Researchers / Letters / Emotions

Researchers / Letters / Emotions

Seminar April 8th ­–9th, 2019

University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu campus, Futura building, room F101

Address: Yliopistokatu 7 (Map of the campus area: http://www.uef.fi/en/yhteystiedot/kartat_jns). 

The project Russia as a field and an archive – Constructing Finnishness among ethnographers of 19th- and 20th-century Finland (funded by the Finnish Academy 2017-2021) warmly welcomes researchers interested in these topics to participate in this seminar on using personal documents as a source for disciplinary histories or personal lives in a wider sense.

Programme

Monday, April 8th

12:15 – 13:00 Jyrki Pöysä: Personal documents as a source in studies of academic lives

13:00 – 14:00 Leonid Chekin: Famous Danish linguist Rasmus Rask in Finland

14:00 – 14:15 Coffee break

14:15 – 14:45 Päivi Laine: First Finnish ethnographer A.J. Sjögren’s networks in St. Petersburg

14:45 – 15:15 Tiina Seppä: Darker sides of the correspondence of Samuli Paulaharju

15:15 – 15:45 Elina Niiranen: Personality missing? - diaries of Pertti Virtaranta,

devoted researcher of Karelia

15:45 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30 Leila Virtanen: The letters of Elli-Kaija Köngäs-Maranda - a place for introspection

16:30 – 17:00 Discussion

 

Tuesday, April 9th

  9:15 – 11:45 Workshop

11.45 – 13:15 Lunch

13:15 – 14:15 Taina Kinnunen: Touch biographies as an archive of affectivities

14:15 – 15:00 Leena Kurvet-Käosaar: Tracing strategies of intimacy in family letters

 - a pursuit of an epistolary melody

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 – 16:00 Lisa Svanfeldt-Winter: Navigating expectations and academic models to make it

in folklore studies 1918–1932

16:00 – 16:45 Tuulikki Kurki: Soviet Finnish writers’ correspondence

16:45 – 17:00 Closing discussion

 

The seminar is open to everyone, more information: Jyrki Pöysä,

See also the project pages at: https://blogs.uef.fi/rufiar/

 

Terveisin, 

Elina Niiranen

Tutkijatohtori, Venäjä kenttänä ja arkistona - 1800 ja 1900-luvun perinteentutkijat suomalaisuutta konstruoimassa -hanke. 

Itä-Suomen Yliopisto, Yhteiskunta- ja kauppatieteiden tiedekunta, Karjalan tutkimuslaitos.

Puhelin: +358400270596

 

Phd, Postdoctoral Researcher.  Russian as a field and an archive - Constructing Finnishness among ethnographers of the 19th and 20th century Finland. 

University of Eastern Finland, Karelian Institute. 

Fon. +358400270596