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Luennot ja koulutukset: The 2016 presidential elections: a vantage point to comprehend U.S. politics and political system

Tapahtumaluokka:Luennot ja koulutukset
Aika:ke 3.2. - ke 30.3.2016 klo 16.00-18.00
Paikka:Swedish School of Social Science, room 210 (13.1. room 209)
Osoite:Snellmaninkatu 12
Järjestäjä:Finnish Political Science Association
Lisätietojen antaja:hanna.wass@helsinki.fi
Finnish Political Science Association is organizing a series of expert lectures in order to get a head start to the upcoming 2016 U.S. presidential elections. The objective is not only to familiarize ourselves with the electoral campaigns and a number of salient issues in elections, but to gain a deeper understanding of U.S. politics and political system. The speakers are among key experts in various fields of North American studies, political science, foreign relations, and communication. The lectures are organized in collaboration with the Faculty of Social Science (University of Helsinki), Center on US Politics and Power at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, the League of Finnish American Societies and U.S. Embassy Finland.

Site: Swedish School of Social Science, Snellmaninkatu 12, room 210 (13.1. room 209).

Contact person: Academy research fellow, Dr. Hanna Wass (University of Helsinki) tel. +358 50 3363512, e-mail: hanna.wass@helsinki.fi


13.1. 16–18 professor emeritus Markku Henriksson (University of Helsinki): What we need to learn from history to understand U.S. politics today?

20.1. 16–18 adjunct professor Markku Ruotsila (University of Helsinki): The Christian-Right and the Christian-Left in U.S. politics

27.1. 16–18 professor Katri Sieberg (University of Tampere): The political system of the United States (in a nutshell)

3.2. 16–18 senior research fellow Anna Kronlund (The Finnish Institute of International Affairs): Political decision-making culture in the United States (and U.S. Congress)

10.2. 16–18 PhD. Simo Virtanen: The role of Supreme Court in U.S. political system

17.2. 16–18 programme director Mika Aaltola (The Finnish Institute of International Affairs): The United States and world politics

24.2. 16–18 post-doctoral researcher Salla Huikuri (University of Helsinki): The United States and treaty making: International criminal law as an example

2.3. 16–18 managing director Alexandra Pasternak-Jackson (AmCham Finland): Economy in U.S. politics

9.3. 16–18 university lecturer Emilia Palonen (University of Helsinki): Populism in U.S. politics

16.3. 16–18 post-doctoral researcher Jyrki Ruohomäki (University of Tampere): Miten tähän tultiin? Vuoden 2016 presidentinvaalien pohjustus

23.3. 16–18 senior research fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak (the Finnish Institute of International Affairs): Kaikki mitä tulee tietää 2016 vaaleista

30.3. 16–18 researcher Salla-Maaria Laaksonen (University of Helsinki): USA somettaa? Sosiaalinen media 2016 presidentinvaaleissa

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