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Ella Sahivirta, Tohtorikoulutettava

  • PL 3 (Fabianinkatu 33)




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PhD student, Doctoral Program in Theology and Religious Studies

My postgraduate studies began December 1st 2017. For the first two years my project was self-funded. From January 1st 2021 to December 31st 2023 I am in an employment relationship with the University of Helsinki in the Doctroal Program in Theology and Religious Studies.

 - Working title: Asceticism as an Aristocratic Status Symbol - Case Study of Four Families in the Western Roman Empire 370-420 Ad

- Supervisors: Juliette Day ([email protected]), Maijastina Kahlos ([email protected]), Tuomas Heikkilä ([email protected])

Master of Theology

October 1st 2010 – July 11th 2017

-Bachelor’s Thesis: April 16th 2013, grade: 4

-Master’s Thesis: April 26th 2016, grade: Laudatur

Education/Academic qualification

Theology, church history, PhD student, Abstinence as an image campaign - female asceticism as a form of dynastic power at the turn of the fifth century, University of Helsinki

1 Dec 2017 → …

Award Date: 1 Dec 2017

Theology, church history, Master of Theology, Master's thesis: The political, cultural and philosophical concern of the Roman pagan aristocracy regarding Christianity in the beginning of the fifth century: The example of senator Rufius Antonius Agrypnius Volusianus, University of Helsinki

1 Oct 201011 Jul 2017

Award Date: 11 Jul 2017

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology
  • Church history
  • Late Antiquity
  • asceticism