The editors of this book will work actively to promote the book in different networks and events. The institution in the background, the Aleksanteri Institute - Finnish Centre for Russian and Eastern European Studies - is one the leading centres in ...
this respect, and has developed wide contact and cooperation networks with similar institutions in Russia and in the Baltic, Central and South-Eastern European countries and in the West, for instance Nordic/Scandinavian countries, the US, the UK, and Canada. These contacts will be utilized in promoting the book, and information about it will be published also in the newsletter of the Institute. Scientific journals gender and area studies as well as social and cultural sciences offer valuable platforms for reviewers of this volume, plenty of contacts of which have been listed already. Furthermore, promotional material will be distributed and presented in different conferences; including e.g. annual meetings of associations for gender studies, several conferences concerning area studies, such as the annual BASEES (British Association for Eastern European Studies) conference and the annual AAASS (American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies) convention and the annual Aleksanteri Conference. The ongoing WGA - Welfare, Gender and Agency in Russia in the 2000s transnational research project at the Aleksanteri Institute has produced a wide set of contacts in Finland and abroad. The project team will organize a closing event for the project in 2012 in Helsinki. Last but not least, the volume includes a prominent and geographically wide set of contributors, who are also committed to promoting the book.