Author: Jenni Laakso

What is the role of history in the Colombian peace process? How can the study of history contribute to conflict resolution? Why should we continue to have difficult conversations about the past? How can we ensure history doesn’t repeat itself? Eamon Gilmore COLOMBIA: MAKING PEACE AND HISTORY...

There is a need for a more diverse historical narrative in Finland. The status of minorities should be addressed also in official circumstances, even if it cannot be currently painted in an honourable or just light. We must be able to question the one dimensional...

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  Speech by Erkki Tuomioja, 26.4.2017, Helsinki I think historians should approach today’s subject in a suitably humble frame of mind. With few exceptions – I am thinking for example of Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie and his path-breaking History of the world’s climate from the year 1000...