WasteLess Karelias

01.12.2018 - 31.03.2022
WasteLess Karelias is a crossborder cooperation project in the CBC Karelia 2014-2020 framework. The key focus of the project is to assess and improve currently insufficient waste management practices in rural villages in both Karelias.

Karelian and language contacts

01.01.2011 -
The group consists of senior researchers, post doctoral researchers and doctoral students who investigate the varieties of Karelian and their contact with Finnish and Russian from several perspectives.

Urban Karelianity

01.04.2019 - 31.12.2023
Diverse Karelian Identities and Subcultures

Karelian-speaking people at the border

finished. 01.06.2016 - 26.02.2021
This project studied the Karelian people living in both sides of the border between Finland and Russia. A book 'Karjalankieliset rajalla' was published in 2021.

BlackGreen - North-Karelia Biochar Programme

01.11.2020 - 28.02.2023
Project is funded by European regional development fund (ERDF). The project is implemented by University of Eastern Finland , Natural Resources Institute Finland (coordinator), Karelia University of Applied Sciences and Business Joensuu.