Lectures, talks and presentations 2011–:
Täydellinen tutkija. Kansainvälisen politiikan tutkimuksen ja turbulentin maailman välisestä suhteesta. Professorial inaugural lecture, University of Tampere, 5 September 2018.
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.