SINIKKA VAKIMO

University Lecturer

DPhil. , Adjunct professor Sinikka Vakimo acts as a lecturer in Cultural Studies. She is also the head of the Multicultural Dimensions of Health -study unit in Joensuu campus and the leader of DemOldCult – Research Project in 2019-2020.

Vakimo’s main interests in research include gender sensitive cultural gerontology, life course and life history as well as social interaction in the web, media representations, folk narratives and humor and research ethics. She has also specialized in qualitative research methods, ethnography, and oral history methodology.

Contact info

Organization

School of Humanities, Finnish Language and Cultural Research

Email

sinikka.vakimo@uef.fi

Phone

+358 50 442 4377

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Research groups and research projects

Vakimo is the leader of the leader of a research project Between the Normal and the Abnormal – Cultural Meanings of Dementia and Old Age in Finland and Russia, (DemOldCult 2016-2019) in 2019-2020. The research project is funded by The Kone Foundation. See: https://demoldcult.wordpress.com/in-english/

RESEARCH GROUPS - UEF

Publications