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Koivunen, Pia

Pia Koivunen

PhD

University Lecturer

Room: Pinni B 3054
Admittance: Wed 9-10
Phone: 050 318 7573
e-Mail: pia.koivunen@uta.fi

Teaching:

Research interests:

    Cultural and public diplomacy
    Cultural Cold War
    State visits
    Mega-events and international public culture
    Youth and Communism
    World Youth Festivals

Select publications:

  • Friends, “Potential Friends,” and Enemies: Reimagining Soviet Relations to the First, Second, and Third Worlds at the Moscow 1957 Youth Festival", in Exploring the Second World, eds. Patryk Babiracki & Austin Jersild, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
  • 'The World Youth Festival as an Arena of 'Cultural Olympics': Meanings of Competition in Soviet Culture in the 1940s and 1950s', in Competition in Socialist Society, K. Miklóssy & M. Ilic (eds), London: Routledge, 2014.
  • 'Sotši, Ukraina ja Venäjän muuttuvat kasvot', Alusta!, [Sochi, Ukraine and the Changing Face of Russia], 1 April 2014.
  • 'Suojasään myyttinen festivaali venäläisten silmin' [The Mystical Festival of the Thaw in Russian Collective Memory], Idäntutkimus, 1/2014.
  • 'Nuorisofestivaali Neuvostoliiton kulttuuridiplomatian välineenä' [The World Youth Festival in Soviet Cultural Diplomacy], Idäntutkimus, 1/2014.
  • 'Sotshi - Imagon kiillotusta ja pintapuolista boikotointia', Uutistamo.fi [Sochi - Image Management and Lame Boycotting], 31 January 2014.
  • Performing Peace and Friendship - The World Youth Festival as a Tool of Soviet Cultural Diplomacy, 1947-1957, unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Tampere, 2013.
  • 'A Dream Come True. Finns Visiting the Lands of Socialism at the World Youth Festivals', Twenthieth Century Communism, 2012.
  • 'Overcoming Cold War Boundaries at the World Youth Festivals'. In: Reassessing Cold War Europe. Eds. Sari Autio-Sarasmo and Katalin Miklóssy. London: Routledge, 2011.
  • 'The Moscow 1957 Youth Festival: Propagating a New Peaceful Image of the Soviet Union'. In: Soviet State and Society under Nikita Khrushchev. Eds. Melanie Ilic and Jeremy Smith. London: Routledge, 2009, pp. 46-65.
 
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