Political History PhD Network | Workshop 2019 Programme Jyväskylä

Political in Political History – Meaning and Understanding of Politics
5th Workshop for PhD Candidates in Political History (First Session)
17–19 June 2019, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

workshop website programme Jyväskylä 2019

Monday 17.6.2019

17:30 – 18:00 Registration
Historica -building, see Location  (opens in new window)

18:00 – 18:30 Words of Welcome
Historica 306

18:30 – 19:30 Keynote
Historica 306
Associate Professor William G. Gray (Purdue University)
‘Shoot first, Ask Questions Later? Organizing Research in an Age of Digital Reproduction’

20:00 Dinner
Dinner at Hotel Alba


Tuesday 18.6.2019

09:15 – 10:45 Presentations
Commentators: Simo Mikkonen, Tuomas Laine-Frigren

  • Maria Starun: Justice without law: comrade courts in Soviet Russia
  • Jari Parkkinen: Interpreting the political in the context of Soviet music – Whose freedom
    Beethoven composed?
  • Pavel Šinkovec: Associating the Disabled: Genesis of a Mass Organization in the post-
    WW2 Czechoslovakia, 1945 – 1953

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Presentations
Commentators: Pasi Ihalainen, Zachris Haaparinne

  • Alexander Isacsson: Political culture and the early modern court
  • Juha Haavisto: Replacing the foundations of political thought – William Temple’s struggle
    with curiosity and greed
  • Tomáš Halamka: (Re)integrating Republicanism: A Conceptual Approach

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
Tilia – building

13:30 – 15:30 Presentations
Commentators: William Gray, Antero Holmila

  • Björn Reynir Halldórsson: The Icelandic Women’s Alliance: Challenging a Political
    System from a Feminist Perspective
  • Hannah Yoken: Feminist Activism Intersected: The Global Political Entanglements of
    Grassroots Feminist Activism in Three Nordic Countries, 1970s – 1990s
  • Risto-Matti Matero: From companionship with nature to consumer power. A concept
    analysis of the changing beliefs regarding human nature in the German green party 1980-
    2002
  • Camille Chenaux: The right-wing populism in Germany and Italy: the case of AfD and
    Lega

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee and Snacks
Historica -building

16:00 – 17:00 Presentations
Commentators: William Gray, Juho Saksholm

  • Cyril Cordoba: Friendship as a political tool of China’s international propaganda
  • Nattanop Palahan: Historiography of Thai-Russian Relations in the Thai version of
    Sovetskiy Soyuz magazine: Peaceful co-existence or Ideological struggle?

17:30 – Social Activities
Summer cottage at Lake Tuomiojärvi, includes food, drinks, and sauna


Wednesday 19.6.2019

10:00 – 11:30 Presentations
Commentators: Pertti Ahonen, Malcolm Craig

  • Oscar Broughton: “Guilds at home and abroad” – The National Guilds League in the
    fading era of Transnational Anarcho-Syndicalism
  • Dmitry Savchenko: The use of buffer Belarus state in external policy of Soviet Russia
    during 1918-1921
  • Vilius Kubekas: Mapping Catholic Modernity in Lithuania: Neo-Thomism, Messianic
    Philosophies, and Nation-Building in the 1910s and 1920s

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee
Historica -building

12:00 – 13:00 Presentations
Commentators: Malcolm Craig, Antero Holmila

  • Lauri Niemistö: Using the past to create the present: uses of historical myths and
    characters as means of legitimation and critique in British and German cartoonists’ works,
    1905 – 1914
  • Emilia Lakka: Evasion and compromises: parliament parties’ views on labor immigration
    policy in the Nordic EU member states 1995-2018

13:00 – 14:00 Closing the Workshop
Historica 306