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4.11.2016 Kanava Prize to Elina Sinkkonen et al
Kanava Prize for the best non-fiction book was granted to "Enemmän kuin puoli taivasta" written by Tiina Airaksinen, Elina Sinkkonen and Minna Valjakka.
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8.3.2016 More than half the sky
Elina Sinkkonen's co-edited book on Chinese women was published on March 7th. The title is "Enemmän kuin puoli taivasta. Kiinalainen nainen historiassa, yhteiskunnassa ja kulttuurissa". In this book, the Chinese women's life is studied through traditions, communist party demands, western role models and the women's own ambitions.
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4.3.2016 National People's Congress - just a masquerade?
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Elina Sinkkonen commented on the China's National People's Congress to Yle News on March 4th.
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2.11.2015 Researcher: There won't be a baby boom in China
China has announced that it is giving up its infamous one-child policy. Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Elina Sinkkonen commented on the Chinese announcement to STT (the Finnish news agency) on October 29th.
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16.10.2015 China's parade had political aims
For the second time China organised significant military parade to celebrate the anniversary of the end of World War II. Institute's Senior Research Fellow Elina Sinkkonen commented the aims of parade in Ruotuväki on October 15.
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1.10.2014 Ajantasa: China and Hong Kong's desire for freedom
Senior Research Fellow at the Institute Elina Sinkkonen commented on the Hong Kong protests on Yle Radio Suomi's Ajantasa on October 1st. According to Sinkkonen, people in Hong Kong have not forgotten that the area is part of China, but they are protesting because they will not be allowed to vote freely in the administration elections of 2017.
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9.8.2014 Did the sanctions shoot Russia in its own foot? 'Putin is becoming China's vassal'
Programme Director Mika Aaltola and Senior Research Fellow Elina Sinkkonen commented on the sanctions in Ilta-Sanomat on August 8th. According to Aaltola, Putin's ability to act risky in politics might hit his own regime every now and then. Sinkkonen said that the sanctions make China even more important to Russia as an energy customer than before.
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