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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

 

 

Fields of Science

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

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

Publications

Environmental Security for the Promotion of Pan-European Integration: The OSCE as a ‘Europeanising Actor’ in the Balkans

Hakala, E., 2020, (Accepted/In press) European Integration Beyond Brussels : Unity in East and West Europe Since 1945. Matthew, B. & Suvi, K. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Finland: Ambitious, but Somewhat Vague?

Hakala, E., 14 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) The Wind of Changes or More of the Same? : Energy and Climate Policies and Energy Security after the 2018-2019 Period of Elections in the Baltic Region . International Centre for Defence and Security

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterGeneral public

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

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Ecological Reconstruction in Finland

Järvensivu, P., Toivanen, T. T., Vaden, T., Lähde, V., Hakala, E., Majava, A. J., Lummaa, K. & Eronen, J. T., 8 Nov 2019

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual ProductsScientific

Open Access

Ekologinen jälleenrakennus

Järvensivu, P., Toivanen, T. T., Vaden, T., Lähde, V., Hakala, E., Majava, A. J., Lummaa, K. & Eronen, J. T., 7 Oct 2019

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual ProductsScientific

Open Access

Projects

Activities

Journal of Environmental Media (Journal)

Emma Hakala (Reviewer)
Apr 2020May 2020

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

Pakolaisavun koulutus kouluvierailijoille

Emma Hakala (Speaker: Presenter)
7 Mar 2020

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

Kastelholmssamtal 2020

Emma Hakala (Speaker: Presenter)
30 Mar 2020

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

Foresight Friday

Emma Hakala (Speaker: Chair)
24 Jan 2020

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

Press / Media

Miksi ilmastonmuutosta ei saada torjuttua?

Emma Hakala

12/03/2020

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

EU:n laajentuminen Balkanille

Emma Hakala

22/11/2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Sisään vai ulos?

Emma Hakala

13/09/2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media