Prof. Laura Kolbe “Finland 100 – myths and reality in the building of a nation 1907-2017”

The Embassy of Finland in Prague cordially invites you to a keynote lecture by Professor Laura Kolbe (University of Helsinki), with the presence of H. E. Helena Tuuri, Ambassador of Finland to the Czech Republic.

Laura Kolbe is a Finnish professor of European history at the University of Helsinki. She is also a Helsinki City Council member. Kolbe earned her M.A. in history at the University of Helsinki and in 1989 she completed her Ph.D. Her thesis, Kulosaari – A Dream of a Better Future (1988) dealt with early suburbanization in Helsinki compared to other Scandinavian capitals, London, and Berlin. From 1983 to 1991 Kolbe worked as a curator for Mannerheim Museum in Helsinki and she is a member in the governing body of the museum. In 1994 Kolbe was appointed Senior Lecturer at the University of Helsinki, teaching urban, social and cultural history as well as the history of ideas.

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10. 11. 2017 10:00 - 11:30
Faculty of Arts, Charles University Hybernská 3, Praha 1, lecture room H303
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