Lectures, talks and presentations 19992005:

2005

EU, Suomi ja Venäjä (The EU, Finland and Russia). A presentation to Ilmarinen's Seniors, Helsinki, 15 December 2005.

EU vuonna 2020? (The EU in the year 2020?). A presentation to Eurooppanuoret's "think tank" on the future of the EU, Helsinki, 9 December 2005.

Eikö tämä koskaan lopu? EU ja sen laajentamisen rajat (Will it ever end? The EU and the limits of its enlargement). A presentation to the European Commission Representation in Finland's "Onko EU:lla tulevaisuutta?" Seminar in Jyväskylä, 1 December 2005.

Finnish Foreign Policy. A presentation to the Delegation of the South Korea's 50th New Leader Development Program, Helsinki, 5 October 2005.

EU:n naapuruuspolitiikan uudet haasteet (The new challenges of European Neighbourhood Policy). A presentation at Eurooppanuoret's Linnaseminaari in Vanajanlinna, 13 August 2005.

The Role of Norms and Values as Parameters of Russia's Integration with Europe. A paper presented at the VII ICCEES World Congress, Berlin, 26 July 2005.

Russia and the European Union. A presentation at the roundtable discussions between the Foreign Affairs Committees of the Parliament of Finland Riigikogu of Estonia, Eduskunta, 2 June 2005. 

EU, Venäjä ja neljä yhteistä aluetta (The EU, Russia and the Four Common Spaces). A presentation to Suomi-Venäjä-Seura's Venäjän talouden osasto's Seminar in Helsinki, 31 May 2005.

Onko Euroopassa turvallista? (Is it safe in Europe?) A presentation in Eurooppatiedotus' Europe Day Seminar in Lappeenranta, 9 May 2005.

Miten voi tietää, mitä Putinilla on mielessään? (How can one know what's on Putin's mind?) A presentation to a group of visiting students from Pohjois-Espoon lukio to FIIA, 4 May 2005.

Multidisciplinarity in International Relations: The role of "straw men" in the inter-paradigm debate. A presentation to "Monitieteinen tiede?" Seminar, University of Turku, 29 April 2005.

EU:n naapuruuspolitiikka (The EU's neighbourhood policy). A presentation in "EU:n naapuruuspolitiikka" Panel Discussion, Eurooppa-talo, Helsinki, 15 April 2005.

Kansainvälisten instituutioiden rooli kansainvälisten suhteiden teoriassa - tapauksena EU:n ja Venäjän suhde (The role of International institutions in IR theory - the case of EU and Russia). Lecture course (16 hrs) at the Department of Political Science at the University of Turku,  6-14 April 2005.

The role of Northern Dimension in the EU's "Eastern policies". A presentation to the delegation of WEU Parliamentary Assembly's Political Committee, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, 12 April 2005.

Onko Venäjä uhka vai mahdollisuus suomalaisille? (Is Russia an opportunity or a threat to Finns?). A presentation to "Näkökulmia Venäjästä talousalueena" Seminar in Hämeenlinna, 5 April 2005.

2004

Russia, the EU and the "common neighbourhood." A presentation to "Russia and the European Union: Prospects for a New Relationship" Seminar, IISS, London, 10 December 2004.

Quo Vadis, ENP? A presentation at the Department of Political Science, University of Stirling, 30 November 2004.

The awkward role of Russia in European Neighbourhood Policy. A presentation to "Eastern Neighbourhood Policy" seminar, Vilnius, 29 November 2004. 

"Can hate be good?" The internal divisions in EU's Russia policy. A presentation to "Russia's European Choice?" Conference, Helsinki, 12 November 2004.

The why, how and if of European Neighbourhood Policy. A presentation at the Department of Central and East European Studies, University of Glasgow, 3 November 2004.

Some Reflections on the Center-Periphery Relations in Putin’s Russia with a Specific Reference Being Made on Its Implications for the EU’s Policy on Russia. A presentation to "Localities in turmoil: New methodological perspectives on the concepts of Europe" Seminar, Turku, 23 September 2004.

The EU and its new eastern neighbours. A presentation to the UACES 34th Annual Conference and 9th Research Conference: "The European Union: New Neighbours, New Challenges", Birmingham, 6 September 2004.

EU:n laajentuminen ja tulevaisuuden haasteet ("The future challenges of EU enlargement"). A presentation to "Eurooppalaisuus ja Euroopan unioni" Seminar, Kuopio, 31 August 2004.

The Northern Dimension and the EU enlargement process. A presentation to "ScanBalt Forum", Turku, 26 August 2004.

The Role of Norms and Values in the European Union's Russia Policy. A presentation to "Russia and Europe: Building Partnership after the Cold War" Workshop, University of Stirling, 19 June 2004.

The European Neighbourhood Policy in the East after enlargement. A presentation to the Committee of Regions' RELEX Commission meeting, Murcia, 4 May 2004.

Ajan erilaiset kerrostumat EU:n ja Venäjän välisessä suhteessa ("The different contours of time in the EU-Russia relationship"). A presentation to "Temporaalisuus yhteiskunnassa ja kulttuurissa" Seminar, Turku, 16 April 2004.

EU:n uuden naapuruuspolitiikan haasteet idässä ("The Challenges of EU's new neighbourhood policy in the East"). A presentation to an Open Meeting of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Eduskunta (The Finnish Parliament), 15 April 2004. 

Venäjä, EU:n pohjoinen ulottuvuus ja Karjala ("Russia, the EU's Northern Dimension and Karelia"). A presentation to "Karjalan kysymys" Seminar, Helsinki, 2 April 2004.

Introduction to the European Union: The deepening and widening integration. A lecture at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Tampere, 19 March 2004.

Pieni Suomi laajassa EU:ssa: Itälaajentumisen haaste alueelliselle ja kansainväliselle yhteistyölle Pohjois-Euroopassa ("A small Finland in an enlarged EU: The challenge of eastern enlargement on regional and international cooperation in Northern Europe"). A presentation to "Tulevaisuuden projektit ja uudet rahoituslähteet Euroopan unionissa" Study Section at Jyväskylän kesäyliopisto, 11 March 2004.

The Challenges to the EU's "Neighbourhood Policy" after Enlargement. A presentation to "The EU's Eastern Policy after Enlargement" Workshop, Helsinki, 23 January 2004.

Pohjoinen vs. itäinen ulottuvuus ja EU-Venäjä-kumppanuus ("The Northern vs. the 'Eastern' Dimension and the EU-Russia partnership"). A presentation to "Itämeren alueen yhteistyö 2004" Discussion Forum, Tampere, 8 January 2004.

2003

Paljonko on paljon ja paljonko on liikaa? Euroopan unioni ja laajentumisen rajat ("The EU and the limits of enlargement"). A presentation to "Uusi maailmanpolitiikka" conference, Vanajanlinna, 13 December 2003. 

Pohjoismaisen yhteistyön tulevaisuus EU:n itälaajentumisen jälkeen ("The future of Nordic cooperation after the eastern enlargement of the EU"). A presentation to Lappeenranta's Paasikivi-seura, Lappeenranta, 25 November 2003.

EU:n itälaajentumisen vaikutukset Suomelle ("The impact of EU's eastern enlargement on Finland"). A lecture at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Tampere, 7 November 2003.

The Russian Challenge to Mobility in the Baltic Sea Region. A presentation to "The Challenge of Mobility in the Baltic Sea Region" conference, Gdansk/Sopot, 23 October 2003.

The EU and Russia. A presentation to the European Studies Master Programme at the EuroCollege, Tartu University, 18 October 2003.

Onko elämää vapun 2004 jälkeen? Itälaajentumisen merkitys EU:lle ja Suomelle ("Is there life after May Day 2004? The meaning of eastern enlargement to the EU and Finland"). A presentation at "Ikäihmisten yliopisto", Hollola 29 September 2003 (also in Helsinki, 18 September 2003).

The State and Future of the Northern European Laboratory after Enlargement. A presentation to "A Laboratory in the Margins? The EU's and Russia's Policies in Northern Europe" workshop at DIIS, Copenhagen, 27 September 2003.

Finnish Foreign Policy. A presentation to the Foreign Corrspondent's Program of the Finnish Foreign Ministry, Helsinki, 6 August 2003.

A Hole in the Wall? Dimensionalism and the EU's "New Neighbourhood Policy." A paper presented at "The Baltic World as a Multicultural Space", 5th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe, Turku, 5 June 2003.

The Northern Dimension Vision or Reality? A presentation to "The European Union in the Baltic Sea Region" seminar, Turku, 20 May 2003.

Troijan hevosia vai suomenhevosia? Uusien jäsenmaiden vaikutus EU:n yhteiseen ulko- ja turvallisuuspolitiikkaan ("Troyan horses or Finnhorses? The impact of new members on EU's CFSP"). A presentation to EU-laajenenemisseminaari, Kouvola, 16 April 2003.

Enlargement as an Instrument of Stability Policy for the European Union. A lecture at the University of Helsinki, 1 April 2003.

Does the European Union have a human rights policy with regard to Chechnya? A comment to the Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja's speech in "How to solve the crisis in Chechnya - the role of European human rights mechanisms and the problem of impunity" seminar, Helsinki, 28 February 2003.

Venäjän uusi kumppanuussuhde lännen kanssa ("Russia's new partnership with the West"). A presentation to "Euroopan turvallisuus ja Suomi" seminar, Turku, 27 February 2003.

EU, Suomi ja Venäjä (EU, Finland and Russia). Lecture course (12 hrs) for the HA BOSTOK - muuttuva Venäjän-kauppa Programme, co-organized by Helsinki School of Economics' Small Business Center and Helsinki University's Centre for Continuing Education in Kotka, Helsinki, 7-8 February 2003.

What Went Right with the EU's Common Strategy on Russia? A presentation to "Rethinking the Respective Strategies of Russia and the European Union" seminar, Helsinki, 31 January 2003.

2002

Whose Governance? Challenging the Dominant Northern Dimension Discourse. A position paper for the Second Northern Research Forum, the Northern Veche, Novgorod, 19-21 September 2002.

EU:n itälaajentumisen vaikutukset Suomelle ("The impact of EU's eastern enlargement on Finland"). A presentation to Eurooppalainen Suomi's "Aluestartti", Helsinki, 24 August 2002.

Euroopan unionin ja Venäjän suhteet itälaajentumisen jälkeen ("The EU-Russian relations after EU's eastern enlargement"). A presentation to "Politiikan approbatur" summer school, Kaarina, 8 August 2002.

Finnish Foreign Policy. A presentation to the Foreign Correspondent's Program of the Finnish Foreign Ministry, Helsinki, 6 August 2002.

EU:n laajentumisen poliittiset vaikutukset Suomessa ("The political implications of EU enlargement for Finland"). A presentation at the European Commission Representation in Finland, 7 June 2002.

The Northern Dimension. Presentation to "Europe and its Periphery - Towards a European Strategy?" seminar, Geneva, 15 May 2002.

Laajentumisen vaikutukset EU:n ulkosuhteisiin ("The impact of enlargement on EU's external relations").Presentation at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, 3 May 2002. 

Johdatus kansainvälisiin suhteisiin ("Introduction to International Relations"). Lecture at the National Defence College, 12 April 2002.

EU:n siirtyvä itäraja ("The EU's moving eastern frontier"). Presentation to an Open Hearing on EU Enlargement, the Grand Committee, Eduskunta (The Finnish Parliament), 4 April 2002.

Euroopan unioni ja Venäjä ("The EU and Russia"). Presentation to Eurooppa-akatemia, Helsinki, 23 March 2002.

EU:n Venäjän-politiikka syyskuun yhdennentoista päivän jälkeen: mahdollisuuksien ikkuna vai pettymysten umpikuja? ("The EU's Russian policy after 9-11: A window of opportunity or a dead end of disappointment?") Presentation to "Sotatieteiden päivät" (Days of Military Science), Helsinki, 21 March 2002.

The Impact of the Eastern Enlargement of the European Union in Northern Europe. Presentation to "A Europe of Regions - the Northern Dimension" seminar, Helsinki, 16 February 2002.

Internal and External Challenges Facing the European Union With the On-Going Enlargement. Presentation to "Consequences of the Eastern Enlargement of the EU" brainstorming session, Riga, 21 January 2002. Also in Warsaw, 28 January, and Budapest, 1 February 2002.

2001

The Role of the European Union in Russian Regionalization. Presentation to "Dimensions of Russian Regionalism" seminar, Helsinki, 23 November 2001.

Euroopan unionin laajentuminen ("The EU enlargement"). Lecture at the Centre for Extension Studies at the University of Turku, 22 November 2001.

Three Unheeded Calls for Belonging? Belarus, Russia and Ukraine and the EU Enlargement. Presentation to "Europe's rediscovered wealth - What the accession-candidates in Eastern and Central Europe have to offer" conference, Vienna, 15 October 2001.

EU-Russian Relations and the Northern Dimension Programme. Presentation to "Risks of Soft Security: Priority Problems of the Baltic Sea Region" seminar, St. Petersburg, 5 October 2001.

The Dynamics of the EU-Russian Relationship. Presentation to "The Eutotowns Seminar on City Co-operation between EU and Russia", Mikkeli, 21 September 2001.

The EU-Russian Relationship and the Role of the Northern Dimension in Facilitating Cooperation in Northern Europe. Presentation to "Think-tank seminar on the Northern Dimension and the Future of the Barents Euro-Arctic Cooperation", Björkliden, 15 June 2001.

The Finnish Foreign Policy after the Cold War: From Adaptation to Anticipation? Lecture to the Study Group Polaris from the University of Twente, at Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki, 1 June 2001.

Euroopan unionin ja Venäjän suhde 2000-luvun alussa ("The relationship between the European Union and Russia in the beginning of the 21st Century"). Presentation to Imatra's Paasikivi-seura (Paasikivi Society), Imatra, 15 May 2001.

2000

Euroopan unionin pohjoinen ulottuvuus ("The EU's Northern Dimension"). Presentation to the International Affairs Committee of the Social Democratic Youth, Helsinki, 9 December 2000.

Euroopan unionin laajentuminen ("The enlargement of the EU"). Lecture at the Centre for Extension Studies at the University of Turku, 30 November 2000.

Ambiguous Partnership: the European Union and Russia in the Northern Dimension. Presentation to "The Northern Research Forum", Akureyri, 5 November 2000.

EU:n yhteinen Venäjä-strategia - kohti yhteistä tragediaa? ("The EU Common Strategy on Russia - towards a common tragedy?"). Presentation together with Aaro Toivonen to "Sotatieteiden päivät" (Days of Military Science), Helsinki, 21 October 2000.

The Impact of the European Union's Common Strategy on Russia on the Wider EU-Russia Relations. Presentation to "The Russia and European Union: Regional and Economic Co-operation" conference, St. Petersburg, 13 October 2000.

The Political Evolution of the Common Strategy on Russia. Presentation to the Programme on the Northern Dimension of the CFSP's "Common Strategy on Russia" workshop, Helsinki, 29 September 2000.

From a Solitary Initiative to an Unsolidary Dimension: the Case of the Northern Dimension. Presentation to the Programme on the Northern Dimension of the CFSP's "Research Seminar on the Northern Dimension", Helsinki, 26 August 2000.

'The Battle of the Northern Dimension':  the Diverging Interests and Strategies in the Formation of a Regional Co-operation Scheme. Presentation to the Mapping the Baltic Sea Network's "Thinking Europe: The Northern Experience" symposium, Eckerö, 5 June 2000.

Tuleeko EU:sta suurvalta? ("Is EU on its way becoming a great power?"). Presentation to "EU ja tulevaisuus" (EU and Its Future) seminar, Rauma, 7 April 2000.

Euroopan unionin politiikkojen pohjoinen ulottuvuus ("The Northern Dimension of the European Union's policies"). Presentation to "EU:n anatomia ja sielu" (The Soul and Anatomy of the EU) seminar, Turku, 29 January 2000.

1999

Euroopan unionin pohjoinen ulottuvuus ("The Northern Dimension of the European Union"). Lecture at the Centre for Extension Studies at the University of Turku, 2 December 1999.

The Northern Dimension of the European Union. Presentation to "The 7th BSSSC Conference", Kaunas, 29 October 1999.

The Policies of the Northern Dimension of the European Union. Lecture course (16 hrs) for the European Diplomatic Studies Programme, co-organized by Jean Monnet Unit and the Baltic Sea Region Studies at the University of Turku,  9-30 September 1999.

The Baltic Sea as a Part of the Northern Dimension of the EU. Presentation to the Saaremaa University Centre's "The Northern Dimension of the EU, Baltic Sea Region Networks and Universities" conference, Saaremaa, 20 September 1999.

The Future of the Northern Dimension in the Context of the Baltic Sea Region. Presentation to the Mapping the Baltic Sea Network's "Linking the European East and West: The Baltic Sea Area within the Framework of European Integration" seminar, Turku, 3 June 1999.

Itämeren alueen poliittinen tilanne ("The political situation in the Baltic Sea region"). Presentation to Luonto-liitto's "Itämeri-ilta", Turku, 13 April 1999.