Department of History and Ethnology

Pasi Ihalainen

Pasi Ihalaisen kuvaPhD, Professor of General History

Office: H229
Office hours: kindly book an appointment in Korppi (Calendar > Consultation hours > Book appointments > Ihalainen Pasi; bookable times are mainly on Thursdays and Fridays in the afternoon in room H229)
Tel. +358 (0) 400 247457
e-mail: pasi.t.ihalainen (at)

Keywords of research: new political history, politiikan kieli, conceptual history, analysis of multi-sited policy discourse, comparative history, transnational actors and crosscultural transfers, political culture, political parties, national identity, Protestant Enlightenment, political sermons, the concepts of popular sovereignty and democracy, parliamentary debates,  constitutional debates, parliamentary conflict resolution, parliaments and foreign policy, language policy, interaction between scientific and political language, 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, Britain, The Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, Finland

Research projects: Finnish Centre of Excellence in Political Thought and Conceptual Change; Three Varieties of the Protestant Enlightenment; Enlightened Loyalties; Parliamentary Means of Conflict Resolution in twentieth-Century Britain/Parlamentaarinen konfliktinratkaisu 1900-luvun Britanniassa; Supra- and Transnational Foreign Policy versus National Parliamentary Government, 1914–2014; Comparative Historical Research of Political Cultures/Poliittisten kulttuurien vertaileva historiantutkimus; Postwar Studies; Early Modern Morals