Scholarly journals, politics, and freedom of speech

Tapahtumat   10.5.2017 10.01   Päivitetty 23.5.2017 17.24

The Kotilava project invites you to discuss the current situation and the future of scholarly journals. The emphasis is on the national publishers and the role of their journals in the civil society. 

Venue: The House of Science and Letters, lecture hall 104 (Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki, Finland)

Date: June 2nd 2017, 9:30–15:15


9:30–10 Coffee

Head of publications Johanna Lilja from The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies will act as moderator for the day.

10–12 Value of Open Access for civil societies

  • Opening words, Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen Director of Library Network Services at the National Library of Finland & Lea Ryynänen Karjalainen, Executive Director, The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies

  • KEYNOTE: OpenEdition, Pierre Mournier, manager of international affairs + comments from Kirsi Pauliina Kallio PhD

  • KEYNOTE: The Hungary case, Edit Herczog, Managing Director, Vision & Values + comments from Emilia Palonen PhD

12–12:45 Lunch (at own expense)

12:45–14 Publications in a chain of open science and research

  • The role of Finnish scholarly journals in the civil society, Riitta Koikkalainen, information specialist from the National Library of Finland
  • The role of Finnish scholarly journals in the funding of universities, Janne Pölönen, coordinator in The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies
  • The value of domestic academic journals for researchers; Johanna Vuorelma, postdoctoral researcher, Network for European Studies, University of Helsinki & Tuukka Tammi PhD, editor-in-chief, National Institute for Health and Welfare

13:45–14 Coffee break

14–14:45 Scholarly journals, politics, and freedom of speech

Panel moderated by associate professor Mikael Laakso from the Hanken School of Economics.

Other participants: Edit Herczog, Pierre Mournier, senior advisor Sami Niinimäki, Ministry of Education and Culture; Emilia Palonen PhD, chair of Finnish Association of Scholarly Publishing

15–15:10 Closing words, Sami Niinimäki

Seminar is produced by the Kotilava project (Finnish academic journals towards immediate open access).

Free entrance, registration here!

For more information, please contact riitta.koikkalainen [at] helsinki.fi

Our speakers

Edit Herczog
Managing Director, Vision & Values; MEP (Hungary) 2004–2014, Horizon 2020
http://apcoworldwide.com/about-us/our-people/bios/edit-herczog
https://be.linkedin.com/in/editherczog
http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/

Kirsi Pauliina Kallio
Academy of Finland Research Fellow; editor-in-chief of Fennia – International Journal of Geography; Chair for the Society for Regional and Environmental Studies that publishes the journal Alue & Ympäristö http://www.uta.fi/jkk/yhteystiedot/hallintotiede/kallio_kirsi.html

Riitta Koikkalainen
information specialist at the National Library of Finland, Kotilava project
http://www.kotilava.fi

Mikael Laakso,
associate professor, Hanken School of Economics. https://www.hanken.fi/en/person/mikael-laakso

Johanna Lilja,
head of publications, The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies. http://www.tsv.fi

Pierre Mournier
manager of international affairs, OpenEdition
OpenEdition brings together four platforms dedicated to electronic resources in the humanities and social sciences. http://www.openedition.org/

Sami Niinimäki
senior advisor, Ministry of Education and Culture.  http://openscience.fi/

Emilia Palonen
PhD, chair of Finnish Association of Scholarly Publishing; Senior Lecturer, Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki. http://blogs.helsinki.fi/epalonen/

Janne Pölönen, coordinator in The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies

Tuukka Tammi, PhD, editor-in-chief of Yhteiskuntapolitiikka, National Institute for Health and Welfare

Johanna Vuorelma, postdoctoral researcher, Network for European Studies, University of Helsinki