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Matti
Välimäki
Contemporary History
VTT / DSocSci

Contact

+358 29 450 3121
+358 50 326 4193
Assistentinkatu 7
20500
Turku

Areas of expertise

Finnish party and government politics concerning immigration & immigrants

Immigration: post-WWII evolution at the policy
judicial
and discursive levels in Finland and Western Europe

Populist political communication

The power relations in media and politics

Teaching

I teach courses especially on migration politics and history.

In 2021, I am responsible for the lecture course 'Migrations, history, and politics' and module "Crises and Migration from the 20th Century to the 21st Century" in Contemporary history at the University of Turku.

Research

  • Doc. Diss. (2019): Finnish parties and immigration issues from the 1970s to the 2010s (2014-2019), Pdf available here: https://www.utupub.fi/bitstream/handle/10024/148466/AnnalesC481Välimäki.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y


  • Post doc project: Securitization in authorities’ discourse and practice: Refugee reception in Finland, 1986–1995. (2019-2021, Kone Foundation)

Publications

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Politiikka (2020)

Matti Välimäki
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