Kone funded fellowship programme enhances academic cooperation
In January the Aleksanteri Institute welcomed this year's first Young Russian Scholar Helsinki Fellowship Program (YRUSH) visiting fellow...
The shipping container: an invention that revolutionized trade and turned the world into a giant conveyor belt
Maritime transport fuels global trade. But is it already too cheap to be sustainable?
Who runs Russia's prisons? Judith Pallot, who transferred from Oxford to Helsinki, knows prison hierarchy
In Perm, Russia, Professor Judith Pallot met prisoners who were picking mushrooms. Most of the locals are current or former prison camp inmates.
What keeps Putin in power?
Russian society has a profound desire for order. Few will criticise the leader for exercising power, as those who do will have to face the...
Digital Russia Studies — one year in
Digital Russia Studies, a new multidisciplinary initiative introduced only this year has taken off with good speed. The core group of four...
1989 – a revolution or the end of a revolution?
ALEKSANTERI INSIGHT 5/2018. The roots of the year 1989 date back at least to the year 1968, when the socialist revolution reached its tipping...
Hybrid influencing is a grey zone between war and peace – how to resist it?
Information technology and our dependence on it expose us to cyberattacks in an entirely new way.
Need information on Russia - Ukraine conflict? Contact us or follow the panel discussion on Friday
Aleksanteri scholars are available for questions and comments regarding the most recent conflict on the Azov Sea and developments leading to it...