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2016 U.S. Presidential Elections

"The Results Are In: Post-election Analysis"

 Time: November 11, 2016, 9:15-18:00

 Place: Elovena Hall, University of Turku,

 Rehtorinpellonkatu 3

PROGRAM

9:15 OPENING REMARKS

Dr. Benita Heiskanen, Director of the John Morton Center for North American Studies

9:30-10:30 “The Election Shaping Research: Junior Scholars Reflect”

Chair: Ph.D. Candidate Oscar Winberg, Åbo Akademi University

Ph.D. Candidate Teemu Mäkinen, University of Tampere

Ph.D. Candidate Sonja Kuosmanen, University of Helsinki

Ph.D. Candidate Jani Kokko, University of Jyväskylä

10:30–10:45 BREAK

10:45-11:45 KEYNOTE: Mr. Jörn Donner

Chair: Professor Emeritus Markku Henriksson, University of Helsinki

11:45-13:30 LUNCH BREAK

13:30-15:00 “The Election Shaping U.S. Politics and Society: Established Scholars Reflect”

Chair: Dr. Kimmo Elo, University of Turku

Dr. Peter Miller, University Tampere

Dr. Benita Heiskanen, John Morton Center for North American Studies

Dr. Mika Aaltola, The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

15:00-15:15 BREAK

15:15-16:15 “The Election Shaping the Media, the Media Shaping the Election?”

Moderator: Mr. Ari Welling, Yle Turku

Ms. Mette Nordström, Yle Svenska

Ms. Laura Saarikoski, Helsingin Sanomat

Mr. Olli Seuri, Yle

16:15-16:30 BREAK

16:30-17:45 ENDNOTE:  Mr. Nicholas Kralev

Chair: Dr. Samira Saramo, John Morton Center for North American Studies

17:45 CLOSING REMARKS 

Mr. T.J. Grubisha, Counselor for Press and Cultural Affairs, Embassy of the United States

"The Last Two Standing: Streamlining Bipartisan Issues"

Time: September 9, 2016 at 10:30-16:15

Place: University of Turku, Publicum Building, Lecture Hall 2

Chairs

Dr. Benita Heiskanen, Director, John Morton Center for North American Studies 

Dr. Albion Butters, Lecturer, Department of Comparative Religion, University of Turku

Speakers

Dr. Albion Butters, Kone Foundation Researcher & Lecturer, Comparative Religion, University of Turku

"New Blood Demanding Change"

Ph.D. Candidate Nadia Nava Contreras, Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki

"Voto Latino"

Dr. Erik Hieta

"Money in Politics: Campaign Finance and the Business of Electing a President"

Dr. Samira Saramo, Post-Doctoral Researcher, John Morton Center for North American Studies, University of Turku

"The Violent Race of 2016"

Ph.D. Candidate Oscar Winberg, Department of General History, Åbo Akademi University

"The New Normal? Insult Politics in the United States"

Dr. Outi Hakola, University Lecturer, North American Studies, University of Helsinki

"The Power of Political Comedy - Caricatures of 'I Really, Really Want It' and 'Just the Best, Really'"

Ph.D. Candidate Pekka Kolehmainen, Department of Cultural History, University of Turku

"Is This the Internet Election? Competing Electoral Narratives in Social Media"

Dr. Benita Heiskanen, Director, John Morton Center for North American Studies, University of Turku

"Meme-ing as Political Participation"​



Paneelikeskustelu "USA:n esivaalien keskeltä - Monesta yksi"

Roundtable, "Into the U.S. Primaries: Out of Many, One"

(A bilingual event)

Time: March 4, 2016 at 17:00-19:00                                           

Place: Turku City Library, Studio

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