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01/24/2020

FIIA reinforces research on Finnish foreign policy

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs has launched an extensive research project on Finnish foreign and security policy, with the aim of strengthening the expertise and research in this......

01/22/2020

Kai Sauer elected to chair the FIIA Board

In its meeting on 22 January, the FIIA Board elected Under-Secretary of State Kai Sauer (Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland) as the Chair and Professor Anu Kantola (University of Helsinki) as the......

12/13/2019

EUREN meeting hosted by FIIA on 13 December

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) hosted a meeting of the EU-Russia Expert Network on foreign policy (EUREN) in Helsinki on 13 December focusing on new security challenges and......

11/28/2019

Parliament appoints new members to the FIIA Board

The Parliament has appointed new members to the FIIA Board for the period 1 January 2020 - 31 December 2024.Salla Sammalkivi, EU Affairs Department, Prime Minister's OfficeKai Sauer, Under-Secretary......

11/25/2019

Appointments at FIIA Center on US Politics and Power

FIIA director Mika Aaltola has re-appointed Bart Gaens to the project director position of FIIA’s Center on US Politics and Power (CUSPP) until August 2020, when the position becomes open through an......

09/23/2019

Finnish defence policy: One American's perspective

Leo Michel's article "Finnish defence policy: One AmerLeo Michel's article "Finnish defence policy: One American's perspective" was published in the Maanpuolustus magazine 19 September.Michel was a......

09/19/2019

MP Mikko Savola to chair FIIA Advisory Council

FIIA Advisory Council, appointed by the Chancellery Commission of the Parliament, convened in its current composition for the first time on 19 September. The Council selected MP Mikko Savola to......

09/17/2019

Matti Pesu's doctoral thesis published

Tampere University published Research Fellow Matti Pesu's doctoral thesis "Introducing Ideational Foreign Policy Analysis : Explorations on the Underlying Ideas of Finnish Foreign Policy"."This......

09/12/2019

FIIA seeks a Research Programme Director

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) is seeking a Research Programme Director for the period of 1.1.2020-31.12.2024 to its Global Security Research Programme. Successful performance......

08/20/2019

The West: Divided in Freedom and Fear?

A peer-reviewed book chapter entitled "The West: Divided in Freedom and Fear?" by Research Fellow Ville Sinkkonen and Henri Vogt was published in an edited volume by Palgrave Macmillan.The book......

08/19/2019

Toni Alaranta's peer-reviewed article published

A peer-reviewed article by Senior Research Fellow Toni Alaranta entitled “Russia and the Idea of Eurasia in Turkey's Strategic Culture Paradigms” was published in an edited book on Strategic......

07/10/2019

Ryhor Nizhnikau's article on Moldova published

Senior Research Fellow Ryhor Nizhnikau's article "Moldova Has a New Government, But its Political Crisis is Far from Over" was published 10.7. by the Globe Post.Link to the article....

06/04/2019

Ville Sinkkonen co-authored peer-reviewed article

Research Fellow Ville Sinkkonen has co-authored a peer-reviewed article entitled: "Connected in freedom? Reconstructing a foundational value in EU and US foreign policy discourses". The article was......

05/16/2019

Report from Roundtable on Arctic Security available

On May 7, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) organised in cooperation with the Munich Security Conference (MSC) a roundtable on Arctic Security in Helsinki. Topics such as......

04/18/2019

FIIA is now seeking researchers

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) is now seeking researchers for the programme period of 1.1.2020-31.12.2022 to all research programmes.Applications are welcome from researchers in......

04/08/2019

Toni Alaranta's analysis on Turkey's local elections

Senior Research Fellow Toni Alaranta's analysis on Turkey's local elections entitled "Turkey’s local elections – new opposition and the AKP’s ambivalence to the popular will" was published in......

03/21/2019

FIIA seeks Research Programme Directors

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) is now seeking two Research Programme Directors for the period of 1.1.2020-31.12.2024. These positions are located in the European Union......

03/20/2019

Book review by Marco Siddi in Europe-Asia Studies

Senior Research Fellow Marco Siddi has written a book review of the book "Russian–European Relations in the Balkans and Black Sea Region. Great Power Identity and the Idea of Europe" by Vsevolod......