Suzie Thomas

Person

Education information

BA, MA, PhD.

Description of research and teaching

I am university lecturer in museum studies, responsible for the Masters-level museum studies curriculum. My research interests include community engagement in cultural heritage and museums, archaeology and metal detecting, dark/difficult heritage, cultural heritage crime, and museum security. I am Principal Investigator on the project SuALT, which is an Academy of Finland consortium project aimed at developing an open source research infrastructure for archaeological discoveries made and reported by the public in Finland. I am open to supervision of doctoral researchers interested in issues around museums and heritage.

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Curriculum Vitae

Latest publications

  1. Politics of Scale: New Approaches to Critical Heritage Studies

    Lähdesmäki, T. (ed.), Thomas, S. E. (ed.) & Zhu, Y. (ed.), 19 Jan 2019, Berghahn Books.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  2. Introduction: Heritage and Scale

    Lähdesmäki, T., Zhu, Y. & Thomas, S. E., 15 Jan 2019, Politics of Scale: New Approaches to Critical Heritage Studies. Lähdesmäki, T., Thomas, S. & Zhu, Y. (eds.). Berghahn Books, p. 1-18 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  3. Locals, Incomers, Tourists and Gold Diggers: Space, Politics, and the "Dark Heritage" Legacy of the Second World War in Finnish Lapland

    Thomas, S. E., 15 Jan 2019, Politics of Scale: New Approaches to Critical Heritage Studies. Lähdesmäki, T., Thomas, S. & Zhu, Y. (eds.). Berghahn Books, p. 113-125 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Examination of Masters Thesis

    Suzie Thomas (Pre-examiner)
    14 Jan 2019

    Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

  2. SuALT projekti - Suomen arkeologisten löytöjen linkitetty avoin tietokanta

    Anna Wessman (Speaker), Suzanne Elizabeth Thomas (Speaker)
    14 Dec 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  3. Pieterjan Deckers

    Suzie Thomas (Host)
    2 Dec 20187 Dec 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

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Latest prizes

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Latest projects

  1. Book project : Museology - A Synergetic Bridge Between Theory and Practice

    Robbins, N., Thomas, S., Wessman, A. & Tuominen, M.

    01/06/201831/12/2020

    Project: Other project_Research

  2. Digital Educational Tool Development – Durgapuja and Museums

    Zeiler, X., Thomas, S., Wessman, A., Tomperi, E., Vainonen, P., Forsell, H., Grieve, G., Radde-Antweiler, K., Ray Murray, P., Sillanpää, S. & Huhtaniemi, E.

    University of Helsinki, Helsinki

    Project: Research project

  3. SuALT: SuALT: yhteisöllinen tutkimusinfrastruktuuri arkeologisille löydöille linkitetyn avoimen tiedon avulla

    Thomas, S., Hyvönen, E., Salmela, U., Tuominen, J., Wessman, A., Ikkala, E., Koho, M., Melin, J., Kangert, N., Deckers, P., Roymans, N., Lewis, M., Dobat, A. & Pitblado, B.

    EU, Academy of Finland, SUOMEN AKATEMIA

    Project: Research project

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