Louis Clerc
PhD

Professor, Contemporary History (Department of Philosophy, Political Science and Contemporary History)

loucle@utu.fi
+358 29 450 3099
+358 50 326 5043

Assistentinkatu 7
Turku
Publicum
Office: 293
My office hours are every Tuesday from 15 to 16.




Areas of expertise
Contemporary History, International Relations, Foreign policy, Europe, Finland, Public Diplomacy, Propaganda, Diplomacy, France, Nordic Countries

Biography
I am a Professor in Contemporary History with the University of Turku, Finland

My research interests are: 

  • Kansainvälisten suhteiden historia / International History 
  • Suomen ulkopolitiikka / Finnish Foreign Policy
  • Julkisuus- ja kulttuuridiplomatia, propaganda / Public and Cultural Diplomacy, Propaganda 

My current projects (2018) are:

  • Suomen julkisuus- ja kulttuuridiplomatia kylmän sodan aikana / Finnish Public and Cultural Diplomacy during the Cold War
  • Ranskan ja pohjoismaiden väliset suhteet kylmän sodan aikana / Franco-Nordic relations during the Cold War
  • Biographical projects / henkilöhistoriat: Kalervo Siikala ja Maurice de Coppet
  • Suomalainen konsulijärjestelmä / Finnish consular system
  • Turun kaupungin kansainväliset suhteet 1970-2010 / City diplomacy in Turku, 1971-2011

I teach a general introduction to Contemporary History (P. 2.1), and courses in the history of European Integration, European international relations, European policy in the Nordic Countries, and Finnish History (FNSC9007). I also manage my department's introduction seminar to Masters studies (S4).    

I tweet in a personal capacity as @luikki and am present on Researchgate.

I try as much as possible to share open, post-print versions of my articles. For full-texts and if you have questions, either go to my Researchgate -page, or be in touch with me via e-mail or Twitter.



Publications
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De Petsamo à Narvik: opérations périphériques dans le Nord de l'Europe, décembre 1939-avril 1940 (2018)
Guerres mondiales et conflits contemporains
Louis Clerc
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Finlande (2018) À l'Est, la guerre sans fin (1918-1923) Louis Clerc
(
B2 Book chapter)

Propaganda rebranded? Finland’s international communication from the Kantine committee to the Mission for Finland report (2018)
International Journal of Cultural Policy
Louis Clerc, Katja Valaskivi
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Serviteur de deux maîtres? Albert Geouffre de la Pradelle et la cause finlandaise, entre prestations de service et combat pour le droit. (2018) Experts et expertises en diplomatie: La mobilisation des compétences dans les relations internationales du congrès de Westphalie à la naissance de l'ONU Louis Clerc
(
A3 Book chapter)

Suomen kulttuuri-instituutin perustaminen Pariisiin esimerkkinä suomalaisen kulttuuridiplomatian peruspiirteistä 1979–1991 (2018)
Ennen ja Nyt : Historian Tietosanomat
Louis Clerc
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Global trends in local contexts: The Finnish Embassy in Paris, 1956–1990 (2017)
New Global Studies
Louis Clerc
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Informateurs et relais diplomatiques en période de crise. Les envoyés militaires francais en Finlande dans l'hiver 1939-40 (2017) Militaires et diplomates francais face à l'Europe Centrale Louis Clerc
(
A3 Book chapter)

Kleio ja anarkia - Näkökulmia kansainvälisten suhteiden historiantutkimukseen (2017)
Historiallinen Aikakauskirja
Louis Clerc
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Place de Finlande – Suomen Pariisin-suurlähetystön historia (2017) Clerc Louis
(
E2 Popularised monograph)

Un modèle finlandais ? Administrer et coordonner les diplomaties publiques et culturelles, 1944-1975 (2017)
Relations internationales
Clerc Louis
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Baltic independence in the twentieth century. (Special issue of The Estonian Historical Journal) (2016)
Ajalooline Ajakiri. The Estonian Historical Journal
Kaarel Piirimäe, Pertti Grönholm, Louis Clerc
(
C2 Edited book)

Beyond “caution, pragmatism and cynicism”? France’s relations with the Eastern Baltic in times of crisis (1918–1922; 1988–1992) (2016)
Ajalooline Ajakiri. The Estonian Historical Journal
Bergmane Una, Clerc Louis
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Ensimmäisen tasavallan diplomaattiperhe - Holmat Suomen ja Euroopan välillä (2016)
Turun Historiallinen Arkisto
Clerc Louis, Heinonen Meri, Tunturi Janne
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

From the State to the European Union [Book review] (2016)
Canadian Journal of Political Science / Revue canadienne de science politique
Clerc Louis
(
B1 Journal article)

Les coopérations nordiques. Vers un régionalisme nordique au XXe siècle? (2016) Encyclopédie pour une histoire nouvelle de l'Europe Clerc Louis
(
D2 Article in a professional research book)

Variables for a history of small states' imaging practices - The case of Finland's 'international communication' in the 1970s-1980s (2016)
Place Branding and Public Diplomacy
Clerc Louis
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Diplomatian pelikenttä muuttuu (2015)
Ulkopolitiikka
Clerc Louis
(
B1 Journal article)


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