Education   

                      
PhD, folkloristics, University of Helsinki 2003

M.a., folkloristics, University of Helsinki 1994
 

Updating education      


Basic studies, Information studies, (33 points) University of Oulu 2006

Financial management studies (5 credit points), North Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Open University, 2009.

Estonian Language (intermediate level, 2 credit points) Open University Centre of the University of Tartu, Estonia, 2006.

Estonian Language, follow-up course (2 credit units) University of Joensuu, 2005

Tutor studies, Open University of Jyväskylä, 2003.

Pronunciation Workshop (16 h) The Summer University of Kuopio, 2000.

 


Experience



Project researcher, Adjunct Professor Tuulikki Kurki's project "Writing Cultures and Traditions at Borders", Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland 1.8.-30.9.2012; 1.1.-30.3.2013 and 1.8.-31.12.2013.

Scientific instructor. Project Culture-conscious conventions ofn efford with the immigrants [Kulttuuritietoiset työkäytännöt maahanmuuttajatyössä –projekti]. Educa, University of Eastern Finland. 15.12.2011-31.12.2012.

Project researcher, Prof. Kaija Heikkinen's project "Ethnosexual Processes in Finland, Estonia an Russia. A Study in border Crossing and –creating Sexuality". Cultural studies, University of Eastern Finland 27.9.-31.12.2010 and 15.11.-31.12.2011. Temporary post.

Editor-in chief, Genealogical Society of Finland 2009-2010. Part time post.

Library secretary, University of Joensuu (1.1.2010- University of Eastern Finland) 1.1.2009-31.3.2010. Temporary post.

Planner. Department of education and culture. Provincial Government of the East of Finland 27.5.-24.10.2008. Temporary post.

Part-time teacher, University of Joensuu, Cultural Studies, teaching field work course of cultural studies 2008-2013.

Temporary expert trainer: 2005-2006. OK Study Centre.

Project secretary, Summer University of Kuopio, Project Godparents in meetings of cultures. Temporary post 15.12.2003-31.5.2004.

Project secretary, Tuglas Society 1.8.-14.10.1994. Temporary post.

Research assistant. Finnish Folklore Society 1.11.-31.12.1990; 2.5.-31.12.1991 and 13.7.-31.8.1992. Temporary post.
 

Scientific congresses and seminars



Yellow Journalism, Trauma and Border Spaces. Konf. Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies & the Department of Scandinavian at University of Berkeley, San Francisco 2.-4.5.2013.

Finnish yellow magazine articles as a therapeutic channel. Konf. The Therapeutic Uses of Storytelling. Åbo Akademi, Turku 13.-14.12.2012.

Moving west. Stories and storytelling of crossing the border. Konf. Feministiset tilat ja tulevaisuudet. Naistutkimuspäivät Tampereella. Tampereen yliopisto. Yhteiskunta- ja kulttuuritieteiden yksikkö 16.-17.11.2012.

The Soviet Union and Soviet Citizen in Finnish yellow magazines. Karelian Institute research seminar. University of Eastern Finland 13.11.2012.

Mass-media o finljandsko-sovetih svjazjah. Seminaari Poznanija. Petroskoin yliopisto (Karjalan tasavalta, Venäjä) 6.11.2012.

The Individual level of Finnish-Russian relationships during the Soviet period in the travelogues of the Finnish magazines. Kongressi In, Out and In Between: Dynamics of Cultural Borders. CECT, Tallinn/Tartu (Viro) 17.-19.10.2012.

Maailman vanhin ihminen ja muita idän ihmeitä. Neuvostokansalainen aikakauslehtien esittämänä. Seminaari Kirjoittamisen traditiot kirjallisuuden reunalla. Itä-Suomen yliopisto 20.9.2012.

Soviet Union and Soviet Citizen in Finnish Yellow Magazines. University of Tromso, congress Border Aesthetics 5.-7.9.2012.

Finnish Coffee Drinking. X European Congress of Enogastronomic Brotherhoods and Associations "Food is the Carrier of Cultural Values" 6.-8.7.2012, Tartto (Viro).

Tutkimushankkeen Rautaesiripun haaste. Tutkimus miesten ja naisten suhteista Suomen ja Neuvostoliiton välisessä turismissa esittely Sukupuolentutkimuksen jatkokoulutus- ja tutkimuspäivänä 22.3.2012, University of Eastern Finland.

Congress Recollecting and Mediating Food Culture in Estonian National Museum, Tartu, Estonia. Presentations The Cultural History of Finnish and Estonian Coffee Drinking 11.4.2011.

Seminar Current Issues in Ethnology and Folkloristics, University of Tartu, Estonia. Presentation The Cultural History of Finnish and Estonian Coffee Drinking 9.4.2010.

Seminar Dialogue of Cultures in Pedagogical Institute of Lihoslav, Russia. Presentation Maahanmuuttajaoppilaiden opetus Itä-Suomessa [Teaching immigrant pupils in the East of Finland] 27.11.2008.

Puhkepaus. Uurimus kohvijoomise kultuuriajaloost Soomes ja Eestis [Cultural history of coffee drinking in Finland and in Estonia], University of Tartu, Estonia, folkoristic seminar in Estonian, 19.11.2007.

Seminar Locality of a photograph, University of Joensuu, Finnish language and Cultural Studies and the Finnish Folklore Society 29.11.2004. Presentation Juho Mäkäräisen salaiset kansiot - eroottisten valokuvien paikalliset kontekstit. [Local context of erotic photograph]

Culture Change and Worldview: Siberian Indigenous Peoples, Finno-Ugrians and the Others 1.-2.10.2004 in the University of Tartu, Estonia. Presentation Sickness, hygienic education and village practice. Tuberculosis in the life of a cobbler.

Seminar Nauru kirjallisuudessa ja toisissa tieteissä [Laugh in literature and in other sciences], University of Joensuu 19.9.2003. Presentation Poikkeusyksilö huumorin uhrina ja sankarina [The exceptional person as a hero and victim of his humour]

Seminar Ruoka ja tulkinta [Food and interpretation], University of Joensuu and the Finnish Folklore Society. Presentation Vehnäpytkyjä ja pullasoppaa. Heikan Jussi hämäläiskylän kahvikutsuilla [Coffee drinking in a Finnish party] 3.-4.11.2000.

Congress Folk Belief Today, University of Tartu, Estonia. Presentation The Social Status of a Local Fool in a Finnish Village 27.-31.10.1990.
 

Other scientific presentations and lectures


Lecture Kahvinjuonnin kulttuurihistoriaa [the Cultural History of Finnish Coffee Drinking]. OK Study Centre, Joensuu 27.3.2012.

Presentation Rasismin synty - aatehistoriallista taustaa teemalle The Begining of Racism – the history of ideas (1 h) updating education for the member of staff of the diocese of Kuopio, 20.3.2012.

Presentation After a Ddefence of a doctoral Thesis [Väittelyn jälkeinen aika] Kulttuuristen tulkintojen tutkijakoulu, University of Turku 15.12.2011.

Presentation Life of a patient wiht tuberculosis in Finland  Society of Public Health History in Eastern Finland [Itä-Suomen Terveydenhuollon Historiaseura ry] 5.10.2011

Lecture Kansatieteen keinoja ruuan ja syömisen tutkimiseen [Ethnological methods to research food and eating] Methodological seminar in the University of Helsinki, Nutritional sciences, 18.3.2011.

Lecture Kahvinjuonnin kulttuurihistoriaa [Cultural history of coffee]. University of Helsinki, [Nutritional sciences, Department of Environmental Sciences] 9.2.2011.

Lecture (90 min.) Pannu kuumana. Kahvinjuonnin kulttuurihistoriaa [Cultural history of coffee]. Varkauden ikääntyvien yliopisto / Kuopion kesäyliopisto. Varkaus 31.3.2011.

Lecture What modern historian should and should not know about individual Finnish-Russian relationships during the Soviet and post-Soviet period, University of Petrozavodsk, Russia, Chair of history of countries of Northern Europe 14.12.2010.

Lecture Korujen kulttuurihistoriaa [Cultural history of jewellery] The Kalevala women's association in Joensuu 27.10.2010.

Lecture Muistitieto ja perinne elävöittävät sukututkimusta. [Oral tradition as a source of genealogy] North Karelian Genealogical Society, Joensuu 23.3.2010.

Presentation Suomalaisen kahvinjuonnin kulttuurihistoriaa [Cultural history of Finnish coffee drinking] 2.4.2009. OK Study Centre.

Presentation Kuulumisia Tverin Karjalasta [News from the Tver Karelia]. The Kalevala Women's Associations in Kuopio (13.1.2009) and Joensuu (25.2.2009)

Presentation Korujen kulttuurihistoriaa. [Cultural history of jewellery] The Karelian Martha organization in Joensuu 30.10.2008.

Presentation Arjen ilo vai ylellisyys. Koru kertoo kantajastaan. [Cultural history of jewellery] The Kalevala Women's Associations in Kokkola (3.2.2008), Espoo (28.2.2008) and Iisalmi (12.3.2008).

Lecture Arjen ilo vai ylellisyys. Koru kertoo kantajastaan. [Cultural history of jewellery] Karelian Society of Finland, The Kalevala Women of Joensuu and OK Study Centre, Joensuu 27.10.2007.

Lecture Kahvin alkuperä ja kahvinjuonnin historia. [Coffee – its origins and cultural history]. The Kalevala Women of Pori & University Centre of Pori 6.10.2007.

Lecture Kahvin tie Arabiasta Eurooppaan ja Suomeen. (Coffee and its way from Arabia to Europe and Finland). Finnish Red Cross, Joensuu 22.3.2007.

Lecture Kahvinjuonti vuorovaikutustilanteena. [Coffee drinking as a social activity] OK Study Centre, Joensuu 27.2.2007.

Lecture Heikan Jussi, suomalainen kyläoriginelli perinneaineiston valossa [Heikan Jussi, Finnish village fool] Estonian Literature Museum and Finnish Institute in Estonia 14.11.2006 Tartu, Estonia.

Presentation Suomalaisen kahvinjuonnin kulttuurihistoriaa [Cultural history of Finnish coffee drinking] The Kalevala Women's Associations of Joutseno (10.10.2004), Joensuu (5.11.2005), Hankasalmi (23.5.2006), Tornio (21.9.2006) and Seinäjoki (12.10.2006)

Presentation Suomalaisen kahvinjuonnin kulttuurihistoriaa [Cultural history of Finnish coffee drinking] The Karelian Martha Organization in Joensuu 20.2.2006.

Lecture Pöytä on katettu. Tutustutaan suomalaiseen ruoka- ja kahviperinteeseen [An introduction of Finnish food and coffee drinking habits] Suomalaisen kulttuurin päivät Petroskoissa, Karjalan tasavallassa 2.12.2005. OK Study Centre and the Department of Finnish Language, University of Petrozavodsk, Russia.

Lecture Suomalainen kahvinjuonti - perinteitä ja nykypäivää [Finnish coffee drinking] Community College of the Joensuu Area and City library of Joensuu 27.9.2005.

Presentation Ei tauti miestä pahenna. Tuberkuloosi 1900-luvun alun Hollolassa [Tuberculosis in the beginning of the 20th century in Hollola] Europe Information, Lahti Universtity Consortium and Lahti Scientific Library 23.9.2005.

Presentation Kyläkulttuuri murroksen vuosikymmeninä [Changing village culture] The Kalevala Women's Association in Kuhmo 27.2.2005.

Presentation Näkemyksiä suomalais-virolaisesta kahvikulttuurista [Some aspects on Finnish and Estonian Coffee Drinking habits] Finnish-Estonian Society of Joensuu 28.11.2004.

Lecture Kahvinjuonti suomalaisena kulttuurimuotona [Coffee drinking in Finnish cultur]. Open University of Tartu, Estonia and the Finnish Institute in Estonia, Tartu, Estonia 1.10.2004.

Presentation Kotiseutuaktivistin työsarkaa [Work of a home districh activist] Herralassa Herralan kotiseutuyhdistyksen 50-vuotisjuhlassa 14.8.2004.

Presentation Suomalaisen kahvinjuonnin kulttuurihistoriaa [Cultural history of Finnish coffee drinking] The Summer University of Central Ostrobothnia, Kokkola 24.4.2004.

Presentation Suomalaisen kahvinjuonnin kulttuurihistoriaa [Cultural history of Finnish coffee drinking] The Kalevala Women's Association of Kuopio 20.1.2004.

Presentation Heikan Jussi. Kyläsuutari muistitiedon ja kirjallisten lähteiden valossa [Oral tradition and archieve material tell about a life of a cobbler] Association of the Academic Women in Lahti, 20.1.2003.

Presentation Heikan Jussi. Hollolalaisen kyläsuutarin elämää muistitiedon ja kirjallisten lähteiden valossa [Oral tradition and archieve material tell about a life of a cobbler] The Genealogical Society of Lahti 15.1.2001.


Teaching at Universities and otherside



Lecture Etnografisen kenttätyöaineiston koostaminen [Précising ethnografic fiedwork material] (4 h). University of Eastern Finland 23.1. and 30.1.2012. Auditing  practical work (2 h) 24.4.2012.

Course Multicultural education (12 h), Summer University of Kuopio, Intercultural Studies, 25.-26.11.2011.

Course Islamic Culture (12 h), Summer University of Kuopio, Intercultural Studies 28.-29.10.2011.

Course International Relations (12 h), Summer University of Kuopio, Intercultural Studies 16.-17.9.2011

Lecture A Review of Catholic and Orthodox World View [Katsaus katoliseen ja ortodoksiseen maailmankuvaan] (1 h) Aducate, Centre for training and development, University of Eastern Finland 13.10.2011

Field work course (3 credit points) teaching in the University of Joensuu [University of Eastern Finland from 1.1.2010] 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Teaching the writers of Lastenlinna hospital history in Kuopio 2010-2012.

Course Islamilainen perhe- ja tapakulttuuri [Islamic family tradition]. Aducate, Centre for Training and Development, University of Eastern Finland, 29.3. and 5.4.2011. (8 hours)

Course Kurdilainen perhe- ja tapakulttuuri [Kurdish family tradition]. Aducate, Centre for Training and Development, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu. 4.5. and 10.5.2011 (8 hours).

Course Kurdilainen perhe- ja tapakulttuuri [Kurdish family tradition]. University of Eastern Finland, Aducate, 17.5. (4 hours) and 24.5. 2011 (together 8 hours).

Course Muistitieto elävöittää sukututkimusta [Oral history as a source for a genealogist] 5 hours). The Genealogicical Society of Finland, Joensuu 2010.

Specialist in seminar Perinne talteen [Filing tradition], The National Archives Service, Helsinki 2005: The Kalevala women's association, OK Study Centre, the Martha Organization and the National Archives Service.

Course Yhdistysperinne talteen [How to Collect the Tradition of your Society], In Joensuu, Oulu, Imatra, Outokumpu, Nurmijärvi and Kangasala, 2005-2006, 2-5 hours. The Kalevala women's association, OK Study Centre and the Martha Organization.

Writing course Muistorikkaita kuopiolaisia [memories of the special inhabitants of the city] in the Summer University of Kuopio, University of the Third Age Studies 2003-2004, 32 hours.