Prof. Dr. Pasi Ihalainen

Department of History and Ethnology

University of Jyväskylä

Forschung und Projekte

Derzeitige Position(en)

Professor of Comparative European History, Chair of General History


Monographien (und Dissertation)

Pasi Ihalainen, The Discourse on Political Pluralism in Early Eighteenth-Century England: A Conceptual Study with Special Reference to Terminology of Religious Origin, Bibliotheca Historica, vol. 36, Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society 1999.
Pasi Ihalainen, Protestant Nations Redefined: Changing Perceptions of National Identity in the Rhetoric of English, Dutch and Swedish Public Churches, 1685–1772, in Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions, Vol. 109, Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers 2005.
Pasi Ihalainen, Agents of the People: Democracy and Popular Sovereignty in British and Swedish Parliamentary and Public Debates, 1734–1800, in Studies in the History of Political Thought, Vol. 4, Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers 2010.
Pasi Ihalainen, The Springs of Democracy 1917, 1918 and 1919: National and Transnational Debates on Constitutional Reform in the British, German, Swedish and Finnish Parliaments in an Age of War and Revolution, forthcoming Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society.


Herausgeberschaften und Editionen

Britannia. Saarivaltakunnan Eurooppa-suhteiden historia, ed. Pasi Ihalainen, Jyväskylä: Atena 2002.
Boundaries in the Eighteenth Century -- Frontières au dix-huitième siècle, eds. Pasi Ihalainen et al., Helsinki & Oxford: Finnish Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies & International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2007.
Scandinavia in the Age of Revolution: Nordic Political Cultures, 1740-1820, eds. Pasi Ihalainen, Michael Bregnsbo, Karin Sennefelt and Patrik Winton. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Limited 2011.
Language Policies in Finland and Sweden: Interdisciplinary and Multi-sited Comparisons, eds. Mia Halonen, Pasi Ihalainen and Taina Saarinen. Bristol: Multilingual Matters 2015.
Parliament and Parliamentarism: A Comparative History of a European Concept, eds. Pasi Ihalainen, Cornelia Ilie and Kari Palonen, New York & Oxford: Berghahn Books 2016.

Forschungsinteressen und Arbeitsgebiete

new political history, language of politics, 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