Mäkinen Virpi, Doctoral Student

Mäkinen Virpi, Doctoral Student
Subject:
Finnish history

In my research I’m interested in Finnish cultural history and historical photographs. My doctoral dissertation concerns early amateur photography in Finland 1880-1920 as social and cultural phenomena. The subject is also related to material culture, visual culture, history of everyday life and methodology of history. My other areas of interest are cultural heritage, museology, documentation and local history. I work as a senior curator in the Museum of Central Finland.