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MAB Faculty's Docent lecture series begins with a lecture by Mika Aaltola, Director of Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Published on 26.8.2022
Tampere University
Yliopiston rakennuksia, joissa MAB-tiedekunta toimii.Photo: FIIA - Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Docents are a central institution in the Finnish academic community, and they bring an important addition to the faculties’ research and teaching activities. With this Docent lecture series, the Faculty of Management and Business (MAB) wants to introduce the Faculty's Docents and their expertise. MAB lecture series begins with a lecture by Dr. Mika Aaltola, Director of Finnish Institute of International Affairs. The lecture series can be followed online via live stream.

MAB Faculty’s Docent lecture series offers views on current issues in the fields Politics, Administrative Studies, Business Studies, Information and Knowledge Management as well as Industrial Engineering and Management.

Dr. Mika Aaltola is the Director of Finnish Institute of International Affairs. He is also a tenured Professor of International Relations and European Union Affairs at Tallinn University (part-time), Estonia. His areas of expertise include the U.S. global role, dynamics of major power politics, democratic vulnerability, pandemic security, and Finnish foreign policy. Mika Aaltola holds a title of Docent (International Relations) at the Faculty of Management and Business, Tampere University.

Dr. Anni Kangas, University Lecturer in International Relations, will introduce the lecturer.

Programme

Thu 22 September at 16:15–18 Paavo Koli hall, Pinni A Building, City Centre Campus
Director Mika Aaltola, Finnish Institute of International Affairs: Great Power Politics and Finland

Thu 13 October at 16:15–18 Paavo Koli hall, Pinni A Building, City Centre Campus
Professor Harri Jalonen, University of Vaasa: Complexity thinking: what, why and how

Thu 27 October at 16:15–18 Paavo Koli hall, Pinni A Building, City Centre Campus
Associate Professor (tenure track) Marjo Siltaoja, University of Jyväskylä: Sustainable business transition – from values to impact

Thu 10 Novemeber at 16:15–18 (ZOOM)
Dr. Craig Fleisher: Configuring the 4-Sets: A Practice-Tested Model to Create Informational Alignment Among Mindsets, Skillsets, Toolsets and Datasets

Thu 17 November at 16:15–18 FA032 Small Hall 1, Festia Building, Hervanta Campus
Professor Juha Matti Lehtonen, National Defence University: Defense cooperation and joint procurement


The lectures are open to everyone and there is no pre-registration.

Welcome to the lecture series!