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FNSC9007 Finland in Northern European Contemporary History 5 ECTS
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Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Department of Social Research

Learning outcomes

The course will familiarize students with Finland's contemporary history. On completion of the course, students
- have gained basic knowledge of Finnish contemporary history
- are able to situate Finnish contemporary history into broader Northern European history
- are aware of Turku's place in Finnish and Northern European history

General description

The course will present the main developments of Finnish contemporary history. The focus on contemporary history means the period of autonomy under Russian rule (1809-1917), the 1917 declaration of independence, the Civil War of 1918, the development of Finnish democracy and the Finnish welfare state model, and Finland during the World War II and the Cold War. The lecture series will end up with the 1995 accession of Finland to the European Union.

Teacher responsible

Louis Clerc
loucle [at] utu . fi


22-Sep-2016 – 10-Nov-2016
Lectures 16 h
Thu 22-Sep-2016 - 10-Nov-2016 weekly at 12-14, PUB 4, Assistentinkatu 7, 2nd floor
27-Oct-2016 at 12 –14 , PUB 3, Assistentinkatu 7, 1st floor


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Evaluation criteria

The course consists of lectures and a learning diary (3 ECTS). In addition, the students may write an optional essay (2 ECTS)