East Central European, Balkan and Baltic Studies at the University of Helsinki, member of the planning group of the for the two-year period of 2021-2022.

Historians without Borders in Finland association– board member 2020-present

Peer-review – I have served as a peer-reviewer for the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 2019 conference, and Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, East European Politics and Societies, and Idäntutkimus journals.

Previous Affiliations and Projects

“The Ancient Finnish Kings: a computational study of pseudohistory, medievalism and history politics in contemporary Finland and Russia”, PI Reima Välimäki, Cultural History, University of Turku, 2019-2020

“OceanicExchanges: Tracing Global Information Networks in Historical Newspaper Repositories,1840-1914 (OcEx)” Cultural History, University of Turku, 2017-2019.

“From Roadmap to Roadshow: A collective demonstration & information project to strengthen Finnish digital history  History of Innovation and Industrialization Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aalto University, 2017-2018.

EUROHERIT project (PI Tuuli Lähdesmäki), University of Jyväskylä, interviews in Polish, transcriptions and translations into English, Gdańsk, Poland, September 25-29, 2017.

Culture Analytics long program at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Visiting Scholar, March – June 2016.

ASLA-Fulbright grant – visiting student researcher at the University of California, Berkeley / Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), August 2014 – June 2015.

Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, researcher, (2012-2016).

University of Turku, Cultural History, doctoral student (grad. 2017).

Choices of Russian Modernization Finnish Center of Excellence in Russian Studies, researcher.

Competition in Socialist Society project, researcher.

Competition and Good Society – the Eastern Model – Annual Aleksanteri Conference, October 24-26, 2012. Duty: Conference Coordinator.


University of Turku, Finland, Cultural History master’s student (grad. 2005).

Åbo Akademi, Finland, minor subjects Polish and Russian languages and cultures.

Aleksanteri Institute, Master´s programme (grad. 2005).
European University at St. Petersburg, Russia (spring 2001).
Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland (autumn 2000).
St. Petersburg State University, Russia (spring 1998).