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

Marko LehtiMarko Lehti

Senior Research Fellow

Docent

Academic Director of Master's Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research (PEACE)

marko.lehti[at]uta.fi

+358-40-190 1595

Visiting address: Linna 6066

Full list of projects, presentations, publications:

Projects:

  • Peace Mediation in Nordic Countries. A Comparative Study, Funding: Finland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2013.14
  • Conflict Mediation. M. Lehti, project leader. Funding: Finland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2010.
  • Towards Post-Western Europe: Challenges From Southeastern Margin. Funding by Academy of Finland, 2009-13
  • The Transatlantic Relationship and the Struggle for Europe Duration: 05-07, Funding: NORFACE
  • Mapping the Baltic Sea Area: Meaning of the New Political Space in the European North  Financing: Nordic Council of Ministers, Duration: 1999 - 2001

Recent presentations:

  • Rethinking Conflict Transformation and the Role of the Third Party, Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Conflict Management: NATO, OSCE, EU and Civil Society. Bratislava, Slovakia, June 9-10, 2015
  • Concept of "peace" in Nordic peace research, (Nordic Peace Reseaech roundtable) Cooperation and Conflict 50th Anniversary Symposium, Lund, 7-8 May, 2015
  • Mediating Histories: Towards Dialogic Transformation of Protracted Conflicts, Rethinking dialogue in conflict resolution seminar, Copenhagen 20.1.2015
  • Multicultural Legacies, Sustainable Peace and Transnational Futures: Envisioning Communality beyond the Nation-State,Trans-ethnic Coalition-building within and across States –conference 7-9 January 2015, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Keynote lecture: History Conflicts and Conflicting Histories: Looking for Dialogic Peace Process. 5th International Conference on Nordic and Baltic Studies in Romania: Cool Peace. A Piece Culture, A Culture of Peace Valahia University of Targoviste, Romania, August 17-19, 2014
  • Keynote lecture: Nordics as Peacemakers: Cooperation or Competition? Handling Conflicts: Finnish–Irish Colloquium on Crisis Management, Tampere, May 6, 2014
  • Keynote lecture: Rappion viehätys. Miksi lännen pitää taantua pelastuakseen. Länsimaisuus workshop, University of Jyväskylä 21.11.2013
  • Transnational History, Sustainable Peace and Regional Approaches: Comparing The Baltic Sea Area and The Balkans. Keynote lecture at 4th International Conference on Nordic and Baltic Studies in Romania: Empire-building and Region-building in the Baltic, North and Black sea areas. Constanta, Romania, May 24-26, 2013
  • Myth of Victimhood and Cult of Authenticity. History, Memory and Conflict conference, University of Glasgow 18-19.3.2013
  • The Quest for Solidarity and Tamed Nationalism: Envisioning Sustainable Peace in the Balkans. From the war to the Eternal Peace on the 100th anniversary of the Balkan wars: Good Neighbourhood Realtions in the Balkan conferece Hacettepe University, Istanbul, Turkey 4-7.10.2012
  • The West as a Source of (De)legitimation and International Order (with C. Browning).  6th ECPR General Conference, University of Iceland, 25th - 27th Aug. 2011
  • Tamed Nationalism, Quest for Solidarity and Sustainable Peace: Early Balkan Experiences. The 7th European Peace Research Association (EuPRA) General Conference, Tampere, Finland 20-22.7.2011
  • Performing Identity – Looking for Subjectivity: Marginality, Self-esteem and Ontological Security  Comparative Baltic State-Building” seminar Uppsala, Sweden 14-15 March 2011
  • Western Hegemony and Its Galactic Critic: Depicting Alternative Narration of International Relations in the Adventures of Valérian and Laureline. Standing Group on International Relations Conference 09.09.2010. Stockholm, Ruotsi.
  • The ghosts of the past return: Securitized memories in the Baltic states after 08/08/08. ICCEES VIII World Congress 2010 29.07.2010. Stockholm, Ruotsi.
  • The West: Contested, Narrated and Clustered (with C. Browning). International Studies Association 51st Annual Convention 20.02.2010. New Orleans, Yhdysvallat.
  • American West vs. European West: A Struggle for Ownership and Legitimacy. International Studies Association 51st Annual Convention 20.02.2010. New Orleans, Yhdysvallat.

Publications (selected):

Books:

  • Nordic Approaches to Peace Mediation. Research, Practices and Policies, M. Lehti (ed.), TAPRI Studies in Peace and Conflict research No. 101. Tampere: Tampere Peace Research Institute 2014
  • The Struggle for the West. Divided and Contested Legacy of the West, Christopher Browning & Marko Lehti (eds.) London: Routledge 2010. 236 pp.
  • Contested and Shared Places of Memory, History and Politics in the North Eastern Europe. Marko Lehti & Jörg Hackmann (eds.), London: Routledge 2010. 158 pp. Book has been previously published as Journal of Baltic Studies, special issue, 39(4), 2008.
  • Post-Cold War Identity Politics. Northern and Baltic Experiences. Marko Lehti & David J. Smith (eds.). London and Portland: Frank Cass 2003. 320 pp.
  • The Baltic as a Multicultural World: Sea, Region and Peoples. Marko Lehti (ed.). Serie: The Baltic Sea Region: Northern Dimension – European Perspectives. vol. 4. Berlin: Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2005. 217 pp.
  • Baltic League as a Construct of the New Europe. Envisioning a Baltic Region and Small State Sovereignty in the Aftermath of the First World War. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang 1999. 550 pp.

Articles and Chapters (selected):

  • “The Quest for Solidarity and Tamed Nationalism: Envisioning Sustainable Peace in the Balkans”, Peace & Change. A Journal of Peace Research 39(1), 2014: 101-132.
  • “Mediating Asymmetric Conflicts: A Survey on Nordic Studies on Peacemaking” (together with Jenny Saarinen), in Nordic Approaches to Peace Mediation. Research, Practices and Policies, M. Lehti (ed.), TAPRI Studies in Peace and Conflict research No. 101. Tampere: Tampere Peace Research Institute 2014, 11-90.
  • ”Rauhanvälitys pohjoismaisen yhteistyön haasteena” (Peace mediation as a challenge in Nordic cooperation) (with Pertti Joenniemi), in Rauhanvälitys - suomalaisia näkökulmia, Nissinen, Petter & Doty, Anisa (toim.), 2014: 40-48.
  • “Myth of Victimhood and Cult of Authenticity: Sacralizing the Nation in Estonia and Poland” (with J. Hackmann). in Catharina Raudvere (ed), Rethinking the Space for Religion. New Actors in Central and Southeast on Religion, Authenticity and Belonging , Nordic Academic Press 2012: 126-162.
  •  ”The Dancing Conference of Bulduri: A Clash of Alternative Regional Futures”, in M Housden & D.J. Smith (eds,), Forgotten Pages In Baltic History Diversity And Inclusion, Rodopi 2011: 71-94.
  • "Geographic Centrality and Marginality: East, West, and North in Finnish Symbolic Geography” (with C. Browning). In Alexander Maxwell (ed) The East-West Discourse. Symbolic Geography and its Consequences: Peter Lang 2011: 155-168.
  • "Baltic Europe”. In Kenneth Dyson, Angelos Sepos (eds) Which Europe? The Politics of Differentiated Integration. Palgrave Macmillan 2010, 112-125.
  •  “American West vs. European West: A Struggle for Ownership and Legitimacy”. In: C. Browning & M. Lehti (eds.) The Struggle for the West. Divided/Contested Legacy of the West, London: Routledge 2010: 90-114.
  • “The West: Contested, Narrated and Clustered” (with Christopher Browning) In: C. Browning & M. Lehti (eds.) The Struggle for the West. Divided/Contested Legacy of the West, London: Routledge 2010: 15-32.
  •  “Never Ending Second World War: Public Perfomances of National Dignity and Drama of Bronze Soldier”. (with Matti Jutila & Markku Jokisipilä) Journal of Baltic Studies vol 39(4), 2008: 393-418. (Published also in Contested and Shared Places of  Memory, History and Politics in the North Eastern Europe. Marko Lehti & Jörg Hackmann (eds.), London: Routledge 2010: 15-40)
  •  “Baltic Region in Becoming: From the Council of the Baltic Sea States to the EU’s Strategy for Baltic Sea Area”, Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review, 22, 2009: 9-27.
  •  "Struggle for the West: Renegotiated Troubled Partnership”, in: Dimitri Katsy (ed.), International Relations: the Field of Vision and the Persistence of Politics. St.Petersburg State University Press 2008: 58-85.
  • “Beyond East-West: Marginality and National Dignity in Finnish Identity Construction”. (with Christopher Browning) Nationalities Papers 35(4), 2007: 691-716.
  • “Protégé or Go-between: the Role of the Baltic States after 9/11 in EU – US Relations”, Journal of Baltic Studies vol 38(2), 2007: 127-151.
  • ”Murtunut, muuttuva vai muuttumaton länsi” (Broken, changing or constant West) (with Pertti Joenniemi) Kosmopolis. Rauhan-, konfliktin-ja maailmanpolitiikan tutkimuksen aikakauskirja 36(2), 2006: 5-29
  • ”Identiteeteistä mielenmaisemaan. Kansallisten tarinoiden paluu maailmanpolitiikan  tutkimukseen” (From identities to mindscpaes: return of national narratives to study of world politics) Kosmopolis. Rauhan-, konfliktin-ja maailmanpolitiikan tutkimuksen aikakauskirja 34(3), 2004: 53-73.
  • “Possessing a Baltic Europe. Retold National Narratives in the European North”, in Post-Cold War Identity Politics. Northern and Baltic Experiences. Eds. Marko Lehti & David J. Smith. London and Portland: Frank Cass 2003:11-49.
  • “The Encounter between the Nordic and the Northern: Torn Apart but Meeting Again?” (with Pertti Joenniemi), in Post-Cold War Identity Politics. Northern and Baltic Experiences. Eds. Marko Lehti & David J. Smith. London and Portland: Frank Cass 2003:128-156.
  • ”Geopoliittisen mielikuvituksen tutkimus: tilan ja ajan hallinnan politiikka” (Study of geopolitical imagination), in: Muuttuva geopolitiikka.V. Harle & S. Moisio (eds.)Gaudeamus 2003: 110-129.
  • ”Ymmärtämisen haaste. Balkanin mielenmaisemaa kartoittamassa” (Challenge of understanding: mapping the Balkan mindscape), Idäntutkimus 3/2002: 5-17.
  • “Mapping the Study of the Baltic Sea Area: From Nation-Centric to Multinational History”, Journal of Baltic Studies 33(4), 2002: 431-446..
  • ”Kansojen kilvoittelu kunniasta. Kansallisuusaatteen ja urheilun pyhä liitto” (Contest for honour among nations: nationalism and sport), Historiallinen Aikakauskirja 3/2000: 226-240.
  • ”Etnisen puhdistuksen trauma - Miten selittää Balkanin sotien väkivaltaisuus?” (Trauma of ethnic cleansing: how to explain violence of the Balkan wars), in: Jäljillä. Kirjoituksia historian ongelmista. P. Kettunen, A. Kultanen & T. Soikkanen (eds.). Turku: Kirja-Aurora 2000:. 125-149.
  •  “Sovereignty Redefined. Baltic Cooperation and the Limits of National Self-Determination”, Cooperation and Conflict. Nordic Journal of International Relations, 34(4), 1999: 413-443.
  • ”Balkanisoitumisen uudet tulkinnat kylmän sodan jälkeen. Muuttiko Kosovo mitään?” (New interpretation of balkanization: did Kosovo change anything?) Kosmopolis. Rauhan-, konfliktin-ja maailmanpolitiikan tutkimuksen aikakauskirja 29(4), 1999: 8-34.
  •  ”Kansallismyytit Kosovon kansanmurhan taustalla” (National myths and genicide in Kosovo), Historiallinen Aikakauskirja 3/1999: 218-224.
 
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