25.04.2014

Cultures and global interaction

Director: professor Laura Stark

 

Research projects:

  • Urban Renewal and Income-Generating Spaces for Youth and Women in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, funded by the Academy of Finland, leader professor Laura Stark
  • (Mobile technology, gender and development in Africa, India and Bangladesh; funded by the Academy of Finland, leader: professor Laura Stark)
  • Reuniting the family. A study of the experiences of immigrants and officials; funded by the Academy of Finland, leader: associate professor Outi Fingerroos
  • Strangers from the East - Narratives of Karelian Exiles and Re-Immigrants from Russia Regarding their Integration in Finland; funded by the Academy of Finland, leader: associate professor Outi Fingerroos
  • Sikh Identity Formation: Generational Transfer of traditions in the Nordic Countries; funded by NORDCORP/ NOS-HS, leader: professor Hanna Snellman
  • North-South-South –project, funded by CIMO and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, leader: professor Laura Stark
  • Stories of the virgin of Guadalupe in Mexico; funded by Koneen säätiö and Finnish Association of Science Editors and Journalists, leader: associate professor Outi Fingerroos
  • Cultural History of Finland for the Hungarians and Germans, A joint project of Jyväskylä University and Universities of Debrecen and Hamburg (2009–2014); several sponsors, leader: professor Anssi Halmesvirta
  • Soviet Union and the cultural Cold War (1953-1970s), funded by the Academy of Finland, leader: associate professor Simo Mikkonen
  • Anatomy of Finnish-Soviet relations; funded by TSV and others, leader: associate professor Simo Mikkonen
  • Subjective Virtues, Collective Cultures - A Comparative Perspective on Western Business Leaders’ Narratives of the Twentieth Century; Academy Research Fellow post, leader: academy research fellow Heli Valtonen

Professors:

  • Stark, Laura
  • Snellman, Hanna
  • Korkiakangas, Pirjo
  • Halmesvirta, Anssi

Research fellows:

  • Fingerroos, Outi
  • Hokkanen, Markku
  • Jouhki, Jukka
  • Lappi, Tiina-Riitta
  • Mikkonen, Simo
  • Valtonen, Heli

Doctoral students:

  • Hirvi, Laura
  • Häkkinen, Anne
  • Hänninen, Riitta
  • Mäkelä, Jyri
  • Nissi, Kaisa
  • Pennanen, Henna-Riikka
  • Potinkara, Nika
  • Tawah, Sanna