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Recent Media Appearances

Past Media Appearances

2019
2018
2017
  • Dr. Anna Kronlund comments on the frequent firings and resignations of the Trump administration in Suomen Kuvalehti, December 27, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen analyzes Trump's year as a president, Russia investigation and recognition of Jerusalem in "A-studio: Talk," YLE TV1, December 7, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on Mueller's Russia investigation and its recent developments including Michael Flynn's confession about lying to the FBI in "Ykkösaamu," YLE Radio 1, December 4, 2017.​
  • Dr. Henna-Riikka Pennanen summarizes Trump's Asian tour in Turun Sanomat, November 23, 2017​.
  • Dr. Reetta Humalajoki's article on cultural appropriation, indigenous peoples, and settler colonialism in AntroBlogi, November 14, 2017.​
  • Dr. Henna-Riikka Pennanen summarizes Trump's Asian tour in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, November 13, 2017.​​
  • Dr. Reetta Humalajoki's article on what Finland could learn from Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada in Turun Sanomat, November 11, 2017.​
  • Dr. Henna-Riikka Pennanen interviewed on Trump's Asian tour in "Ajantasa," Yle Radio Suomi, November 10, 2017. ​(Start time 01:06)
  • Dr. Henna-Riikka Pennanen talks about Trump's visit to Asia, U.S.-China relations, and North Korea in "Politiikkaradio," Yle Puhe, November 9, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed on Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross' ties to Russia and the ongoing Russia investigation in "A-studio," YLE TV1, November 6, 2017​.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on Mueller's Russia investigation in "Politiikkaradio," Yle Puhe, November 2, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on the investigation of Trump's presidential campaign's ties to Russia in Keskisuomalainen, November 1, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, its recent indictments, and Russia's influence on the 2016 presidential elections in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, October 31, 2017.​
  • Dr. Samira Saramo's article on cultural appropiration in Finland, UNDRIP, and Indigineous peoples' fight for equality in Turun Sanomat, October 19, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on Trump's threat to abandon the Iran nuclear deal, worsening relationship with North Korea and disorder in Trump's government in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, October 13, 2017​​.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen and Dr. Henna-Riikka Pennanen on Puerto Rico's political position and hurricane Maria's aftermath in Turun Sanomat, October 7, 2017.
  • Dr. Anna Kronlund analyzes Trump's environmental policy in Turun Sanomat, October 6, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on the Las Vegas shootings and U.S. weapon laws in "Ajantasa," Yle Radio 1, October 3, 2017.​​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen's article about white nationalism in Turun Sanomat, August 17, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on far-right groups in the U.S. and Trump's relationship to them in YLE, August 16, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on the rise of the white nationalist movement in the U.S. and on the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville in Helsingin Sanomat, August 15, 2017.​
  • Dr. Henna-Riikka Pennanen on Trump's policy on North Korea in Turun Sanomat, August 12, 2017.​​
  • Dr. Henna-Riikka Pennanen interviewed on U.S.-North Korea tensions and China's potential role in solving the issues in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, August 10, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on Anthony Scaramucci's removal from the office and White House staffing probelms in "Yle Uutiset," YLE TV1, August 1, 2017. ​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on the first six months of Trump presidency in Helsingin Sanomat, July 29, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on the Republicans' failure to repeal Obamacare in YLE news website, July 28, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed on the immigration policy of the U.S., U.S.-Mexico border area, and Republican plans to repeal Obamacare in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, July 26, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on healthcare in the U.S. in Helsingin Sanomat, July 25, 2017.​​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on the increasing popularity of Obamacare in Helsingin Sanomat, July 18, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on the fall of Trumpcare in YLE, July 18, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare in Helsingin Sanomat, July 17, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on the differences between Europe and the U.S.A. in Turun Ylioppilaslehti, 4/2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on drug-related violence in Mexico in "Yle Uutiset," YLE TV1, June 20, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen's article "Envisioning a Bright Fulbright-JMC Future" in Fulbright Finland News 1/2017.​​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on the former F.B.I. director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, June 9, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on James Comey's testimony and Trump's presidency in Suomen Kuvalehti, June 8, 2017.​
  • Dr. Anna Kronlund comments on Trump's negative attitude towards The Paris Agreement in Suomenmaa, June 1, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on Trump's visit to Europe in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, May 29, 2017​.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed on Muhammad Ali and "Ali in Un/Expeceted Spaces" Symposium organized by the JMC in Suomen Kuvalehti, May 19, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed on Muhammad Ali in Yle Radio Suomi Turku, May 18, 2017 & May 19, 2017.​
  • Dr. Anna Kronlund is interviewed on Trump's alleged information leak and its possible consequences in Turun Sanomat, May 17, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on Trump's alleged information leak to Russia in Iltalehti, May 16, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on the claim that Trump gave classified information to Russian officials during their last meeting in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, May 16, 2017​.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen analyzes F.B.I director James Comey's removal from office, ongoing investigations on the presidential campaign of Trump, U.S. - China trade relations, and Trump's climate policy in "Politiikkaradio," Yle Puhe, May 15, 2017.​​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses possible reasons behind F.B.I. director James Comey's removal from the office and the reaction to it in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, May 11, 2017​.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on F.B.I. director James Comey's removal from the office in Iltalehti, May 11, 2017.​​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on the first 100 days of Trump's Presidency in Suomen Kuvalehti, April 28, 2017.​
  • Dr. Anna Kronlund analyzes the first 100 days of Republican Government in Turun Sanomat, April 27, 2017.
  • Dr. Henna-Riikka Pennanen comments on Trump administration's Korea policy on the Youtube channel of the University of Turku, April 20, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen talks about Trump administration's budget proposal and its possible consequences for the poor in the US and worldwide in "Aamu-tv," YLE TV1, March 20, 2017​.
  • Dr. Henna-Riikka Pennanen discusses U.S.-East Asia relations in Turun Sanomat, March 18, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed on Trump administration's new travel ban in "Ykkösaamu," YLE Radio 1, March 7, 2017​​.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen and the JMC featured in Turun Sanomat, March 6, 2017​. Click here​ for video.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on the controversy around Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Trump administration's stance on Russia in Aamulehti, February 2, 2017 and Pohjalainen, February 2, 2017​.
  • Dr. Samira Saramo discusses Canada in the global migration context in Turun Sanomat, February 2, 2017​.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses the ramifications of Donald Trump's presidency in Suomen Kuvalehti, February 5, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen talks about U.S.-Mexico relations in "Aamu-tv," YLE TV1, January 28, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on President Trump's speech to Republican congressional leaders in Taloussanomat, January 26, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed on President Trump's immigration policy in "Yksaamu," YLE Radio 1, January 26, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen writes about the outset of Donald Trump's presidency in Turun Sanomat, January 24, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses Donald Trump's precidency in relation to Finland in Iltalehti, January 21, 2017
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed for Turun Sanomat, January 21, 2017, on President Trump.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed for Ilta-Sanomat, January 21, 2017, on President Trump's inaugural speech.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on President Trump's inaugural speech for Helsingin Sanomat, January 20, 2017
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses President Trump's inauguration on YLE TV1, January 20, 2017
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed for Suomen Kuvalehti, January 18, 2017, on Donald Trump and international cooperation.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on the white nationalist insurgency in the United States for Yle Nyheter, January 15, 2017.​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses the presidential transition in Yle Uutiset, January 15, 2017. ​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed for STT about the ethical debates of the new administration.  Published, for example, in Iltalehti and Savon Sanomat on January 12, 2017.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on Finns' reactions to the U.S. precidency in Turun Sanomat, January 9, 2017.
2016
2015
  • Dr. Samira Saramo discusses Canada's new Prime Minister and his government on YLE Turku on December 29, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen writes about the similarities between the current political climates in Finland and the U.S. in Pulloposti 31 (2015). ​
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen dicusses her research on sport in "Näkökulma," Yle Radio 1, December 9, 2015.
  • Dr. Samira Saramo discusses the 2015 Canadian federal election in Turun Sanomat, October 26, 2015.
  • Dr. Samira Saramo comments on the results of the 2015 Canadian federal election on the University of Turku YouTube channel on October 20, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the race between candidates in Turun Sanomat, October 16, 2015.
  • The U.S. Ambassador to Finland, Charles C. Adams, Jr., visited the University of Turku on September 9, 2015. Dr. Benita Heiskanen gave a presentation on the JMC. University of Turku News, September 10, 2015.
  • The JMC featured in Aamuset, September 8, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses the drug wars and the 2016 U.S. presidential election, among other topics in "Jari Keränen", Yle Puhe, September 7, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen talks about the first Republican presidential debate in Iltalehti, August 7, 2015 and Turun Sanomat, August 7, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses the first Republican presidential debate in Yle's "Ajantasa," August 7, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on Donald Trump's bid for the Republican presidential nomination in Turun Sanomat, August 4, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen and Ph.D. Candidate Nadia Nava Contreras discuss the renewal of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the United States in Helsingin Sanomat, July 24, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses culture wars and racial tensions in the United States in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, July 14, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses her research on violence on the U.S.-Mexico border in SUOMI-USA 2 (2015).
  • The book Kiekkokansa (edited by Benita Heiskanen & Hannu Salmi) featured in Varusmies 3/2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen talks about the book Kiekkokansa (edited by Benita Heiskanen & Hannu Salmi) in Aamulehti, May 12, 2015.
  • The book Kiekkokansa (edited by Benita Heiskanen & Hannu Salmi) featured in Åbo Underrättelser, May 12, 2015.
  • The book Kiekkokansa (edited by Benita Heiskanen & Hannu Salmi) featured in Keskisuomalainen, May 21, 2015.
  • The publication of the book Kiekkokansa (edited by Benita Heiskanen & Hannu Salmi) in Turun Sanomat, May 16, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses the book Kiekkokansa (edited by Benita Heiskanen & Hannu Salmi) in Turkulainen, May 12, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on the book Kiekkokansa (edited by Benita Heiskanen & Hannu Salmi) in Aamuset, May 12, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed on Finland's first World Championship in ice hockey and the book Kiekkokansa (edited by Benita Heiskanen & Hannu Salmi) for Yle Uutiset, May 1, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed about the book Kiekkokansa (edited by Benita Heiskanen & Hannu Salmi) for the evening news, Yle Uutiset, May 1, 2015.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen on her new edited volume on ice hockey in Finland, Kiekkokansa (edited by Benita Heiskanen & Hannu Salmi) in Iltalehti, April 30, 2015.
  • Dr. Johanna Leinonen interviewed about her research on Finnish-American families and multiculturalism for the radio show "Ajantasa," Yle Radio Suomi, April 13, 2015.
  • Ms. Malla Lehtonen's road from intern to coordinator featured in Hiiskuttua 1/2015.
  • Ms. Malla Lehtonen's article on the JMC in Hiiskuttua 1/2015, the magazine of the School of History, Culture, and Arts Studies at the University of Turku.
  • The JMC featured in discussion on Finnish research institutes in "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, March 13, 2015.
  • Dr. Kimmo Ahonen's article on the "new cold war", part of the JMC's studia generalia series, in the newspaper Turun Sanomat, February 26, 2015.
  • Professor Emeritus Markku Henriksson's article on Canada as a neighbor to the United States, part of the JMC's studia generalia series, in the newspaper Turun Sanomat, February 19, 2015.
  • The JMC featured on its anniversary in Siirtolaisuus-Migration 1 (2015), the publication of the Institute of Migration (page 15). 
  • The JMC featured in the publication of the League of Finnish-American Societies, SUOMI-USA 1 (2015).
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen's article on the drug wars in the U.S.-Mexico border region, part of the JMC's studia generalia series, in the newspaper Turun Sanomat, February 12, 2015.
  • Dr. Kimmo Elo's article on intelligence efforts and data collection, part of the JMC's studia generalia series, in the newspaper Turun Sanomat, February 5, 2015.
  • Professor Susanna Välimäki's article on the use of music in interrogation, part of the JMC's studia generalia series, in the newspaper Turun Sanomat, January 29, 2015.
  • Dr. Outi J. Hakola's article on the U.S. media climate after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, part of the JMC's studia generalia series, in the newspaper Turun Sanomat, January 22, 2015.
  • The JMC's studia generalia lecture series on North American security featured in the newspaper Turun Sanomat, January 20, 2015.
  • The JMC's studia generalia lecture series on North American security featured on the web page of the newspaper Aamuset, January 19, 2015.
  • The JMC's studia generalia lecture series on North American security featured on the web page of the newspaper Turun Sanomat, January 19, 2015.
2014
  • The JMC and its latest seminar, "Transnational Security Crises," featured in the University of Turku news on December 8, 2014.
  • The JMC's "Current Issues" Seminar, "Transnational Security Crises," featured on "Maailmanpolitiikan arkipäivää," Yle Radio 1, December 4, 2014.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses the demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri in an interview for "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, November 26, 2014.
  • The JMC featured in Hiiskuttua 2/2014, the magazine of the School of History, Culture, and Arts Studies at the University of Turku.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen's article on the demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri in the newspaper Turun Sanomat, September 9, 2014.
  • Suomi-USA, the publication of the League of Finnish-American Societies, discusses the JMC's Inaugural Event. See SUOMI-USA 2 (2014), editorial, and SUOMI-USA 2 (2014), page 14.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed about her research project on ice hockey in Finland for Yle Uutiset, May 8, 2014.
  • The JMC's Inaugural Event in the newspaper Turun Sanomat, April 30, 2014.
  • The launch of the JMC in the newspaper Åbo Underrättelser, April 30, 2014.
  • The JMC's Inaugural Event in the news of the University of Turku.
  • A report on the JMC's Inaugural Event in the blog of the Department of English at the University of Turku, by Elina Valovirta and Joel Kuortti.
  • The JMC's Inaugural Event on the web page of the newspaper Aamuset, May 24, 2014.
  • Dr. Johanna Leinonen's article on transnational love and relationships in Finnish media in the 1980's and 1990's in Hiiskuttua 1/2014.
  • Dr. Johanna Leinonen discusses how Finnish-American's ties to Finland weaken over generations in Kainuun Sanomat and Lapin Kansa, April 7, 2014.
  • Dr. Johanna Leinonen talks about Finnish-Americans, their migration to the U.S. and how they relate to Finland, in the newspaper Turun Sanomat, April 7, 2014.
  • Dr. Johanna Leinonen discusses Finnish emigration to North America in the newspaper Åbo Underrättelser, April 6, 2014.
  • The JMC featured in "Uskontotiedettä Turun yliopistossa," the unofficial blog of the Department of Comparative Religion, University of Turku, February 28, 2014.
  • Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses her research project on ice hockey in Finland in the newspaper Turkulainen, February 20, 2014.
  • The appointment of Dr. Benita Heiskanen as director of the JMC in Aurora 1/2014, page 32.
  • Suomi-USA, the publication of the League of Finnish-American Societies, discusses the JMC. See SUOMI-USA 1/2014, editorial, and SUOMI-USA 1/2014, page 12.
  • The appointment of Dr. Benita Heiskanen as Director of the JMC in the news of the University of Turku, February 6, 2014.
2013