Prof. Tuuli Lähdesmäki

Adjunct Professor / Docent
University of Jyväskylä
Participates in 2 items
Tuuli Lähdesmäki (PhD, DSocSci) is an Academy Research Fellow (Academy of Finland) and an Adjunct Professor / Docent working in the Department of Art and Culture Studies, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Lähdesmäki's major research interests include identity and heritage politics and discursive meaning-making processes in contemporary culture. Her research combines topics, theoretical approaches, and methods from art history, cultural studies, and cultural sociology. Lähdesmäki’s current research projects, funded by the Academy of Finland (European cultural heritage in the making: politics, affects, and agency, EUCHE) and the European Research Council (Legitimation of European cultural heritage and the dynamics of identity politics in the EU, EUROHERIT) focus on the construction and meaning-making of a European cultural heritage in EU heritage initiatives. Her recent publications on the topic are include e.g., following articles: Lähdesmäki, T. (2014): Transnational Heritage in the Making. Strategies for Narrating Cultural Heritage as European in the Intergovernmental Initiative of the European Heritage Label. Ethnologica Europaea 44:1, 75–93; Lähdesmäki, T. (2014): The EU’s Explicit and Implicit Heritage Politics. European Societies 16:3, pp. 401–421; Lähdesmäki, T. (2016): Scholarly discussion as engineering the meanings of a European cultural heritage. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 1-18. DOI: 10.1177/1367549416631996; Lähdesmäki, T. (2016): Narrativity and intertextuality in the making of a shared European memory. Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 1-16. DOI: 10.1080/14782804.2016.1159544.

Sessions in which Prof. Tuuli Lähdesmäki participates

Monday June 6, 2016

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