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Revue d’histoire nordique, issue 17/2013

I recently received issue 17 of the Revue d’Histoire Nordique / Nordic Historical Review. This issue is dedicated to World War II as seen from the Nordic Countries, with a special focus on Norway. The selection of articles is quite … Continue reading

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New Global Studies issue on “diplomatic entrepreneurs”…

Catching up on things after a spring of writing about Public Diplomacy and EU-integration, I notice the issue of New Global Studies that Giles Scott-Smith edited. The issue deals with diplomatic entrepreneurs under the heading “Who is a Diplomat – … Continue reading

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COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL FORME(S) DE LA DIPLOMATIE, Université Toulouse-Jean Jaurès, 12-13th June 2014

The International Seminar on Forms of Diplomacy organized by the University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès approaches. That’s one I would have liked to attend. Oh well… For those of you in the vicinity of Toulouse mid-June, here is the conference blog: … Continue reading

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Integration and Diplomacy – conference at the Firenze EUI…

Quickly, again, two small things. One is the following workshop: INTEGRATION & DIPLOMACY Organized by European Integration History Working Group – EUI-HEC Tuesday 19th November 2013, European University Institute Seminar Room 3 – Badia Fiesolana (09:00 – 13:00) ‘The Diplomat’ … Continue reading

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Diplomatic lives in and around Finland: Arthur J. Collingsworth, Yuri Deryabin, Krister Wahlbäck

This summer saw the death in close succession of three retired diplomats who had been in contact with Finland during the Cold War: Arthur Collingsworth, Yuri Deryabin, and Krister Wahlbäck. All three showed, at different stages, with different reasons and … Continue reading

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Self-promotion in exotic languages…

There are two projects I have been working on, and that reached their conclusion in the end of the year. Both were in Finnish, and both were conducted in the margins of my larger research projects – until they eventually … Continue reading

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Eurocracy…

Joke time again. How do you recognize a technocrat? Easy: give him or her the Sahara; five years on he or she will have to import sand from abroad… Coluche, sometimes in the 1970s. In a French context, “technocrats”, and … Continue reading

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