ONLINE SEMINAR: Career opportunities with Russia

Is there a need for Russia-related expertise in the job markets? What kind of Russia expertise is needed? How to combine expertise of Russia with other professional skills? How to build a career in/with Russia? What are the future prospects for the Russian economy? What can we expect from Russian politics after 2024?

Welcome to follow a panel discussion with interesting career stories from experts working with Russia.

The event is organized by the Finnish-Russian Commission for Scientific and Technological Cooperation/Working Group for Social Sciences.
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Please notice: Due to the Covid-19 situation, the event will be organized online only. Link to the live stream will be provided for the registered participants before the event.


16.30    Opening of the event: Riitta Kosonen, professor, Aalto University School of Business, Chair of the Working Group for Social Sciences 

16.40    Panel discussion among invited discussants  

  • Pasi Kokkonen, Councellor, Unit for Russia, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
  • Professor Juha Väätänen, School of Business and Management, LUT University
  • Katarine Lindstedt, Chief Specialist, Adviser to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Interior, Finland
  • Timur Uzbjakov, Sales Director, Dewaco Oy
  • Anna-Riikka Mahlamäki, Development manager, international operations, SOLEMO Oy
  • Jekaterina Lindberg, Consultant, Climate Change & Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young Oy

Moderator Susanna Niinivaara, Director of Communication, Ministry of Transport and Communications



18.15 End of seminar

The career event is free of charge and open to everyone interested in the topic. The event will be organized online. Prior registration is required. Kindly register by filling in the registration form (link). The deadline for registration is December 8.

Welcome to the Seminar!

For more information, please contact:
Center for Markets in Transition CEMAT
[email protected] 

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