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Följ med konferensen Eagles of the Past of Today 16.11.2017 via webben:

En konferens för inbjudna deltagare äger rum i Riksarkivet 16.11.2017 kl. 9.30 – 19.30. Man kan följa med evenemanget via webben på adressen www.arkisto.fi/suora. Efter varje etapp i konferensen avbryts sändningen, som återupptas något innan evenemanget fortsätter.

 

Eagles of the Past and of Today

International Conference at the National Archives of Finland

16 November 2017

 

THE BREAKDOWN OF THE EMPIRES DURING AND AFTER THE FIRST WORLD WAR

Chair: Prof. Tiina Kinnunen, The University of Oulu, President of the Finnish Historical Society               

9.30 – 9.45    Opening of the Conference, Dr. Päivi Happonen, Research Director of the National Archives

9.45 – 10.15 The Russian Revolution of 1917 and the breakdown of the Romanov Dynasty, Prof. Irina Novikova, Dean of Foreign Relations Department at the State University of St. Petersburg

10.15 – 10.45 The birth of the independent Republic of Estonia in the Baltic context of the First World War, Ambassador of Estonia, Dr. Margus Laidre

10.45 – 11.15 Finland’s secession from the Russian Empire and the difficult first steps of the independence, Prof. emeritus Risto Alapuro, The University of Helsinki

11.15 – 11.45 The Empire of Great Britain after the First World War, Dr. Henry Irving, University of Leeds

11.45 – 12.15 The independence development of Ireland and the difficult relation to Great Britain, Prof. Mary E. Daly, Professor of Modern Irish History, University College Dublin, President of the Royal Irish Academy

 

12.15 – 13.30 LUNCH

 

NEW EMPIRES AND OLD EMPIRES UNDER MODERNIZATION BETWEEN THE WARS

Chair: Dr. Erkki Tuomioja, Member of the Finnish Parliament, Chairman of the Association Historians without Borders in Finland

13.30 – 14.00 New rise of Germany and the reasons for this, Director, Dr. Markku Jokisipilä, Centre for Parliamentary Studies, University of Turku

14.00 – 14.30 Breaking of the Ottoman empire and the birth of new Turkey  – who is using the voice of the Islamic world? Prof. ?lber Ortayli, University of Galatasaray in Istanbul & Bilkent University, Ankara

14.30 – 15.00 Coming out of the war. The difficult years of a defeated country - Bulgaria 1918-1926, Prof. Ivan Ilchev, Rector of the Sofia University

15.00 – 15.30 Panel Discussion moderated by Chair of the session, Dr. Erkki Tuomioja

 

15.30 – 16.00 COFFEE BREAK

THE CHANGING GLOBAL POWER BALANCE

Chair: Dr. Teija Tiilikainen, Director of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

16.00 – 16.30 Winners of the Second World War after the War: The period of Cold War and Rearmament, Professor Louis Clerc , University of Turku

16.30 – 17.00 Breakdown of the Soviet Union and rise of the new Russia, Associate Prof. Alexei Gusev, Moscow Lomonosov State University

17.00 – 17.30 China - the strengthening World Power, Prof.  Song Wei, Renmin University of China, Beijing

17.30 – 18.00 Role of the United States in world politics today, Visiting Senior Fellow, Dr. Leo Michel, The Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki

18.00 – 18.30 The United Nations, European Union and the crisis of multi-diplomacy – can small countries influence world policy?, President Tarja Halonen

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: DO THE NEW EMPIRES RULE THE WORLD TODAY?

18.30 – 19.30 Panel Discussion moderated by Dr. Jussi Nuorteva, Director General of the National Archives of Finland. (Chair and speakers of the last session)

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