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  • Finland

  • PL 4 (Yliopistonkatu 3)




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Fields of Science

  • 5141 Sociology
  • Russian Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Social policy
  • Child protection
  • Civil Society

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.


Global deinstitutionalisation policy in the post-Soviet space: A comparison of child-welfare reforms in Russia and Kazakhstan

An, S. & Kulmala, M., 19 May 2020, In : Global Social Policy. OnlineFirst, 19 May 2020, p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

In memoriam Sofia An 1966-2019

Jäppinen, M. & Kulmala, M., 2019, In : Idäntutkimus. 26, 4, p. 124-125 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateScientific


Kulmala, M. (ed.), 2019, 133 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Luoteisvenäläiset nuoret kanssa- ja vertaistutkijoina

Translated title of the contribution: Young adults as co and peer researchers in North-West RussiaKulmala, M. & Fomina, A., 2019, In : Idäntutkimus. 26, 4, p. 96-102 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Open Access

NGOs and the policy-making process in Russia: the case of child welfare reform

Bindman, E., Kulmala, M. S. & Bogdanova, E., Apr 2019, In : Governance. 32, 2, p. 207-222 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access


Lapsen oikeus perheeseen: Lastensuojelun deinstitutionalisaatio Putinin Venäjällä

Kulmala, M., Klimova, A., Tarasenko, A., Jäppinen, M., Fomina, A., Zhanna, C. & Shpakovaskya, L.


Project: Research project

Finnish Centre of Excellence in Russian Studies – Choices of Russian Modernisation

Kivinen, M., Autio-Sarasmo, S., Aalto, P. K., Forsberg, T., Gel'man, V., Turoma, S., Mustajoki, A. S., Aitamurto, K., Ekonen, K., Fava, V., Granberg, L., Hast, S., Heusala, A., Huttunen, T., Kahla, E., Kangaspuro, M., Kansikas, S., Karhunen, P., Khmelnitskaya, M., Kulmala, M., Lassila, J., Lehtisaari, K., Lonkila, M., Lowry, A., Miklóssy, K., Mustajoki, A. S., Nikula, J., Oittinen, V., Palonkorpi, M., Pietiläinen, J., Saarinen, A., Smith, H., Turoma, S. & Tynkkynen, V.


Project: Research project

Welfare, Gender and Agency in Russia in the 2000's

Saarinen, A., Jäppinen, M., Kulmala, M. & Salmenniemi, S.


Project: Research project


Nuorisotutkimuspäivät 2019 / XVIII Nuorisotutkimuspäivät

Meri Kulmala (Member of organizing committee)
7 Nov 20198 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Sofiya An

Meri Kulmala (Host)
1 May 201930 Jun 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Young care leavers in North-West Russia: Agency and educational choice

Meri Kulmala (Speaker)
28 Mar 201929 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Larisa Shpakovaskya

Meri Kulmala (Host)
15 Jan 201915 Feb 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Europe - Asia Studies (Journal)

Meri Kulmala (Reviewer)
1 May 201931 May 2019

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