Panel Discussion: “Välivaaleilla on väliä: Miltä näyttää Trumpin loppukausi?”

A panel discussion “Välivaaleilla on väliä: Miltä näyttää Trumpin loppukausi?” will be held in Finnish on Thursday, November 15, at 10:00-12:00 at the Helsinki University Library (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor). *** Yleensä presidentin puolue kokee tappion välivaaleissa. Pystyykö Trump rikkomaan myös tämän kaavan, kuten on rikkonut jo lähes kaikki muut politiikan lainalaisuudet? Tämä merkitsisi jatkoa Yhdysvaltain ... Read More»

Public Event on the 2018 Congressional Elections (August 30, 2018)

The 2018 Congressional Elections will be held in November. Two honorable U.S. Congressmen Tom Davis (R-VA) and Martin Frost (D-TX) discuss the importance of the elections at the Helsinki University Kaisa Library (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor) on Thursday, August 30, at 5 pm – welcome! The event is moderated by McDonnell Douglas Professor of American ... Read More»

Runokuu Goes Kaisa Library (August 24, 2018)

Please join us for Artist’s talk: Judd Morrissey: “Place Taking Place: Poetics of Embodied Mixed Reality” at the Helsinki University Kaisa Library (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor) on Friday, August 24 at 16:00 (note the new starting time!) This artist’s talk will navigate the emerging territories and queer liminalities of a practice that integrates language, code, ... Read More»

Congratulations to the New ARC Grantees! (May 21, 2018)

The U.S. Embassy Finland hosted the winners of the 2017 American Resource Center (ARC) Grant 2017  at a ceremony in the Embassy’s Innovation Center on May 21, 2018. The U.S. Embassy awarded a record number of four ARC Grants this year due to the exceptionally high quality of applications last fall. Ms. Emilia Lehtonen, a ... Read More»

Public Lecture: The American Presidency and the 2018 Congressional Elections

U.S. Midterm Elections will be held in November 2018. What factors are relevant for thinking about how the election will go? In this presentation, Dr. Peter Miller will discuss the following: an overview of the House and Senate seats that are up for election; the remarkably high rate of retirements in this cycle and the ... Read More»

Public Lecture: “Transforming Education: A Vision for the Future”

***NEW DATE Please join us for a public lecture by Sam Northern at the Kaisa Library Auditorium (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor) on Tuesday, February 27, at 5 pm. “What is on your bucket list? Summiting Mount Everest? Diving the Great Barrier Reef? For most people, these are unlikely adventures. This is no longer the case with ... Read More»

Announcing the 2017 ARC Grant Recipients! (January 30, 2018)

A record number four American Resource Center (ARC) Grants have been awarded in 2017 due to the exceptionally high quality of applications this year. The selection panel consisted of Counselor for Press and Cultural Affairs T.J. Grubisha, U.S. Embassy; Executive Director Terhi Mölsä from the Fulbright Finland Foundation; and Assistant Public Affairs Officer Ethan Tabor, ... Read More»

November is Native American Heritage Month (November 1, 2017)

The American Resource Center is proud to co-host a 4-part lecture series and a photo exhibition at the Helsinki University Kaisa library in honor of Native American Heritage Month and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Finnish Association for American Indian Cultures. Fulbright Bicentennial Chair Daniel Cobb delivered the first lecture “ImagiNative: Why Visual ... Read More»

Arctic Dialogues with Alaskan Author Tricia Brown (October 21-28, 2017)

Alaskan children’s book and travel author Tricia Brown visited Finland October 21 – 28 as part of a U.S. Embassy program to strengthen grassroots dialogues between the United States and Finland on Arctic issues. During her program she had a chance to meet and interact with Finns of all ages, all walks of life, both ... Read More»

Travel Night on U.S. National Parks (September 26, 2017)

Please join us for a travel night on U.S. national parks at the Kaisa Library Auditorium (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor) on Tuesday, September 26, at 5 pm. The evening is arranged by the American Resource Center in co-operation with SAM Helsinki. The main language used will be Finnish. Download the flyer (PDF 5 MB, in Finnish) Read More»

Public Lecture: When ink is not enough (August 24, 2017)

Public lecture “When ink is not enough” presented by London based Francesca Willow & Texas based Madison Mae Parker exploring collaboration of the arts is part of the Runokuu 2017 Festival. Thursday, August 24, at 16:30-18:00 at the Kaisa Library (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor). Free entrance, welcome! Download the flyer (PDF 289 KB) Read More»

Invitation to Public Lecture by Dr. Marcia Chatelain

Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University will give a public lecture  (PDF 1 MB) titled “Rises, Falls, Cycles, and Waves: How African American History Helps Us Understand Extremism” on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 17:00 at Kaisa Library Auditorium, 7th floor (Fabianinkatu 30). Dr. Chatelain is the author of “South Side ... Read More»

Invitation to Public Lecture by Dr. Carol Tenopir on Monday, April 24 at 16:00

Dr. Carol Tenopir, Chancellor’s Professor at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and the Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies at Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland will give a public lecture (PDF 148 KB) titled “Research Data Services in European Libraries” on Monday, April 24, 2017, at 16:00 ... Read More»

Public Lecture: Ronald Reagan and the ”Evil Empire” on Tuesday, March 28 at 17:00

The American Resource Center has a pleasure to invite you to a public lecture “Ronald Reagan and the ‘Evil Empire’: Democracy Promotion and U.S. Foreign Policy since the 1980s” by Dr. William Michael Schmidli. The event takes place at Kaisa Library Auditorium, Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor. Dr. Schmidli is Associate Professor at Department of History ... Read More»
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