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Former Fellows (Since 2012)

Aavik photoKadri Aavik
Kone Foundation Fellow : 16.1.-12.6.2017

Understanding masculinities in the neoliberal university

Kimmo Alho photoKimmo Alho
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2012-31.7.2014

Brain Activity during Social Perception and Decision Making

Anurova photoIrina Anurova
Kone Foundation Fellow : 13.1.-12.6.2014

Studies on effects of extensive use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on cognitive control.

Annette Arlander
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Arts: 1.1.2017-31.12.2017

Performing with Plants

Bartash photoVolha Bartash
Kone Foundation Fellow : 20.10.2014-10.2.2015

The transition to sedentary life among Roma in the former Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic and its long-term impacts on Romani

Bassett photoCaroline Basset
Helsingin Sanomat Foundation Fellow : 1.9.2014-30.6.2015

Anti-Computing (and Un-archaeology?)

Li Bennich-Björkman
Erik Allardt Visiting Fellow : 16.1.-12.6.2016

Existential Resistance and the Transition to Pluralism in Soviet West

Bogatyrev photoSergei Bogatyrev
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2015

Autumn in the Royal Garden: The Triumph and Demise of the First Russian Dynasty, 1498-1598

Bratkin photoDimitri Bratkin
Kone Foundation Fellow : 19.1.-12.6.2015

Oral History, Memory Studies and the Early Christian Tradition: Acts, Papias, and Hegesippus

Brattico photo Elvira Brattico
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2016

Culture and Aesthetics as Prerequisites for Brain-to-Brain Coupling and Interpersonal Interaction

Bugaeva photo Lyubov Bugaeva
Kone Foundation Visiting Fellow : 1.9.-31.12.2015

Embodied Narratives in Film and Performance

Cagnoli photoSébastien Cagnoli
Translator Programme : 1.9.-31.12.2015

Translation of Finnish literature into French.

Collis photoRobert Collis
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2014

Western Esotericism and the Russian Elite, 1689-1825


De Graeve photoKatrien De Graeve
Visiting Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2014

Relations of Care in the Context of Transnational Adoption, Domestic Foster Care and Guardianship of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors


Gubenko photoIgors Gubenko
Kone Foundation Fellow: 1.9.2017-31.12.2017

The philosophical critique of the concept of man in contemporary critical theory

Devaney photoThomas Devaney
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2015-31.7.2016

Emotion and Cross-Confessional Communities in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Iberia

Eliasson photoErik Eliasson
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2017

The Middle-Platonist theory of Fate

Eskhult photoJosef Eskhult
Erik Allardt Visiting Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.5.2015

The Historical Dimension of Languages in the Linguistic Horizon and the Meta-Linguistic Reflection of the European Renaissance (1350-1675)

Eng photoDavid Eng
Visiting Fellow : 1.9.2015-31.7.2016

Reparations and the Human

Ermolaeva photoElena Ermolaeva
Kone Foundation Fellow: 1.9.2017-31.12.2017

Ancient Greek epic parody

Etxabe photoJulen Etxabe
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2017

Judicial Dialogues and the Voices of Democracy

Fava photoValentina Fava
HCAS fellow in 2010

Multinational Corporations, Transfer of Technology and Learning Process in the Socialist and Post-Socialist Context

Feschenko photoVladimir Feshchenko
Kone Foundation Visiting Fellow : 1.9.-31.12.2015

Russian and Anglo-American Avant-Garde: writings on art, poetry, and artistic activism

Forsberg photoNiklas A. Forberg
Erik Allardt Visiting Fellow : 1.9.2016-31.5.2017

J. L. Austin and the Return to the Realities We Use Words to Talk About

Grigorieva photoAlexandra Grigorieva
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2017

GASTEREA: Digital Diachronic Thesaurus of European Food Words from Antiquity to Modern Times

Gog photoSorin Gog
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2014

Marginality, Bio-Politics and the Neo-Liberal Disempowerment of Roma: religious conversions to Pentecostalism and emerging narratives of social identity

Hakanen photoJari Hakanen
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2016

Spirals of Work Engament and Flourishing Workplaces

Hamalainen Nora photoNora Hämäläinen
HCAS Core Fellow : 2015-2016

The making of the good person – Moral philosophy, Self-help and Technologies of the Self

Hanovs photoDeniss Hanovs
Kone Foundations Visiting Fellow : 1.9.-31.12.2016

Postcolonial Discourses on Minorities Inclusion in Latvia

Harrison photoKlisala Harrison
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2012-31.7.2015

Sustainability and Indigenous Aesthetics: Musical Responses of Loss and Survival in Sámi and Native Canadian Theatre


Heilo photoOlof Heilo
Erik Allardt Visiting Fellow : 2016

Beyond Orientalism: Byzantium and the Historical Contextualisation of Islam

Hoegaerts photoJosephine Hoegaerts
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2015-31.7.2017

Performance, Recording and Identity: Writing the Social History of the Human Voice

Holmberg photoEva Johanna Holmberg
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2016

Experiences and Practices of British Travel: A Cultural History, 1500-1700

Hurri photoSamuli Hurri
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2017

Law as resistance


Hämäläinen photoNora Hämäläinen
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2016

The Making of the Good Person – Moral philosophy, Self-help and Technologies of the Self

Immonen photoVisa Immonen
HCAS Core Fellow : 2012

The Middle Ages as a Material Process: Archaeological Perspectives on Premodernity


Kaartinen photoTimo Kaartinen
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2017

Nature Making, Land Conversion and the Global Resource Economy

Kahlos photoMaijastina Kahlos
HCAS Core Fellow

Rhetoric and Realities in the Late Roman Empire: Imperial and Ecclesiastical Discourses of Control and Religious Dissenters in the Years 300 to 450

Kalinin photo Ilya Kalinin
Kone Foundation Visiting Fellow : 1.9.-31.12.2015

Cultural Politics in Contemporary Russia

Kananoja photoKalle Kananoja
HCAS Core Fellow : 15.9.2016-30.9.2017

Medical Pluralism in West Central Africa 1500–1850

Kantonen photoLea Kantonen
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Arts : 1.1.-31.12.2015

Performing the Multilingual Museum: Collaborative Planning and Documentation


Katrin Kello
Kone Foundations Visiting Fellow : 18.1.-15.5.2016

Representations of the Soviet era in Estonian and Latvian School Textbooks

Kennedy photoJuliette Kennedy
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2015

Content, Formalization and Formalism Freeness


Anna Khranauli photoAnna Khranauli
Kone Foundation Fellow : 3.2.-2.7.2014

Lucianic Recension and the Problem of the Lucianic Text from Different Angles

Kiema photoIlkka Kiema
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2015

Capital Requirements, the Stability of the Banking Sector, and Debt Crises

Kivistö photoSari Kivistö
HCAS Core Fellow, Deputy Director

Conflicting Disciplines in Early Modern Satire

Knuuttila photoTarja Knuuttila
HCAS Core Fellow

The Epistemology of Model-based Theoretical Practice: Cross-disciplinary Modeling Methods, Representational Tools, Expertise

Knysh photoAlexander Knysh
EURIAS Fellow : 1.9.2014-30.6.2015

Sufism in Modern Time

koczanowicz photoLeszek Koczanowicz
EURIAS Fellow : 1.9.2015-30.6.2016

Politics of Everyday Life

Koreinik photoKadri Koreinik
Kone Foundation Visiting Fellow : 18.1.-15.5.2016

Language Political Discourses and Minority Language Maintenance

Kõresaar photoEne Kõresaar
Kone Foundation Visiting Fellow : 1.9.-31.12.2016

Postmemory and Individual Agency

Kouprianov photoAlexei Kouprianov
Kone Foundations Visiting Fellow : 16.1.-12.5.2017

University of Helsinki before 1917 vs. other Universities of the Russian Empire, a Digital Study in Historical Dynamics

Krause photoMonika Krause
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2016-31.7.2017

Triaging Values: How NGOs manage Commitments

Kuukkanen photoJouni-Matti Kuukkanen

Postnarrativist philosophy of historiography

Laalo photoKlaus Laalo
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2016

From Protomorphology to Morphology Proper in Finnish Child Language

Lehtonen photoTuro-Kimmo Lehtonen
HCAS Core Fellow

Commodifying Life and Death. An Ethnography on Private Life Insurance Markets

Lemi photoEsthir Lemi
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Arts : 1.1.-31.12.2016

The Parenthetical Window: Performing in a full Multimodal Artificial Environment adapted to the Circadian Rhythm

Lerner photoJulia Lerner
EURIAS Fellow : 1.9.2016-30.6.2017

Belonging and un-belonging through religion: The case of religious transformation among post-Soviet immigrants

Leszkowicz photoPawel Leszkowicz
EURIAS Fellow : 1.9.2016-30.6.2017

LGBTQ Art and Rights as Democratic Inclusion: Comparative Perspectives on Central and East European Cultures and Societies

Liubimau photoSiarhei Liubimau
Kone Foundation Fellow : 16.1.-12.6.2017

Vocation and urbanity: Transmission of family professional assets in formerly mono-functional towns

Lueahrmann photoSonja Luehrmann
EURIAS Fellow : 1.9.2015-30.6.2016

Sin and Soviet Memory: Mobilizing Tainted Pasts in Russian Orthodox Anti-Abortion Activism

Lust photoKersti Lust
Kone Foundation Fellow: 1.9.2017-31.12.2017

Class and kinship in nineteenth century rural Estonia


Maude photoUlrika Maude
Visiting Fellow : 1.9.2015-31.7.2016

Modernism and Medical Culture

Mäkinen photoKatariina Mäkinen
HCAS Core Fellow

Affective Processes of Silencing Class in the Finnish Anti-Immigration Debate

Nauha photoTero Nauha
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Arts: 1.1.2017-31.12.2017

Non-standard Performance: Body and Performance in Conjunction with the Posthumanist Philosophy and Artistic Research

Negri photoSara Negri
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2016

Studies in logical epistemology: Foundations and analytic method for dynamic and collective notions

Anja Nygren photoAnja Nygren
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2014

Governance, Vulnerability and Rights to Justice in Southern Cities

Olson photoDouglas Olson
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2016-31.7.2017

A New Edition of Athenaeus' Deipnosophistai

Pakkala photoMaria Pakkala
Translator Programme : 1.1.-31.5.2016

Translation of Finnish literature into Arabic

Pechenkin photoAlexandr Pechenkin
Kone Foundation Fellow : 1.9.-31.12.2014

A Comparative Study of Relations of Care in the Context of Transnational Adoption, Domestic Foster Care and Guardianship of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors

Peters photoJohn Durham Peters
Helsingin Sanomat Foundation Fellow : 1.9.2013-30.6.2014

New Media in the Light of Old Media

Pirogovskaia photoMaria Pirogovskaia
Kone Foundation Fellow

Cultural Modelling of Disgust in the Late Russian Empire

Polvinen photoMerja Polvinen
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2016

Metafiction, Cognition and the Experience of Literature

Pulkki photoLaura Pulkki-Råback
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2017

Positive well-being and geographical and socioeconomic differences in the Finnish population


Rajagopal photoArvind Rajagopal
EURIAS Fellow : 1.9.2016-30.6.2017

The Global Career of the Communication Concept: A Cold War History from the US to India and Back

Raskov photoDanila Raskov
Kone Foundation Fellow : 19.1.-15.5.2015

Economic Culture of Russian Old Believers

Raudsepp photoMaaris Raudsepp
Kone Foundation Fellow : 19.1.-15.5.2015

Determinants of Inclusive Intergroup Context (Comparison of Estonia, Finland and Norway)

Raunio photoAnu Raunio
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2015

On the Reverse Grand Tour: Early Modern Travel Accounts and the Far North

Ravaja photoNiklas Ravaja
HCAS Core Fellow

The virtual Midas touch: The effects of cybertouch on social decision making

Remes photoPauliina Remes
Erik Allardt Visiting Fellow : 1.9.-31.12.2015

From Conversational Norms to What It Is to Be a Person A Study on Plato

Riikonen photoTaina Riikonen
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Arts : 1.1.-31.12.2015

Philosopher’s voice as Experimental Radiophony

Robbins photoJoel Robbins
Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation Professor on Studies of Contemporary Society : 2011

Toward an Anthropology of the Good

Rolin photoKristina Rolin
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2016

Political Philosophy of Scientific Knowledge

Rossi photoRiikka Rossi
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2014

Representations of the Primitive in the Finnish National Imagination

Ruskola photoTeemu Ruskola
Visiting Fellow : 1.9.2015-31.7.2016

China, For Example: China and the Making of Modern International Law

Saarikivi photoJanne Saarikivi
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2017

Towards the typology of etymologies. A comparative analysis of the development of selected words and concepts in ten Uralic and Indo-European languages


Sablin photoIvan Sablin
Kone Foundations Visiting Fellow : 1.9.-31.12.2016

North Asian Literatures between the Second and the Fourth World

Saikku photoMikko Saikku
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2016

Manly Nations through Nature: Hunting, Fishing, and the Wilderness Idea in North America and the Nordic Countries

Saito photoNaoko Saito
Visiting Fellow

Philosophy as translation and understanding other cultures: interdisciplinary research in philosophy and education for bidirectional internationalization

Salmela photoMikko Salmela
HCAS Core Fellow

Individual and Collective Emotions

Schmidli photoWilliam Michael (Mike) Schmidli
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2016-31.7.2017

We Win and They Lose: the Reagan Administration's Project Democracy and the End of the Cold War

Seramifova photoSilviya Serafimova
EURIAS Fellow : 1.9.2014-30.6.2015

Comparative Analysis of Arne Naess’s Project in Ecosophy within Past and Future of the 20th-century Norwegian Ecophilosophies

Silva photoJosé Filipe Pereira da Silva
HCAS Core Fellow

Medieval Theories of Active Perception From Augustine to Giles of Rome

Sinnemäki photoKaius Sinnemäki
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.7.2016

The Functional-Adaptive Nature of Grammar: To what Extent and why Linguistic Patterns across Languages Adapt to other Linguistic Patterns and to Sociocultural Environment

Soederberg photoSusanne Soederberg
Jane and Aatos Erkko Professor : 1.8.2015-31.7.2016

Placing Dispossession: Enclosures, Exclusions and Exploitations

Stenger photoJan Stenger
EURIAS Fellowship : 1.9.2015.-30.6.2016

Gaza: Tradition and Leadership in an Ancient Learning City

Stephanov photoDarin Stephanov
HCAS Core Fellow

Images of Rulership, Practices of Monarchic/Dynastic Celebration, and Their Nationalizing Effects in the Late Ottoman and Russian Empires, 1825-1908

Sulkunen photoPekka Sulkunen
Kone Foundation Senior Fellow : 2011-2014

Theories of Addiction and Images of Addictive Behaviours

Sumiala photoJohanna Sumiala
Visiting Fellow : 1.9.2012-31.7.2015

Mediatized Death. Expanded field of Death Rituals in the Contemporary Society

Tamosiunaite photoAurelija Tamosiunaite
Kone Foundation Visiting Fellow : 13.1.-12.6.2014

Slavic languages and Literature

Teivainen photoTeivo Teivainen
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.7.2016

Dilemmas of Democracy in Transnational Social Movements: Toward a Global Theory of Non-State Representation

Thatcher photoIan Thatcher
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2012-31.7.2014

The Russian Provisional Government 1917

Timonen photoMaija Timonen
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Arts : : 1.1.-31.12.2016

The Defrosted Father - Vicissitudes of Family in Economic Crisis

Sigridur photoSigridur Thorgeirsdottir
Visiting Fellow : 1.9.-30.10.2015

Philosophy of transing: Social exchange and transformative knowledge

Toivonen photoSusanne Toivonen
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2013-31.5.2014

Working Conditions and Health

Tolonen photoMikko Tolonen
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2012-31.7.2015

Writing the History of Civil Society in the Scottish Enlightenment

Troshani photoFlutur Troshani
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2014-31.12.2015

Appropriative Dynamics in Computational Poetry

Trubina photoElena Trubina
Kone Foundations Visiting Fellow : 1.9.-31.12.2016

Mega-events, Nationalist Emotions, and Multiscalar Urban Neoliberalism

Vaivade photoAnita Vaivade
Kone Foundations Visiting Fellow : 18.1.-15.5.2016

Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Baltic Sea Region: Legal and Policy Measures

Vanderstraeten photoRaf Vanderstraeten

Conditions and consequences of scientific specialisation

Van Andringa photoWilliam van Andringa
HCAS Core Fellow : 1.9.2015-31.7.2017


Vastrik photoErgo-Hart Västrik
Kone Foundation Fellow : 20.1.-12.6.2014

Literature and Folklore

Vihalemm photoTriin Vihalemm
Kone Foundation Fellow : 19.1.-12.6.2015

Media consumption and identity development of Estonian Russians

Watson photoPeggy Watson
HCAS Core Fellow

The Political and Moral Economy of Health Care in Poland

Weiss photoHadas Weiss
HCAS Core Fellow

Financialization and the Middleclass


Willson photoKendra Willson
HCAS Core Fellow

Control of personal names: language, citizenship and identity

Wittrock photoJon Wittrock
Kone Foundation Fellow : 12.2.-30.5.2015

Axial Echoes in Global Space

Zelizer photoBarbie Zelizer
Helsingin Sanomat Foundation Fellow : 1.9.2016-30.6.2017

How Cold War Mindedness Drives the News

Zhmud photoLeonid Zhmud
Kone Foundation Visiting Fellow : 1.9.-31.12.2015

A Scholarly Guide to Ancient Greek Science