Curriculum vitae for Tapani Salminen

FULL NAMES


Tapani Antero Salminen

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH


7 April 1962 Kangasala, Finland

CURRENT POSITION


University lecturer in Finno-Ugrian language studies
University of Helsinki
1 August 2011

EDUCATION AND DEGREES AWARDED


Candidate in Philosophy (Master’s) degree
University of Helsinki
1990

Licentiate in Philosophy degree
University of Helsinki
1990

Doctoral dissertation approved by University of Helsinki 1997

Doctor of Philosophy degree
University of Helsinki
1997

Adjunct professor of ethnolinguistics and Finno-Ugrian studies
University of Helsinki
1 March 1999

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS


Research associate
University of Helsinki
1991

Lecturer in Finnish language and culture
Moscow State University
1994

Research associate
University of Helsinki
1996–1998
(total 22 months)

Acting junior assistant in Finno-Ugrian language studies
University of Helsinki
1997
(total 6 months)

Postdoctoral researcher
Academy of Finland
1998

University lecturer in Finno-Ugrian language studies
University of Helsinki
2001–2006

Acting professor of Finno-Ugrian language studies
University of Helsinki
2003–2004

Research fellow
Academy of Finland
2006–2011

RESEARCH AWARDS, HONOURS AND MAJOR STIPENDIARY SUPPORT


Societas Uralo-Altaica Wissenschaftspreis 1997

Finno-Ugrian Society and Mother Tongue Society dissertation award 1998

Finnish Academy of Science and Letters dissertation award 1998

Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters 2005

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIPS/EDITOR


Editor of Journal de la Société Finno-Ougrienne 1995–2004

OTHER ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES


Compiler of the UNESCO Red Book Report on Endangered Languages: Europe 1993

Expert on Tundra Nenets in the European Science Foundation Eurotyp project 1994

Member of the UNESCO Advisory Committee for Linguistic Pluralism and Multilingual Education 1998–2003

Second vice-president of the Finno-Ugrian Society 2001–2005

Director of the Department of Finno-Ugrian Studies 2003–2004

Director of the Manuscripta Castreniana Jurak-Samoiedica research project since 2013

Publications by Tapani Salminen