Bilde av Pursiainen, Christer Henrik
Bilde av Pursiainen, Christer Henrik
Department of Technology and Safety christer.h.pursiainen@uit.no +4777660387 Tromsø TEK 4.019

Pursiainen, Christer Henrik


Professor of Societal Security


  • Reidar Staupe-Delgado, Dina Abdel-Fattah, Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    A discipline without a name? Contrasting three fields dealing with hazards and disaster
    International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    From European critical infrastructure protection to the resilience of European critical entities: what does it mean?
    Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure 2022 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    The Crisis Cycle
    Oxford University Press 2021 DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Bjarte Rød :
    National disaster risk assessments in Europe. How comparable are they and why?
    Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy (RHCPP) 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Chris Alden, Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen :
    The Arctic and Africa in China’s Foreign Policy: How Different Are They and What Does This Tell Us?
    Arctic Review on Law and Politics 2021 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Arctic food crisis management
    Routledge 2020 DATA
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    [Crisis Management and the Corona Crisis; in Finnish] Kriisinhallinta ja koronakriisi: alustava arvio
    Kosmopolis 08. June 2020 FULLTEKST
  • Bjarte Rød, David Lange, Marianthi Theocharidou, Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    From Risk Management to Resilience Management in Critical Infrastructure
    Journal of Management in Engineering 2020 DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Russia's Critical Infrastructure Policy: What do we Know About it?
    European Journal for Security Research 2020 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Sandra Cassotta, Roman Sidortsov, Michael E. Goodsite :
    Cyber Threats, Harsh Environment and the European High North (EHN) in a Human Security and Multi-level Regulatory Global Dimension: Which Framework Applicable to Critical Infrastructures under "Exceptionally Critical Infrastructure Conditions (ECIC)?
    Beijing Law Review 2019 FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Sandra Cassotta, Roman Sidortsov, M. Goodsite, Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Climate Change, Environmental Threats and Cybersecurity in the European High North
    2019 FULLTEKST
  • Johana Evelyn Montalvan Castilla, Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Citizen and civil society perspectives on cyberspace in the European High North
    2019 FULLTEKST
  • Johana Evelyn Montalvan Castilla, Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Cyberspace Effects on Civil Society. The Ultimate Game-Changer or Not?
    Journal of Civil Society 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Critical infrastructure resilience: A Nordic model in the making?
    International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Tuomas Forsberg :
    The principle of territorial integrity in Russian international law doctrine: The case of Crimea
    Routledge 2018 DOI
  • Tuomas Forsberg, Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    The Psychological Dimension of Russian Foreign Policy: Putin and the Annexation of Crimea
    Global Society 2017 DOI
  • Bjarte Rød, Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Nina Kristine Reitan, Karolina Storesund, David Lange, Miguel Mira da Silva :
    Evaluation of resilience assessment methodologies
    CRC Press 2017 DATA
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Bjarte Rød, Greg Baker, Daniel Honfi, David J Lange :
    Critical Infrastructure Resilience Index
    CRC Press 2017 DATA
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Angelica Matveeva :
    Initiating Trust in High Politics: The Gorbachev-Reagan Summit in Geneva 1985
    International Negotiation: A Journal of Theory and Practice 2016 DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Russia: Democracy with Adjectives
    2011 DATA
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    The Challenges for European Critical Infrastructure Protection
    Journal of European Integration 2009 DOI
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Tuomas Forsberg :
    The Psychology of Foreign Policy
    Palgrave Macmillan 2021 DATA
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    The Crisis Management Cycle
    Routledge 2017 DATA
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    At the Crossroads of Post-Communist Modernisation. Russia and China in Comparative Perspective
    Palgrave Macmillan 2012 DATA
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    BOOK REVIEW (in Finnish) of Klaus Törnudd (2020): Vägen framåt. Artiklar och kolumner från åren 1965-2020. Helsingfors: Tore och Herdis Modeens stiftelse nr 45.
    Kulttuurivihkot 2022 FULLTEKST
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    BOOK REVIEW of Markku Kivinen and Brendan G. Humphreys, eds. Russian Modernization: A New Paradigm (London: Routledge, 2021)
    The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review 2022
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Digital solutions for online learning in societal security
    2021 FULLTEKST
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Guna Bazone, Stephanie Young, Olga Zuin :
    KEY OBSERVATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS. Higher Education Study Programmes in the Field of Societal Security in the Baltic Sea Region
    2021 FULLTEKST
  • Stephanie Young, Guna Bazone, Olga Zuin, Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Enhancing Societal Security Graduate Employability in the Baltic Sea Region
    2021 FULLTEKST
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Dina Abdel-Fattah :
    Societal Security as Higher Education: The State of the Art in the Baltic Sea Region
    2021 FULLTEKST
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Nuclear submarines in Tromsø. An overview of available information on risks and preparedness
    2020 FULLTEKST
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Book review of: The steppe tradition in international relations: Russians, Turks and European state building 4000 BCE–2018 CE. By Iver B. Neumann and Einar Wigen. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2018
    International Affairs 2019 DOI
  • David Lange, Hannah Rosenquist, Bjarte Rød, Ioanna Tantanasi, Staffan Bram, Johan Sjøstrøm et al.:
    Project report: operationalisation of resilience to critical infrastructure
    2018
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Lauluja järjestelmästä [Songs about the System; in Finnish]
    Kulttuurivihkot 2018
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    [Emanuel and Frederick. The Court Cembalist and his King; in Finnish] Emanuel ja Fredrik. Hovicembalisti ja hänen kuninkaansa
    2017 DATA
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Bjarte Rød :
    Evaluation of Maintenance as a Resilience Indicator
    2016
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Bjarte Rød :
    Report on criteria for evaluating resilience
    2016 DATA
  • Peter et al. Gattinesi, Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    The European reference network for critical infrastructure protection - Project first phase (2011-2014): from concept to implementation
    2016
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Bjarte Rød, David Lange, Daniel Honfi :
    On the contribution of technological concepts to the resilience of bridges as critical infrastructure assets
    2016
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Tuomas Forsberg :
    [Foreign Policy from the Ivory Tower; in Finnish] Ulkopolitiikkaa norsunluutornista
    2015 FULLTEKST
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Regional councils and the EU-Russian crisis
    Baltic Rim Economies 2015
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    ["Independent Art -- for Revolution!" Trotsky and Culture; in Finnish] "Riippumaton taide -- vallankumouksen puolesta!" Trotski ja kulttuuri
    Kulttuurivihkot 2015
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Peter Gattinesi :
    Towards Testing Critical Infrastructure Resilience
    2014 FULLTEKST
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    [Russia's Politics is a Theme, but where are the Researchers?; in Finnish] Venäjän politiikka puhuttaa, missä ovat politiikan tutkijat?
    2013
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Tom De Groeve et al. :
    Overview of Disaster Risks that the EU faces: Internal assessment based on JRC databases
    2013
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Peter Gattinesi :
    European Reference Network for Critical Infrastructure Protection: Thematic Areas. State of the Art.
    2013 FULLTEKST
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen, Peter Gattinesi :
    European CIP-related Testing Capabilities: Gaps and Challenges
    2013 FULLTEKST
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    [Biography of Trotsky; in Finnish] Trotski
    Gummerus Kirjapaino Oy 2011 DATA
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    Baltic Sea Cooperation within an Intergovernmental Framework: Marine Environment and Maritime Safety
    2010
  • Christer Henrik Pursiainen :
    The challenge of military conversion
    Journal of Nordregio 2009

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    Research interests

    Crisis Management

    Resilience

    Critical Infrastructure

    Decision-making theories

    Climate change adaptation

     

    Ongoing externally funded projects:

    Disinformation and people: impacts on societal trust and resilience (FAKENEWS) 

    • Funding: Norwegian Research Council
    • Project period: September 2021-August 2024 

    Climate Change Resilience in Small Communities in the Nordic Countries (ClicNord)

    • Funding: Nordforsk
    • Project period: January 2021-December 2023

    Needs-based education and studies in societal security (NEEDS)

    • Funding: EU Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership
    • Project period: September 2020-August 2023

     



    CV

    Dr Christer Pursiainen is Professor of Societal Security at the Department of Technology and Safety, Faculty of Science and Technology, Arctic University of Norway (UiT), in Tromsø, Norway.

    Previously Pursiainen has worked in leading management and research positions in such institutions as the European Commission  DG Joint Research Centre, JRC, Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (Italy, Ispra); the Council of the Baltic Sea States, CBSS (Sweden, Stockholm); Nordregio, Nordic Centre for Spatial Development (Sweden, Stockholm); Russian-European Centre for Economic Policy, RECEP (Russian Federation, Moscow); Aleksanteri Institute - Finnish Centre for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Helsinki; and the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, UPI-FIIA (Finland, Helsinki).

    His publications consist of about one hundred and thirty scholarly publications, including sixteen (co-)authored or (co-)edited books, on a variety of themes such as societal security, crisis management, critical infrastructure protection and resilience, international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, regional cooperation and integration, comparative politics, state-society relations, and Soviet/Russia's history and politics, published in different countries and in several languages. He has also published one fiction novel, based on apocryphal biblical texts,  and two popular-historical biographies.

    For more, see www.christerpursiainen.com