FISA 2019

About conference

The Finnish International Studies Association’s (FISA) sixth triannual conference will be held at Majvik Congress Hotel on 18 and 19 January 2019. The conference strives to provide a comprehensive, current and multidisciplinary look into Finnish international relations research, and to bring together researchers in different stages of their careers, other professionals, as well as people interested in the subject. The organizers have also invited researchers from the Nordic countries to the 2019 conference.

The conference is organised in cooperation with the Nordic International Studies Association (NISA), the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, the Ministry of Defence of Finland, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) and the Foundation for Foreign Policy Research.

The 2019 conference is organised on the 100th anniversary of the discipline of International Relations (IR). To celebrate this, the history and future of IR has also been chosen as the theme of the FISA 2019 conference. Keynote addresses will be given by, Professor (emeritus) Kalevi Holsti; University of British Colombia; Professor Lene Hansen, University of Copenhagen; and Professor Torbjørn L. Knutsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Please note that the conference is full and registration has now been closed.

Contact details: Anu Ruokamo, anu.ruokamo@fiia.fi, +358 9 432 7722

PROGRAMME

Friday 18.1.2019
10.30Bus transportation from Helsinki (Kiasma bus stop. Please see picture.)
11.30–13.00Arrival, check-in and lunch
13.00–14.00Opening remarks by, Mikael Wigell, FISA chairman (Lecture rooms 5-6)
Keynote I lecture (Lecture rooms 5-6), Professor (emeritus) Kalevi Holsti, University of British Columbia
14.00-14.30Coffee break
14.30–16.00Keynote II lecture (Lecture rooms 5-6), Professor Lene Hansen, University of
Copenhagen and Professor Torbjørn L. Knutsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
16.15–17.45Panels and workshops I
18.00–20.00Free time, sauna and swimming pool available
20:00Dinner
Saturday 19.1.2019
07.00–09.00Breakfast
09.00–10.30Panels and workshops II
10.30–11.00Coffee break
11.00–12.30Panels and workshops III
12.30–13.30Lunch
13.30–14.45Plenum: “Tutkijan rooli ja identiteetti”  (F) (Lecture rooms 5-6)
Puheenjohtaja: Mikko Poutanen, vastaava päätoimittaja, politiikasta.fi
Keskustelijat: Hiski Haukkala, professori, Tampereen Yliopisto
Monica Tennberg, tutkimusprofessori, Lapin yliopisto
Henna-Riikka Pennanen, tutkijatohtori, Turun yliopisto
Hannes Peltonen, yliopistonlehtori, Tampereen yliopisto
15.00Bus transportation via Leppävaara train station to Helsinki


Bus departure in Helsinki city centre: in front of Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiasma

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KEYNOTES

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Kalevi Holsti is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. He received his PhD from Stanford University and he has been Visiting Professor at the University of Hawaii, Hebrew University, McGill University, Kyoto University, Australian National University, amongst others. In 1986-1987, he served as President of the International Studies Association. He is a Member of the Royal Society of Canada as well as the Finnish  Society of Science and Letters. Professor Holsti is considered one of the pioneers of IR research.

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Lene Hansen is Professor of International Relations, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. She is the author of Security as Practice: Discourse Analysis and the Bosnian War, and the co-author, with Barry Buzan, of The Evolution of International Security Studies. Lene Hansen has written on a range of topics including images and international security, cyber security, poststructuralist theory and methodology, gender and security, and the Danish debate on the European Union. She is the director of two research projects funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark, both on images and world politics: “Images and International Security” (2014-18) and “Bodies as Battleground: Gender Images and International Security” (2018-2022).

Knutsen

Torbjørn L. Knutsen is Professor of Political Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Adjunct Professor at the Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy. He received his PhD from the University of Denver and he has served as an adviser to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has previously taught at Vanderbilt University and George Mason University and conducted research at the University of Southern California, the Norwegian Nobel Institute and the Johns Hopkins University. His History of International Relations Theory is now in its third edition and a third edition of his Ways of Knowing (with J. Moses) will appear next spring.

Keynotes

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Kalevi Holsti is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. He received his PhD from Stanford University and he has been Visiting Professor at the University of Hawaii, Hebrew University, McGill University, Kyoto University, Australian National University, amongst others. In 1986-1987, he served as President of the International Studies Association. He is a Member of the Royal Society of Canada as well as the Finnish  Society of Science and Letters. Professor Holsti is considered one of the pioneers of IR research.

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Lene Hansen is Professor of International Relations, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. She is the author of Security as Practice: Discourse Analysis and the Bosnian War, and the co-author, with Barry Buzan, of The Evolution of International Security Studies. Lene Hansen has written on a range of topics including images and international security, cyber security, poststructuralist theory and methodology, gender and security, and the Danish debate on the European Union. She is the director of two research projects funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark, both on images and world politics: “Images and International Security” (2014-18) and “Bodies as Battleground: Gender Images and International Security” (2018-2022).

Knutsen

Torbjørn L. Knutsen is Professor of Political Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Adjunct Professor at the Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy. He received his PhD from the University of Denver and he has served as an adviser to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has previously taught at Vanderbilt University and George Mason University and conducted research at the University of Southern California, the Norwegian Nobel Institute and the Johns Hopkins University. His History of International Relations Theory is now in its third edition and a third edition of his Ways of Knowing (with J. Moses) will appear next spring.

Programme

Friday 18.1.2019
10.30Bus transportation from Helsinki (Kiasma bus stop. Please see picture.)
11.30–13.00Arrival, check-in and lunch
13.00–14.00Opening remarks by, Mikael Wigell, FISA chairman
Keynote I lecture, congress hall, Professor (emeritus) Kalevi Holsti, University of British Columbia
14.00-14.30Coffee break
14.30–16.00Keynote II lecture, congress hall, Professor Lene Hansen, University of
Copenhagen and Professor Torbjørn L. Knutsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
16.00–17.30Panels and workshops I
17.45–20.00Free time, sauna and swimming pool available
20:00Dinner
Saturday 19.1.2019
07.00–09.00Breakfast
09.00–10.30Panels and workshops II
10.30–11.00Coffee break
11.00–12.30Panels and workshops III
12.30–13.30Lunch
13.30–14.45Plenum: “Tutkijan rooli ja identiteetti” (FI)
Puheenjohtaja: Mikko Poutanen; Keskustelijat: Hiski Haukkala, Monica Tennberg, Henna-Riikka Pennanen ja Hannes Peltonen
15.00Bus transportation via Leppävaara train station to Helsinki

Bus departure in Helsinki city centre: in front of Kiasma Art Museum

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