Online talk on Russian media in February: Comparative analysis of the Russian-language media landscape in Latvia and Finland

In February Ilkhom Khalimzoda from the University of Jyväskylä will present his research “Does diasporic media serve the democratic society or strengthen the division? A comparative analysis of the Russian-language media in Latvia and Finland”. Research summary: Tensions in media landscapes are commonplace, especially in bordering countries that historically experience strained relations or simply favour […]

Online talk on Russian media in January: Trolling as a Digital Literary Practice in the Russian Language Internet

In January Vera Zvereva from the University of Jyväskylä will present her research ”Trolling as a Digital Literary Practice in the Russian Language Internet”. This talk presents trolling as a form of literary activity. It describes a number of specific types of trolling on the Russian-language Internet in connection with digital literature and the literary […]