Charlotta Wolff

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Description of research and teaching

Docent of European history since 2009, Academy of Finland Research Fellow 2013–2018 and Principal Investigator of the project "Agents of Enlightenment" (Academy of Finland) 2017–2021.

Research fields: intellectual and cultural history of early modern Europe, nineteenth- and twentieth-century Finnish history, history of elites, history of cosmopolitanism, eighteenth-century and Enlightenment studies, opera.

Themes taught: cultural history, history of diplomacy, early modern history, Enlightenment.

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Curriculum Vitae

Education and academic degrees

Title of docent, European history, University of Helsinki, 2009

PhD in history, University of Helsinki, 2005

Master's degree in history, Université Rennes 2 (France), 1999

Positions

Principal Investigator, 2013–

Academy of Finland Research Fellow, 2013–2018

Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher, 2008–2011 (personal research project) and 2005–2007 (researcher in Prof. Pasi Ihalainen's project Enlightened Loyalties)

University Lecturer, Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki, 2004–2005

Fellowships

2014 Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, 2 months, and Université Lille 3, 2 months

2013 École Normale Supérieure, Paris, 3 months

Highlighted publications

  1. OPERA-COMIQUE, CULTURAL POLITICS AND IDENTITY IN SCANDINAVIA 1760-1800

    Wolff, C., 2018, In : Scandinavian Journal of History. 43, 3, p. 387-409 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Opéra-comique, presse périodique et opinion publique, 1760-1791

    Wolff, C., 2018, In : Médias 19.

    Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesScientificpeer-review

  3. Lyrical diplomacy: Count Gustav Philip Creutz (1731-1785) and the opera

    Wolff, C., 2018, Moving Scenes: The Circulation of Music and Theatre in Europe, 1700–1815. Beaurepaire, P-Y., Bourdin, P. & Wolff, C. (eds.). Oxford: University of Oxford, Voltaire Foundation, p. 143–156 14 p.

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

  4. Moving Scenes: The Circulation of Music and Theatre in Europe, 1700–1815

    Beaurepaire, P-Y. (ed.), Philippe, B. (ed.) & Wolff, C. (ed.), 2018, Oxford: University of Oxford, Voltaire Foundation. 378 p. (Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment; vol. 2018:2)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  5. Nationalstaten fjättrar historieskrivningen

    Wolff, C., 2017, In : Historisk tidskrift för Finland. 102, 3, p. 545–551 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  6. Le comte Carl Fredrik Scheffer, traducteur des physiocrates français et promoteur de la monarchie renforcée en Suède

    Wolff, C., Sep 2017, In : La Révolution française. 12, 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  7. Transferts culturels aux abords de l’espace germanique: La traduction d’opéras-comiques français au Danemark et en Suède 1760-1810

    Wolff, C., 2017, Deutschland und Frankreich im wissenschaftlichen Dialog. Le dialogue scientifique franco-allemand: Transkulturalität nationaler Räume in Europa (18. bis 19. Jahrhundert). Übersetzungen, Kulturtransfer und Vermittlungsinstanzen. La transculturalité des espaces nationaux en Europe (XVIIIe-XIXe siècle). Traductions, transferts culturels et instances de médiations. . Charle, C., Lüsebrink, H-J. & Mix, Y-G. (eds.). Göttingen: Verlag V & R Unipress, p. 341–359 19 p. (Deutschland und Frankreich im wissenschaftlichen Dialog. Le dialogue scientifique franco-allemand; vol. 6).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  8. Ekebladarna på Stola

    Allén, S., Frängsmyr, T., Wetterberg, G. & Wolff, C., 2016, Lidköping: Lokrantz förlag. 55 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookGeneral public

  9. Akademisk kvinnohistoria: Riitta Mäkinen & Marja Engman, Naisten aika. Valkoinen varis ja muita oppineita naisia

    Wolff, C., 2016, In : Finsk Tidskrift : kultur, ekonomi, politik. 7–8, p. 100–103 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientific

  10. Keisarin mies: Constantin Linder ja hänen maailmansa 1836–1908

    Wolff, C., 2016, Helsinki: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Siltala. 192 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  11. Kejsarens man: Constantin Linder och hans värld 1836–1908

    Wolff, R. C. M., 2016, Helsingfors: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Siltala. 190 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  12. Opéra-comique et idéaux politiques en Scandinavie, 1760–1790

    Wolff, C., 2016, In : Orages. 15, p. 51–63 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  13. Mångkulturalitet, migration och minoriteter i Finland under tre sekel

    Wickström, M. (ed.) & Wolff, C. (ed.), 2016, Helsingfors: Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland. 360 p. (Skrifter utgivna av Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  14. Elitinvandring och kosmopolitism i 1800-talets Finland

    Wolff, C., 2016, Mångkulturalitet, migration och minoriteter i Finland under tre sekel. Wickström, M. & Wolff, C. (eds.). Helsingfors: Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland, p. 105–127 23 p. 4. (Skrifter utgivna av Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland).

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

  15. Liike- ja kulttuurielämän väliset yhteydet 1800-luvun ja 1900-luvun alun Viipurissa

    Wolff, C., 2016, Muuttuvien tulkintojen Viipuri. Koskivirta, A., Paavolainen, P. & Supponen, S. (eds.). Helsinki: Viipurin suomalainen kirjallisuusseura, p. 49-65 17 p. (Viipurin Suomalaisen Kirjallisuusseuran Toimitteita; vol. 18).

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

  16. Ann Öhrberg, Samtalets retorik: Belevade kulturer och offentlig kommunikation i svenskt 1700-tal [Bokrecension]

    Wolff, C., 2016, In : Historisk Tidskrift (Stockholm). 4, p. 733–734 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientific

  17. Historisk Tidskrift för Finland: Temanummer 1700-talets kulturhistoria

    Ilmakunnas, J. (ed.) & Wolff, C. (ed.), 2015, Helsingfors: Historiska föreningen rf. 222 p. (Historisk Tidskrift för Finland; vol. 100, no. 4)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  18. Musikkultur och musiksmak i 1700-talets Sverige: ett bidrag till lyssnandets historia

    Wolff, C., 2016, In : Historisk tidskrift för Finland. 100, 4, p. 420-452 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  19. Kauppa, teollisuus ja liikenne

    Wolff, C., 2014, Viipurin läänin historia V: Autonomisen Suomen rajamaa. Kaukiainen, Y., Marjomaa, R. & Nurmiainen, J. (eds.). Joensuu: Karjalan kirjapaino, Karjalaisen kulttuurin edistämissäätiö, p. 249-289 36 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  20. Kaupunkien kulttuuri- ja seurapiirielämä

    Wolff, C., 2014, Viipurin läänin historia V: Autonomisen Suomen rajamaa. Kaukiainen, Y., Marjomaa, R. & Nurmiainen, J. (eds.). Joensuu: Karjalan kirjapaino, Karjalaisen kulttuurin edistämissäätiö, p. 350-375 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  21. The Enlightenment: Critique, Myth, Utopia. Proceedings of the Symposium Arranged by the Finnish Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies in Helsinki 17-18 October 2008

    Wolff, C. (ed.), Ahokas, M. (ed.) & Kaitaro, T. (ed.), 2011, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang . 236 p. (Europäische Studien zur Ideen- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte; vol. 17)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  22. L’aristocratie suédoise et la France dans la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle

    Wolff, C., 2010, In : Histoire, économie & société. 29, 1/2010, p. 56-67 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  23. Handelspatriciatets kosmopolitism i det sena 1800-talets Finland: familjerna Hackman och Wolff

    Wolff, C., 2010, Historiska och litteraturhistoriska studier 85. Nygård, S. & Tidigs, J. (eds.). Helsingfors: Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland, Vol. 85. p. 61-89 28 p. (Historiska och litteraturhistoriska studier; vol. 85)(Skrifter utgivna av Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland; no. 740).

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

  24. Noble conceptions of politics in eighteenth-century Sweden (ca 1740-1790)

    Wolff, C., 2008, Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. 136 p. (Studia Fennica; no. 15)

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  25. The Swedish Aristocracy and the French Enlightment circa 1740-1780

    Wolff, C., 2005, In : Scandinavian Journal of History. 30, 3/4, p. 259-270 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  26. Vänskap och makt: Den svenska politiska eliten och upplysningstidens Frankrike

    Wolff, C., 2005, Helsingfors: Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland. 450 p. (Skrifter utgivna av Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland; no. 676)

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

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Highlighted activities

  1. Supervising of doctoral thesis

    Charlotta Wolff (Co-supervisor)
    1 Sep 20054 Oct 2016

    Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

  2. Institut d'Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine, ENS/CNRS

    Charlotta Wolff (Visiting researcher)
    Oct 2013Dec 2013

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

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Highlighted prizes

  1. Axel Hirschs pris

    Charlotta Wolff (Recipient), 1 Mar 2006

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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