Janne Lahti
  • Finland

  • Unioninkatu 38 A (PL 59)

    00014 Helsingin yliopisto

    Finland

  • Yliopistonkatu 3, Porthania

    00100 Helsinki

    Unknown

20082021

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Description of research and teaching

Academy of Finland Research Fellow, Adjunct Professor in general history, editor, American Studies in Scandinavia

A Finnish native, Dr. Janne Lahti works at the University of Helsinki, Finland, as an Academy of Finland Research Fellow. He has also taught at the University of Arizona and recently at Free University Berlin’s Global History Program. He has been awarded the Fulbright Fellowship, Huntington Library’s Mayers Fellowship, and the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions Distinguished Visiting Fellowship in Perth, Australia. His research focuses on global and transnational histories of settler colonialism, borderlands, the American West, and Nordic colonialism. He has authored six books, including German and United States Colonialism in a Connected World: Entangled Empires (Palgrave, forthcoming 2020), Cinematic Settlers: The Settler Colonial World in Film, with Rebecca Weaver-Hightower (Routledge, 2020), The American West and the World: Transnational and Comparative Perspectives (Routledge, 2019) and Wars for Empire: Apaches, the United States, and the Southwest Borderlands (University of Oklahoma Press, 2017). He can be reached at janne.lahti@helsinki.fi.

Education/Academic qualification

Yliopistopedagogikka I, II ja III

Award Date: 1 Dec 2018

Yleisen historian dosentti

Award Date: 2 Feb 2015

Filosofian tohtori

Award Date: 19 May 2009

Aineenopettajan erilliset pedagogiset opinnot (historia)

Award Date: 31 May 2007

Filosofian maisteri

Award Date: 5 Jun 2001

External positions

editor, American Studies in Scandinavia

1 Jan 20171 Jul 2020

Fields of Science

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • colonialism, settler colonialism, global history, American West, Native Americans, borderlands, the Kaiserreich
  • North American Studies

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.