Pauliina Latvala-Harvilahti profile picture
Docent, School of History, Culture and Arts Studies
Senior Research Fellow, Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC)
Degree Programme in Digital Culture, Landscape and Cultural Heritage
Adjunct prof. Senior Research Fellow
IN SITU. Place-based innovation of cultural and creative industries in non-urban areas -Horizon project (Finland Futures Research Centre)


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Areas of expertise

Intangible Cultural Heritage
Peat Cultures and Artistic Performances
Oral History
Narrated History
Political narratives and Experiences of Everyday Political Culture
Cultural Heritage Conventions
Heritage Politics
Everyday life
Archived memoirs
Memory and Power.


Cultural Heritage Studies (University of Turku/ UCPori 2015-2016: - Field Work Methods - International Heritage Conventions and Heritage Politics - Transnationalism and Otherness - Tracking the Cultural Heritage Process - Cultural Heritage in the Museum: Year 1918 in online exhibitions - LARP as a Platform for Narrativizing History


History Culture and Selected Past, Guest editors: Ene Kõresaar, Anne Heimo and Pauliina Latvala -Folklore (2014, vol 57) Approaching Methodology (2013). Edited by Frog Pauliina Latvala with Helen F. Leslie. An introduction by Ulrika Wolf-Knuts. Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae. Humaniora 368. Sastamala 2. rev. ed., 429 pp. Earlier online version: 2013 monograph "Narrated Politics. Oral History Research on Everyday Political Culture" in Finnish (post-doc research): Kerrottu politiikka. Muistitietotutkimus arjen poliittisesta kulttuurista. The Finnish Literature Society, Helsinki. 2011 edited by Sami Lakomäki, Pauliina Latvala and Kirsi Laurén (in Finnish: Tekstien rajoilla): Translation: "Crossing Boudaries. Multidisciplinary approaches to written materials". The Finnish Literature Society, Helsinki. 2005 dissertation on oral history of the family: Katse menneisyyteen "The Glimpse of the Past". The Finnish Literature Society, Helsinki. Member of SELMA (University of Turku)


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