Definitions for "Academic Karelia Society"
The Academic Karelia Society (AKS) (Akateeminen Karjala-Seura) was a Finnish elitist nationalist organization aiming at the growth and improvement of newly independent Finland, founded by academics and students of the University of Finland in 1922. Its members retained influential positions in the academic life of the era. The Karelia Society was suppressed in 1944, in the aftermath of the Continuation War, that to a great extent had been planned and fought in accordance with AKS' agenda.