A Broad Spectrum of International Relations Topics Explored in Student Research

International Relations students enrolled in the Cross-Border International Relations (CBIR) and Russian and European Studies (RES) Master’s Programmes in the Faculty of Management, University of Tampere, have completed a set of interesting research projects for their Master’s Theses. The theses are original pieces of research exploring a broad spectrum of topics in International Relations, European Studies and World Politics.

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Event summary: Joining hands for Syria’s future, 4 April 2016

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A panel discussion on the conflict of Syria took place at the University of Tampere on 4 April 2016. The event was organized by the CBIR / Russian and European Studies Master Programme students in conjunction with the course “Stepping Stones for Working Life in the Field of EU-Russia Relations” and with the support of the Jean Monnet Progamme of the European Commission.

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The Arctic – A Discussion Event on Topical Matters

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Date: 3 May 2016, 16-18
Venue: OASIS, Pinni B, University of Tampere (Kanslerinrinne 1)


Speakers
Dr.
Heidi Sinevaara-Niskanen, Postdoctoral researcher, the Arctic Center, the University of Lapland

Juha Käpylä, Research fellow, Global Security Research Programme, Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Dr. Teemu Palosaari, Postdoctoral researcher, Tampere Peace Research Institute

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Tampere, 4 April 2016: “Joining Hands for Syria’s Future: Prospects for Cooperation between the EU and Russia?”

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Time
4 April 2016, 14-16 o’clock

Venue
Paavo Koli Auditorium, PinniA, University of Tampere (Kanslerinrinne 1)

Speakers
Mikko Patokallio, Analyst in Crisis Management Initiative’s (CMI) Programme Management Office (PMO).

Ms. Irina Petrova, PhD fellow at the Leuven International and European Studies (LINES) Institute, University of Leuven

Dr. Ekaterina Stepanova, Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Moscow

Moderator
Mr. Jukka Huusko, Staff Writer at Helsingin Sanomat newspaper, former Cairo correspondent, Helsinki

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