Kananen Heli, Postdoctoral Researcher

Finnish history

Research themes: displaced persons, acculturation, integration, social control, identity building, coping strategies, stereotypes

Subject of post doctoral research: the integration of finnish displaced people since the II World War, the position of children in evacuation, the image of home-Karelia.

Research projects: Strangers from the East − Narratives of Karelian Exiles and Re-immigrants from Russia Regarding their Integration in Finland (2009–2012)