Researcher Database

Juha Saunavaara
Arctic Research Center
Assistant Professor

Researcher Profile and Settings

Affiliation

  • Arctic Research Center

Job Title

    Assistant Professor

Degree

  • Ph.D., University of Oulu

E-mail

  • juha.saunavaara@arc.hokudai.ac.jp

Research Interests

  • Japan   Nordic countries   Regional development   Hokkaido   Arctic   

Research Areas

  • Politics / International relations / Arctic and non-Arctic states
  • Human geography / Human geography / Regional development policies
  • Area studies / Area studies / Arctic, Japan, Hokkaido, Nordic countires

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2017 - Today    University of TurkuJapanese StudiesDocent/adjunct professor (does not involve employment)
  • 2016/10 - 2016/12    Hokkaido University Public Policy SchoolVisiting researcher (funded by the Academy of Finland)
  • 2015/09 - 2016/09    University of OuluDepartment of HistoryUniversity lecturer
  • 2012/09 - 2015/09    University of OuluDepartment of HistoryAcademy of finland postdoctoral researcher
  • 2010/01 - 2012/08    University of OuluDepartment of HistoryLecturer
  • 2006/01 - 2010/12    University of OuluDepartment of HistoryPh.D. Candidate

Research Activities

Published Papers

Books etc

  • Suomi ja Japani: Kaukaiset mutta läheiset
    Juha Saunavaara & Laura Ipatti ()
    Edita 2019/03 Joint Editor
  • Arctic Connect Project and cyber security control, ARCY
    Martti Lehto, Aarne Hummelholm, Katsuyoshi Iida, Tadas Jakstas, Martti J. Kari, Hiroyuki Minami, Fujio Ohnishi and Juha Saunavaara ()
    UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ FACULTY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2019 Joint Work
  • 占領期日本におけるアメリカ政治介入の想定外効果ー政治パージ計画と戦後日本指導層の形成 In, アジア太平洋地域の政治・社会・国際関係:歴史的発展と今後の展望 (杉田 米行 編著)
    Juha Saunavaara (47 - 58)
    明石書店 2018 2018 Single Work
  • The Role of the Frontier: the GHQ/SCAP Economic Policies and Hokkaido. In Thomas French ed., The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan: New Perspectives.
    Juha Saunavaara ()
    Routledge 2018 Single Work
  • Commercial utilization of the Northern Sea Route and regional development policy – Hokkaido as a case study. In Kari Alenius & Matti Enbuske (eds.), The Barents and the Baltic Sea Region. Contacts, Influences and Social Change. Studia Historica Septentrio
    Juha Saunavaara ()
    Pohjois-Suomen Historiallinen Yhdistys, Rovaniemi 2017. ISBN 978-952-9888-60-3. (386 s.) 2017/04 Single Work
  • "The Unforeseen Effects of the American Intervention – The Political Purge Program and the Making of Japan's Postwar Leadership” in Yoneyuki Sugita ed., Japan Viewed from Interdisciplinary Perspectives: History and Prospect
    Juha Saunavaara ()
    Lanham, MD: Lexington Books 2015 Contributor
  • GHQ/SCAP to sengo no seiji saiken – senryō keikaku ya seisaku ni okeru nihon hoshushugitachi
    Juha Saunavaara ()
    Daigaku Kyōiku Shuppan 2015 Single Work 
    https://www.kyoiku.co.jp/?d1=21&cmd=category_search&item_id=866&_page_no=6
  • Nation-building. National Identity and the Wider World. Japan and Finland in Transition, 1945–1990
    Juha Saunavaara ()
    Pohjois-Suomen historiallinen yhdistys 2010 Joint Editor

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Connecting the Arctic while installing submarine data cables between East Asia, North America and Europe?  [Not invited]
    Juha Saunavaara
    University of Arctic Congress 2018  2018/09
  • Submarine communications cables: A case study of Arctic decision-making and institutional development  [Not invited]
    Juha Saunavaara
    Arctic Frontiers 2018  2018/01
  • The Role of non-Arctic Regions in the Globalized Arctic   [Not invited]
    Juha Saunavaara
    ISAR-5  2018/01
  • Arctic Subsea Communications Cables and the Regional Development of Northern Peripheries  [Not invited]
    Juha Saunavaara
    The 10th Polar Law Symposium  2017/11
  • Can the Arctic offer a new platform or content for the cooperation between Japan and Finland?  [Not invited]
    Juha Saunavaara
    ICASS IX  2017/06
  • The Northern Sea Route, Trans-Arctic Fiber Cable and Hokkaido Regional Development  [Not invited]
    Juha Saunavaara
    Slavic-Eurasia's Northern Tier: Finland, Russia, Japan, University of Helsinki  2017/03
  • Hokkaido, Regional Economic Policy and the Occupation  [Not invited]
    Juha Saunavaara
    The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan, Ritsumeikan University  2015/06
  • The unforseen effects of the American intervention – The political purge program and the making of Japan's postwar leadership  [Not invited]
    Juha Saunavaara
    Osaka University International Symposium: Interdisciplinary Perspectives for Asia-Pacific Region: History and Prospect  2014/02


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