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Category Archives: War at Arkadia

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 […]

Thursday 15.11 at 6pm at Old Arkadia: ‘Doctor Who? Science Fiction, War & Refugees’ with Silke Brandt

www.facebook.com / Arkadia International BookshopDear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to ‘Doctor Who? Science Fiction, War & Refugees’ with Silke Brandt on Thursday 15.11 at 6pm Whereas Science Fiction literature has always dealt with serious political and social issues, films tend to be more entertaining, action-laden and playful. But does this mean they’re also less […]

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. […]

Tuesday 7.2 at 6pm: ‘Vikings or Crusaders: Scandinavians at war in the twelfth century’ by Philip Line

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to ‘Vikings or Crusaders: Scandinavians at war in the twelfth century’ by Philip Line on Tuesday 7.2 at 6pm. The talk will consider the Scandinavian culture of war in the twelfth century, particularly that of the elite (both in terms of how they thought and how they […]

Saturday 8.5 at 4pm: “The Drama of the Harkis: the Forgotten People of French History” by Dalila Akkal

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily welcome to “The Drama of the Harkis: the Forgotten People of French History” a presentation by Dalila Akkal, a French neuroscientist of Algerian (Berber) descent, on Saturday 8.5 at 4pm. The short film ‘les Amendiers de L’Histoire’ (2004) by Jaco Bidermann et Valentin Lagard will be screened on […]