Prof. Dr. Pasi Ihalainen is Professor of Comparative European History at the University of Jyväskylä.
He has a wide range of research interests concentrating especially on the history of political and social discourse in the long term from comparative and transnational perspectives. He cooperates with political historians, political theorists and language policy researchers to produce multidisciplinary, comparative and transnational analyses of past political discourses and cultures in Finland, Sweden and major European powers.
Pasi Ihalainen is Director of the research center of Comparative Studies on Political Cultures and involved in various research centers and groups.
Recent publications are Language Policies in Finland and Sweden: Interdisciplinary and Multi-sited Comparisons (2015, with others) and Parliament and Parliamentarism: Comparative History of a European Concept (2016, with others).