Elisa Uusimäki

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Description of research and teaching

Dr Elisa Uusimäki is a scholar of ancient Jewish literature and holds the title of docent at the University of Helsinki, currently serving as the PI of the research project "Conceptions of Virtue in Early Judaism" (2018-2020). Uusimäki has published on wisdom and torah, the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient scriptural interpretation, the figure of the sage in antiquity, and exemplarity. Apart from Helsinki, she has studied and conducted research at the University of Manchester, Yale University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.
 
Uusimäki's websites:
 
http://helsinki.academia.edu/ElisaUusimäki
https://blogs.helsinki.fi/jewishvirtue/
https://blogs.helsinki.fi/ancienttravel/
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Latest publications

  1. STECA blog: Co-authoring Academic Publications: A Conversation with Ben Wright

    Uusimäki, E. K., Jan 2019, In : Second Temple Early Career Academy (STECA) blog.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

  2. Johdanto

    Asikainen, H. J. S. & Uusimäki, E. K., 2019, Sukupuoli Raamatun maailmassa. Uusimäki, E. & Asikainen, S. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura, p. 1-18 (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; no. 117).

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

  3. Sukupuoli Raamatun maailmassa

    Asikainen, H. J. S. (ed.) & Uusimäki, E. K. (ed.), 2019, Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura. (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; no. 117)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Options after PhD

    Elisa Uusimäki (Speaker)
    15 Dec 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  2. Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting 2018

    Elisa Uusimäki (Speaker: Opponent/discussant)
    18 Nov 2018

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

  3. Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting 2018

    Elisa Uusimäki (Speaker: Presenter)
    17 Nov 2018

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

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Latest projects

  1. Conceptions of Virtue in Early Judaism

    Uusimäki, E., Rafael, A. & Yli-Karjanmaa, S.

    01/12/201831/12/2020

    Project: University of Helsinki Three-Year Research Project

  2. Wisdom and Paideia: A Study on Hellenistic Jewish Sages

    Uusimäki, E.

    SUOMEN AKATEMIA

    01/09/201531/08/2018

    Project: Research project

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