2018 - Events

1.10.2017-30.9.2018

Fulbright Finland Foundation Board Meeting at CMI Office

December 20, 2017

Fulbright Dialogue on Future Needs and Prospects for Finnish-U.S. Teacher and Administrator Exchanges

December 11, 2017

Fulbright Dialogue with Jennifer Gibson, Chief of the Teacher Exchange Program Branch from the U.S. State Department, brought together Finnish experts in education. See more about Fulbright Dialogues here.

Fulbright Bicentennial Chair Daniel Cobb's Inaugural Lecture: "'If You Don't Speak, No One Will Listen': Why Everyone Should Know Clyde Warrior’s Name"

November 30, 2017

Fulbright Finland Foundation and the University of Helsinki renewed their Fulbright Bicentennial Chair agreement. The signing was followed by the inaugural lecture "'If You Don't Speak, No One Will Listen': Why Everyone Should Know Clyde Warrior’s Name" by the current Chair, Daniel Cobb.

Fulbright Finland Thanksgiving Events

November 23-24, 2017

Fulbright Finland had an eventful two-day Thanksgiving with the current U.S. Fulbrighters with a visit to the Fazer chocolate factory, introduction to Finnish floorball and a traditional potluck Thanksgiving dinner at the Bicentennial Residence. We were also hosted for lunch and a great discussion with MP Antti Kurvinen and a tour of the beautifully renovated Parliament House.

See more photos here!

30th Anniversary Celebration of the Fulbright Finland Foundation and the University of Eastern Finland Collaboration

November 21, 2017

Fulbright Finland and University of Eastern Finland Celebrated 30 Years of Collaboration! The partners celebrated at the Saastamoinen Foundation in Helsinki with key representatives from both foundations, the U.S. Embassy, the Ministry of Education and Culture, and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, together with past and current leadership of the University of Eastern Finland as well as alumni of the joint grant programs. During the event, the Fulbright Finland Foundation, the Saastamoinen Foundation and the University of Eastern Finland also renewed their cooperation agreements for the Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Distinguished Chairs and Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Grants. Read more at: www.fulbright.fi/en/fulbright-center/releases/fulbright-finland-and-university-eastern-finland-celebrate-30-years

Fulbright Dialogue on Mechanisms of Radicalization and Sense of Inclusion

October 17, 2017

Fulbright Dialogue on Mechanisms of Radicalization and Sense of Inclusion brought together experts from diverse backgrounds to share their views and expertise with others. Professor Muqtedar Khan from the University of Delaware gave the participants an introduction to the theme. The event was hosted by the Ministry of the Interior.

Read more about Fulbright Dialogues!

XXV American Voices Seminar

October 6-7, 2017

The 25th American Voices Seminar took place at the University of Turku on October 6-7, 2017. The U.S. Fulbrighters currently in Finland presented on a wide array of topics related to American culture, history and society.

See the seminar program here.