Anna M W Ramstedt

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Curriculum vitae

Anna is a pianist, music educator and doctoral student. She has studied piano performance in the Sibelius Academy as well as Middle Eastern Studies and Musicology in the University of Helsinki. After graduating as a Master from both universities she continued to pursue her PhD in University of Helsinki. Her dissertation topic is "The Audible Gender". She studies the construction of racial and gendered inequality and whiteness, as well as gendered and sexual misconduct, and abuse of power in the classical music scene in Finland. 

In spring 2020 Anna recieved a 4-year grant from the Finnish Cultural Foundation to pursue her doctoral studies full-time. Years 2020–2021 she was a visiting PhD student in the Utrecht University, NL, where she is participated in courses organized by the Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies. 

Education/Academic qualification

Musicology, Master of Arts, University of Helsinki

Award Date: 28 Feb 2019

Classical music performance, piano, Master of Music, Sibelius-Akatemia

Award Date: 26 Jan 2018

Musicology, Bachelor or Arts, University of Helsinki, Helsinki

Award Date: 21 Jun 2016

Music Pedagogy / Piano, Bachelor of Music Education, Metropolia (AMK)

… → 13 Jun 2013

External positions

Visiting PhD Student , The Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies (NOG)


Visiting PhD Student , University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands


Project researcher (No salary) , Tutkimusyhdistys Suoni ry

2019 → …

PhD Student , The Doctoral Programme for Philosophy, Arts and Society, University of Helsinki

2019 → …

PhD student, University of Helsinki, Department of Musicology

2019 → …

Fields of Science

  • 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts
  • Performance studies
  • classical music
  • feminist music research
  • 6160 Other humanities
  • Gender Studies
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Sexual violence and Sexual Harassment
  • 5143 Social and cultural anthropology
  • music and culture
  • Music Education

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.