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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Date: 3 May 2016, 16-18
Venue: OASIS, Pinni B, University of Tampere (Kanslerinrinne 1)
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
4 April 2016, 14-16 o’clock
Paavo Koli Auditorium, PinniA, University of Tampere (Kanslerinrinne 1)
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
Mr. Jukka Huusko, Staff Writer at Helsingin Sanomat newspaper, former Cairo correspondent, Helsinki
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During the first week of November, University of Tampere hosts the traditional Cross-Border International Relations autumn school for the sixth time. This year, twenty-seven International Relations students from Saint-Petersburg State University, Petrozavodsk State University and University of Tampere participate at the school. Continue reading
Seven students graduated from the CBU master’s programme in spring 2015. Their master’s theses dealt with a range of issues in European-Russian relations.
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