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Elina Liikanen

  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

20032016

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Research

My research interests focus on three overlapping areas: contemporary Spanish and Spanish American narrative, cultural memory of violent pasts in the Hispanic world, and migration and transcultural memory.

Teaching (in Spanish)

• Contemporary Spanish and Spanish-American Literature

• Migration in Contemporary Hispanic Literatures

• The Spanish Civil War and the Franco Dictatorship in Contemporary Spanish Literature

• History of Spanish-American Literature

• Spanish History and Culture

• History and Culture of Spanish America

• Written and Oral Communication

Study guidance for BA and MA students of Spanish Philology, supervisor of students’ personal study plans in intermediate studies.

Fields of Science

  • 6122 Literature studies
  • Spanish literature
  • Cultural Memory Studies
  • Representations of the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship
  • Spanish-American literature
  • Migration literature

Publications

Sodan jäljet Espanjan nykykirjallisuudessa

Liikanen, E., Feb 2016, In : Ydin : rauhanpoliittinen aikakauslehti. 2, p. 48-53 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

El papel de la literatura en la construcción de la memoria cultural: Tres modos de representar la Guerra Civil española y el franquismo en la novela española actual

Translated title of the contribution: The role of literature in the construction of cultural memory : Three modes of representing the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship in recent Spanish novelsLiikanen, E., 2015, Helsinki. 385 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisMonograph

Introducción

Translated title of the contribution: IntroductionLiikanen, E. & Santamaría Colmenero, S., 2015, Pensar con la historia desde el siglo XXI: Actas del XII Congreso de la Asociación de Historia Contemporánea. Folguera, P., Pereira, J. C., García, C., Izquierdo, J., Pallol, R., Sánchez, R., Sanz, C. & Toboso, P. (eds.). Madrid: Ediciones de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, p. 6025-6031 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

La novela como viaje al pasado: El modo vivencial de representar la Guerra Civil y la dictadura franquista en la novela española actual

Liikanen, E., 2015, Conflictos de la memoria/Memoria de los conflictos: Modelos narrativos de la memoria intergeneracional en España et Italia. Cecchini, L. & Lauge Hansen, H. (eds.). Copenhague: Museum Tusculanums Forlag, p. 115-125 11 p. (Etudes Romanes; vol. 62).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Silmäyksiä Espanjan sisällissotaan ja 1930-luvun aatemaailmaan

Liikanen, E., 2015, In : Työväentutkimus. 2015, p. 82 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientific

Open Access

Projects

Red internacional de investigación "La memoria novelada"

Alías, A., Bundgaard, A., Cifre Wibrow, P., Cruz Suárez, J. C., González Martín, D., Hansen, H. L., Liikanen, E., Lindström Leo, I., Norgaard, P. & Ruiz Martínez, J. M.

03/07/201214/11/2014

Project: Research project

Activities

Keskiajan espanjalainen kirjallisuus. Lyhyt johdatus

Elina Liikanen (Speaker)
23 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Regreso a un país desconocido: Memoria y pertenencia en dos narrativas del retorno

Elina Liikanen (Speaker)
26 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Role of Literature in the Construction of Cultural Memory

Elina Liikanen (Speaker)
4 Dec 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Nordic Perspectives on Migration, Language and Identities

Eeva Sippola (Chair of organizing committee), Riikka Elina Liikanen (Member of organizing committee)
8 Nov 20189 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Press / Media