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Peace Symposium 10.-11.8.2017

Kulttuurikeskus Cruselli Uudessakaupungissa
During the 400 th anniversary of Uusikaupunki, we have the pleasure to welcome You to the Peace Symposium on 10 th - 11 th August 2017.

The Peace Symposium seminar will be held on Thursday 10 th August at 11-17 and on Friday 11 th August at 9-16. Symposium will take place on Cultural Centre Cruselli (Kulttuurikeskus Cruselli), Kullervontie 11, Uusikaupunki.

See the detailed seminar programme below. The symposium is free of charge, but we would like to know, if you are coming. Click here to registrate.

Welcome to visit Uusikaupunki!
THURS 10 TH AUGUST
Moderator DEd, Executive Director Jaana Vasama
  • 11.00-12.00 Registration and welcoming coffee, Moderator DEd, Executive Director Jaana Vasama
  • 12.00-12.10 Welcome to Uusikaupunki - the city of peace, Mayor Atso Vainio
  • 12.10-12.20 Peace symposium, Professor Wolfgang Lutz
  • 12.20-12.30 Greetings from the Ministry of Education and Culture, Director General Riitta Kaivosoja
  • 12.30-12.50 Peace of Uusikaupunki and its significance to 100-year- old Finland and 400-year-old Uusikaupunki, Mikko Paana
  • 12.50-13.20 History of peace mediation, Professor Marko Lehti, TAPRI
  • 13.20-13.50 Peace and the impermeability of peace agreements, D.Soc.Sc., Member of Parliament Erkki Tuomioja
  • 14.00-15.00 LUNCH
  • 15.00-15.30 Peace work in today’s Europe, Member of Parliament Ilkka Kanerva
  • 15.30-16.00 The restless world before and now, Reporter Rauli Virtanen
  • 16.00-17.00 PANEL, The panel is hosted by Professor Emeritus Tuomo Melasuo
  • 17.15-18.30 Guided bus tour
  • 19.00-20.30 DINNER AND EVENING PARTY
FRI 11 TH AUGUST
Moderator Director of the Migration Institute of Finland Tuomas Martikainen
  • 09.00-09.30 Threats of terrorism in Finland and abroad, Ambassador Marjo Lehti
  • 09.30-10.00 Migrating populations and the changing world, Professor Wolfgang Lutz, Austria
  • 10.00-10.30 Changing values, Researcher Bi Puranen, Institute for Future Studies in Sweden
  • 10.30-11.00 COFFEE BREAK
  • 11.00-11.30 Intercultural tensions and their potential solutions, Ambassador Risto Veltheim
  • 11.30-12.00 Population projections of the Arctic, Dr. Anastasia Emelyanova, IIASA
  • 12.00-12.30 Peace - small word, major significance, Dr Pirkko Nuolijärvi
  • 12.30-13.15 Short survival study of a small city, Future researcher Ilkka Halava
  • 13.15-14.00 LUNCH
  • 14.00-15.30 PANEL, The panel is hosted by Professor Emeritus Tuomo Melasuo
  • 15.30-16.00 Closing speech
  • 17.00-19.30 Planning meeting for the year 2018

Click here to registrate to Peace Symposium