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Inaugural Event and Dinner

April 29, 2014 

Bridging North America: Inauguration of the John Morton Center for North American Studies

University of Turku, Calonia Building, Vänrikinkatu 2

13:00-14:00 Registration and Coffee (First Floor)

14:00-14:45 Opening and Greetings (Lecture Hall 1)

Chair: Director Benita Heiskanen, John Morton Center for North American Studies

Rector Kalervo Väänänen, University of Turku

Director Pekka Sundman, City of Turku

Professor Emeritus Keijo Virtanen, University of Turku

Chairman Jukka Valtasaari, The League of Finnish-American Societies

Embassy of Mexico (Video Greeting)

Embassy of the United States (Video Greeting)

Embassy of Canada (Video Greeting)

14:45-16:00 North American Connections

Chair: Professor Henri Vogt, University of Turku

Professor Katri Sieberg, Economic Connections, University of Tampere

Dr. Sarri Vuorisalo-Tiitinen, Cultural Connections, University of Helsinki

Professor Markku Henriksson, Interdisciplinary Connections, University of Helsinki

16:00-16:30 Refreshment Break

16:30-18:20 Live Documentary Show

Chair: Director Benita Heiskanen, John Morton Center for North American Studies

Professor Will Kaufman, University of Central Lancashire, WOODY GUTHRIE: HARD TIMES AND HARD TRAVELIN’

For detailed information, see here.

18:20-18:30 Closing Remarks

Director Benita Heiskanen, John Morton Center for North American Studies

18:30-19:30 Reception (Second Floor)


The Event is Free and Open to the Public.

RSVP by emailing jmc@utu.fi by April 14, 2014.


20:00 Inaugural Dinner

Restaurant Samppalinna, Itäinen Rantakatu 10 (Dinner Cards € 60)

The JMC Inaugural Dinner Menu.pdfThe JMC Inaugural Dinner Menu.pdf

 


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