Suomeksi
 
 
Personnel
 
 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH STAFF 

 

Lauri Paltemaa

 
  • Professor, Director of CEAS
  • Docent of Contemporary Chinese History
  • Chair, Nordic Association of Chinese Studies (NACS)
  • Professoral speech March 18, 2015:
  • Email: laupalt@utu.fi
  • Tel: +358 (0)29 450 3059, +358 (0) 50 326 5014
 

Teaching and Research Areas:

 
  • Chinese politics and society
  • Chinese contemporary history
  • Disaster management in China
  • State-society relations
  • Social movements and protest

 Key publications and activities (link)

 
   

Outi Luova

Teaching and Research Areas:

  • Urban governance in China, especially environmental issues
  • Regional cooperation in East Asia
  • Domestic migration in China
  • Management of international labour migration in China and East Asia
  • Ethnic issues in China
  • Regional features and differences in China

Key publications and activities (link)

 

Sabine Burghart

  • University Lecturer
  • Academic Director of the Master's Programme in East Asian Studies
  • Email: sabine.burghart@utu.fi
  • Tel: +358 (0) 29 450 3057

 Teaching and Research Areas:

  • North Korean politics, economy and society
  • South Korean politics and society
  • South Korean development cooperation
  • Inter-Korean relations
  • Contemporary Korean history
Key publications and activities (link)
 

 
 

 

Silja Keva

 
  

Teaching and Research Areas: 

  • Japanese society and politics
  • Regional cooperation in Asia
  • Asia-Europe relations (ASEM process)
  • Parliamentary diplomacy
  • National Diet of Japan
  • E-learning  

 Key publications and activities (link) 

  
 
 

Annamari Konttinen

 
  • University Teacher
  • Email: ankont@utu.fi
  • Tel: +358 (0) 29 450 3056, +358 (0) 50 309 5198
 
Teaching and Research Areas: 
 
  • Contemporary Japanese Society
  • Environment and Society
  • Social Movements and Civil Society
  • Qualitative Research Methods and Ethnography
  • Gender
 Key publications and activities (link)
 
 
  

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  • Senior Researcher
  • Docent of East Asian Studies, especially present-day Korea (University of Turku)
  • PhD in Sociology
 

Teaching and Research Areas:

 
  • Contemporary politics in Korea: social movements
  • Creation of public opinion and belief process
  • Conspiracy theory in Korean politics
  • Socio-cultural dimension of Korean popular culture in Europe

 Key publications and activities (CV)

 

 

DOCENTS 

 

Juha Saunavaara 

 

  • Docent of Contemporary East Asia, especially Japanese contemporary history (University of  Turku)
  • Assistant Professor at Arctic Research Center, Global Institute for Collaborative Research and Education, Hokkaido University
  • Email: juha.saunavaara(at)arc.hokudai.ac.jp

Research Interests

  • Japan, Nordic countries, Regional development, Hokkaido, Arctic

 

 

Jeong-Im Hyun  (see above)

  •  Docent of East Asian Studies, especially present-day Korea (University of Turku)

 

 

AFFILIATED RESEARCHERS

 

Antti Leppänen

 
  • Ph.D. (Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Helsinki)
  • Email: antti.leppanen@gmail.com
  • Tel: +358-41-528 6256 (mobile)
 
Teaching and Research Areas:
 
  • Self-employment, entrepreneurship, and culture of economy in South Korea
  • Contemporary urban life and social stratification in South Korea
  • Anthropology and ethnography of South Korea, ethnographic research methods
  • Contemporary history of North and South Korea

 

DOCTORAL STUDENTS AT CEAS (link)

 
 

LANGUAGE TEACHERS

  
 

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Courses: 

 
  • Intermediate Chinese
  • Advanced Intermediate Chinese
  • Advanced Research Chinese
 
 
 

 

 

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  • Japanese language teacher
  • Email: ayanomomo@gmail.com
 

Courses: 

 
  • Intermediate Japanese
  • Upper Intermediate Japanese
  • Advanced Japanese
  • Advanced Research Japanese
 

 

 


 

Taru Salminen

 
  • Korean language teacher
  • Email:   taru.u.salminen@utu.fi
 

Courses:

 
  • Elementary Korean 
  • Lower-intermediate Korean
  • Intermediate Korean

 
 
 


 


Administration

Anna Väre

 
  • Educational coordinator
  • Email: anna.vare@utu.fi
  • Tel: +358 (0) 29 450 3117
  • Office: Educarium, 4th floor, room 451
  • Office hour Tue 12-14
Responsibilities:
  • Administration of the Master's Degree Programme in East Asian Studies and Minor in East Asian Studies 
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    Hanna-Mari Salonen

     
    • Study Secretary
    • Tel. +358 (0) 29 450 3129, +358 (0) 50 341 3854
    • Publicum, 1st floor
    • Office hours Mon–Fri 12–14
     

    Responsibilities:

    • Registration of course credits and study units
     
     
     

     
     
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