FISA2022: The preliminary programme is published

The Seventh FISA Conference, 6–7 May 2022, Hotel Scandic Rosendahl, Tampere

The theme of the conference is Multilateralism and its Ruptures.

The final programme will be published in early 2022. Registration will be open in January 2022. Please note that you can propose a paper directly to the panel chair until 31 December 2021.

The first confirmed keynote speaker is Professor Anu Bradford who is Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization at Columbia University. Bradford coined the term the Brussels Effect to describe the European Union’s major influence on global markets. She is the author of The Brussels Effect: How the European Union Rules the World  (Oxford University Press 2020). Before joining Columbia University, Bradford was an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Law School.

Panel 1. Post-Pandemic EU and Visions of Representative Democracy
Chair: Taru Haapala, Docent in Political Science, Tomás y Valiente research fellow, Autonomous University of Madrid

Panelists:
Anna Kronlund
Anna Björk
Maria Malho

Panel 2. Connectivity and superregional politics in the Indo-Pacific
Chair: Bart Gaens, Leading Researcher, Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Panelists:
Bart Gaens, Ville Sinkkonen and Henri Vogt
Katja Creutz
Kristiina Silvan and Marcin Kaczmarski
Tyyne Karjalainen
Mikael Mattlin and Mikko Rajavuori

Panel 3. Africa in the contest over global normative order
Chair: Eva Nilsson, Doctoral Researcher, Hanken Svenska Handelshögskolan

Panelists:
Obert Hodzi
Natalie Ruvimbo Mavhiki
Hinni Aarninsalo

Panel 4. Diplomatia, ulkopolitiikka ja multilateralismin muutos ennen ja jälkeen kylmän sodan päättymisen
Chair: Tuomas Forsberg, Professor, Director, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies

Panelists:
Juhana Aunesluoma
Johanna Rainio-Niemi
Louis Clerc
Juha-Matti Ritvanen

Panel 5. Behind the veil of multilateralism?
Chair: Paul-Erik Korvela, Docent, University Lecturer, University of Helsinki

Panelists:
Jyrki Ruohomäki
Anna Kronlund
Ville Savoranta
Tyyne Karjalainen

Panel 6. Sensing IR
Chair: Rune Saugmann, Academy Research Fellow, Tampere University

Panelists:
Xavier T. Guillaume
Kyle Grayson
Juha Vuori
Yelyzaveta Glybchenko

Panel 7. Multiliteral IR in multilateral ir? Vol. 1
Chair: Tiina Vaittinen, Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Tampere University

Panelists:
Ari-Elmeri Hyvönen
Milla Vaha
Tapio Juntunen 
Fatemeh Shayan

Panel 8. Multiliteral IR in multilateral ir? Vol. 2
Chair: Tiina Vaittinen, Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Tampere University

Panelists:
Saara Särmä
Rune Saugmann
Susanna Hast
Gitte du Plessis

Panel 9. Half a century of Finnish peace studies: Junior researchers’ perspectives on bridging theory and practice
Chair: Ihntaek Hwang, Doctoral Researcher, Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI)

Panelists:
Bram De Smet
Zahra Edalati
Cæcilie Svop Jensen
Rasmus Bellmer

Panel 10. Ennakointi kansainvälisissä suhteissa – miksi ja miten?
Chair: Terhi Ylitalo, erityisasiantuntija, puolustusministeriö

Panelists:
Jaana Tapanainen
Ossi Piiroinen
Olli Hietanen (TBC)

Panel 11. Teknologiakehitys, valta ja turvallisuus
Chair: Pekka Appelqvist, professori, pääsihteeri, MATINE, puolustusministeriö

Panelists:
TBC

Panel 12. The role of expertise and knowledge in international politics
Chair: Sanna Salo, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Helsinki

Panelists:
Pami Aalto and Anna Claydon
Laura Nordström
Johanna Ketola and Katri Mäkinen-Rostedt

Panel 13. The politics of the Arctic
Chair: Harri Mikkola, Leading Reseacher, Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Panelists:
Monica Tennberg
Liisa Kauppila
Sanna Kopra

Panel 14. The European Union as a global actor
Chair: Niklas Helwig, Leading Researcher, Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Panelists:
Tero Poutala, Elina Sinkkonen and Mikael Mattlin
Heljä Ossa
Teemu Rantanen

Panel 15. The Nordics and the future of multilateralism
Chair: Johan Strang, Associate Professor, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki

Panelists:
Hanna Ojanen
Hanna Tuominen
Mariette Hägglund

Panel 16. Perspectives on security in Northern Europe
Chair: Tommi Koivula, apulaisprofessori, Maanpuolustuskorkeakoulu

Panelists:
Matti Pesu
Aino Huxley and Päivi Tampere
Antti Seppo

Panel 17. Global security
Chair: Minna Jokela, tutkija, Rajavartiolaitos

Panelists:
Aini Linjakumpu
Teemu Häkkinen
Matti Puranen and Juha Kukkola

Plenary: Investigating blind spots in international studies
Chair: Mikko Poutanen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Tampere University: Editor-in-chief, Politiikasta

Panelists:
Tiina Vaittinen
Mikko Räkköläinen
Anna Kronlund
Milla Vaha


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