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Johanna Rainio-Niemi

Associate Professor

  • PL 54 (Snellmaninkatu 14 A)

    00014

    Finland

20012020

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Research interest

  • Histories of state- and nation-building, democracy
  • Neutrality and non-alignment during the Cold War and beyond 
  • Policy experts and the making of the modern welfare states in the 20th century world
  • Neo-corporatist governance and the Nordic state committees' institution (komitealaitos)  

Fields of Science

  • 5201 Political History
  • 517 Political science
  • 615 History and Archaeology

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

Publications

Journal of Modern European History: Special Issue: Fragile Democracy

Rainio-Niemi, J. (ed.) & Conway, M. (ed.), Nov 2019, Sage Publications. 116 p. (Journal of Modern European History; vol. 17, no. 4)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Managing fragile democracy: Constitutionalist ethos and constrained democracy in Finland

Rainio-Niemi, J., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Modern European History. 17, 4, p. 519-538 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Neutrality as an Instrument of Small State Manoeuvring and the Globalisation of Neutrality in the Cold War

Rainio-Niemi, J., 2019, Margins of Manoeuvre in Cold War Europe: The influence of smaller powers. Crump, L. & Erlandsson, S. (eds.). Routledge

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

European Small-State Academics and the Rise of the United States as an Intellectual Center: The Cases of Halvdan Koht and Heikki Waris

Jalava, M. & Rainio-Niemi, J., 15 May 2018, Decentering European Intellectual Space. Jalava, M., Nygård, S. & Strang, J. (eds.). Brill, p. 165–194 30 p. (European Studies; vol. 35).

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

Projects

International and Transnational Histories of Neutrality. New Approaches and Research Perspectives

Rainio-Niemi, J., Åse, C. & Lemnitzer, J.

01/10/201831/12/2020

Project: Research project

The Nordic Society in Cross-disciplinary and Transnational Perspectives (NordSoc)

Ahokas, M., Alanko, A., Alapuro, R., Aunesluoma, J., Blomberg-Kroll, H., Borioni, P., Brisku, A., Fellman, S., Forsander, A., Glover, N., Götz, N., Haapakorpi, A., Haggrén, H., Hannikainen, M., Haldén, P., Heikkinen, S., Helander, M., Hilson, M., Hopkins, T., Huhta, I., Jalava, M., Kallio, J., Kananen, J., Kettunen, P., Kroll, C., Laine, J. M., Lauren, J. S. I., Lloyd, C., Marjanen, J., Marklund, C., Muir, S., Newby, A., Nordberg, C., Nygård, S., Outinen, S., Pellander, S., Prutsch, M., Rainio-Niemi, J., Riska, E., Roumpakis, A., Räisä, T., Saaritsa, S., Stadius, P., Stenius, H., Strang, J., Stråth, B., Suoranta, A. M., Syrjämäki, S., Wahlbeck, Ö., Vauhkonen, J., Wrede, S. & Österberg, M.

24/02/2011 → …

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

Activities

Friends with Enemies. Neutrality and Nonalignment Then and Now

Johanna Rainio-Niemi (Invited speaker)
1 Mar 20203 Mar 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Miksi suomettumista on niin vaikea tutkia ja käsitellä?

Johanna Rainio-Niemi (Keynote speaker)
12 Mar 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Equality - Inequality?

Johanna Rainio-Niemi (Invited speaker)
17 Feb 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Historiaton Eurooppa: Eurooppalaisen ja kansallisen historian merkitys muuttuvassa maailmassa - paneelikeskustelu

Katalin Miklóssy (Invited speaker), Johanna Rainio-Niemi (Invited speaker), Ville Erkkilä (Invited speaker), Arto Luukkanen (Invited speaker), Jari Hanska (Speaker)
19 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

The Principle of Neutrality. The Belgian and Finnish Experience

Johanna Rainio-Niemi (Speaker)
15 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Austria, Russia, and the European Far Right

Oula Silvennoinen & Johanna Rainio-Niemi

21/05/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Italia, Itävalta, EU

Johanna Rainio-Niemi

05/12/2016

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Itävallan presidentinvaalit

Johanna Rainio-Niemi

24/05/2016

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Politiikasta.fi-raati: Suomettumisen paluu?

Johanna Rainio-Niemi

16/10/2014

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media