Dr. Jarmo Peltola Interviewed on CBC Superior Morning

Finns have been leaving Finland and settling in the Great Lakes area for decades. Now a scholar from the country is hoping to figure out what became of some of them. Incoming Chair in Finnish Studies, Dr. Jarmo Peltola, provides an interview on CBC Superior Morning with Mary-Jean Cormier.

You can listen to the interview at 


Aired: May 22, 2024
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Call for Applications: Lakehead University Chair in Finnish Studies

The Lakehead University Chair in Finnish Studies Advisory Committee has opened a competition to bring a distinguished Finnish scholar from Finland to its Thunder Bay Campus for 4 or 8 months (September 1, 2024, to December 31, 2024, January 1 to April 30, 2025, or September 1, 2024, to April 30, 2025).

The deadline for applications is 1 March 2024.

For more information on the position and how to apply, visit: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/chairs/finnish-studies/how-to-apply