Elina Liikanen

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    Research areas

  • 6122 Literature studies - Spanish literature, Cultural Memory Studies, Representations of the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship, Spanish-American literature, Migration literature

Description of research and teaching

Teaching (in Spanish):
• Contemporary Spanish and Spanish-American Literature
• The Spanish Civil War and the Franco Dictatorship in Contemporary Spanish Literature
• History of Spanish-American Literature
• Spanish History and Culture
• History and Culture of Spanish America
• Written and Oral Communication

Study guidance for BA and MA students of Spanish Philology, supervisor of students’ personal study plans in intermediate studies.

My research interests focus on three overlapping areas: contemporary Spanish and Spanish American narrative, cultural memory of violent pasts in the Hispanic world, and migration and transcultural memory.

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Latest publications

  1. Sodan jäljet Espanjan nykykirjallisuudessa

    Liikanen, E., Feb 2016, In : Ydin : rauhanpoliittinen aikakauslehti. 2, p. 48-53 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

  2. Introducción

    Liikanen, E. & Santamaría Colmenero, S., 2015, Pensar con la historia desde el siglo XXI: Actas del XII Congreso de la Asociación de Historia Contemporánea. Folguera, P., Pereira, J. C., García, C., Izquierdo, J., Pallol, R., Sánchez, R., Sanz, C. & Toboso, P. (eds.). Madrid: Ediciones de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, p. 6025-6031 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

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Latest activities

  1. Keskiajan espanjalainen kirjallisuus. Lyhyt johdatus

    Elina Liikanen (Speaker)
    23 Apr 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  2. Nordic Perspectives on Migration, Language and Identities

    Eeva Sippola (Chair of organizing committee), Riikka Elina Liikanen (Member of organizing committee)
    8 Nov 20189 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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