Timo Vihavainen

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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum vitae

 

TIMO JUHANI VIHAVAINEN

Date of birth: May 9 1947

Current position: Professor of Russian Studies, University of Helsinki

Date of appointment September 1, 2002

 

EDUCATION AND DEGREES AWARDED

Candidate in the Humanities 18.12.1970. University of Helsinki

Magister in Philosophy 18.12.1970. University of Helsinki

Licentiate in Philosophy 22.3.1983. University of Helsinki

Doctoral dissertation 29.11.1988 and Doctor of Philosophy degree. University of Helsinki

Docent in Russian history 5.6.1992, University of Helsinki

 

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

History teacher at school (Helsinki, Vantaa) 1974-1982 (with interruptions)

Acting assistant of East-European History at Historian tutkimus- ja dokumentaatiolaitos, University of Helsinki 1.1.1977-31.12.1988 (with interruptions)

Assistant of East-European History at Renvall Institute, University of Helsinki 1.1.1989 – 31.7.2000 (with interruptions)

Acting director of the Renvall Institute 1.10.1992 – 31.12.1992

Director of the Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg 1.8.1998-31.7.2000

Senior Research Fellow, Finnish Academy 1.8.2000-31.8.2002

 

RESEARCH AWARDS, HONOURS AND STIPENDIARY SUPPORT

Visiting fellow at Moscow State University in 1972-73

Finnish Academy grant 1.1.1997-31.12.1999 for the research project: “Norms, Values and Transition in Soviet Culture and Society During the 1920s-1950s”

Finnish Academy grant for the research project “Popular Opinion in the Soviet Union in 1922-1934”.

P.E. Svinhufvud medal 1991.

University of Petrozavodsk. Honorary Doctor, September 2005.

 

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

Trudy KarNTsRAN

Studia slavica finlandensia

Idäntutkimus

 

ELECTED MEMBERSHIPS IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters 2009. Member

Finnish Historical Society, Chairman of Russian section 1990-

Institute for Russian and East European Studies, member of board, 1990s

Finnish Society for Russian and East European Studies, member of board 1990s

Finnish International Studies Association, member of board 1990s

St. Petersburg Society (Pietari-seura r.y.), chairman 1990s

Akademiia gumanitarnykh nauk (St. Petersburg) 1999, member

International Committee of Historians. Committee for the Study of Russian Revolutions. Member

 

OTHER ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Finnish-Soviet Committee for Scientific and Technical Cooperation, Secretary of the Working Group for History, 1980s. Finnish-Russian Commission for Scientific and Technical Cooperation, member of Humanistic Section 1990s.

European University (St. Petersburg), Faculty of History, Member of Board of Advisors 2002-

Aleksanteri Institute. Member of Board. 2000-

St. Petersburg Foundation (Finland), Member of Board. 2002-

Finnish-Russian Cross-Border University. Head of History Program. 2004-

Helsinki Slavonic Library. Member of Board of Advisors. 2003-

“Russia in Europe” Cross-Border Graduate School. Member of Board 2005-

 

 

Whereabouts

 

Timo Vihavainen

 

Larin Parasken polku 17, 00420 Helsinki, Finland

 

Tel. +358 50 376 2297

 

e-mail: timo.vihavainen@helsinki.fi

 

 

Select List of Publications:

 

Tuntematon talvisota (toim. Timo Vihavainen ja Andrei Saharov), Edita, Helsinki 2009

Зимняя война 1939-1940 гг. в рассекреченных документах Центрального архива ФСБ России и архивов Финляндии. Москва, ИКЦ «Академкнига» 2009 (редколлегия: А.Н. Сахаров, В.С. Христофоров, Т. Вихавайнен, отв. ред.)

 

Länsimaiden tuho. Otava, Helsinki 2009

 

Monikasvoinen Suomi (toim. Olga Iljuha - Aleksei Tsamutali - Timo Vihavainen). Edita, Helsinki 2009

 

Venäjän historia suomalaiselle yritysjohtajalle (Kari Ketola - Timo Vihavainen). Finemor, Helsinki 2008

 

Opas venäläisyyteen (toim.), Otava, Helsinki 2006

 

Rossiia i Finliandiia: problemy vzaimovospriiatiia. XVII-XX vv.(Co-ed.),  IRI RAN, Moscow 2006

 

Venäjän kahdet kasvot (Ed.), Edita, Helsinki 2004/

Dva Lika Rossii, Evropeiski dom, St. Petersburg 2007

 

Vnutrennyi vrag. Borba s meshchanstvom kak moralnaia missiia russkoi intelligentsii. ”Kolo”, St. Petersburg. 2004

The Inner Adversary. Struggle against Philistinism as the Moral Mission of Russian Intelligentsia. NewAcademia, Washington DC, 2006

 

O. Kuusinen i borba o nasledii Stalina, Moscow. Forthcoming in 2009 (pending) (Ed.)

 

O.W. Kuusinen ja taistelu Stalinin perinnöstä. SKS, Helsinki 2003 (Ed.)

 

Sovetskaia vlast – narodnaia vlast? Ocherki istorii narodnogo vospriiatiia sovetskoi vlasti v SSSR. Evropeiski dom, St. Petersburg 2003, 338 p. (Ed.)

 

Normy i tsennosti povsednevnoi zhizni 1920-1930-e gody. ”Neva”, St. Petersburg 2000, 479 p. (Ed.)

 

V sem’e edinoi. Natsionalnaia politika partii bolshevikov i ee osushestvlenie na Severo-Zapade Rossii v 1920-1950-e gody. Izd. Petrozavodskogo universiteta – Kikimora Publications. Petrozavodsk 1998,  290 p. (pod red. Timo Vihavainen i Irina Takala)

 

Timo Vihavainen ja Irina Takala (toim.)Yhtä suurta perhettä. Kikimora, Helsinki 2000.

 

Marja Härmänmaa ja Timo Vihavainen (Toim.) Kivettyneet ihanteet? Atena, Jyväskylä 2000

 

Stalin i finny. “Neva”, St. Petersburg 2000

 

Stalin ja suomalaiset. Otava, Helsinki 1998

 

Sodan ja vaaran vuodet. Yleisradio 1939-1949. In: Yleisradion historia I, Helsinki 1996

 

Vneshniaia politika Finliandii. In: Zimnaia voina. Politicheskaia istoriia. Moscow 1999

 

Ekonomika i obshchestvo. In: Zimnaia voina politicheskaia istoriia. Moscow 1999

 

Vallankumouksesta toiseen maailmansotaan. In: Venäjän historia. WSOY, Helsinki 2000

 

Hyvinvointi-Suomi 1956-2003 In: Suomen historian pikkujättiläinen. WSOY 2003

 

Nationalism and Internationalism: How did the Bolsheviks Cope with National Sentiments? In: Chris J. Chulos and Timo Piirainen (Eds.) The Fall of an Empire, The Birth of a Nation. Aldershot 2000. P. 75-97

 

“Sovershenno sekretno”. Lubianka Stalinu o polozhenii v strane (1922-1934). Parts 1-8, Moscow 2000-2003 (co-editor).

 

Talvisota, Venäjä ja Suomi (Ed.) SHS, Helsinki 1991

 

Marssi Helsinkiin. Talvisota neuvostolehdistössä. Tammi, Jyväskylä 1990

 

Suomi neuvostolehdistössä 1918-1920 (diss.). SHS, Helsinki 1988

 

Kansakunta rähmällään. Suomettumisen lyhyt historia. Otava, Helsinki 1991

 

Venäjän intelligentsia ja vallankumous. In: Historia ja herrasmies. Jyväskylä 2005

 

Framing the Finnish Experience in the Soviet Union. Comparing Finnish and North American Finns. In: Karelian Exodus. Finnish Communities in North America and Soviet Karelia during the Depression Era. Journal of Finnish Studies Vol. 8, Number 1, August 2004.

 

Does History Play a role in Finnish-Russian Relations? In: Hanna Smith (Ed.) The Two-Level Game: Russia’s Relations with Great Britain, Finland and the European Union. Aleksanteri papers 2:2006. Helsinki

 

Maksim Gor’kii and the Stalinist Revolution: Some Observations about the Logic of radicalism. In: Varietas et Concordia. Essays in Honour of Pekka Pesonen. Slavica Helsingiensia 31. Helsinki 2007.

 

Period avtonomii v finskoi istoriografii. Lektsiia. Izdatelstvo PetrGU. Petrozavodsk 2006.

 

The “Karelian Question” in International Politics. In: Maria Lähteenmäki (Ed.) The Flexible Frontier. Change and Continuity in Finnish-Russian Relations. Aleksanteri Series 5/2007. Helsinki 2007

 

Anarkismi Venäjällä. In: Marja Härmänmaa ja Markku Mattila (toim.) Anarkismi, Avantgarde, terrorismi. Gaudeamus, Helsinki 2007

 

Zametki o Runeberge. Literarus. Helsinki 2008

 

Controversy over the Piatiletka. The First Five-Year Plan and the International Debates of the Early 1930s. In: North American Finns in Soviet Karelia in the 1930s (ed. By Irina Takala and Ilya Solomeshch). Petrozavodsk: Petrozavodsk State University Press 2008.

 

 

The Communards of August. Nordic Journal of Soviet and East European Studies no1 1985

 

Rahmetovin perilliset. In Uljas uusi ihminen (Marja Härmänmaa, Markku Mattila Eds.) Jyväskylä 1998

 

Svaboodasoltusta stahanovilaiseksi. In: Vaikka voissa paistais. Helsinki 1998

 

 

Venäläisiä ja neuvostoliittolaisia käsityksiä suomalaisista ja heidän rotuominaisuuksistaan. In: A. Kemiläinen (Ed.) Mongoleja vai germaaneja? Helsinki 1985

 

Venäläiset ja suomalaiset. In: Suomi –suuriruhtinaanmaa. Helsinki 1991

 

Natsionalnoje osvoboždenije ili sotsialnoje vosstanije? Izdatelstvo PetrGU, Petrozavodsk 2009

 

Shadow of the Past –the Impact of Tsarist and Communisti Legacies on Russia’s Domestic and Foreign policy. In: Russia Lost or Found? Patterns and Trajectories. (Ed. by Hiski Haukkala and Sinikukka Saari). Edita, Helsinki 2009.

 

Rajan takana: veriveljiä, uskonveljiä ja tovereita. Teoks. Studia generalia. Suuriruhtinaskunnasta Itämeren kaasuputkeen. Helsingin yliopiston vapaan sivistystyön toimikunta. Helsinki 2010.

 

Finljandskaja istoriografija Zimnej vojny. Lektsija. Petrozavodsk, Izdatelstvo PetrGU 2010

 

 

 

Altogether over 300 articles (including reviews) in several languages, in Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Ukrainian, British, German, Chinese and American learned journals and joint publications.

 

 

 

Curriculum vitae

 

TIMO JUHANI VIHAVAINEN

Date of birth: May 9 1947

Current position: Professor of Russian Studies, University of Helsinki

Date of appointment September 1, 2002

 

EDUCATION AND DEGREES AWARDED

Candidate in the Humanities 18.12.1970. University of Helsinki

Magister in Philosophy 18.12.1970. University of Helsinki

Licentiate in Philosophy 22.3.1983. University of Helsinki

Doctoral dissertation 29.11.1988 and Doctor of Philosophy degree. University of Helsinki

Docent in Russian history 5.6.1992, University of Helsinki

 

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

History teacher at school (Helsinki, Vantaa) 1974-1982 (with interruptions)

Acting assistant of East-European History at Historian tutkimus- ja dokumentaatiolaitos, University of Helsinki 1.1.1977-31.12.1988 (with interruptions)

Assistant of East-European History at Renvall Institute, University of Helsinki 1.1.1989 – 31.7.2000 (with interruptions)

Acting director of the Renvall Institute 1.10.1992 – 31.12.1992

Director of the Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg 1.8.1998-31.7.2000

Senior Research Fellow, Finnish Academy 1.8.2000-31.8.2002

 

RESEARCH AWARDS, HONOURS AND STIPENDIARY SUPPORT

Visiting fellow at Moscow State University in 1972-73

Finnish Academy grant 1.1.1997-31.12.1999 for the research project: “Norms, Values and Transition in Soviet Culture and Society During the 1920s-1950s”

Finnish Academy grant for the research project “Popular Opinion in the Soviet Union in 1922-1934”.

P.E. Svinhufvud medal 1991.

University of Petrozavodsk. Honorary Doctor, September 2005.

 

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

Trudy KarNTsRAN

Studia slavica finlandensia

Idäntutkimus

 

ELECTED MEMBERSHIPS IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters 2009. Member

Finnish Historical Society, Chairman of Russian section 1990-

Institute for Russian and East European Studies, member of board, 1990s

Finnish Society for Russian and East European Studies, member of board 1990s

Finnish International Studies Association, member of board 1990s

St. Petersburg Society (Pietari-seura r.y.), chairman 1990s

Akademiia gumanitarnykh nauk (St. Petersburg) 1999, member

International Committee of Historians. Committee for the Study of Russian Revolutions. Member

 

OTHER ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Finnish-Soviet Committee for Scientific and Technical Cooperation, Secretary of the Working Group for History, 1980s. Finnish-Russian Commission for Scientific and Technical Cooperation, member of Humanistic Section 1990s.

European University (St. Petersburg), Faculty of History, Member of Board of Advisors 2002-

Aleksanteri Institute. Member of Board. 2000-

St. Petersburg Foundation (Finland), Member of Board. 2002-

Finnish-Russian Cross-Border University. Head of History Program. 2004-

Helsinki Slavonic Library. Member of Board of Advisors. 2003-

“Russia in Europe” Cross-Border Graduate School. Member of Board 2005-

 

 

Whereabouts

 

Timo Vihavainen

 

Larin Parasken polku 17, 00420 Helsinki, Finland

 

Tel. +358 50 376 2297

 

e-mail: timo.vihavainen@helsinki.fi

 

 

Select List of Publications:

 

Tuntematon talvisota (toim. Timo Vihavainen ja Andrei Saharov), Edita, Helsinki 2009

Зимняя война 1939-1940 гг. в рассекреченных документах Центрального архива ФСБ России и архивов Финляндии. Москва, ИКЦ «Академкнига» 2009 (редколлегия: А.Н. Сахаров, В.С. Христофоров, Т. Вихавайнен, отв. ред.)

 

Länsimaiden tuho. Otava, Helsinki 2009

 

Monikasvoinen Suomi (toim. Olga Iljuha - Aleksei Tsamutali - Timo Vihavainen). Edita, Helsinki 2009

 

Venäjän historia suomalaiselle yritysjohtajalle (Kari Ketola - Timo Vihavainen). Finemor, Helsinki 2008

 

Opas venäläisyyteen (toim.), Otava, Helsinki 2006

 

Rossiia i Finliandiia: problemy vzaimovospriiatiia. XVII-XX vv.(Co-ed.),  IRI RAN, Moscow 2006

 

Venäjän kahdet kasvot (Ed.), Edita, Helsinki 2004/

Dva Lika Rossii, Evropeiski dom, St. Petersburg 2007

 

Vnutrennyi vrag. Borba s meshchanstvom kak moralnaia missiia russkoi intelligentsii. ”Kolo”, St. Petersburg. 2004

The Inner Adversary. Struggle against Philistinism as the Moral Mission of Russian Intelligentsia. NewAcademia, Washington DC, 2006

 

O. Kuusinen i borba o nasledii Stalina, Moscow. Forthcoming in 2009 (pending) (Ed.)

 

O.W. Kuusinen ja taistelu Stalinin perinnöstä. SKS, Helsinki 2003 (Ed.)

 

Sovetskaia vlast – narodnaia vlast? Ocherki istorii narodnogo vospriiatiia sovetskoi vlasti v SSSR. Evropeiski dom, St. Petersburg 2003, 338 p. (Ed.)

 

Normy i tsennosti povsednevnoi zhizni 1920-1930-e gody. ”Neva”, St. Petersburg 2000, 479 p. (Ed.)

 

V sem’e edinoi. Natsionalnaia politika partii bolshevikov i ee osushestvlenie na Severo-Zapade Rossii v 1920-1950-e gody. Izd. Petrozavodskogo universiteta – Kikimora Publications. Petrozavodsk 1998,  290 p. (pod red. Timo Vihavainen i Irina Takala)

 

Timo Vihavainen ja Irina Takala (toim.)Yhtä suurta perhettä. Kikimora, Helsinki 2000.

 

Marja Härmänmaa ja Timo Vihavainen (Toim.) Kivettyneet ihanteet? Atena, Jyväskylä 2000

 

Stalin i finny. “Neva”, St. Petersburg 2000

 

Stalin ja suomalaiset. Otava, Helsinki 1998

 

Sodan ja vaaran vuodet. Yleisradio 1939-1949. In: Yleisradion historia I, Helsinki 1996

 

Vneshniaia politika Finliandii. In: Zimnaia voina. Politicheskaia istoriia. Moscow 1999

 

Ekonomika i obshchestvo. In: Zimnaia voina politicheskaia istoriia. Moscow 1999

 

Vallankumouksesta toiseen maailmansotaan. In: Venäjän historia. WSOY, Helsinki 2000

 

Hyvinvointi-Suomi 1956-2003 In: Suomen historian pikkujättiläinen. WSOY 2003

 

Nationalism and Internationalism: How did the Bolsheviks Cope with National Sentiments? In: Chris J. Chulos and Timo Piirainen (Eds.) The Fall of an Empire, The Birth of a Nation. Aldershot 2000. P. 75-97

 

“Sovershenno sekretno”. Lubianka Stalinu o polozhenii v strane (1922-1934). Parts 1-8, Moscow 2000-2003 (co-editor).

 

Talvisota, Venäjä ja Suomi (Ed.) SHS, Helsinki 1991

 

Marssi Helsinkiin. Talvisota neuvostolehdistössä. Tammi, Jyväskylä 1990

 

Suomi neuvostolehdistössä 1918-1920 (diss.). SHS, Helsinki 1988

 

Kansakunta rähmällään. Suomettumisen lyhyt historia. Otava, Helsinki 1991

 

Venäjän intelligentsia ja vallankumous. In: Historia ja herrasmies. Jyväskylä 2005

 

Framing the Finnish Experience in the Soviet Union. Comparing Finnish and North American Finns. In: Karelian Exodus. Finnish Communities in North America and Soviet Karelia during the Depression Era. Journal of Finnish Studies Vol. 8, Number 1, August 2004.

 

Does History Play a role in Finnish-Russian Relations? In: Hanna Smith (Ed.) The Two-Level Game: Russia’s Relations with Great Britain, Finland and the European Union. Aleksanteri papers 2:2006. Helsinki

 

Maksim Gor’kii and the Stalinist Revolution: Some Observations about the Logic of radicalism. In: Varietas et Concordia. Essays in Honour of Pekka Pesonen. Slavica Helsingiensia 31. Helsinki 2007.

 

Period avtonomii v finskoi istoriografii. Lektsiia. Izdatelstvo PetrGU. Petrozavodsk 2006.

 

The “Karelian Question” in International Politics. In: Maria Lähteenmäki (Ed.) The Flexible Frontier. Change and Continuity in Finnish-Russian Relations. Aleksanteri Series 5/2007. Helsinki 2007

 

Anarkismi Venäjällä. In: Marja Härmänmaa ja Markku Mattila (toim.) Anarkismi, Avantgarde, terrorismi. Gaudeamus, Helsinki 2007

 

Zametki o Runeberge. Literarus. Helsinki 2008

 

Controversy over the Piatiletka. The First Five-Year Plan and the International Debates of the Early 1930s. In: North American Finns in Soviet Karelia in the 1930s (ed. By Irina Takala and Ilya Solomeshch). Petrozavodsk: Petrozavodsk State University Press 2008.

 

 

The Communards of August. Nordic Journal of Soviet and East European Studies no1 1985

 

Rahmetovin perilliset. In Uljas uusi ihminen (Marja Härmänmaa, Markku Mattila Eds.) Jyväskylä 1998

 

Svaboodasoltusta stahanovilaiseksi. In: Vaikka voissa paistais. Helsinki 1998

 

 

Venäläisiä ja neuvostoliittolaisia käsityksiä suomalaisista ja heidän rotuominaisuuksistaan. In: A. Kemiläinen (Ed.) Mongoleja vai germaaneja? Helsinki 1985

 

Venäläiset ja suomalaiset. In: Suomi –suuriruhtinaanmaa. Helsinki 1991

 

Natsionalnoje osvoboždenije ili sotsialnoje vosstanije? Izdatelstvo PetrGU, Petrozavodsk 2009

 

Shadow of the Past –the Impact of Tsarist and Communisti Legacies on Russia’s Domestic and Foreign policy. In: Russia Lost or Found? Patterns and Trajectories. (Ed. by Hiski Haukkala and Sinikukka Saari). Edita, Helsinki 2009.

 

Rajan takana: veriveljiä, uskonveljiä ja tovereita. Teoks. Studia generalia. Suuriruhtinaskunnasta Itämeren kaasuputkeen. Helsingin yliopiston vapaan sivistystyön toimikunta. Helsinki 2010.

 

Finljandskaja istoriografija Zimnej vojny. Lektsija. Petrozavodsk, Izdatelstvo PetrGU 2010

 

 

 

Altogether over 300 articles (including reviews) in several languages, in Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Ukrainian, British, German, Chinese and American learned journals and joint publications.

 

 

 

Latest publications

  1. Demokratian kriisi ja Suomen itsenäistyminen

    Vihavainen, T., 2018, In : Kanava. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

  2. Barbarian paluu: Euroopan auringon laskiessa

    Vihavainen, T. J., 2017, Helsinki: Otava. 303 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookGeneral public

  3. Ensimmäiset sata vuotta

    Vihavainen, T., 2017, In : Kanava. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

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Latest activities

  1. Ther End of Loyalism. Breaking of Finnish-Russian Cooperation in 1899-1917

    Timo Vihavainen (Speaker)
    17 Nov 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  2. Image of the Finnish Revolution in Russia

    Timo Vihavainen (Speaker)
    9 Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  3. Russian and Finnish independence

    Timo Vihavainen (Speaker)
    22 Sep 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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Latest prizes

  1. Vuoden historiateos

    Timo Vihavainen (Recipient), 6 Feb 2015

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  2. Foreign member of scholarly council

    Timo Vihavainen (Recipient), 27 May 2014

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  3. Order of Friendship

    Timo Vihavainen (Recipient), 10 Sep 2013

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