Lectures, talks and presentations 2006–2016:
Why did the partnership fail and how can we rebuild it? Participating in a roundtable on EU-Russia relations, EUIA 2016 Conference, Brussels, 11 May 2016.
Comments at an Arctic event. CSIS, Washington D.C., 5 April 2016.
A talk about Russia, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Washington D.C., 5 April 2016.
A luncheon talk on the EU's role in the conflict in Ukraine, the Foreign Policy Association, New York, 22 March 2016.
Three talks (strategic foresight, EU-Russia trust, research-practice nexus in IR), ISA Annual Convention, Atlanta, 15-19 March 2016.
Security in Europe: EU Eastern Regional Focus. A talk at ESDC High Level Course, Police University College, Tampere, 9 March 2016.
Globaalit muutokset ja muuttuvat turvallisuustilanne. A talk at "Pelastustoimi ja muuttuva Suomi" tulevaisuusseminaari, Tampere, 8 March 2016.
EU-Russia Relations. A lecture series at the College of Europe, Natolin, Warsaw, 1-2 February 2016.
From the strategy to a policy: The future of EU's relations with Russia. A talk at "The EU's strategic vision for its relations with Russia and Eastern neighbourhood" conference, Helsinki, 27 January 2016.
Chairing a Working Group on strategic foresight and IR and participating in a plenary panel on the same topic. V KATSE Conference, Hämeenlinna, 15-16 January 2016.
EU-Russia Relations. A lecture series at the College of Europe, Natolin, Warsaw, 7-9 January 2016.
Läntinen raha ja itäiset markkinat: Innokkaita investoijia vai hyödyllisiä hölmöjä? A talk at 600 Minutes Institutional Investors Event, Helsinki, 1 December 2015.
Pohjoisen Euroopan turvallisuushaasteet. A talk at Euroopan pohjoinen turvallisuus seminar, Tampere, 13 November 2015.
The role of loud popular music in revolutionary social and political processes: Some initial conceptual ideas. A paper presented at Historiantutkimuksen päivät, Joensuu, 23 October 2015.
EU ja Venäjä: Mitä seuraavaksi - osa II (EU and Russia: What next - part II) A talk at Nordea Investment Seminar, Hanasaari, 22 October 2015.
Turvallisuuden tutkimus pirstaloituvassa maailmassa (Security studies in a fragmenting world). A key-note address at V kansallinen turvallisuustutkimuksen seminaari, Santahamina, 20 October 2015.
Chairing a panel "Russia and the US". The future of Russian foreign policy seminar, Brussels, 24 September 2015.
Diplomatia globaalissa kontekstissa (Diplomacy in a global context). A talk at "Diplomatia Suomen turvallisuuden takaajana" seminar, Vapriikki, Tampere, 3 September 2015.
tilanteeseen (An overview of international developments). A talk at
Etelä-Suomen maanpuolustuksen 29. erikoiskurssi, Parola, 25 August 2015.
Four lectures on EU-Russia relations. EISS Summer School, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway, 23-24 July 2015.
Chairing a panel on TTIP. SuomiAreena, Pori, 16 July 2015.
A perfect storm. Or what went wrong and what right for the EU in Ukraine. A talk at "The EU and Russia: Unpacking the Stalemate" workshop, LSE, London, 26 June 2015.
The role of loud popular music in revolutionary social and political processes: Some initial conceptual ideas. A paper presented at the Modern Heavy Metal Conference, Helsinki, 9 June 2015.
Ukrainan konflikti ja Suomi (The Ukraine conflict and Finland). A talk to Venäjän kaupan kilta, BOFIT, Helsinki, 2 June 2015.
A talk at "The Freeze in EU-Russia relations: Is there a way out?" seminar, Katajanokan kasino, Helsinki, 19 May 2015.
A view from Finland. A talk at the "Expert Workshop on the future development of the PfP", AIES, Vienna, 11 May 2015.
Shaping future policy. A talk at "Riga and Beyond: What Future for the Eastern Partnership?" Conference, DGAP, Berlin, 5 May 2015.
Appearing on the "The world according to Putin, Putin according to the world" panel. Lennart Meri Conference, Tallinn, 25 April 2015.
EU-Russia Relations. A lecture series at the College of Europe, Natolin, Warsaw, 13-14 April 2015.
Divided home. Presenting a FES "The EU and the East 2030" scenario at "With or without Russia: The European Security Community 40 Years after Helsinki" workshop, Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, 30 March 2015.
The role of the EU in the Ukraine conflict. A talk at the "Ukraine 2014 and post-post-Cold War Europe" workshop, University of Birmingham, 23 March 2015.
The conflict in Ukraine. A luncheon talk at the Finnish Perm Rep to the UN, New York, 11 March 2015.
The conflict in Ukraine a a culmination of a long-term crisis in EU-Russia relations. A talk at the University of Minnesota, 9 March 2015.
What next in EU-Russia relations? A talk at the Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce Minnesota, Minneapolis, 9 March 2015.
What Went Wrong and What Right for the EU in Ukraine? A paper presented at the EU Studies Association Conference, Boston, 5 March 2015.
What Went Wrong and What Right for the EU in Ukraine? A talk at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington D.C., 3 March 2015.
EU-Russia Relations. A lecture series at the College of Europe, Natolin, Warsaw, 19-21 February 2015.
The conflict in Ukraine. A talk at the Finnish Embassy in Warsaw, 18 February 2015.
"STU Roadshow", University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, 11 February 2015.
Ukrainan konflikti ja Suomi (The conflict in Ukraine and Finland). A talk at Pressipäivät, Helsinki, 10 February 2015.
Ulkopolitiikan uudet aiheet (The new topics in foreign policy). A talk at Keskustan eduskuntavaaliristeily 2015, Tallinn, 8 February 2015.
The conflict in Ukraine. A talk at the University of Turku, Turku, 4 February 2015.
The way forward for EU-Russia relations. A key-note address to "EU-Russia Relations: Which way forward?" Conference, Brussels, 3 February 2015.
The conflict in Ukraine as a conceptual watershed for the EU. A talk at the Nordic Security Seminar, Santahamina, 16 December 2014.
Security in the Baltic Sea Region after Ukraine. A talk at NB8 think tank seminar, Tallinn, 11 December 2014.
Towards a progressive Eastern policy for the EU. A talk at the What future for Europe's eastern neighbourhood? seminar, London, 4 December 2014.
Attending the Ulkopolitist security policy panel, Helsinki, 2 December 2014.
The Future of ENP. A comment at Bertelsmann European Neighbourhood Policy Conference, Berlin, 27 November 2014.
Attending the "professor panel" at Bionergiapäivät, Hesinki, 25 November 2014.
Idealism and realism - values in Finnish foreign policy. A talk at "Arvojen areena", Helsinki, 24 November 2014.
Ukrainan konfliktin vaikutukset Suomelle (The effects of Ukraine crisis on Finland). A talk at Joensuun Paasikivi-seura, Joensuu, 20 November 2014.
Urapohdintoja (Reflections on a career). A talk at University of Joensuu, 20 November 2014.
"STU Roadshow", University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, 19 November 2014.
Tutkimus kohtaa politiikan. A talk at the House of Estates, Helsinki, 17 November 2014.
Setting the scene. A talk at the CEE States, EU, NATO, Energy Seminar, University of Westminster, London, 14 November 2014.
What Went Wrong and What Right for the EU in Ukraine? A talk at the Department of Politics, University of Surrey, Guildford, 12 November 2014.
Dinner Speech at EU Commission Representations Networking Dinner, Tampere, 3 November 2014.
EU ja Venäjä: Mitä seuraavaksi? (EU and Russia: What next?) A talk at Nordea Investment Seminar, Hanasaari, 30 October 2014.
Chairing a panel at the "Tutkimus kohtaa politiikan" seminar, Helsinki, 24 October 2014.
Chairing a panel at the ReImag Oral History Seminar, Helsinki 23 October 2014.
Participating in a panel at "Suomen turvallisuuspolitiikka 2020" seminar, Alma-talo, Helsinki, 15 October 2014.
Suomi ja Ukrainan konflikti (Finland and the conflict in Ukraine). A talk to Pyhtään reserviläiset, 13 October 2014.
"STU Roadshow", University of Tampere, 9 October 2014.
Ukrainan kriisi: Syyt, suunta ja seuraukset (Ukraine crisis: Causes and consequences). A talk at National Defence Course, Helsinki, 8 October 2014.
Ukrainan kriisin vaikutukset Suomelle. A talk at CMI's event "Suomi ja Eurooppa Ukrainan kriisin varjossa", Helsinki, 1 October 2014.
Eastern neighbours and Russia: EU dilemmas. A talk at the EUISS Annual Conference, Paris, 12 September 2014.
Ontology and epistemology. A lecture at the University of Tampere, 10 September 2014.
A post mortem on the EU's Russia policy. A talk at "EU-Russia Relations in 2014: Are There Any?" expert workshop, University of Tampere, 28 August 2014.
Ukrainan kriisi: Syyt, suunta ja seuraukset (Ukraine crisis: Causes and consequences). A talk at National Defence Course, Helsinki, 27 August 2014.
Moderating "Uhkaako Venäjä Suomea?" panel discussion at "Lavia-areena", Lavia, 19 July 2014.
Participating in a panel discussion on the future challenges of Finnish foreign policy, SuomiAreena, Pori, 16 July 2014.
What Went Wrong and What Right for the EU in Ukraine? A talk at the ENP PhD Summer School, College of Europe, Natolin, 3 July 2014.
The future of Europe's common neighbourhood. A talk at "After Ukraine: Where do we go from here?" workshop, Berlin, 1 July 2014.
EU, Russia and Ukraine: What next? A talk at "EU-Russia and a neighbourhood in crisis" seminar, Brussels, 18 June 2014.
Participating in a Russia panel at Kultaranta-keskustelut, Naantali, 9 June 2014.
What Went Right and What Wrong for the EU in Ukraine? A talk at King’s College, London, 28 April 2014.
tilanteeseen (An overview of international developments). A talk at
CVII alueellinen maanpuolustuskurssi, Lappeenranta, 7 April 2014.
EU-Russia Relations and the conflict in Ukraine. A talk at the University of Turku, 13 March 2014.
Convening and chairing a Working Group on foreign policy and diplomacy. The Finnish Political Science Association's XLVI Annual Conference, Tampere, 6-7 March 2014.
EU-Russia Relations. A course at the College of Europe, Natolin, Warsaw, February-March 2014.
Eurooppa Ukrainan jälkeen? (Europe after Ukraine?) Studia Generalia Lecture at the Pori University Centre, 27 February 2014.
Globaali turvallisuus 2030? (Global security 2030?) A talk at Parlamentaarisen
selvitysryhmän "Puolustuksen haasteet 2020" seminar, eduskunta,
6 February 2014.
Hosting and chairing the ReImag project's kick off seminar, University of Tampere, 30 January 2014.
Two papers presented at the 13th Aleksanteri Conference, University of Helsinki, 24 October 2013.
A talk at "The Renaissance of the EU's Eastern Partnership" seminar, European Commission Representation in Finland, Helsinki, 14 October 2013.
European Security: the EU-Russia Angle. Presentation at "Towards Europeanization of Nordic Defence Cooperation Concept" seminar, FRS, Paris, 25 September 2013.
Grumpy old men? Explaining EU-Russia relations. A paper presented at the EISA 8th Pan-European IR Conference, Warsaw, 21 September 2013. Together with Tuomas Forsberg.
Finland. Presentation at "The Role of National Russia Relations in EU's Russia Policy" seminar, Embassy of Finland, Warsaw, 19 September 2013.
Tulevaisuuden maailmanjärjestys (The future world order). Participating in a panel, Tiedekulma, University of Helsinki, 17 September 2013.
Moderating a "Suomi on sana" discussion, Hämeenlinnan kirjan yö, 30 August 2013.
Russian foreign policy. A talk at "Russia today" session, Suurlähettiläspäivät, Helsinki, 28 August 2013.
Moderating "Selviääkö Suomi, miten käy Lavian" discussion at "Lavia-areena", Lavia, 20 July 2013.
Participating in a panel discussion on Finnish development aid, SuomiAreena, Pori, 16 July 2013.
Russia in the European security complex. A talk at the Russia - A Part of Euro-Atlantic Security Architecture? seminar, Turku, 18 June 2013.
A key-note speech at Kultaranta- keskustelut, Naantali, 17 June 2013.
Out of the Impasse? Constructive Bilateralism as a Way Forward in EU-Russia Relations. A talk at the book launch at the Centre, Brussels, 4 June 2013.
Venäjä Itämeren alueella (Russia in the Baltic Sea Region). A talk at Itämeri-foorumi 2013, Turku, 23 May 2013.
Chairing a panel at the III Kansallinen turvallisusututkimuksen seminaari, Tampere, 16 May 2013.
Russia and the West. A talk at the U.S. and European Perspectives and Policies toward Russia seminar, the Brookings Institution, Washington D.C., 22 April 2013.
The Finnish White Paper on Defence. A testimony before the Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Finland, 10 April 2013.
Venäjä tänään (Russia today). A talk at Valkeakosken Paasikivi-seura, 25 March 2013.
EU ja Suomi: lyhyt oppimäärä (The EU and Finland: A short intro). A talk to young Europeans group, Eduskunta, 12 March 2013.
Venäjän ulkopolitiikka Pohjois-Euroopassa (Russian foreign policy in Northern Europe). A talk at Pohjois-Kymen Paasikivi-seura, Kouvola, 28 February 2013-
Erasmus visit to the University of Loughborough, 18-22 February 2013.
Kuuluuko Suomi mihinkään? (Does Finland belong anywhere?). A presentation at Valoa pimeyteen event, Tampere-talo, 26 January 2013.
Custos at the public examination of Tytti Erästö's doctoral dissertation, University of Tampere, 25 January 2013.
Nato ja Suomi. A talk at the Ulkopolitist's get-together, Restaurant Marian Helmi, Helsinki, 18 December 2012.
Euroopan hullu vuosi 2012. A talk at Eurooppalainen Suomi's seminar, Tampere, 17 December 2012.
Acting as an opponent in the public defence of Maria Groeneveld's PhD thesis, University of Tartu, Estonia, 3 December 2012.
The national perspectives on Russia. A talk at the CEURUS, University of Tartu, Estonia, 3 December 2012.
Kansallisen ja kansainvälisen politiikan rajallisuus (the limits of national and international politics). A presentation at Tulevaisuuden rajallisuus seminar, Tieteiden talo, Helsinki, 23 November 2012.
A comment at a luncheon seminar hosted by Centrum Balticum, Turku, 22 November 2012.
Minne menet, Suomi-neito? An appearance at a panel at Keskustanuorten liittokokous, Pori, 18 November 2012.
Venäjä - uhka vai mahdollisuus? (Russia - an opportunity or a threat?). A talk at Kuopion klubi, Kuopio, 30 October 2012.
A return of the 'security problematic' to the BSR? A presentation at FIIA, Helsinki, 28 September 2012.
The EU and the Changing World Order: The Case of EU-China Strategic Partnership. A paper presented at the ECPR SGEU Conference, Tampere, 13 September 2012.
Comments to Globaalitalouden haasteet Suomelle vuoteen 2030 report, Akava-talo, Helsinki, 10 September 2012.
Venäjä ja demokratia (Russia and democracy). A presentation to EVA Business Fellows, Långvik, Kirkkonummi, 7 September 2012.
An appearance at johtajuussymposiumi, University of Tampere, 4 September 2012.
Venäjä, Venäjä, Venäjä. An appearance at Kirjan aika book festival, Hämeenlinna, 31 August 2012.
The legal and institutional framework of EU-Russia relations. A lecture at the CEURUS Summer School, University of Tartu, 23 July 2012.
Comments at the launch of Globaalitalouden haasteet Suomelle vuoteen 2030 report, House of Estates, Helsinki, 29 May 2012.
Does the EU Have a Grand Strategy on Russia? A paper presented at the "Rethinking the Grand Strategy of the European Union" Conference, University of Loughborough, 25 May 2012.
Obstructive Power Russia? A talk at Chatham House, London, 22 May 2012.
Hajoaako EU? (Will the EU fall apart?). A talk at Eurooppa-päivä, Werstas, Tampere, 9 May 2012.
Between Tension and Good Neighbourliness: Denmark’s, Finland’s and Sweden’s Bilateral Relations with the Russian Federation in a European Context. A paper presented at the EUIA 2012 Conference, Brussels, 3 May 2012.
Suomen muuttuvat koordinaatit. An appearance at Tampereen kirjamessut, 14 April 2012.
Venäjän turvallisuuspolitiikan tulevaisuus (The future of Russia's security policy). A talk at Tulevaisuuden tutkimuksen seura, Helsinki, 10 April 2012.
Itsenäisyys, onko se itsestäänselvyys? (Can independence be taken for granted?). A key-note at the 72nd commemoration of the ending of the Winter War, Suomelan koulu, Lavia, 13 March 2012.
Chairing a workshop on diplomacy and foreign policy. Politiikan tutkimuksen päivät, Turku, 8-9 March 2012.
Suomen ja maailmanpolitiikan muuttuvat koordinatit (The changing coordinates of Finland and world politics). A talk at Pohjola Market's Investor luncheon, Helsinki, 7 March 2012.
EU:n yhteisen ulko-, turvallisuus- ja puolustuspolitiikan tulevaisuus (The future of the EU's common foreign, security and defence policy). A testimony before the Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Finland, 28 February 2012.
The EU's Influence in its Eastern Neighbourhood. An appearance on European Union Foreign Policy After Lisbon roundtable series, the LSE, London, 2 February 2012.
Väitöskirjaseminaari ja tieteen löytämisen ilo (The PhD seminar and the joy of finding science). A presentation at "Maailma kansainvälisten suhteiden tutkimuksen haasteena - juhlaseminaari professori Harto Hakovirran täyttäessä 70 vuotta", University of Turku, 13 January 2012.
Kohtaamispaikka, Akateeminen kirjakauppa, Helsinki, 11 January 2012. Together with Heidi Hautala, Liisa Karvinen and Alexander Stubb.
Suomen muuttuvat koordinaatit (The changing coordinates of Finland), a book launch, Helsinki, 10 January 2012.
Tarvitseeko Suomi ulkopolitiikkaa? (Does Finland need foreign policy?). A talk at the Annual Meeting of the Finnish International Studies Association, Tampere, 7 December 2011.
Why coherence might not be the right question after all. A talk at "Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region: A Model for Coherence" conference, Berlin, 2 December 2011.
Suomen muuttuvat koordinaatit (The changing coordinates of Finland). A presentation at "Gummeruksen kevät", Helsinki, 24 November 2011.
Politiikan tutkimuksen tutkimusohjelma (The degree programme in politics). A talk at Sammon keskuslukio, Tampere, 16 November 2011.
The life of a researcher. A talk at the TEPSA Exact training course, Brussels, 8 October 2011.
Ulkopolitiikan paluu (The return of foreign policy?) A talk at Helsingin Paasikivi-seura, 26 September 2011.
The practice of Russian diplomacy. A round table at "The subjective dimension of Russia's Partnership with the West" workshop, Hamburg, 16 September 2011.
Briefing on Russia. Group of visiting Swedish Riksdags members, the Embassy of Sweden, Helsinki, 8 September 2011.
EU-Russia relationship: Understanding the political business environment. A talk at Nottbeck Master's Programme, University of Tampere, 5 May 2011.
Between tension and good neighbourliness: Denmark’s, Finland’s and Sweden’s bilateral relations with the Russian Federation in a European context. A paper presented at the PSA Annual Conference, London, 19 April 2011.
Modern talking but not walking? The prospects of Russia's successful modernization. A talk at the "Russia's place in the Post-Soviet world" workshop, PSA Conference, London, 18 April 2011.
The EU and the Changing World Order: The Case of EU-China Strategic Partnership and The Three Paradigms of European Security in Eastern Europe: Co-operation, Competition and Conflict. Two papers presented at the International Studies Association's (ISA) 52nd Annual Convention, Montreal, 16 and 19 March 2011.
Energy, environment and security politics in the Baltic Sea Region. A lecture at Energy, Environment and Security in the Baltic Sea Region Lecture Series, the University of Turku, 3 March 2011.
European Union and Russia: Building a Common Future. A testimony at the Committee of Foreign Affairs, European Parliament, Brussels, 2 March 2011.
Missä kulkevat laajentuvan ja tiivistyvän EU:n rajat? (What lies for the EU in the future?). A talk at "Missä mennään, EU?" Studia Generalia lecture series, Kokkola, 10 February 2011.
The time, space and strategies for scholarly analysis in the making of foreign policy. A paper presented at the Alliance Seminar of Politologists, Jyväskylä, 3 December 2010.
The Return of History and the Baltic Sea Region: The regional security dynamics in focus. A lecture at Mare Balticum - Mare Nostrum Lecture Series, Baltic Sea Region Studies Programme, the University of Turku, 18 November 2010.
Moskova, Bryssel, Washington - Suomen uusi kohtalon kolmio? (Moscow, Brussels, Washington - the new triangle of fate for Finland?). A talk at the Tampere Paasikivi Society, 17 November 2010.
NATO and Russia. A talk at "Ollin klubi", University of Tampere, 15 November 2010.
EU:n ja Venäjän väliset suhteet (EU-Russia relations) ja EU:n ulkosuhdehallinto (The EU External Action Service). Two talks at "Euroopan unioni tänään" seminar, Oulu, 3 November 2010.
Euroopan turvallisuusarkkitehtuuri (The security architecture in Europe). A testimony before the Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Finland, 20 October 2010.
The CSDP and Eastern Europe. A talk at "Europe's ambitions as Global Security Provider: priorities for CSDP" Expert Seminar, Brussels, 14 October 2010.
Finnish-Russian Relations: A Model or an Exception in Wider EU-Russia Relations? A paper presented at the UACES Conference, Bruges, 6 September 2010.
Medvedev's modernization plans: a role for the EU? A talk at the RELEX Lunchtime Debate, Brussels, 27 May 2010.
Missä kulkevat laajentuvan ja tiivistyvän EU:n rajat? Euroopan tulevaisuus (What lies for the EU in the future?). A talk at "Missä olet, minne menet EU?" Studia Generalia lecture series, Hämeenlinna, 5 May 2010. Also in Kajaani, 4 May 2010.
The problems of institutionalization in EU-Russia relations. A lecture at MGIMO, Moscow, 26 April 2010.
The limits and future of the EU-Russia strategic partnership. A talk at the Finnish Embassy, Moscow, 26 April 2010.
Onko (työ)elämää väitöksen jälkeen? Tohtori ja työelämä (Is there (work)life after the PhD?) A talk at the "PhD and beyond - tohtori ja työelämä" seminar, the University of Turku, 8 April 2010.
The EU-Russia relations: Time for a Reset? A talk at the EPC, Brussels, 24 March 2010.
EU:n ja Venäjän strateginen kumppanuus ja sen rajat (The limits of EU-Russia strategic partnership). A talk at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki, 5 March 2010.
The time, space and strategies for scholarly analysis in the making of policy. A paper presented at the International Studies Association's (ISA) 51st Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, 19 February 2010.
EU-Russia relations in the era of the US-Russia reset. A talk at the Finnish Embassy in Washington, D.C., 16 February 2010.
I did it my way, or some reflections on becoming an IR scholar. A talk at the Doctoral Course on Advanced Approaches to EU Foreign Policy, University of Tampere, 10 February 2010.
European Foreign, Security and Defense Policy. Lectures at the Department of Political Science, University of Helsinki, 20 and 27 January and 1 February 2010.
Maailmankuvien rooli kansainvälisten suhteiden teorianvalinnassa (The role of worldviews in IR theory selection). Chairing a panel at the III FISA Conference, Siuntio, 15 January 2010.
Is there a Russian challenge to the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood Policies after all? A presentation to SIEPS's "The Eastern Partnership: an appraisal at the end of the Swedish Presidency" seminar, Stockholm, 9 December 2009.
Suomi Viron isoveljenä? (Finland as a Big Brother of Estonia?) A participation to a debate organised by the Estonia Institute of Finland, Villa Kivi, 25 November 2009.
Venäjä ja Suomi (Russia and Finland). A lecture at the National Defence College of Finland, Santahamina, 12 November 2009.
Venäjä ja Eurooppa (Russia and Europe). A presentation to Turvallisuuspoliittinen seminaari, Eduskunta, 2 November 2009.
FISA and Arms Control. Opening remarks at "Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control in the Middle East" panel discussion, the House of Science and Letters, Helsinki, 22 October 2009.
Venäjä ja Itämeri (Russia and the Baltic Sea). A presentation to the meeting of the Chairmen of the Foreign Affairs Committees of the Nordic and Baltic Parliaments, Helsinki, 19 October 2009.
Onhan Venäjä olemassa: vaan minne se on menossa? (Sure Russia does exist, but where is it headed?) A participation to "Turku kysyy: Onko Venäjä olemassa?" panel discussion, Turku International Book Fair, 4 October 2009.
The Return of History and the Baltic Sea Region: The regional security dynamics in focus. A lecture at Mare Balticum - Mare Nostrum Lecture Series, Baltic Sea Region Studies Programme, the University of Turku, 21 September 2009.
EU:n kehitysnäkymät (The prospects of the EU's development). A talk at the National Defence College of Finland, Tuusula, 17 September 2009.
Not yet, not ever? The prospects of Russia's integration with Europe. Comment at "The Future of East-West integration in Europe" Symposium, ECPR General Conference, Potsdam, 12 September 2009.
The EU and the Emerging New World Order: The EU's Post-Sovereign Institutional Arrangements in an Increasingly Sovereign World. A paper prepared for the 5th ECPR General Conference, Potsdam, 11 September 2009.
Four lectures on EU-Russia relations at "Rocking the Boat in EU-Russia Relations: Who, How and Why" Summer School, University of Tartu, 4-6 August 2009.
Regional cooperation between the EU and Russia: Four different arenas, four different challenges? A presentation to Stockholm Russia Forum, 23 June 2009.
Remarks at the Finnish-British Scholarship Award Ceremony 2009, Helsinki, 11 May 2009.
The need for a common transatlantic Russia policy. A presentation to "Meeting the Russia Challenge: A Transatlantic Imperative in Search of Common Ground" seminar, Washington DC, 8 May 2009.
Valtioneuvoston selonteko EU-politiikasta (The Government Report on EU Policy). A testimony before the Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Finland, 29 April 2009.
Venäjä-EU-suhteet takalukossa? (Russia-EU relations in a dead end?) A presentation to Journalistien atlantistinen turvallisuuspolitiikka -koulutus, Turku, 17 April 2009.
The Time and Space for Policy Analysis in the Making of Policy. A talk at the Research Round Table, UPI, 14 April 2009.
Toppling the Straw Men without Erecting Others: Is Theoretical Integration in the Study of International Relations Feasible? A paper presented at the International Studies Association's (ISA) 50th Annual Convention, New York, NY, 17 February 2009.
European Foreign, Security and Defense Policy. Lectures at the Department of Political Science, University of Helsinki, 14 January and 9 February 2009.
Venäjän kehityksen ja EU:n yhteisen Venäjän-politiikan haasteet (The challenges of Russia's development and the EU's Russia policy). A presentation to "EU 2009-2014: Kaikki on globaalipolitiikkaa?" Seminar, Helsinki, 23 January 2009.
Itämeri vetää jäähän, onko uusi kylmä sota tulossa? (The Baltic Sea is freezing, is there a new Cold War in the offing?). A presentation to "Itämeri, EU ja Venäjä: Mistä energiaa? Miten luoda turvallisuutta?" Seminar, Helsinki, 16 January 2009.
The Myth of a Sino-Russian Challenge to the West. A paper presented at "At the Crossroads of Post-Communist Transformation: The Strategic Choices of Russia and China in Comparative Perspective" Workshop, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, 2 December 2008. Together with Linda Jakobson.
Multi-Causal Social Mechanisms and the Study of International Institutionalisation: The Case of EU–Russia Strategic Partnership. A public disputation of a doctoral thesis, University of Turku, 27 September 2008.
EU:n itäpolitiikan haasteet Georgian jälkeen (The challenges for the EU's eastern policy after Georgia). A presentation to the European Commission Representation's Seminar at Majvik, 11 September 2008.
Lost in Translation? Why the EU has failed to influence Russia's Development. A paper presented at the UACES “Exchanging Ideas on Europe: Rethinking the European Union” Conference, Edinburgh, 2 September 2008.
Taking Stock of EU-Russia Relations. A presentation to "In search of the European interest: EU policies on Russia from 1991 to the present" Seminar, Brussels, 16 July 2008.
Mikä mättää: EU Irlannin kansanäänestyksen jälkeen (Where's the glitch: the EU after the Irish referendum). A comment at "EU-huippukokouksen jälkilöylyt", Helsinki, 23 June 2008.
European Integration and Its Impact on Northern Europe. A lecture at the "Changing International Systems in the Northern European Region" Research Training Course, Tallinn, 9 June 2008.
Socio-Economic Challenges and Possibilities between Russia and the EU. A presentation to the "Competence through competition - seminar on Russia-EU Relations", Lappeenranta, 4 June 2008.
Euroopan unioni: kiinteä vai pirstaleinen toimija (The EU: a coherent or a fragmented actor?). A presentation to the visit of the Finnish Government's Foresight Network to FIIA, 14 May 2008.
The role of history, theory and philosophy of science in the study of EU-Russia relations. A presentation at the Doctoral Seminar, Department of Political Science, University of Tartu, 10 May 2008.
Understanding EU-Russia relations. A lecture at the EuroCollege, University of Tartu, 9 May 2008.
Perspectives on EU-Russia relations. A lecture at the Pan-European Institute, Turku School of Economics, 23 April 2008.
False Premises, Sound Principles: The Way Forward in EU-Russia Relations. Presentation at "Unity in diversity? The EU vis-à-vis Russia" Seminar, Brussels, 16 April 2008.
Tutkijan työ (The work of a researcher). Presentation to the Information Service of the Finnish Parliament, FIIA, 3 April 2008.
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Suomen ulkopolitiikan ideaa metsästämässä. A comment at the launch of EVA's "Suomen ulkopolitiikan idea" Report, Helsinki, 19 March 2008.
Aika toimia, aika toimia, aika toimija. Remarks at the launch of Eurooppalainen Suomi's "Aika toimia: EU-Venäjä-suhteen kylmäkäynnistys" Report at UPI, 5 March 2008.
Three views on the EEAS. A comment at "EU Foreign Policy and the European External Action Service" Seminar, Helsinki, 25 February 2008.
Russian foreign policy and EU-Russia relations. Presentation to bilateral Finnish-German seminar on Russia, Berlin, 8 January 2008.
Tutkijan työ (The work of a researcher). Presentation to a group of visiting students from the Faculty of Public Administration, University of Vaasa, 30 November 2007.
The Russian Challenge to the European Neighbourhood Policy - Lessons for the South. A presentation to "The European Neighbourhood Policy and the Southern Mediterranean: Drawing from the Lessons of Enlargement" EU-CONSENT Conference, Ankara, 23 November 2007.
Finnish-Russian Relations. A lecture in "Finnish Foreign Policy" lecture series, Department of Political Science, University of Helsinki, 15 November 2007.
EU:n Venäjä-suhteet. A presentation at "Russia Today" lecture series at Espoon työväenopisto, 31 October 2007.
Russian Reactions to European Neighbourhood Policy. A paper presented
at “The Study of the European Neighbourhood Policy: Methodological,
Theoretical and Empirical Challenges” Workshop, University
Pohjoinen ulottuvuus ja Itämeri (The Northern Dimension and the Baltic Sea). A testimony before the Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Finland, 11 October 2007.
Enhanced global role for the EU. A presentation to Invitational EU Seminar, Vanajanlinna, 14 September 2007.
Institutionaalisten rakenteiden rooli patsaskiistassa (The role of institutional structures in the row over the statute). A presentation to "Pronssisoturin pitkä varjo - muistin politiikka ja kansallista uhoa" Seminar, TAPRI, Tampere, 1 June 2007.
Venäjä eilen, tänään ja huomenna (Russia in the past, present and the future). A presentation to FINVA's "Oleellisin Venäjän finanssisektorista 2007" Seminar, Helsinki, 31 May 2007.
A Finnish Perspective on Nordic EU Studies. A presentation to Nordic International Studies Association's (NISA) "Power, Vision and Order in World Politics" Conference, Odense, 24 May 2007.
A normative power or a normative hegemon? The EU and Its European Neighbourhood Policy. A paper presented at the European Union Studies Association's (EUSA) 10th Biennial Conference, Montreal, 19 May 2007.
there be a new contractual treaty between the EU and
of a researcher at the FIIA. A
presentation to the visit of the
Commonality as a variable explaining problems in international institutionalisation: The case of EU-Russia strategic partnership. A paper presented at the International Studies Association's (ISA) 48th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, 1 March 2007.
The West as Russia's Constituting Other. A presentation to "Rethinking Russia: Challenges and Opportunities" Seminar, NUPI, Oslo, 18 January 2007.
Toppling the "straw men" without erecting others: Is convergence between rationalist and constructivist strands of theorizing in International Relations possible? A paper presented at the Finnish International Studies Association's (FISA) Second National Conference, Haikko, 8 December 2006.
Russian foreign policy and EU-Russia relations. A presentation to the European Journalism Centre's group of Turkish journalists in Helsinki, Europe House, 30 November 2006.
The prospects and problems of reinvigorating the Northern Dimension. A presentation to "The Northern Dimension and EU-Russia relations: status, challenges and prospects" Seminar, Embassy of Finland, Stockholm, 27 November 2006.
Contours of External and Internal in EU-Russia Relations. Lectures at the Renvall Institute, University of Helsinki, 6, 8 and 24 November 2006.
EU:n ja Venäjän suhde (EU-Russia relationship). A presentation to Länsi-Pori upper secondary school's VESO-päivä, Pori, 18 November 2006.
Energian rooli EU:n ja Venäjän suhteissa (The role of energy in EU-Russia relations). A presentation to Eurooppatiedotus's "Määrääkö energiapolitiikka EU:n ja Venäjän suhteista" Discussion, Helsinki, 15 November 2006.
The Northern Dimension and the Finnish EU Presidency. A presentation to "The second Finnish EU Presidency: internal and external challenges" Conference, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, 4 November 2006.
Energia, EU ja Venäjä (Energy, the EU and Russia). A presentation to Eurooppalainen Suomi's discussion on energy, Café Carusel, Helsinki, 26 October 2006.
Russia's European Choice and the Northern Dimension. A presentation to the Third Annual Seminar of the Russia's European Choice project, St. Petersburg, 6 October 2006.
Pohjoisen ulottuvuuden eri yleisöt (The varied audiences of the Northern Dimension). A comment at the launch of the book "The Northern Dimension", UM Press, Helsinki, 31 August 2006.
Karhun kainalossa - kahdenväliset suhteet ja EU:n ulkopolitiikka (The role of bilateral relations in the EU's Russia policy). A presentation to Kokoomusnuoret's "Politiikan approbatur" Summer School, Kaarina, 10 August 2006.
Euroopan unioni ja tulevaisuuden direktiivit (The EU and the directives of the future). A presentation to Demarinuoret's Tulevaisuuskoulu, Kauniainen, 6 August 2006.
The EU as a Regional Normative Hegemon: The Case of European Neighbourhood Policy. A paper presented at the 4th CEEISA Convention, Tartu, 27 June 2006.
The EU and European Security. Lecture course (18 hrs) at the Department of Politics at the University of Stirling, Spring Term 2006.
The EU's Relations with the Eastern Neighbours: The Case of Russia. A lecture to the honours class "The European Union and Its Neighbours", Faculty of Law, University of Leiden, 7 April 2006.
How to Make Sense of Problems in International Institutions: The Case of EU-Russia Strategic Partnership. A presentation to Politics Departmental Seminars, University of Stirling, 4 April 2006.
the EU’s norms and values to the East: The case of European
A presentation to ERI
Seminar at the University of Birmingham, 2 March 2006.
EU:n uusi naapuruuspolitiikka (The EU's new neighbourhood policy). A presentation to Toimittajien Eurooppa-koulutus, University of Helsinki, 19 January 2006.