KIRSI LAURéN

University Teacher

Dr, Adjunct Professor


I mainly teach cultural studies and supervise doctoral dissertations. I´m PI in a "Mire Trend" research project. In my research, I'm currently looking at today's mire culture and related changes in cultural heritage. I also do research on traumatic and violent experiences within the home during and after World War II.

Fields of research:
- environmental humanities
- narrative research
- humanistic border studies
- oral history research

Contact info

Organization

School of Humanities, Finnish Language and Cultural Research

Email

kirsi.lauren@uef.fi

Phone

+358 50 331 5870

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Societal Activities

International Peatland Society, commission Peatlands and Society: 1st vice-chair Finnish Literature Society: Member of the Committee [valtuuskunta] The Finnish Folklore Society: Member of the Executive Board

Research groups and research projects

Principal Investigator in a "Mire trend research project". (Kone Foundation 2020-2022). School of Humanities, Philosophical Faculty, University of Eastern Finland. Traumatized Borders: Reviving Subversive Narratives of B/Order, and Other. Academy of Finland (2016-2020). Principal Investigator Dr Tuulikki Kurki. Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland. The Lost Mitten and Other Stories: Experiences about borders, mobilities, and new neighbour relations. Kone Foundation (2018-2020). Principal Investigator Dr Tuulikki Kurki. Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland. Writing Cultures and Traditions at Borders. Academy of Finland (2010-2016). Principal Investigator Dr Tuulikki Kurki. Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland.

Releases in SoleCRIS

RESEARCH GROUPS - UEF

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Publications