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Description of research and teaching

Emma Hakala defended her doctoral dissertation in political history at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Helsinki in September 2018. Her research examined the securitisation of environment and the role of international organizations in its development in the post-conflict Western Balkans.

Hakala has also done research and published on sustainable energy issues, water sustainability in Nepal as well as climate security. She has given lectures and courses on environmental security and human rights as well as environmental policy in regional settings.  She currently acts as vice chair of the Board of the Historians without Borders initiative and has other positions of trust in several bodies at the University of Helsinki.

Curriculum vitae

 

 

Keywords

  • 517 Political science
  • Environmental Security
  • International Organizations
  • Political History

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

Publications 2012 2019

A Lot of Talk, But Little Action: The Blind Spots of Nordic Environmental Security Policy

Hakala, E., Lähde, V., Majava, A., Toivanen, T., Váden, T., Järvensivu, P. & Eronen, J. T., 2 Apr 2019, In : Sustainability. 11, 8, 14 p., 2379.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Ilmastonmuutoksen torjunnan seuraukset on otettavana tosiasiana poliittisessa päätöksenteossa

Hakala, E. S., 22 Mar 2019, In : puheenaihe.fi.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Open Access

India and the global geoeconomics of climate change: Gains from cooperation?

Hakala, E., 1 May 2019, Observer Research Foundation, 12 p. (ORF Issue Brief; no. 291).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

Open Access

Northern Warning Lights: Ambiguities of Environmental Security in Finland and Sweden

Hakala, E., Lähde, V., Majava, A., Toivanen, T., Váden, T., Järvensivu, P. & Eronen, J. T., 2 Apr 2019, In : Sustainability. 11, 8, 15 p., 2228.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Ympäristöturvallisuus ja yhteistyö Länsi-Balkanilla

Hakala, E., 10 May 2019, In : Idäntutkimus. 26, 1, p. 104-108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Projects 2010 2022

Activities 2010 2019

Global risks and regional security

Emma Hakala (Speaker: Keynote)
25 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Raisina Dialogue

Emma Hakala (Attendee)
8 Jan 201910 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Geopolitics of Enrgy Transformation

Emma Hakala (Speaker: Opponent/discussant)
22 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Ympäristöturvallisuuden työpaja

Emma Hakala (Member of organizing committee)
18 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

EU ulkopoliittisena toimijana -kurssi

Emma Hakala (Speaker: Presenter)
17 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars