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university of tampere: faculty of social sciences: research: tampere peace research institute (tapri): staff:
Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Social Sciences
Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI)

Ari KerkkänenAri Kerkkänen 300dpi kuvaaja Mikko Keltanen-1.jpg

PhD

Visiting Senior Researcher at TAPRI

ari.kerkkanen@uta.fi

Expertise and research interests:

  • Contemporary Middle East
  • Palestine - mandate years
  • Israel-Palestine conflict
  • Human security
  • Peace-building
  • Protracted social conflicts and conflict resolution
  • Syria
  • Afghanistan

Work experience:

  • Working presently for United Nations Assistance Mission (UNAMA) in Afghanistan.
  • Head of Strategic Planning, Analysis and Reporting Department (EUPOL - Afghanistan) (4/2014 - 9/2015)
  • Director of the Finnish Institute in the Middle East (1/2011 - 4/2014)
  • Director of Crisis Management Centre Finland (8/2006 - 12/2010)

Publications:

  • Syyria ja Lähi-itä: havaintoja nykypäivästä ja heijastuksia historiasta (Pystykorva 2015).
  • "From Principles to Practices - The Primacy of Understanding." Good Practices of a Comprehensive Approach to Crisis Management (ed. Jari Mustonen), Finnish Centre of Expertise in Comprehensive Crisis Management 2015
  • "Turning Points of Syria's War and the EU's Civilian Crisis Management Support to a Peace Process in Syria." Perspectives on European Security. STETE Yearbook 2013, 10-17 (published in April 2014).
  • "The Failure of the Security Paradigm in Syria. The Human Security Perspective." 79 FIIA Working Paper, January 2014.
  • “Way ahead: Recommendations for Development of Finnish Peace Mediation Capacities”. FIIA and CMI Report: Peace Mediation in the Globalised World: A Comparative Analysis of States as Peacemakers. Submitted manuscript.
  • “Building Capacity for the Palestinian Civil Police: EUPOL COPPS and Communications Project” (together with Hannu Rantanen and Jari Sundqvist). CMC Finland Civilian Crisis Management Studies, Vol.1, Number 3/2008.
  • “On Intelligent Approach in Crisis Management. In Need of Comprehensive Building Blocks for Finnish Crisis Management”. FINCENT Publication Series 1:2008, 85-96.
 
Visiting address: Linna building, 6th floor
Postal address: TAPRI, School of Social Sciences and Humanities
FI-33014 University of Tampere, Finland
tel. +358 (0)3 355 111
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Last update: 17.11.2015 12.16 Muokkaa

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