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Episode 4: When your winter stroll is ruined by an arriving icebreaker

Episode 4: When your winter stroll is ruined by an arriving icebreaker

Update: 2017-06-29
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What’s the weirdest place Finnish president Urho Kekkonen went fishing? Author Joel Willans is joined by maritime historian Aaro Sahari. The two discuss icebreaker ships and their impact on Finnish 20th century industrialization. Aaro explains how conquering nature with year-round open waterways affected Finnish national pride.

Contact: veryfinnishproblems@inktank.fi
Produced by Thomas Nybergh / Ink Tank Media

Shownotes:

Old footage with fearless strolling next to speeding icebreaker: https://www.facebook.com/veryFinnishproblems/videos/671860119621245/

Aaro’s academic record: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5099-8249

Sahari & Matala: Small nation, big ships winter navigation and technological nationalism in a peripheral country, 1878–1978 (paywall): http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07341512.2017.1343909

Aaro's popularized article on icebreakers (in Finnish): https://journal.fi/tt/article/view/64668

Finnish Funding Agency TEKES makes video campaign with self-mutilating daredevils group Dudesons: https://www.tekes.fi/en/programmes-and-services/campaigns/dudesons/

More: http://veryfinnishproblems.com
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Episode 4: When your winter stroll is ruined by an arriving icebreaker

Episode 4: When your winter stroll is ruined by an arriving icebreaker

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