Social & Political Sciences

Social & Political Sciences Experts

Jyrki Kallio

Senior Research Fellow
The Global Security Research Programme
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Jyrki Kallio


Academic Degrees DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (2016) University of Lapland, Faculty of Law LICENTIATE OF PHILOSOPHY (East Asian Studies; 2009) University of Helsinki, Faculty of Humanities MASTER OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (International Politics, Political History and East Asian Studies; 1992) University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences Professional Experience Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (Jan 1995–Dec 2013) COUNSELLOR • Unit for Asia and Oceania (Sep 2010–Sep 2011) • Unit for Policy Planning and Research, seconded to the Finnish Institute of International Affairs as Special Advisor (Sep 2009–Aug 2010) • Unit for Regional Cooperation in Northern Europe, Senior Official in the Arctic Council (Jan 2008–Sep 2009) • ASEM 6 Secretariat (Aug 2006–Sep 2006, Nov 2005–Mar 2006) • Unit for Asia and Oceania (Sep 2001–Jun 2004) • Embassy of Finland in Beijing (Aug 1996–Dec 1999) Languages • Swedish; good • English; excellent • Mandarin Chinese; excellent • German; good • French, modest

Research Interest

Chinese political culture and foreign policy, China's society, regional issues in East Asia


  • -Jyrki Kallio & Mikael Mattlin: Taiwanin kysymys ratkeaa vain diplomaattisella innovatiivisuudella. Kosmopolis vol 33:1/2003. Ss. 39–58.

  • -Jyrki Kallio: Om rotrötan i det kinesiska samhällssystemet. Översatt av Marina Hamberg. Finsk Tidskrift 10/2003. Ss. 661–678.

  • -Jyrki Kallio & Mikael Mattlin: Making Language Accord with the Truth of Things: A basis for a Cross-Strait Political Solution. Issues & Studies, vol. 39:4/2003. Pp. 217–229.

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