Konferenssit ja seminaarit

Seminar “Strategy in the Northern Baltic Sea from the First World War to the Cold War”

10.00 Opening. Chairman of the Commission Juho Kotakallio
Lasse Laaksonen: Commission’s International Relations: XLIIIrd International Congress of Military History, Douala, Cameroon 2 – 8 Sep 2017
Aleksanteri Suvioja: Strategic Aspects of the German Naval Historiography on the Baltic Theatre of the First World War 1918 – 1945
Kaarel Piirimäe: The Myth of the Independence War, Laidoner’s “Active Defence”, and the Estonian Military Capabilities in the 1930s

Lunch break

13.00 Pavel Petrov: Plans for the War of the Soviet Navy on the Baltic Sea in 1935 – 1941: Projects and Reality
Pekka Visuri: Strategic aspects of operations in the Northern Baltic Sea area 1941 – 1944
Henrik Tala: French aid to Finland during the Winter War

Coffee break

15.00 Gunnar Åselius: Finland as a forward defence zone in Swedish strategic thinking, 1917 – 1991
Seppo Vepsäläinen: From “Ostrich Policy” to Involvement in the Second World War: Neutrality, Changing Alliances and International Aid
General discussion: Lecturers’ Reflections and Questions by Audience

No participation fee.
Preliminary registration of audience is desired by 13 November 2017.
Registration and Information: Secretary of the Commission Seppo Vepsäläinen

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