Academic Year 2015-2016

Jean Monnet Courses

  • Historical and Contemporary Perspectives of the Eastern Enlargement  23.11-2.12.2015 (intensive course: 40 hours, conducted with new pedagogical methods) – 29 participants – 2/3 of them international students
  • Russia as a Neighbour: Threat or Advantage? 3.-4.5.2016 (30 hours, in cooperation with multidisciplinary Russian studies, the course took place twice a week for 7 weeks period) – 38 participants out of which 3/4 international student

Courses by the Jean Monnet Team Members

Kansikas, Suvi:

EU, Russia and the Countries In-Between, course in Masters of European studies –programme, University of Helsinki, 18.1.-29.2.2016 – 20 students participated.

Hakala, Emma:

Human rights and environmental security in practice, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia (visiting lecturer) October – November 2015 – 20 students participated.

Humphreys, Brendan:

A Good Idea at the Time: a history of Yugoslavia, University of Helsinki, September – October 2015 – 35 students participated.

Kaasik-Krogerus, Sigrid:

Information societies around the Baltic Sea – teacher in charge together with Katja Lehtisaari, University of Helsinki, November-December 2015 – 18 students participated.

Meedia ja kogukond (Media and collective identities) – visiting lecturer, Tallinn University, Estonia, April 2016 – 11 students participated.

Lectures by the Jean Monnet Team Members

Miklóssy, Katalin:

Current debates in Russian and East European studies in the Introduction course for Masters of European Studies –programme, University of Helsinki, 12.10.2015.

Russia from the Point of view of its Neighbours, at the Summer School of the Finnish Master’s School in Russian and East European Studies, University of Helsinki, 29.8.2016.

Nikula, Jouko:

Two lectures: Regional inequalities in Russia (18.2.2016), AND Russian class and social structure (6.4.2016), University of Helsinki.

Entrepreneurship in Russia and its development, in the course Russian Class Structure and Society, University of Tampere, Finland, 15.2.2016.

Oiva, Mila:

Topic modeling with Mallet, two hour tutorial, Culture Analytics long program at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), April 6, 2016 – 10 students participated.

Introductory lecture (with Professor Hannu Salmi) and Lecture on Topic Modeling in Digitalization and historian’s Methods, course October-December 2015, Cultural History, University of Turku – 15 students participated.

Research Questions in the Digital Humanities, presentation in Introduction to Digital Humanities course, November 3, 2015, University of Helsinki – 30 students participated.

Puurunen, Heini

Boundary, minority and gender as concepts in an ethnographic, multi-sited study in the Balkans and Finland, at the course ’Contemporary approaches to Russian and Eastern European Studies, Department of World Cultures, University of Helsinki, November 2015.