Acknowledgements

During the past years, the project has been funded by several funding bodies, representing both government agencies and private foundations:

The Finnish Cultural Foundation 2013, 2017, 2021–2023

The Kone Foundation 2013, 2018, 2023–2026

The Academy of Finland 2013–2016 (project nr. 267592), 2018–2023 (project nr. 315164)

The University of Helsinki Future Development Fund 2016, 2018, 2022

We also want to thank Jari Okkonen, Pekka Mikael Laine, Jaska Uimonen, Margarita Díaz-Andreu, Iégor Reznikoff, Taina Saarikivi, Ulla Valovesi, Vladimir Shirokov, Sergei Pogorelov, Kristina Wolfe, Eero Peltonen, Mikko Ojanen, Emmi Kujanpää, Arttu Peltoniemi, Keke Lammassaari and our fieldwork assistants for their generous help.