Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellows Research Seminar Programme for Autumn 2019
Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellows Research Seminar Series features the work of the outstanding scholars who have been invited to conduct their research within the Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellows Programme. The scholars’ topics cover a wide range both geographically, and with regard to methodology, discipline, and focus. The seminars are a platform for advancing and sharing knowledge of the present, past, and future of Russia, Eastern and Central Europe, and Eurasia, and each session has ample time for questions and discussion. All students, scholars, and other interested audiences are warmly welcome to attend!
The seminars take place on Thursdays from 14:15 to 15:45 at the Aleksanteri Institute 2nd floor meeting room, Unioninkatu 33, Helsinki. Please check the programme updates on the Aleksanteri Institute website for possible changes.
22.8. Welfare Dictatorships / Martin K. Dimitrov
5.9. The Alter-Geopolitics of Belonging in Ukraine since the Orange Revolution / Kathryn Cassidy
12.9. What Does Race Have to Do With Russia?: The Rhetoric of Modernity and ‘Whiteness’ in Russian Men’s Perormnces of Masulinity / Marina Yusupova
17.10. Informality and economic performativity in a cross-regional perspective: evidence from three post-Soviet regions / Abel Polese
7.11. The Post-Socialist City: Spatiality of Political Authoritarianism / Nadir Kinossian
21.11. Participatory Budgeting and the Construction of Political Subjects in St Petersburg and Shanghai / Catherine Owen