Vortrag im Rahmen der MasterClass "Putin, Power and People" des LOEWE-Schwerpunktes "Konfliktregionen im östlichen Europa" mit Markku Kangaspuro, 21. November 2017, Herder-Institut, Marburg
Markku Kangaspuro is professor and Research Director at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki. He is specialized in Russian and Soviet political history, nationalism and identity questions and the relations between Russia and Finland. In his latest publications, he has analyzed on Russian Foreign Policy and Migrant Workers, The perception of the strong state in Russia and political use of the Great Patriotic War history. He has over 100 publications and he is popular lecturer and often used commentator in media.
The Aleksanteri Institute functions as a national centre of research, study and expertise pertaining to Russia and Eastern Europe, particularly in the social sciences and humanities. The Institute promotes cooperation and interaction between the academic world, public administration, business life and civil society, both in Finland and abroad.