Johanna Emilia Skurnik
  • Finland


Research activity per year

Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

My main research interests are the history of knowledge and science, especially in the context of the history of geographical thought and imaginations, map history, material culture, and the history of nineteenth-century European expansion and colonialism.

Teaching in 2023: Näkökulmia kolonialismiin ja dekolonialismiin; Intersektionaalisuus ja historia

Current project: Producing and mobilizing geographical knowledge in the Finnish society, c. 1850-1930 (Academy of Finland, 2020-2023)

Fields of Science

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • History of knowledge
  • History of science
  • History of geographical thought
  • History of mapping
  • Map history
  • Colonialism
  • British Empire
  • Transnational History
  • Cultural history
  • Material culture research
  • 519 Social and economic geography
  • Human geography
  • historical geography
  • geographies of knowledge
  • geographies of science

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.