Russia and Finland during Industrialisation (1870s—1930s)

Russian-Finnish Workshop
May 16-17, 2003, Moscow

Moscow Lomonosov State University, Faculty of History, Room 652


May 16, 2003
Session I. Trade and Business History

Session Ia
Chair: Prof. Leonid Borodkin

Session Ib
Chair: Prof. Sakari Heikkinen

Session II. Banking and Financial History

Session IIa
Chair: Prof. Riitta Hjerppe

  • Jaakko Autio, MA. "Financing of the agricultural sector in Finland from the 1870s to the 1930s."
  • Discussant: Prof. Leonid Borodkin..

May 17, 2003

Session IIa
Chair: Prof. Riitta Hjerppe

  • Academician, Prof. Boris Ananich. "On the introduction of gold standard in Russia and in Finland".
  • Discussant: Dr. Antti Kuustera.

Session IIb.
Chair: Prof. Irina Potkina

  • Dr. Sofia Salomatina. "Integration of Russia in the financial system of Western Europe, 1890-1917: correspondents' networks of Russian commercial banks".
  • Discussant: Dr. Jaakko Autio.

  • 11:30-12:30
  • Dr. Antti Kuustera "Emergence of modern banking system in Finland from the 1870s to the 1930s".
  • Discussant: Dr. Sofia Salomatina.

Session III. Labour History

Session IIIa
Chair: Dr. Mikael Korhonen

  • Prof. Sakari Heikkinen. "Women's wages, men's wages: female-male wage gaps and wage-system differences in Finland in the late 19th and early 20th centuries".
  • Discussant: Prof. Leonid Borodkin.

  • 13:45-14:45
  • Prof. Leonid Borodkin. "Evolution of wage differences in Soviet industry in 1920s-1930s: Between the state ideology and economic realities".
  • Discussant: Prof. Sakari Heikkinen.

Session IIIb
Chair: Dr. Sofia Salomatina

  • Matti Hannikainen, MA. "The formation of unemployment among construction workers in Helsinki during the Great Depression of the 1930".
  • Discussant: Āndrei Volodin, MA.

  • 16:00-17:00
  • Āndrei Volodin, MA. "Russian factory inspectors (1880s-1914): mediators or workers' defenders?"
  • Discussant: Matti Hannikainen, MA.