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Description of research and teaching

Research interests

  • 20th century European History, Austria and Finland
  • Transnational history
  • Histories of state- and nation-building, democracy
  • Policy experts and the making of welfare states
  • Neo-corporatist governance in 20th century Europe
  • Neutrality in European Political Thought and Practice 

Keywords

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

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

Publications 2001 2017

Cold War Neutrality in Europe: Lessons to be Learned?

Rainio-Niemi, M. J., 2017, Engaged Neutrality : An Evolved Approach to the Cold War. Gärtner, H. (ed.). Lanham: Lexington Books, p. 15-36 22 p.

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

H-Diplo Forum on “Beyond and Between the Cold War Blocs": Special Issue of The International History Review 37:5 (December 2015): 901-1013

Rainio-Niemi, M. J., 16 May 2016, In : H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences. H-diplo, No. 614, p. 1538-0661 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Neutrality as Identity: Finland’s Quest for Security in the Cold War

Aunesluoma, J. & Rainio-Niemi, J., 1 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Cold War Studies. 18, 4, p. 51-78 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Vastakkainasettelusta perusasioihin: akateemisesta julkaisemisesta kansallisen ja kansainvälisen rajapinnoilla

Rainio-Niemi, M. J., Jun 2016, In : Historiallinen Aikakauskirja. 114, 2, p. 213-218 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

A Nordic Paradox of Openness and Consensus? The Case of Finland

Rainio-Niemi, M. J., 2015, The Paradox of Openness: Transparency and Participation in Nordic Cultures of Consensus. Götz, N. & Marklund, C. (eds.). Leiden ; Boston: Brill , p. 29-47 18 p. 4. (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology; no. 126).

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

Projects 2008 2017

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 2010 2016

Political Crises in Recent History

Johanna Rainio-Niemi (Speaker: Opponent/discussant)
1 Dec 2016

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

Annual Conference of the Finnish Political Science Association.

Johanna Rainio-Niemi (Speaker: Presenter)
19 Mar 201520 Mar 2015

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

University of Oxford

Johanna Rainio-Niemi (Visiting researcher)
Nov 2015Dec 2015

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

University of Oxford

Johanna Rainio-Niemi (Visiting researcher)
May 2015Jun 2015

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Workshop on a book project: Conceptualizing Cultural Europe. Intellectuals between Centers and Peripheries

Johanna Rainio-Niemi (Speaker: Presenter)
26 Mar 201527 Mar 2015

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

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