Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Doctoral Programme in Political, Societal and Regional Change belongs to the Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences. The PSRC has 240 doctoral candidates. Seventeen of them are funded by the Doctoral Programme. The PSRC is multidisciplinary by nature. It offers lectures, courses, seminars and conferences on a variety of topics from politics and history to research skills and supervision.

The PSRC's responsible faculty is the Faculty of Social Sciences. The PSRC includes disciplines and research areas from four faculties of the University of Helsinki: the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Arts, and the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry.

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Projects 2005 2025

Publications 1998 2021

Introduction: Indigenous Conceptualizations of Sustainability

Virtanen, P. K., Siragusa, L. & Guttorm, H., 2021, (In preparation) In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Introduction. The Materiality of Indigenous Language: Co-Creating Landscapes

Siragusa, L. & Virtanen, P. K., 2021, (In preparation) In : Multilingua.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Lakhota-A New Ethnohistory

Andersson, R-H. & Posthumus, D., 2020, (Accepted/In press) University of Oklahoma Press. 400 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

Arvio Janne Lahti: Wars For Empire

Andersson, R-H., 2019, (Submitted) In : Historiallinen Aikakauskirja.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2001 2019

Magazine Jeunesse (Journal)

Markku Veli Kangaspuro (Reviewer)
Mar 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Vierailuluento ja mentorointi: Development aid and EU

Laura Nordström (Teacher)
25 Jan 2019

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination

Kommentti Portugalin EU-asioista vastaavan valtiosihteerin puheeseen

Laura Nordström (Speaker)
1 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Maanpuolustuksen tieteellinen neuvottelukunta (External organisation)

Katri Pynnöniemi (Board member)
24 Jan 201923 Jan 2022

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Press / Media

Hevosprinsessa, joka katosi

Taavi Sundell


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Interview / Kauppalehti

Teivo Teivainen


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Media contribution / World Politics Review

Teivo Teivainen


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media