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  • PL 54 (Unioninkatu 37)

    00014

    Finland

  • PL 54 (Unioninkatu 37), 1072

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

20052021

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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, 1996, University of Oulu.
     Major subject in the Master’s degree : History of Ideas and Learning.
    
Licentiate in Philosophy, 2000, University of Jyväskylä.

Doctor of Philosophy, 2001, University of Jyväskylä.
      Major subject in the doctorate : Journalism.

Docent of Communication, University of Helsinki/Department of Social Research, 13.10.2010.

Areas of research interest:
(a) media anthropology
(b) media and religion
(c) visual culture
(d) media history

 

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology
  • 518 Media and communications

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

Digital media ethnographers on the move – An unexpected proposal

Sumiala, J. & Tikka, M., 19 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Digital Social Research. 2, 1, p. 39–55

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Just a ‘Stupid Reflex’? Digital Witnessing of the Charlie Hebdo Attacks and the Mediation of Conflict

Sumiala, J., Tikka, M. & Valaskivi, K., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Theorising Media and Conflict. Budka, P. & Bräuchler, B. (eds.). Berghahn books

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

Suru mediassa paljastaa kenen elämällä on väliä

Sumiala, J., 2020, Suru. Lahti, T. (ed.). Duodecim

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

‘Our words are stronger’: Re-enforcing boundaries through ritual work in a terrorist news event: Re-enforcing boundaries through ritual work in a terrorist news event

Sumiala, J. & Räisä, T., 2 Jan 2020, In : International Journal of Cultural Studies. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367877919895992.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Agony at a Distance: Investigating Digital Witnessing in YouTube

Sumiala, J., 2019, Responsibility and Resistance: Ethics in Mediatized Worlds. Eberwein, T., Karmasin, M., Krotz, F. & Rath, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 131-145 15 p. (Ethik in mediatisierten Welten).

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

Projects

HYTE: Hybrid Terrorizing

Sumiala, J., Tikka, M. & Harju, A. A.

01/09/201731/12/2021

Project: Research project

Protestant Roots of Finnish National Identities

Sinnemäki, K., Portman, A., Nelson, R., Karlsson, F., Pirttilä-Backman, A., Sumiala, J., Knuutila, J., Laine, E., Laine, T., Saarinen, R., Pessi, A. B., Lauha, A., Stenius, H., Meinander, H., Pihlström, S., Helkama, K., Hakkarainen, M., Slotte, P., Ahlholm, M., Kivistö, S., Räsänen, A., Saarikivi, J., Tolonen, M., Kantola, A., Martikainen, P., Hurri, S., Finell, E., Mangeloja, E., Tilli, J., Markkola, P., Ketola, K., Rentto, J., Partti, H., Huhta, I., Niemi, H., Kuningas, J., Huttunen, N., Ahonen, P. & Ihalainen, P.

19/08/2014 → …

Project: Research project

Vallan Ihmeellinen Kekkonen

Lounasmeri, L., Sumiala, J., Elmgren, A., Katajisto, K., Hämäläinen, N. & Saarenmaa, L.

Project: Research project

Activities

Itävallan tiedeakatemia, arviointipaneeli

Johanna Sumiala (Visiting researcher)
14 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

ICA Pre-conference Global Media and Human Rights

Johanna Maaria Sumiala (Speaker: Presenter), Minttu Tikka (Speaker: Presenter)
23 May 201824 May 2018

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

Kentin yliopisto

Johanna Sumiala (Visiting researcher)
20 Dec 20132 Feb 2014

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

väitöskirjan arviointilautakunnan jäsen

Johanna Sumiala (Other role (describe in more detail in "Relation description, notes" field))
25 Oct 2013

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

International Conference “Locating Imagination: Media, Tourism, Rituals

Johanna Sumiala (New classification)
17 Oct 201318 Oct 2013

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

Press / Media

Haastattelu Yle Radio 1

Johanna Sumiala

11/06/2010

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Haastattelu MTV3 Huomenta Suomi

Johanna Sumiala

09/06/2010

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Haastattelu Yle Radio 1

Johanna Sumiala

10/05/2010

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Haastattelu Helsingin Sanomat

Johanna Sumiala

08/05/2010

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media