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Academic education and degrees awarded

Docent (Adjunct Professor) in Comparative literature, University of Helsinki, 2019

Docent (Adjunct Professor) in Comparative literature, University of Tampere, 2018

2012 PhD, University of Helsinki, Finland, Comparative literature, grade Laudatur (outstanding). 

2006 MA, University of Tampere, Finland, Comparative literature, grade Eximia cum laude approbatur (excellent). Minor subjects: Art history, Sociology, Museology.

Current position

2018– Academy Research Fellow

2019– Principal investigator, Science, Literature and Research: Avant-Garde Encounters with Biology and Ecology

Department of Philosophy, History and Art Studies, University of Helsinki (UH), Finland 

Previous academic positions

2017–2018 Senior lecturer, Comparative literature, UH

Fellowships (selection)

2014–2017 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow UH (Academy of Finland)

2013–2014 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow MDRN Research laboratory, KU Leuven, Belgium

2012–2013 Visiting Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Peter Szondi-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

2008–2011 Project Research Fellow UH (Academy of Finland)

Most notable visiting researcher periods abroad 2009–2018 (0,5–6mo):

  • Centre for Avant-Garde Studies, University of Iceland
  • Goldsmiths, University of London, the United Kingdom
  • Department of German Studies, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Institute for Jewish Studies, University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Université Paris X Nanterre, France

Commissions of trust

2019– Finnish Association for Avant-Garde and Modernism publication series, editorial board member

2018–2019 Finnish Association for Avant-Garde and Modernism, vice chair

2015–2016 Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, selected member of the Academy Club

2010–2013 Finnish Literary Research Society, executive committee member

2008–2009 The management group of the Institute for Art Research, Ph. D. student representative