Latest news and events coming up

13:00 - 14:30

Putin, Power and People: MasterClass of the LOEWE Focus “Regions of Conflict in Eastern Europe”

Masterclass Markku Kangaspuro

with Markku Kangaspuro, November 21, 2017, Herder Institute, Marburg

Please register by Eszter Gantner (

Public Lecture 3.00-5.00 p.m.:

Russia in the Baltic Sea after the annexation of Crimea – something new?

Markku Kangaspuro is a 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 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 a popular lecturer and frequent commentator in the media.

The Aleksanteri Institute functions as a national center 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.

Location Lecture Hall