Author: Jenni Laakso

There is a need for a more diverse historical narrative in Finland. The status of minorities should be addressed also in official circumstances, even if it cannot be currently painted in an honourable or just light. We must be able to question the one dimensional...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="4/6"][vc_column_text]   How are the legacies of colonialism dealt with in the Nordic Countries? What kind of discussions are taking place in the countries? What can we learn from their experience?   Join us in discussing these themes on Friday 25...

  Speech by Erkki Tuomioja, 26.4.2017, Helsinki I think historians should approach today’s subject in a suitably humble frame of mind. With few exceptions – I am thinking for example of Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie and his path-breaking History of the world’s climate from the year 1000...

  On Monday 20 February, Historians without Borders and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) organised a seminar on “Politics and History - What Should be the Role of Politicians Dealing with History?” Professor Timothy Garton Ash delivered a keynote speech followed by a panel...