Teivo Teivainen receives the J.V. Snellman Award 25.3.2011
This year’s (2011) J.V. Snellman Public Information Award was presented to Teivo Teivainen, Professor of World Politics, at the University’s anniversary. Teivainen is Research Director at the Centre of Excellence in Global Governance Research and known for his strong opinions, which he eagerly communicates through both traditional and social media.
Teivainen was awarded for his critique of the university reform. He actively contributed to the public debate about the reform through blog postings and by expressing his views in the media. Teivainen also participated in the student takeover of the main university building in 2009, which was done as a protest against the reform