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Curriculum vitae of Pasi Saukkonen                           1.11.2010

Name: Saukkonen, Pasi Tapani

Date of birth: August 30, 1964

Nationality: Finnish

Marital status: married, two children

Permanent Address: Vuorikummuntie 20 A 5, 00390 Helsinki

Telephone: +358-50-367 3497 (h/w)

Email: Pasi.Saukkonen@helsinki.fi

 

Education:              

Doctor of Social Sciences (in Finnish valtiotieteiden tohtori), University of Helsinki, 1999, 

  • academic dissertation: Suomi, Alankomaat ja kansallisvaltion identiteettipolitiikka. Tutkimus kansallisen identiteetin poliittisuudesta, empiirinen sovellutus suomalaisiin ja hollantilaisiin teksteihin. (”Finland, the Netherlands and the Politics of a Nation-State Identity”) SKS Toimituksia 752, Helsinki. SKS 1999, Helsinki.

Master of Social Sciences (in Finnish valtiotieteiden maisteri), University of Helsinki, 1989,

  • main subject: political science (yleinen valtio-oppi)
  • minor subjects: sociology, political history

Matriculation examination, Oulun Lyseo Upper Secondary School, 1983.

 

Adjunct professorship (docent):

Political Science, University of Helsinki, 15.3.2004-.

Cultural Policy, University of Jyväskylä, 29.4.2008-.

 

Current position:

 

Recearcher (tutkija) Grant from the Kone Foundation for writing a book on Finnish minority and integration policy alternatives, The Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism, CEREN, University of Helsinki, 1.7.2010-.

 

Recent employments:

 

Senior Researcher (erikoistutkija), Foundation for Cultural Policy Research. 1.4.2006-31.7.2006 (part time); 1.8.2006-31.12.2007 (full time); 1.1.2008- (part time, 80%); 1.1.2010- (full time).

Senior Lecturer (yliopistonlehtori, mvs.), Department of Political Science, University of Helsinki, 1.7.2003-31.7.2006 (1.4.-31.7. part time)

Senior Assistant (yliassistentti, mvs.), Department of Political Science, University of Helsinki, 1.7.2001-30.6.2003

Researcher (tutkija), Department of Political Science, University of Helsinki, 1.1.2001-31.6.2001

Planning officer (suunnittelija), Department of Political Science, University of Helsinki, 16.9.2000-31.12.2000

Researcher (tutkija), Department of Political Science, University of Helsinki, 15.1.2000-15.9.2000

Post-graduate student (tutkijakoulutettava), VAKAVA, The National Graduate School for Political Science and International Affairs, 1.1.1998-31.12.1999

Project coordinator (projektikoordinaattori). Nordic Scottish University Network. Mikkeli Institute of Rural Research and Training, University of Helsinki, 15.6.1997-31.12.1997

Secretary of the Finnish Political Science Association (part time) (Valtiotieteellinen yhdistys ry.) 1.5.1996 - 15.1.1998.

Researcher (tutkija) (grant from the Kone Foundation), 1.1.1995-31.6.1997

Editor-in-chief (päätoimittaja), Kosmopolis, the Finnish Journal of International Affairs, 2000-2001.

 

Positions of trust (a selection):                

Society for the Study of Ethnic Relations and International Migration (Etnisten suhteiden ja kansainvälisen muuttoliikkeen tutkimuksen seura Etmu ry.

  • Chairperson 2008
  • Vice-chairperson 2007
  • Member of the Board 2009

FinnEkvit (Finnish Centre for the Study of Cultural and Media Policies in Europe) (Eurooppalaisen kulttuuri- ja viestintäpoliittisen tutkimuksen tuki ry),

  • Chairperson 2003-2006

Finnish-Dutch Association (Suomalais-hollantilainen yhdistys ry),

  • Chairperson 2004-2006
  • Member of the Board 1999-2003, 2007.

European Cultural Foundation Network Finland (Euroopan kulttuurisäätiön Suomen osasto)

  • Vice-chairperson 2007-2010

Foundation for the Finnish Cultural Institute in Benelux (Suomen Benelux-instituutin säätiö)

  • Vice-member of the Board 2008-

The Finnish Peace Research Association (Suomen rauhantutkimusyhdistys ry)

  • Member of the Board 2000-2001.

European Voluntary Associations in the Modern and the Contemporary Period (A scholarly network with participants from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Estonia and Germany)

  • Member of the steering group 2004-

Nordisk Kulturpolitisk Tidskrift

  • Member of the Editorial Board 2009-

Ulkopolitiikka-lehti (The Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs)

  • Member of the Editorial Board, 2003-2006.


Kosmopolis

  • Member of the Editorial Board 1998-1999; 2002-2006.

 

 Foreign visits:

 

Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, April 2005.


Scientific acknowledgements and awards

Award for developing education at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki (Valtiotieteellisen tiedekunnan opetuksen kehittäjän palkinto), 2006.


Language skills:                

Mother tongue Finnish; working knowledge of English, Swedish and Dutch; limited working knowledge of French and German.

End date at UH31.08.12
Further information on UH affiliationOn Scholarship until 31.08.2012

Latest publications

  1. Erilaisuuksien Suomi: Vähemmistö- ja kotouttamispolitiikan vaihtoehdot

    Saukkonen, P. 03.04.2013 1 ed. Helsinki: Gaudeamus. 252 p.

    Publication: Book/anthologyE2 Popular monograph

  2. Maahanmuuttajien poliittinen osallistuminen

    Weide, M. & Saukkonen, P. 03.04.2013 Muuttajat: kansainvälinen muuttoliike ja suomalainen yhteiskunta. Martikainen, T., Saukkonen, P. & Säävälä, M. (eds.). Helsinki: Gaudemus, p. 262-280 18 p.

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyA3 Contribution to book/other compilations (refereed)

  3. Muuttajat: Kansainvälinen muuttoliike ja suomalainen yhteiskunta

    Martikainen, T. (ed.), Saukkonen, P. (ed.) & Säävälä, M. (ed.) 03.04.2013 1 ed. Helsinki: Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press. 376 p.

    Publication: Book/anthologyC2 Edited book, compilation, conference proceeding or special issue of journal

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Latest activities

  1. UN Edutainment

    Pasi Saukkonen (Speaker: Keynote), 18.01.2012

    Activity: Conferences, workshops, courses, seminarsPublic Talks

  2. Haastattelu Monitori-lehdessä

    Pasi Saukkonen (Participant), Monitori, 20.01.2012

    Activity: Public appearancesParticipation in interview for web based media

  3. Esiintyminen MTV3 uutisissa

    Pasi Saukkonen (Participant), MTV3, 16.02.2012

    Activity: Public appearancesParticipation in TV programme

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