Riikka Taavetti

Person

    Research areas

  • 5201 Political History - Queer History, Politics of Memory, Politics of History, Oral History, Cultural Memory Studies

Curriculum Vitae

I work as a Doctoral Candidate in Political History. In my dissertation I study the construction of queer  sexualities in Finnish and Estonian personal and cultural memories. In my research, I utilise life story writings and their collection as well as archives and public discussion on the past. See my personal web page for more information and my list of publications and presentations.

Highlighted publications

  1. "A woman should not be so cheap": The Prostitute as a Constructed Other in Estonian Post-Soviet Life Stories

    Taavetti, R. M. 28 Aug 2017 In : European Journal of Life Writing. 6, p. 197-217 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Reflecting the Queer Me: Memories of Finnish Queer Youth from the 1950s Onwards

    Taavetti, R. 2016 In : Lambda nordica.. 3-4, p. 81-107 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. A marshall in love: Remembering and forgetting queer pasts in the Finnish archives

    Taavetti, R. 2016 In : Archival Science. 16, 3, p. 289–307 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Vaikeat muistot - menneisyyden ja nykyhetken vuoropuhelua

    Salmi-Niklander, K. A., Savolainen, U. E., Laine, S. & Taavetti, R. M. May 2017 In : Elore. 24, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Tärkeintä on lähteminen: muuttamisen merkitykset sateenkaarinuorten elämässä

    Taavetti, R. 2016 Lapset ja nuoret muuttoliikkeessä : Nuorten elinolot -vuosikirja 2016. Kivijärvi, A. & Peltola, M. (eds.). Nuorisotutkimusseura Nuorisotutkimusverkosto, p. 135-147 13 p. (Julkaisuja; no. 185)(Verkkojulkaisuja; no. 105)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Highlighted activities

  1. Queer Life Stories and Queer Cultural Memory

    Taavetti, R. (Speaker)
    2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  2. Feminismin sukupolvet -paneeli

    Taavetti, R. (Speaker)
    2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

  3. Queer Pasts and Soviet Legacies in and around Jaanus Samma’s ‘NSFW. A Chairman’s Tale'

    Taavetti, R. (Speaker)
    20 Jun 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  4. Researching, reworking and representing Soviet and Socialist LGBT histories,

    Taavetti, R. (Speaker: Presenter)
    29 Sep 20162 Oct 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic Talks

  5. XIXth International Oral History Conference: Speaking, Listening, Interpreting

    Taavetti, R. (Speaker: Presenter)
    27 Jun 20161 Jul 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic Talks

  6. European Social Science History Conference

    Taavetti, R. (Speaker: Presenter)
    30 Mar 20162 Apr 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic Talks

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Education

Fil. maist., historia

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