Research groups

Transcultural Encounters

 

Peritty intohimo? Poliittiset perheet, toimijuus ja verkostot Suomessa 1900-luvun alusta 2020-luvulle
Inherited Zeal? Political families, agency and networks in Finland from early 20th century to 2020

  • PI: Professor Tiina Kinnunen
  • Resarch team: Docent Jussi Jalonen, Doctoral Candidate Pauliina Lahtinen, Doctoral Candidate Henna Lammi, PhD Matti Mäntylä

 

Medicine, politics and development in global history

Mobile healers, politics and development in sub-Saharan Africa 1870–2000: Transformations, contestations and innovations

  • Funder: Academy of Finland, 2019–2023
  • PI: Senior Lecturer, Docent Markku Hokkanen
  • Research team: PhD Jan Kuhanen, PhD Kalle Kananoja, MA Kaisa Harju, PhD Harvey C. Chidoba Banda

Experienced meanings and memories of global citizenship in Finnish development work 1950-2020

  • Funder: Kone Foundation, 2017–2021
  • PI: Senior Lecturer, Docent Markku Hokkanen
  • Research team: PhD Jan Kuhanen, MA Kaisa Harju

Dealing with pandemic in local, national and global contexts: COVID-19 responses, politics and history in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Funder: Academy of Finland, 2019–2023
  • PI: Senior Lecturer, Docent Markku Hokkanen

 

Multilayered histories of forced migration

Postmemory of Family Separation: An Intergenerational Perspective

  • Funder: Academy of Finland, 2019–2023
  • PI: Academy Research Fellow, Docent Johanna Leinonen
  • Research team: PhD Outi Kähäri, PhD Elina Turjanmaa

Refugee Journeys: Narratives of Forced Mobilities

  • Funder: Academy of Finland, 2018–2023
  • PI: Academy Research Fellow, Docent Johanna Leinonen


Recognition and belonging: forced migrations, troubled histories and memory cultures (ReBel)

  • Funder: Academy of Finland, 2017–2021
  • PI: Senior Lecturer, Docent Seija Jalagin
  • Research team: PhD Outi Autti (Sociology), PhD Hanna-Leena Määttä (Literature), PhD Ilmari Leppihalme (Literature)

Histories of Refugeedom in the Nordic Countries - NOS-HS Workshop Series

  • Funder: The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOS-HS), 2020–2022
  • PI: Academy Research Fellow, Docent Johanna Leinonen
  • Key partners: Miika Tervonen (co-organizer, Migration Institute of Finland), Seija Jalagin (University of Oulu), Christhard Hoffmann (University of Bergen), Malin Thor Tureby (Linköping University), Hans Otto Frøland (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Heidi Vad Jønsson (University of Southern Denmark).

 

LAPANEN: Northern Research Group for History of Childhood and Education

  • PI: Academy Research Fellow, Docent Kaisa Vehkalahti
  • Researchers: PhD Essi Jouhki (history); MA, Doctoral Candidate Helena Pennanen (history); Academy Research Fellow Sanna Lipkin (archeology); PhD tutkijatohtori Tiina Kuokkanen (archeology); Post-docotral Researcher Tiina Väre (archeology); MA, Doctoral Candidate Anne Koskela (education), and PhD Johanna Sitomaniemi-San (geography)
  • Funders: Academy of Finland, University of Oulu, several foundations

My countryside: Intergenerationality, place and gender in the Finnish countryside
Minun maaseutuni: Ylisukupolvisuus, paikka ja sukupuoli suomalaisten maaseutusuhteen rakentajina

  • PI: Academy Research Fellow, Docent Kaisa Vehkalahti
  • Funder: Kone Foundation, 2021-2025
  • Researchers: PhD Maria Vanha-Similä, MA Ville Pöysä

Rural Generations on the Move. Cultural History of Rural Youth,  1950-2020 (ROOTS)
Maalaisnuoruuden sukupolvet, 1950-2020

  • PI: Academy Research Fellow, Docent Kaisa Vehkalahti
  • Funder: Academy of Finland, 2019-2024

NorFlux Northern Rural Youth in Flux

  • PI: Academy Research Fellow, Docent Kaisa Vehkalahti
  • Funder: Eudaimonia Research Institute, University of Oulu, 2018-2022
  • Researchers: MA Helena Pennanen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 22.12.2020