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RES4 State, Civil Society and Everyday Life in Russia 5 ECTS
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Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Russian and European Studies
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the students will have an overview of recent societal processes in the Russian Federation.

General description

Preliminary programme:

Social structures

18.9. Harri Melin (TAY): Russian social classes in flux

25.9. Jouko Nikula (Aleksanteri institute): Changing Russian countryside

2.10. Irina Sarno (City of Tampere): Russian managers


Traditional and new media

9.10 Svetlana Pasti (TAY): Comparative view on Russian media

16.10. Period break

23.10 Jukka Pietiläinen (Aleksanteri institute): Freedom of speech in post-Soviet media

30.10 Dmitry Yagodin (TAY): Citizen journalism in Russia

Friday 8.11. at 12-14 Markku Lonkila (TAY): Social media and Russian opposition movement, in Paavo Koli auditorium (please note the different day and place!)


Gender and civil society

13.11. Meri Kulmala (Aleksanteri institute): Women in Russian Civil Society

20.11. Freek van der Vet (HY): Diffusion of human rights in Russia

27.11. Laura Lyytikäinen (HY): Russian oppositional youth movement

4.12. Olga Gurova (HY): Consumption patterns in Russia


Oxana Krutova, Contact person


18-Sep-2013 – 11-Dec-2013
Wed 18-Sep-2013 - 11-Dec-2013 weekly at 14-16, Main building, A4
, Week 45: There is no lecture 6.11. Instead, the lecture will be on Friday 8.11. at 12-14 in Paavo Koli auditorium