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Description of research and teaching

Dr Elisa Uusimäki is a scholar of ancient Jewish literature and holds the title of docent at the University of Helsinki, currently serving as the PI of the research project "Conceptions of Virtue in Early Judaism" (2018-2020). Uusimäki has published on wisdom and torah, the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient scriptural interpretation, the figure of the sage in antiquity, and exemplarity. Apart from Helsinki, she has studied and conducted research at the University of Manchester, Yale University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.
 
Uusimäki's websites:
 
http://helsinki.academia.edu/ElisaUusimäki
https://blogs.helsinki.fi/jewishvirtue/
https://blogs.helsinki.fi/ancienttravel/

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

Keywords

  • 614 Theology
  • 6121 Languages
  • 6122 Literature studies
  • 615 History and Archaeology

Publications 2009 2019

Johdanto

Asikainen, H. J. S. & Uusimäki, E. K., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Sukupuoli Raamatun maailmassa. Uusimäki, E. & Asikainen, S. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura, (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja).

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

Sukupuoli Raamatun maailmassa

Asikainen, H. J. S. & Uusimäki, E. K., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura. (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Viisauden ja sukupuolen muinaisia risteyksiä

Uusimäki, E. K., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Sukupuoli Raamatun maailmassa. Asikainen, S. & Uusimäki, E. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura, (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja).

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

A Mind in Training: Philo of Alexandria on Jacob’s Spiritual Exercises

Uusimäki, E. K., 2018, In : Journal for the study of the pseudepigrapha : JSP.. 27, 4, p. 265–288 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Angels and Demons: Spiritual Beings in the Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Weissenberg von, H. M. & Uusimäki, E. K., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Bible and Magic.

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

Projects 2014 2020

Conceptions of Virtue in Early Judaism

Uusimäki, E. K., Tolonen, A. & Yli-Karjanmaa, S. P.

01/12/201831/12/2020

Project: University of Helsinki Three-Year Research Project

Activities 2009 2018

European Association of Biblical Studies Annual Meeting 2018

Elisa Uusimäki (Chair)
1 Aug 20182 Aug 2018

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

The Annual Summer Meeting of the CSTT 2018

Elisa Uusimäki (Chair of organizing committee), Paavo Johannes Huotari (Member of organizing committee), Gina Vasiliki Konstantopoulos (Member of organizing committee)
31 Aug 2018

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

European Association of Biblical Studies Annual Meeting 2018

Elisa Uusimäki (Speaker: Presenter)
2 Aug 2018

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

CSTT Workshop ‘Turn of the Era’

Elisa Uusimäki (Speaker: Presenter)
31 May 2018

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

CSTT Workshop ‘Turn of the Era’

Elisa Uusimäki (Chair)
23 May 2018

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

Press / Media

Haastattelu Yle Radio 1: Horisontti

Elisa Katariina Uusimäki

05/08/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media