Areas of expertise
Immigration: post-WWII evolution at the policy
Populist political communication
The power relations in media and politics
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.
- 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/AnnalesC481VÃ¤limÃ¤ki.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
- Post doc project: Securitization in authorities’ discourse and practice: Refugee reception in Finland, 1986–1995. (2019-2021, Kone Foundation)