Kirsti Salmi-Niklander

Person

    Research areas

  • 616 Other humanities - Folklore studies, Scribal culture, Working-class culture, Oral history
Further information on the affiliationAkatemiatutkija (HY); Academy Research Fellow (HY); Folkloristiikan dosentti (HY); Adjunct professor, Folklore Studies

Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

  1. 1.      Full name and date

Full name: Kirsti Anneli Salmi-Niklander, née Salmi

Gender: Female

Date of CV: 29.12.2015

 

  1. 2.      Date and place of birth, nationality, current residence

 

Date and place of birth: 20.5.1957, Joensuu, Finland

Nationality: Finnish

Current residence: Fagerkullankatu 9, 03600 KARKKILA, FINLAND

Contact information:

Office address: Folklore Studies, P.O. Box 59, 00014 University of Helsinki

Tel. 02941-23696, 040-724 9760

E-mail: Kirsti.salmi-niklander@helsinki.fi

 

  1. 3.      Education and degrees awarded

 

Academic education:

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Filosofian tohtori), University of Helsinki 6.4. 2004, Folklore Studies

 

Licentiate of Philosophy (Filosofian lisensiaatti), University of Helsinki 5.2.1991, Folklore Studies

 

Filosofian kandidaatti (Master of Arts), University of Helsinki 13.12.1988, Folklore Studies

Humanististen tieteiden kandidaatti (Bachelor of Arts), University of Helsinki 1982, Folklore Studies

 

Title of docent:

 

University of Helsinki, Folklore Studies 7.2.2008

 

  1. 4.      Linguistic skills

 

English: Excellent

Swedish: Good (evaluated by a member of State Board of Language Examinations 27.11.2002)

French: Fair

German, Russian, Estonian: Basic

 

  1. 5.      Current position

 

Academy Research Fellow (Akatemiatutkija), Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki, 1.9.2011–  (Appointment until 31.8.2016)

 

University Lecturer (Yliopistonlehtori) in Folklore Studies, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki (Appointment 1.9.2016 - )

 

 

 

Researcher career phase: Independent researcher

 

  1. 6.      Previous work experience

 

Research grant, Kone Foundation 1.1.2010–31.8.2011

 

Post-doctoral Fellow, (Tutkijatohtori), Department of Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki, 1.1.2007–31.12.2009. (Funded by Academy of Finland)

 

Research grant, Emil Aaltonen Foundation, 1.8.–31.12.2006

 

Post-doctoral Fellow (Tutkijatohtori), Department of Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (Research group “The Culture of Writing in 19th-century Finland” led by Dr. Anna Makkonen, funded by Academy of Finland), 1.8.2005 – 31.7.2006

 

Research Grant, Emil Aaltonen Foundation, 1.5.-31.7.2005

 

Research Grant, Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1.4.2004 – 31.3.2005

 

Assistant Lecturer (Assistentti), Department of Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki: 1.9.1989–11.7.1990, 25.2.–24.3.1991 and 1.8.1991– 31.12.2003.

(Maternity and child care leave 12.7.1990–5.2.1991, 21.1.1992–30.6.1993; study leaves 1.9.–31.12.1995, 1.1.–30.6.1997, 1.9.1998–30.6.1999, 1.9.2000–31.3.2001.)       

 

Research assistant (Tutkimusapulainen), Karkkila Workers’ Museum, 1.1. – 31.7.1989, 1.4. – 31.5.1991

 

Maternity and child care leave 14.12.1987–31.12.1988

 

Archives assistant (Arkistoavustaja), Peoples’ Archives 13.4.–13.12.1987          

 

Researcher (Tp. tutkija), Finnish Organization for Labour Heritage, 1.10.–31.12.1985, 1.9.1986–31.3.1987

 

Research assistant (tutkimusapulainen), Finnish Literature Society 10.10.–31.12.1983,

1.11.–31.12.1984, 1.8.–30.9.1985

 

Research periods abroad:

 

Visiting Fellow, Liverpool John Moores University, 18 March- 17 April 2015 (one month)

 

Visiting Fellow, Hugo Valentin Center, University of Uppsala, Sweden (February-May 2014)

 

Visiting Fellow, John Moores University, Liverpool, February 2012 (one week)

 

Visiting Fellow, Bakhtin Centre, University of Sheffield, October-November 2009 (3 weeks)

 

 

Visiting Fellow, Department of Folklore Studies, University of Tartu, April 1999 (3 weeks)

(Exchange program of University of Helsinki)

 

Visiting Fellow, Department of Ethnology, University of Uppsala, January–June 1997

(Research grant of Alfred Kordelin foundation)

 

University Teachers’ Exchange Program Nordplus: Department of Ethnology, University of Uppsala, April–May 1995

 

Archive and field work in Canada (Ottawa, Toronto, Timmins),

March–May 1993 (Research grant of Finnish Literature Society)

 

 

  1. 7.      Research funding as well as leadership and supervision

 

Project funding

 

Fragmented visions. Performance, authority and interaction in early 20th-century Finnish oral-literary traditions. Research project funded by Academy of Finland 2014-2017 (468 604 €)

 

Funding for preparation of EU-Horizon-project “Protest as European cultural heritage”, Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki 2014 (13 000 €)

 

Living together with difficult memories and diverse identities. ERA-NET RUS Plus-project, funded by Academy of Finland 2015-2017 (272 527 €)

 

Post-doctoral research grants:

 

Finnish Cultural Foundation 2004, 17 000 €

Emil Aaltonen Foundation 2005, 17 700 €

Kone Foundation, 2010–2011, 50 400 €

 

Supervision of doctoral students:

 

Kari Huuskonen (Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki, since 2007; doctoral defence 18.1.2013)

Ulla Savolainen (Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki, since 2009; doctoral defence 17.1.2015)

Anna Rajavuori (Political History, University of Helsinki, since 2011)

Andreas McKeough (Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki, since 2014)

Anna Kajander (Ethnology, University of Helsinki, since 2014)

Riikka Taavetti (Political History, University of Helsinki, since 2015)

 

  1. 8.      Merits in teaching and pedagogical competence

 

Pedagogical training:

 

Basics of University Pedagogics (10 sp) 2005–2006; Supervision of dissertations, spring term 2012 (5 sp); Development of own teaching, spring term 2013 (5 sp); Evaluation and assessment, spring term 2015 (5 sp)

 


Involvement in curriculum planning and the implementation of courses:

 

Implementation of eight Fieldwork courses in Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki 1994–2004

 

Implementation of courses on ethnographic film and video, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki 1994 and 1998–1999

 

Post-doctoral teaching experience:

 

Oral history and written narration (Muistitieto ja kirjoittamalla kertominen)

(Open University, University of Helsinki) (Vantaa 2004 and Helsinki 2005)

 

Practicum of Methodology (Metodologian praktikum), Folklore Studies:

  • Spring term 2005, 2006 and 2007 with Ulla Maija Peltonen
  • Fall term 2009 (with Pertti Anttonen) and 2011 (with Eija Stark)

 

Representations of Oral tradition and 19th-century Student Culture

(Suullisen perinteen representaatiot ja 1800-luvun opiskelijakulttuuri), spring term 2008 (12 hrs)

 

Research trends of everyday narration (Arkikerronnan tutkimuksen suuntauksia), Fall term 2010 (12 hrs)

 

Classics and new research trends in oral history resarch (Muistitietotutkimuksen klassikoita ja uusia tuulia), Fall term 2012 (10 hrs)

 

Oral history research in movement (Muistitietotutkimus liikkeessä), Fall term 2014 (10 hrs)

 

Personal experience narrative (Henkilökohtainen kerronta), Fall term 2015 (10 hrs), with Eerika Koskinen, Anna Kajander and Ulla Savolainen

 

Supervision of Master theses:

 

Tiina Kaarela, MA Thesis, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (2007)

Pauliina Pajala, MA Thesis, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (2007)

Marja-Leena Jalava, MA Thesis, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (2008)

 

Examiner of Master and Licentiate theses:

 

Eerika Koskinen, MA Thesis, Folklore Studies, University of Jyväskylä (2005)

Nina af Enehjelm, lic. thesis, Folkore Studies, University of Helsinki (2005)

Anne Niemi, lic. thesis, Ethnology, Abo Akademi University (2006)

Tiina Kaarela, MA Thesis, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (2007)

Pauliina Pajala, MA Thesis, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (2007)

Ulla Savolainen, MA Thesis, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (2007)

Marja-Leena Jalava, MA Thesis, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (2008)

Marjatta Fyrstén, lic. thesis, Finnish Literature, University of Oulu (2009)

Sami Suodenjoki, lic. thesis, History, University of Tampere (2009)

Tiia Haapakoski, MA Thesis, Ethnology, University of Helsinki (2013)

Anna Kajander, MA Thesis, Ethnology, University of Helsinki (2014)

 

 

 

  1. 9.      Award

 

The Finnish Organization for Labour Heritage:

Award for the best monograph in Labour History 2006

 

  1. 10.  Other academic merits

 

Pre-examiner of doctoral dissertations:

 

Anni Peura, Education, University of Helsinki (2008)

Elina Makkonen, Folklore Studies, University of Joensuu (2009)

Piret Paal, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (2010)

Elina Katainen, Political History, University of Helsinki (2013)

 

Opponent of a doctoral dissertation:

 

Piret Paal, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (15.1.2011)

 

Evaluation for title of docent:

 

Kati Mikkola, Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki (2015)

Kaisa Vehkalahti, Cultural and social history, University of Oulu (2015)

 

Memberships and positions of trust in scientific and scholarly societies:

 

  • Treasurer, Finnish Anthropological Society, 1986–1988 and 1991
  • Board member, Finnish Society for Labour History 1993–1999
  • Secretary, Finnish Oral History Network 2005–2009; member of the steering group 2005–2012
  • Member the steering group, Network for History of Education 2009–2013
  • Secretary, Finnish Society for Book History 2011–2014
  • Chair, Finnish Society for Book History 2014–
  • Member of Council, Finnish Literature Society since 2011
  • Regional Liaison Officer, SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing) since 2012; member in SHARP Futures committee 2013; Member of jury, DeLong Book Prize 2014 -2016

 

Positions in scientific and scholarly journals and publication series

 

  • Elore, member of the editorial board 1997–2002
  • Kasvatus & Aika [Education & Time], editor 2007–2012; guest editor for the theme issues on History of Writing (3/2008), History of Childhood (3/2009), Religion and Education (4/2011)
  • Suomen Antropologi, guest editor for the Oral History special issue 4/2007
  • Budkavlen, member of editorial board 2011–

 

 

Peer reviews:

 

Nord Nytt (2004), Elore (2006), Suomen Antropologi (2008), Historia mirabilis (2008), Ethnologia Fennica (2009, 2013), Finnish Literature Society (2010–2012, 2014), Kasvatus (2011), Finnish Folklore Society (Suomen Kansantietouden Tutkijain Seura)(2012), Kasvatus & Aika (2012), Folklore (2013), Finnish Society for Church History (2013); Finnish Society for Disability Studies (2013); Scandinavian Journal of History (2014), Kalevala Society (2015); Rationality and Society (2015), Reading and Writing from below (Conference publication) (2015)

 

Positions in the organization of academic conferences:

 

Co-ordinator for the international research symposium Crisis, Chaos or Challenge? Industrial Communities in Postindustrial Society. Karkkila, August 1995. (Organized by Finnish Society for Labour History)

 

Co-ordinator for the international research symposium Memory and Narration – Oral History Research in the Northern European Context. Helsinki, 15-17 November 2006 (Organized by Finnish Literature Society and the Department of Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki)

 

Co-ordinator for the international research symposium Oral History and Ethics (Organized by Finnish Literature Society and Finnish Oral History Network). Helsinki, 3-4 December 2008.

 

Member of the program committee, SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing), 17th conference, Toronto 2009

 

Chair of the program committee, the 18th SHARP conference, Helsinki 17–21 August 2010

 

Member of organizing committee, Conference Reading and Writing from below – Exploring the Margins of Modernity, Helsinki 20–22 August 2014

 

  1. 11.  Societal merits

 

Chair of the jury of the Book Award of the Finnish Organization for Labour Heritage, 2007 and 2008

Highlighted publications

  1. Lukeva ja kirjoittava työläinen

    Salmi-Niklander, K. (ed.), Suodenjoki, S. (ed.) & Uusitalo, T. (ed.) 2010 Työväen historian ja perinteen tutkimuksen seura. 298 p. (Väki voimakas; vol. 2010, no. 23)

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewAnthology

  2. Menetetty sankaruus.: Mahdollisuuksien retoriikkaa

    Salmi-Niklander, K. 2010 Kirjoituksia sankaruudesta. Kemppainen, I. & Peltonen, U-M. (eds.). Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, Vol. 2010, p. 288-324 36 p. (Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran Toimituksia; vol. 2010, no. 1283)

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

  3. Tehtaiden, kasarmien ja savupirttien kynänkäyttäjiä: Lukeva ja kirjoittava työläinen tuoreen kansainvälisen tutkimuksen kohteena.

    Salmi-Niklander, K. 2010 Pitkänsillan tuolla puolen...: Puheenvuoroja työväenliikkeen historiasta, tilasta ja tulevaisuudesta. Suoranta, A. & Lähteenmäki, M. (eds.). Työväen Arkisto, Vol. 2010, p. 107-112 6 p. (Työväen Arkiston julkaisuja; no. 5)

    Research output: ScientificChapter

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Highlighted activities

  1. The 18th Annual conference of SHARP "book culture from below"

    Salmi-Niklander, K. (Chair)
    1 Jan 200920 Aug 2010

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

  2. BCLA "Archives" Conference

    Salmi-Niklander, K. (Speaker: Presenter)
    5 Jul 20108 Jul 2010

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

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Latest prizes

  1. Award for the best monograph in Labour History

    Kirsti Salmi-Niklander (Recipient), 10 Mar 2005

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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Education

Fil. toht., kulttuurien tutkimus

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