Markku Kangaspuro, Director, Professor

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    Research areas

  • 5201 Political History - Russia, Soviet Union, Political system, Foreign Policy, Russian/Soviet History, history politics, identity politics, nationalismi
  • 615 History and Archaeology - Russia/Soviet Union history, Political system, Foreign Policy, Russian/Soviet History, history politics, identity politics, nationalism

Education information

MA 1991
Ph.D. 2000
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Curriculum Vitae

Expertise: Political history, especially the former Soviet Union and new Russia; political development of Russia; identities and nationalism; modernization and development problems.

Administrative expertise: research leader, PI, programme management 

 

Current Position

2018 -          Director

2011 -          Professor (from 10.5.2011)

2010 -          Vice Director, Aleksanteri Institute (from 26.11.2010)

2009  -         Research Director, Aleksanteri Institute

 

Education and degrees awarded

 

1991            MA in History, University of Joensuu

1996            Phil.Lic in History, University of Joensuu

2000            Doctor of Philosophy in history, (Dissertation graded Eximia cum laude approbatur)

                  University of Joensuu

2001            Docent, political history in the faculty of Political Sciences - University of Helsinki

2002            Docent, Russian History in the faculty of History - University of Joensuu

Highlighted publications

  1. War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

    Kangaspuro, M. V. (ed.), Lassila, J. P. (ed.), Zhurzhenko, T. (ed.) & Fedor, J. (ed.), Dec 2017, Palgrave Macmillan. 506 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  2. From the Trauma of Stalinism to the Triumph of Stalingrad: The Toponymic Dispute Over Volgograd

    Kangaspuro, M. V. & Lassila, J. P., Dec 2017, War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 141-170 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  3. Back to normality in Russia's transformation – Demand on strong state and its consequences

    Kangaspuro, M. V., May 2017, Osteuropa transformiert.: Sozialsmus, Demokratie und Utopie. Oltenau, T., Spöri, T., Jatiner, F. & Asenbaum, H. (eds.). Wiesbaden: Springer , p. 155-172 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  4. Stalinism as a Structural Choice of Soviet Society and its Lost Alternatives

    Kangaspuro, M., 22 Oct 2015, Discussing Stalinism: Problems and Approaches. Kangaspuro, M. & Oittinen, V. (eds.). Helsinki: Aleksanteri Institute, p. 74-92 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  5. History Politics and the Changing Meaning of Victory Day in Contemporary Russia

    Kangaspuro, M. V., Apr 2018, The Long Aftermath.: Cultural Legacies of Europe at War 1936-2016. Braganca, M. & Tame, P. (eds.). New York - Oxford: Berghahn Books, p. 333-343 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  6. Russian Foreign Policy and Migrant Workers

    Kangaspuro, M. V. & Heusala, A-L., 2017, Migrant Workers in Russia: Global Challenges of the Shadow Economy in Societal Transformation. Heusala, A-L. & Aitamurto, K. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group, p. 35-50 16 p. 3. (Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  7. Discussing Stalinism: Problems and Approaches

    Kangaspuro, M. (ed.) & Oittinen, V. (ed.), 22 Oct 2015, Helsinki: Aleksanteri Institute. 122 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  8. Voi voittajia - suuren isänmaallisen sodan tulkinnat

    Kangaspuro, M., 2015, Venäjän palatseissa ja kaduilla. Kivinen, M. & Vähäkylä, L. (eds.). Helsinki: Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press, p. 177-186 10 p. (Tutkitusti).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  9. American Finnish emigration to Soviet Karelia: bread, work and broken dreams

    Kangaspuro, M., Sep 2014, In : Twentieth century communism : a journal of international history. 2014, 7, p. 82-104 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  10. Putinin toinen kerta

    Kangaspuro, M., Jun 2012, In : Idäntutkimus. 2012, 2, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  11. Salaista kaupankäyntiä Karjalalla

    Kangaspuro, M., 2012, Takaisin Karjalaan. Fingerroos, O. & Häyrynen, M. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, p. 50-72 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  12. Political Anatomy of Perestroika

    Kangaspuro, M., 2010, Perestroika: Processes and Consequences. Kangaspuro, M., Nikula, J. & Stodolsky, I. (eds.). Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, Vol. 2010.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  13. Modernisation in Russia since 1900

    Kangaspuro, M. (ed.) & Smith, J. (ed.), 2006, Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. 331 p. (Studia Fennica; no. 12)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  14. Constructed identities in Europe

    Kangaspuro, M. (ed.), 2007, Helsinki: Aleksanteri Institute. 272 p. (Aleksanteri Series; no. 7/2007)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  15. Muutoksen mahdollisuus

    Kangaspuro, M., 20 Dec 2010, In : Idäntutkimus. 2010, 4, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  16. Tandemkratia

    Kangaspuro, M., Oct 2011, In : Idäntutkimus. 2011, 3, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  17. Venäjän sotilasdoktriini

    Kangaspuro, M., Apr 2010, In : Idäntutkimus. 2010, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

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Latest activities

  1. Magazine Jeunesse (Journal)

    Markku Veli Kangaspuro (Reviewer)
    Mar 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  2. Lausunto eduskunnan tulevaisuusvaliokunnalle

    Markku Veli Kangaspuro (Consultant)
    30 Jan 2019

    Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

  3. Maanpuolustuskorkeakoulun neuvottelukunta (External organisation)

    Markku Veli Kangaspuro (Board member)
    1 Jan 201931 Dec 2020

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

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