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POSTPONED: Comparative perspectives to neutral states in the Cold War – Austria. Struggle for neutrality, how Austria and Finland succeeded to reduce Soviet influence


9.4.2020 at 12.15 - 14.00
The event has been postponed. New date will be informed later.Guest lecturePeter Ruggenthaler is deputy director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research on War Consequences, Graz, Austria. Dr. Ruggenthaler has specialized on Soviet and Cold War history and history of diplomacy. He has...

Studying at Contemporary History

It is possible to study in English at the Department of Philosophy, Contemporary History and Political Science. While most Contemporary History degree requirements and lecture courses offered are by default in Finnish, special arrangements will be made if necessary. A student aspiring to study in English should contact the department staff.

Contemporary History

Contemporary History aims at making sense of today’s society and politics by means of a history-based analysis. The Department is focused on teaching and researching the recent history of politics, international relations and the society.