Below you will find our publications in English. Please find our publications in Finnish here.

Selected publications

All scientific publications

Brunila, Tuukka (2022): Depoliticization of politics and power: Mouffe and the conservative disposition in postfoundational political theory. Frontiers in Political Science.

Farzamfar, Mehrnoosh (2023): The Right to Asylum under Securitised EU Law: A Real or an Illusory Right? Retfærd – Nordic Journal of Law & Justice.

Nordström, Laura & Teivainen, Teivo (2023): Inclusion of IMF in Eurozone Crisis Management: Legitimacy Through External Expertise and Internal Depoliticisation. Global Society.

Papageorgiou, Achillefs & Immonen, Waltteri (2023): How supranational institutions benefit from crises: member states’ solidarity and the EU’s image during the COVID-19 pandemic. European Union Politics.

Pankakoski, Timo (2023): Fragmentation. In Sellers, Mortimer & Kriste, Stephan (eds) Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. Springer.

Rainio-Niemi, Johanna (2022): Social Cohesion through Policy Coordination: the State, Interests and Institutions in Austria and Finland after 1945. In Christopher Lloyd & Matti Hannikainen (eds) Social Cohesion and Welfare States. Routledge. 

Salminen, Janne & Farzamfar, Mehrnoosh (2022): The Supervision of Legality by the Finnish Parliamentary Ombudsman during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Nordisk Administrativt Tidskrift.

Vogt, Henri (2021): Covid-19 and freedom. Social Science Information.

Vogt, Henri & Pukarinen, Aappo (2022): The European Union as a long-term political actor: an overview. Political Research Exchange.



Daminova, Nasiya & Shisong, Jiang (2022): The First Working Draft of the WHO’s ‘Pandemic Treaty’: attempting to cover normative gaps indicated by the COVID-19 pandemic? EJIL Talk! Blog of the European Journal of International Law.


Academic dissertations

Brunila, Tuukka (2023):  The Autonomy of the Political and the Authority of the State : Carl Schmitt and the de-politicisation of the economy. Academic dissertation. University of Helsinki.

Farzamfar, Mehrnoosh (2021): The implications of the securitisation of immigration upon the right to seek asylum in the European Union : an interdisciplinary legal analysis. Academic dissertation. University of Helsinki.


Other publications

Aaltola, Mika; Ketola, Johanna; Peltonen, Aada & Vaakanainen, Karoliina (2021): An abrupt awakening to the realities of a pandemic: Learning lessons from the onset of Covid-19 in the EU and Finland. FIIA Working paper.

Ketola, Johanna (2023): Health multilateralism and the Covid-19 pandemic. Raportissa Jokela, Juha; Creutz, Katja; Saul, Alana; Helwig, Niklas; Sinkkonen, Ville; Kronlund, Anna; Kallio, Jyrki; Nizhnikau, Ryhor & Ketola, Johanna. Multilateral cooperation in an era of strategic competition: Options for influence for Finland and the European Union. Publications of the Government´s analysis, assessment and research activities 2023:9.

Lehtinen, Mattias & Brunila, Tuukka (2021): A Political Ontology of the Pandemic: Sovereign Power and the Management of Affects through the Political Ontology of War. Frontiers in Political Science.

Nordström, Laura & Laiho, Niilo (2022): Explaining IMF design of 2010 Greece loan: bricoleurs relying on fiscal space and nonlinear multiple equilibria processes. Comparative European Politics.

Nordström, Laura & Teivainen, Teivo (2022):  IMF expertise in the eurozone crisis: from stimulus talk to austerity policy. Global Political Economy.


Funding acknowledgement

Just Recovery from Covid-19? Fundamental Rights, Legitimate Governance and Lessons Learnt (JuRe) project is funded by the Strategic Research Council at the Academy of Finland. Grant numbers 345951 (WP1), 345952 (WP2), 345953 (WP3), 346002 (WP4), 345950 (WP5).