The Ancient Finnish Kings

Heta Aali and Mila Oiva will present the Aaltonen foundation funded project “The Ancient Finnish Kings: a Computational Study of Pseudohistory, Medievalism and History Politics in Contemporary Finland and Russia” (PI Reima Välimäki, University of Turku).

They will talk about how the project is planning to use text reuse programs to detect widely spread popular or pseudohistorical discussions on medieval history in Finland and in Russia. You can read more about the project at


Aalto Heldig DH Pizza seminar, Friday 20 September at 12.00 (Aalto CS, B121)