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Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Social Sciences
Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI)

Tarja VäyrynenTarja Väyrynen

University professor

Research director at TAPRI


Tel: +358-40-190 4097

Visiting address: Linna 6067

Full list of publications:

  • 2016: Väyrynen, Tarja, Puumala, Eeva, Pehkonen, Samu, Kynsilehto, Anitta and Vaittinen Tiina Choreographies of Resistance: Mobile Bodies and Relational Politics, London, New York: Rowman and Littlefield.
  • 2016: “Re-thinking national temporal orders: the subaltern presence and enactment of the political”, Review of International Studies doi:10.1017/S0260210515000595
  • 2015: Väyrynen, Tarja & Eeva Puumala, “Bodies of War, the Past Continuous, and (Ar)rhytmic Experiences”, Alternatives: Local, Global, Political 40(4): 237-250.
  • 2015: Väyrynen, Tarja “The Finnish national identity and the sacrificial male body: war, postmemory and resistance”, National Identities. DOI 10.1080/14608944.2015.1061489
  • 2014: “Temporalities of Peace and Agonistic Politics”, Review of International Studies
  • 2014: “Nationalism and Sacrificial Male Body: Space, Memory, Communitas”, National Identities
  • 2014: Väyrynen, Tarja & Eeva Puumala “Bodies of War, the Past Continuous, and (Ar)rhytmic Experiences”, submitted to Alternatives: Local, Global, Political
  • 2013: “Re-thinking Peace through the Figure of Parrhesiastes: Creating Agonistic Political Space”, International Journal of Conflict Engagement and Resolution, no 2, pp. 147-162.
  • 2013: “Muted National Memory: When the “Hitler’s Brides” Speak the Truth”, International Feminist Journal of Politics 14, DOI 10.1080/14616742.2013.773155.
  • 2013: “Keeping the Trauma of War Open in the Male Body – Resisting the Hegemonic Forms of Masculinity and Finnish National Identity”, Journal for Gender Studies 22(2): 137-151.
  • 2013: “From Scientific Gaze to Vulnerable Observer: The Role of Facilitator in Conflict Resolution”, in Kevin Avruch and Christopher Mitchell (eds.), Conflict Resolution and Human Need, pp. 95-107. London and New York: Routledge.
  • 2013: “Corporeal Migration”, Mark B. Salter and Can E. Mutlu (eds.) Research Methods in Critical Security Studies, pp. 169-172. London, New York: Palgrave.
  • 2012: “Gendering the EU’s Peace Mediation with Critical Reflexivity” in Tamminen, Tanja (eds.) Strengthening the EU’s Peace Mediation Capacities, pp. 103-108. Helsinki: The Finnish Institute of International Affairs.
  • 2011: Puumala, Eeva, Väyrynen, Tarja, Kynsilehto, Anitta & Pehkonen, Samu “Events of the Body Politic, A Nancian Reading of Asylum-Seekers’ Bodily Choreographies and Resistance”, Body & Society 17(4): 83-104.
  • 2011: von der Lippe, Berit & Tarja, Väyrynen, “Co-opting feminist voices for the war on terror: Laura Bush meets Nordic feminism”, European Journal of Women’s Studies 18(1): 19-33.
  • 2011: “Silence and Conflict Resolution”, Roland Bleiker & Morgan Brigg (eds.), Culture and Conflict Resolution, pp. 38-56. Hawaii: Hawaii University Press.
  • 2010: “Gender and Peacebuilding”, Oliver P. Richmond (ed.), Critical Advances in Peacebuilding: Critical Developments and Approaches, pp. 137-153. London: Palgrave.
  • 2008: Jutila, Matti, Pehkonen, Samu & Tarja, Väyrynen, “Resuscitating a Discipline: An Agenda for Critical Peace Research”, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 36(3): 623-640.
  • 2006: “’The Higher Cause of Peace’: What Could and Should the Nordic States Contribute to the Development of Conflict Mediation in the European Union Context?”, Alyson J. K. Bailes, Gunilla Herolf and Bengt Sundelius (eds.), The Nordic Countries and the European Security and Defense Policy, pp. 215-233. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • 2005: “Gender and UN Peace Operations: The Confines of Modernity”, Alex J. Bellamy and Paul Williams (eds.), Peace Operations and Global Order, pp. 124-142. London and New York: Routledge. (Published also as “Gender and UN Peace Operations: The Confines of Modernity”, International Peacekeeping, 2004, 11(1): 125-142.
  • 2005: “A Shared Understanding: Gadamer and International Conflict Resolution”, Journal of Peace Research, 42(3): 349-357.
  • 2004: “Gender and UN Peace Operations: The Confines of Modernity”, International Peacekeeping 11(1): 125-142. (Published also as (2005), “Gender and UN Peace Operations: The Confines of Modernity”, Alex J. Bellamy and Paul Williams (eds.), Peace Operations and Global Order, pp. 124-142. London and New York: Routledge)
  • 2004: Jouko Huru & Tarja Väyrynen (eds.) Kadonnutta poliittista etsimässä: Turvallisuuden, identiteetin ja retoriikan poliittisuus (The Politics of Security, Identity and Rhetorics), Helsinki: Helsinki University Press.
  • 2004: “The Problem of Solving Ethnopolitical Conflicts”, Alessandro Gobbicchi (ed.), Globalization, Armed Conflicts and Security, pp. 141-152. Rome: Rubbetino.
  • 2004: “Interdependence and Fragmentation: The Articulations of Political Space in the Discourses of Integration and Ethnic Conflict”, Vasiliki Koutrakou (ed.), The European Union in Global Politics, Security, Economy, and Technology: Issues of Contemporary International Debate, pp. 10-22. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press.
  • 2003: “The Search for Meaning in Global Conjunctions”, Peter Mandaville & Andrew Williams (eds.), Meaning and International Relations, pp. 106-116. London and New York: Routledge.
  • 2001: Culture and International Conflict Resolution. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press.


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