ERIC Number: ED247790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep-15
Reference Count: 0
Finnish-American Academic and Professional Exchanges: Analyses and Reminiscences.
Copeland, William, Ed.; And Others
The origins, evolution, and current state of Finnish-American academic and professional exchange are reviewed. Personal evaluations by Finnish scholars are provided as follows: "Scholarly Exchanges with Finland: The Benefits to the United States" (Allan A. Kuusisto); "Finnish-American Academic and Professional Exchanges, A History" (Yrjo Blomstedt); "The Implementation of Finnish-American Academic and Professional Exchanges" (Juha Vuorinen, Iris Heikkonen). In addition, views of scholars on specific disciplines are provided: Humanities (Lars Hulden); Philosophy (Jaakko Hintikka); Social Sciences (Erik Allardt, Krister Stahlberg); Natural Sciences (Kaarlo Hartiala, Olli Lehto); Mathematics (Lars Ahlfors); Physical Chemistry (Jouko Koskikallio); Physical Organic Chemistry (Olavi Virtanen); Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Veikko Nurmikko); Medical Biochemistry (Pekka Maenpaa); Plant Anatomy and Physiology (Sirkka Kupila-Ahvenniemi); Medicine (Kaarlo Hartiala, Lauri Saxen); Physics and Technology (Jorma Routti); Agriculture, Forestry, and Food and Nutritional Sciences (Risto Ihamuotila, Paivio Riihinen, Pekka Koivistoinen, Juhani Pallasmaa). Perspectives on visiting, teaching, or studying in Finland are also provided by three American scholars (Marc Treib, Allan M. Winkler, and Ray Marshall). (SW)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foundation for Research in Higher Education and Science Policy, Helsinki (Finland).; United States Education Foundation in Finland.
Identifiers: Finland; United States