[H-verkko] Helsinki, Global Challenges for Historical Research

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Agricolan tapahtumakalenteriin on lähetetty uusi ilmoitus:

Global Challenges for Historical Research 
Helsinki 12.05.2011  - 13.05.2011 

Global Challenges for Historical Research 

Conference with international experts (from the International
Committee of Historical  Sciences) 12.-13.5.2011 

House of Sciences and Letters 
Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki 
Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, Finnish 
Historical Society, University of Tampere, University of Helsinki,
National Archives of Finland, Alfred Kordelin 


Thursday 12.5. 2011 

House of Sciences and Letters, Kirkkokatu 6 
8.30-9.30 Registration 
9.00 Coffee 

Morning Session  9.30-12.30 
Opening Marjatta Hietala, Professor, University of Tampere, President
of the International Committee for Historical Sciences 

National Histories: Global and Local Challenges 
Chair: Marjatta Hietala 
Robert Frank, Professor, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne 
Transnational History of Nations 
Jie-Hyun Lim, Professor, Hanyang University, Korea 
Victimhood Nationalism in National History Writings – Comparative
Perspectives on 
Europe and East Asia Holger Weiss,Professor,  Åbo Akademi University

Global Ambitions, Structural Constraints and Marginality as a Choice:
and Class or Race Solidarity? 

Commentators: Marja Jalava, Docent, Academy Research Fellow,
University of Helsinki 
Tao  Venzaho, Professor, Institute of American Studies Chinese
Academy of Social Sciences, China University 


Afternoon session  13.30-16.30 

Welfare State: Past, Present and Future 
Chair: Marjaana Niemi,Docent, Academy Research Fellow, University of
Pauli Kettunen, Professor, University of Helsinki 
The Nordic Welfare State - Historical Foundations and Future

Pertti Haapala, Professor, University of Tampere 
Modernization of Finland in Global Perspectives 
Pim van Boer, Professor, University of Amsterdam 
National Identitiesand World Heritage 
Commentators: Hilda Sabato, Professor, University of Buenos Aires,

17.00 Reception at National Archives of Finland,   address:
Rauhankatu 17 

Friday 13.5. 

Morning session 9.00 -11.30 

Roads for Prosperity: Education, Equality, Culture 

Chair:Ann-Catrin Östman,Senior Lecturer, Åbo Akademi University 
Karen Offen, Senior Scholar, the Clayman Institute for Gender 
Research, Stanford University 
Some Thoughts on the Potential for Research in Women's & Gender
History in the Age of the Global Internet Laurent
Tissot,Professor,University of Neuchâtel 

Tourism: A Road to Gender Equality? Historical Reflections
Commentators: Aura Korppi-Tommola,Professor, Federation of Finnish
Societies Tiina Kinnunen, Docent, Senior lecturer, University of
Concluding remarks: Marjatta Hietala 


For participation please confirm your participation by the 5th May 
2011 to Merja Lahtinen, conference secretary (merja.lahtinen at uta.fi).

Registration is 20 euros (15 euros for students and PhD students) to
cover coffees, buffet lunches and reception. Payment should be made
Suomen Historiallinen Seura 
IBAN FI33 1572 3000 2003 86 
Please write your name and title of the event CISH in the message.

http://www.histseura.fi/ ( http://www.histseura.fi/ )

Merja Lahtinen <merja.lahtinen at uta.fi> 

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