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Lionel Babicz: Japan-Korea: (Big) History as a Tool for Reconciliation?


24.5.2019 at 10.50 - 11.50
Keynote Speech of the Conference of the Nordic Association for the Study of Contemporary Japanese Society. The conference will reflect the occasion of the end of the Heisei period, and the Japanese government ing a new era name in Spring 2019, summing up the recent history of Japan and/or focusing...

Centre for East Asian Studies CEAS

The Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) is the only academic research centre in Finland that focuses on contemporary East Asia from the perspective of social sciences in both research and teaching. CEAS was established in 2006 but the minor programme in East Asian Studies has been offered since 1998.

Research at CEAS

CEAS’ mission is to develop and strengthen East Asian Studies in Finland through conducting high-quality research on East Asian societies, training first-class researchers on the region and providing popular research-based knowledge on East Asia in Finland and internationally.​ The Centre’s Master's and Doctoral Degree Programmes in East Asian Studies invite applicants from all over the world. 

Finland and Japan Possible Future Partners in the Arctic Region


According to the Japanese Ambassador to Finland, Kenji Shinoda, who visited the University of Turku, Finland and Japan share a common mindset as well as future challenges, such as the aging population.

Ambassador Kenji Shinoda saw considerable potential in Arctic cooperation between Finland and Japan.