The Research Project St. Petersburg - Helsinki

Research group project 2010 – 2012 (Academy of Finland)

St. Petersburg– Helsinki.

Problems of Mutual Influence of Two European Capitals from the Second Half of
the 19th Century to the Beginning of the 20th Century

Research group of St. Petersburg - Helsinki project
Photo: Sami Syrjämäki

Participants of the St. Petersburg–Helsinki research project:
Larisa Orfinskaya, Liisa Byckling, Timo Vihavainen, Kirsti Ekonen, and Alexey Shkvarov beside the statue of the Russian Emperor Alexander I (by Ivan Martos, 1815)
adjacent to the National Library of Finland, University of Helsinki.

Research Project

Reseach Group


Contact Information:

Project Director Arto Luukkanen
Department of World Cultures
PO Box 59
00014 University of Helsinki

Email: arto.luukkanen(at)