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Tuesday 2.6 at 6 pm at Arkadia: Reading from and discussion of Citizen Kekkonen: Urho Kekkonen and his times, a work-in-progress by journalist and historian Gordon F. Sander

Please don’t hesitate to join us at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arkadia-International-Bookshop-Ian-Bourgeot/114962855198875?fref=ts!Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to ‘Reading from and discussion of Citizen Kekkonen: Urho Kekkonen and his times,’ a work-in-progress by journalist and historian Gordon F. Sander on Tuesday 2.6 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) www.gordonsander.comWelcome!Warm regards,Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi– A donation of €3 (or more!) to fund […]

Monday 25.5 at 5 pm at Arkadia: “Introducing Unknown Soldiers by Väinö Linna ,” a talk by translator Liesl Yamaguchi

Please don’t hesitate to join us at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arkadia-International-Bookshop-Ian-Bourgeot/114962855198875?fref=ts!Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to “Introducing Unknown Soldiers by Väinö Linna ,” a talk by translator Liesl Yamaguchi on Monday 25.5 at 5pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) Liesl will be discussing her translation of Väinö Linna’s Unknown Soldiers (Tuntematon sotilas), which recently appeared, as the first […]

Thursday 22.1 at 6pm at Arkadia: ‘The Winter War and France’ with Simo Brummer and Henrik Tala

Please don’t hesitate to join us at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arkadia-International-Bookshop-Ian-Bourgeot/114962855198875?fref=ts!Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to ‘The Winter War and France’ with Simo Brummer and Henrik Tala on Thursday 22.1 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) The evening programme consists of three parts:– The Winter war and France by Simo Brummer is a presentation of the war […]

Tuesday 28.10 at 6pm at Arkadia: Screening of‘(Be)longing’ a video about Finns in Queensland by Sari T.M. Kivinen

Please don’t hesitate to follow us on https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arkadia-International-Bookshop-Ian-Bourgeot/114962855198875?fref=ts !Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to the screening of‘(Be)longing’, a video about Finns in Queensland, by Sari T.M. Kivinen on Tuesday 28.10 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) www.saritmkivinen.netWelcome!Warm regards,Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi– Entrance is free but a donation of €3 (or more!) to fund the bookshop is suggested […]

Tuesday 22.5 at 6pm: Purppuraruusu ja Samettinyrkki (Rose and Fist) by Pentti Väänänen

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to “Purppuraruusu ja Samettinyrkki” (Rose and Fist) by Pentti Väänänen on Tuesday 22.5 at 6pm. Pentti Väänänen has kindly accepted to present his book that studies cold war foreign policy during the years 1976-89. Purppuraruusu ja Samettinyrkki (Rose and Fist) by Pentti Väänänen. The book deals with cold […]

Saturday 25.2 at 3pm: ‘Voiko Suomen sisällissotaa kuvata autenttisesti elokuvassa’ with film director Claes Olsson

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to ‘Voiko Suomen sisällissotaa kuvata autenttisesti elokuvassa’ with film director Claes Olsson on Saturday 25.2 at 3pm. Claes Olsson has kindly accepted to discuss and present excerpts of his new film ‘Taistelu Näsilinnasta 1918’ (The battle of Näsilinna 1918). The talk will be in Finnish and Swedish. […]

Friday 22.10 at 6pm: “Sarvlax – a Manor in My Heart and Mind” by Alexandra Ramsay

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to “Sarvlax – a Manor in My Heart and Mind” by Alexandra Ramsay on Friday 22.10 at 6pm. http://www.muuka.com/finnishpumpkin/manor/s/mesup/manor_mesup.html Alexandra Ramsay is a teacher and a Doctor in Philosophy, she is one of the authors of a new book on Finnish cultural history entitled “Sarvlax”. The book […]

Thursday 23.9 at 6pm:Sibelius: A Composer’s Life and the Awakening of Finland by Glenda Dawn Goss

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to a very special evening. On Thursday 23.9 at 6 pm Dr Glenda Dawn Goss will talk about her recent, provocative biography, Sibelius: A Composer’s Life and the Awakening of Finland. Dr. Goss is an American musicologist who has lived and taught in Finland for a number […]