Staff

Qin Su is Deputy Director of the Confucius Institute and Associate professor of European culture policy studies. Her current research interests include:

  • European cultural and education policy
  • Comparative study of China-EU cultural identities
  • Cross-culture communication
  • Public diplomacy

qin.su@helsinki.fi
Tel. +358 (0)2941 229717 / 050-4487800

Mariliina Räsänen is coordinator of the Confucius Institute. She takes care of the daily administrative tasks of the Institute like

  • course adminstration
  • student councelling
  • communication
  • marketing
  • financing

mariliina.rasanen@helsinki.fi
Tel. +358 (0)2941 22868, 050-3199538

Lecturer in Chinese Language

Her research and teaching interests are: 

  • Teaching Chinese language as a foreign language
  • Chinese cultural studies
  • Cultural and intercultural communication in translation studies

xiufen.zhao@helsinki.fi
Tel. +358 (0)2941 22872, 050-4489182
Office hour: Monday 14-15
U38A119

Lecturer in Chinese Language

His research and teaching interests are:

  • Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Modern Chinese Language and Businese Chinese
  • Chinese Cultural Studies
  • Language Pedagogy

donghai.hou@helsinki.fi
Tel. +358 (0)2941 22869/050-3199537
Office hour: Monday 13-14
U38A119

Lecturer in Chinese Language

Her research and teaching interests are:

  • Teaching Chinese as a foreign language
  • Chinese cultural studies
  • Chinese art

xue.cheng@helsinki.fi
Tel. +358 (0) 2941 22866, 050-3199540
Office hour: Tuesday 14-15
U38A119

Teacher in Chinese language

Her research and teaching interests are:

• Teaching Chinese language as a foreign language
• Chinese traditional paiting, Chinese cooking and Chinese tea art.
• Cultural and intercultural communication

min.ling@helsinki.fi
Tel. +358 (0) 2941 22870/ 0505999003
Office hour: Tuesday 16-17

Trainee
Student of Area and Cultural Studies program

carla.pekander@helsinki.fi
Tel. +358 (0)29414 23293 / 0505712471
U38A215