication of Hope in Kyrgyzstan
Chair: Dr. Kaarina Aitamurto
Abstract
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Thu 17 March
Anatoly Pinsky, the European University at Saint Petersburg (EUSP)
The Leader Will Wither Away: The Leader in the Early Post-Stalin USSR and Implications for the Concept of the Individual
Chair: Adjunct Prof. Sanna Turoma
Abstract
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Thu 21 April
Irina Busygina, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), Russia
Looking at Russia: Why Do Autocracies Impose Sanctions?
Chair: Dr. Hanna Smith
Abstract
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Thu 12 May - CANCELLED, the seminar will be rescheduled
Terry Cox, University of Glasgow, UK
Social Security and Insecurity in Russia and the Debate on Welfare Regimes
Chair: Dr. Jouko Nikula
Abstract

Thu 19 May
Martin K. Dimitrov
, Tulane University, USA
The Politics of Socialist Consumption
Chair: Prof. Markku Kivinen
Abstract
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Thu 2 June
Kristen Ghodsee
, Bowdoin College, USA
Sisters in Solidarity: Transnational Socialist Women's Organizing during the Cold War, 1968-1985
Chair: Dr. Sari Autio-Sarasmo
Abstract
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Thu 9 June
Vasil Navumau
, Belarus
Forgetting “Ploshcha”: Quest for Alternative Concepts for Analysis of Belarusian Activism after 2010
Chair: Prof. Markku Kangaspuro
Abstract
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You are warmly welcome to the Visiting Fellows research seminars!