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School of Humanities


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Degree students (2019)


International Master's degrees awarded (2019)



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Risto Turunen

Professor, Literature, Head of the School of Humanities

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Jukka Mäkisalo

University Lecturer, Translation Studies

Risto Turunen

Professor, Literature, Head of the School of Humanities

Vesa Koivisto

Professor, Karelian Language and Culture

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Helka Riionheimo

Professor, Karelian Language and Culture

Erkki Sevänen

Professor, Literature

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Sandi Abram

Early Stage Researcher, SENSOTRA-project

Irja Alho

Lecturer, Finnish Language

Esa Anttikoski

University Teacher, Russian Language

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Salli Anttonen


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Markku Filppula

Professor, emeritus, English Language

Kaija Heikkinen

Professor, emerita, Gender Studies

Hannu Kemppanen

Professor, emeritus, Russian Language and Translation

Pirkko Muikku-Werner

Professor, emerita, Finnish Language

Risto Helén

Amanuensis, Study Affairs, Foreign Languages and Translation Studies

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Tellervo Hirvonen

Amanuensis, Study Affairs, Finnish Language and Cultural Research

Riikka Myllys

Amanuensis, History