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Maiju Wuokko, PhD, postdoctoral researcher

  • PL 59 (Unioninkatu 38)

    00014

    Finland

20072020

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

I am a historian specializing in business and political history, business-politics links, business interest associations, and labour market policies.

Research interests:

Business history; business-politics-links; business political power; corporate political activity

Industrial relations; Finnish employer policies; labour market relations and policies

Corporate social responsibility

Political economy; Varieties of Capitalism

Welfare studies and history of the welfare state

Cold War history; Finnish-Soviet relations and trade; Urho Kekkonen

Men and masculinity studies and men's history; power, gender and ageing

(Photo by Joel Grandell)

Curriculum vitae

Employment history

2018, 2020 University of Helsinki: Postdoctoral researcher, Helsinki University Humanities Programme

2018-2019 University of Helsinki: University lecturer (acting), Business History

2017 University of Helsinki: University lecturer (acting), Finnish and Nordic History

2016-2018 University of Helsinki: Researcher in researcher project "A Long Engagement: Business and Tripartite Corporatism in Finland, 1940-2020"

2012-2015 University of Helsinki: Doctoral student in reasearch project "Business, Governments and International Trade in Cold War Europe"

2010-2011 University of Helsinki: Doctoral student in research project "Business Elite – Roots and Roles in Modern Society. The Finnish case in the European context, 1750-2000"

2007-2009 University of Helsinki: Research assistant / Doctoral student in research project "Big Business, Small Nation: The Political Economy of the Finnish Forest Industries, 1920–2000"

 

Education

2016 Doctor of Philosophy, Finnish and Nordic History, University of Helsinki; PhD thesis: The Vanguard of the Market Economy: The Political Activity of Finnish Business in the 1970s and 1980s

2007 Master of Arts, Finnish and Nordic History, University of Helsinki; Master's thesis: "Täydellinen itsenäisyys ulospäin. - Ja järjellinen järjestys sisäänpäin” : Ylioppilaat ja järjestyksenpitokysymys vuonna 1917 [“Absolute Independence Outwards – And Reasonable Order Inwards” : Students and the Maintenance of Order, 1917]

 

 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

Fields of Science

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • Finnish and Nordic History
  • 5201 Political History
  • 5202 Economic and Social History
  • Business history
  • Yrityshistoria

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

Publications

Epilogi: Pitkän liiton salaisuus

Translated title of the contribution: Epilogue: The secret of a long unionWuokko, M., Jensen-Eriksen, N., Tala, H., Kuorelahti, E. & Sahari, A., 2020, Loputtomat kihlajaiset: yritykset ja kolmikantakorporatismi Suomessa 1940–2020. Helsinki: Siltala, p. 408-412 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Johdanto: Tervetuloa loputtomiin kihlajaisiin!

Translated title of the contribution: Introduction: Welcome to the endless engagement!Wuokko, M., Jensen-Eriksen, N., Tala, H., Kuorelahti, E. & Sahari, A., 2020, Loputtomat kihlajaiset: yritykset ja kolmikantakorporatismi Suomessa 1940–2020. Helsinki: Siltala, p. 9-32 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Loputtomat kihlajaiset: Yritykset ja kolmikantakorporatismi Suomessa 1940–2020

Wuokko, M., Jensen-Eriksen, N., Tala, H., Kuorelahti, E. & Sahari, A., 23 Jan 2020, Helsinki: Siltala.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientific

Riitaisa liitto 1956-1991

Translated title of the contribution: A quarrelsome union, 1956–1991Wuokko, M., 2020, Loputtomat kihlajaiset: yritykset ja kolmikantakorporatismi Suomessa 1940–2020. Helsinki: Siltala, p. 147-284 38 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Museo Ducati – Moottoripyöräilyn, teollisen muotoilun, insinööritaidon, brändirakennuksen ja yritysperinnön risteyksessä

Translated title of the contribution: Museo Ducati - At the crossroads of motorcycling, industrial design, engineering, branding, and corporate heritageWuokko, M., 17 Jun 2019, In : Tekniikan Waiheita. 37, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Projects

Prizes

Alfred D. Chandler Travel Grant

Maiju Wuokko (Recipient), Mar 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

Helsingin yliopiston kanslerin matka-apuraha

Maiju Wuokko (Recipient), Apr 2010

Prize: Prizes and awards

Historiatieteiden tutkijakoulun matka-apuraha

Maiju Wuokko (Recipient), Sep 2009

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities

The People's Republic of China’s Seven Decades of Foreign Economic Relations

Maiju Wuokko (Chair of organizing committee), Susanna Fellman (Member of organizing committee)
5 Mar 2020

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

Suomen malli murroksessa -konferenssi

Maiju Wuokko (Speaker: Presenter), Niklas Jensen-Eriksen (Speaker: Presenter)
25 Feb 202026 Feb 2020

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

Business influence on policy formation in historical research

Maiju Wuokko (Member of organizing committee), Susanna Fellman (Member of organizing committee)
16 Jan 202017 Jan 2020

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

Business influence on policy formation in historical research

Maiju Wuokko (Speaker: Presenter), Niklas Jensen-Eriksen (Speaker: Presenter)
17 Jan 2020

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

Business influence on policy formation in historical research

Maiju Wuokko (Speaker: Presenter), Susanna Fellman (Speaker: Presenter), Ilkka Kärrylä (Speaker: Presenter)
17 Jan 2020

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

Press / Media

Mikä maksaa? Tammikuun kihlaus 80 vuotta

Niklas Jensen-Eriksen & Maiju Wuokko

23/01/2020

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Mikä liikemiehissä vetoaa äänestäjiin?

Maiju Wuokko

21/11/2016

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Mikä maksaa?: Markkinatalouden etujoukot

Maiju Wuokko

10/11/2016

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media