15.11.2010

The contents of ethnology in Jyväskylä (Korkiakangas)

Ethnological Sciences Join Forces - Ethnology at the University of Jyväskylä, an article written by professor Pirjo Korkiakangas, has just been published in Jussi Lehtonen & Salla Tenkanen (eds.) Ethnology in the 21st Century: Transnational Reflections of Past, Present and Future (University of Turku, European Ethnology: Turku, 149-160).

In her article professor Korkiakangas describes the long history of ethnology in Jyväskylä, where Asko Vilkuna was nominated as professor in 1964. Korkiakangas goes through the past events and variations and explanes how the present profile of the field has developed.