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Wednesday 1.2.2017 at 14 Jakob Donner-Amnell from University of Eastern Finland lectures about developments in the Finnish and Swedish forest industry sector since 1996. Unioninkatu 38 A room A205, all welcome!
[23.11] Urho Kekkosen 70-vuotisjuhlasäätiö gave a recognition award for Aleksi Mainio for his Ph.D thesis Terroristien pesä (Siltala, 2015). More in Finnish
[3.11.2015] Newly published book Kapinallinen kauppa (Siltala 2015), written by Anitra Komulainen, Markku Kuisma, Sakari Siltala and Teemu Keskisarja sheds light into the history of retail in Helsinki. The two protagonists of the book, Helsingin Osuuskauppa ja Elanto, started off … Continue reading
[30.10.2015] Professor Markku Kuisma received the Kanava award for non-fiction work 2015 for his book “Venäjä ja Suomen talous 1700-2015” (Russian and Finnish economy 1700-2015) (Siltala, 2015). According to the award juror, the book compliments the picture of the Finnish … Continue reading
[15.10.2015] In his new book Venäjä ja Suomen talous 1700-2015 (Siltala 2015), professor Markku Kuisma takes a broad historical perspective on how Russia has influenced the Finnish economy from 18th century until our days. More about the book from the publisher’s … Continue reading
Koen Stapelbroek is organising two interesting seminars in May in University of Helsinki, Department of Philosophy, History Culture and Art Studies on following subjects: Friday 15 May, at 14-17:30: Commerce versus Conquest: finance as an instrument for peace in 18th c. France. Paper … Continue reading
[2.5.2015] “Good CEO can lose 1 million euros, but a great one 100 million euros. Talvivaara, Olkiluoto, Sonera, Nokia, Stora Enso, Fortum…”. In their new book Suomen pahimmat bisnesmokat (Siltala 2015), Markku Kuisma and Pekka Seppänen ask why the strategies in … Continue reading
Aleksi Mainio’s dissertation “Terroristien pesä – Suomi ja taistelu Venäjästä 1918–1939” (Siltala 2015) explores the role of Finland as the base of anti-Bolshevist activity during 1918-1939. More information (in Finnish).
[11.12015] See the latest updates on forthcoming events in 2015.
[7.1.2015] Suomen kirjasäätiö awarded in November 2014 Mirkka Lappalainen’s Pohjolan leijona (Siltala 2014) with Tieto-Finlandia (Finlandia Literary Prize for Non-Fiction). The award sum is 30,000 euros. The book was awarded with “Vuoden tiedekirja 2014” prize in January 2015 by Tieteellisten seurain valtuuskunta … Continue reading