MSSc Teemu Oivo is a doctoral student and researcher in the Department of Social Sciences and Business Studies at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF). Having joined University of Turku research project "The Ancient Finnish Kings: a computational study of pseudohistory, medievalism and history politics in contemporary Finland and Russia" in 2021, Oivo studies pseudohistory discussions and content circulation in Russian language internet platforms.
Oivo is specialized in critical discourse analysis and media research, using varieties of platforms, most notably in-depth analysis of online group communications. Currently, Oivo is finishing his dissertation, which examines how “Russianness” is produced in Finnish-Russian transnational media space. Oivo’s recent research project affiliations include “Strategies of Persuasion: Russian Propaganda in the Algorithmic Age”, “Multilayered Borders of Global Security” and “Perceptions of Russia Across Eurasia: Memory, Images, Conflict”.
Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Karelian Institute
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