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  • PL 54 (Unioninkatu 37)

    00014

    Finland

  • PL 54 (Unioninkatu 37), 1072

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

  • PL 59 (Unioninkatu 38), 316

    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

 

Keywords

  • 614 Theology
  • 518 Media and communications

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

Publications 2005 2019

Charlie Hebdo, 2015: ‘Liveness’ and acceleration of conflict in a hybrid media event

Sumiala, J., Tikka, M. & Valaskivi, K., 1 Jun 2019, In : Media, war & conflict. 12, 2, p. 202-218 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

The Mourning News: Reporting Violent Death in a Global Age

Sumiala, J., 4 May 2019, In : Mass Communication and Society. 22, 3, p. 417-419 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientificpeer-review

Youth in the Media City. Belonging and Control on the Move.

Sumiala, J. M. (ed.) & Niitamo, A. M. (ed.), 24 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) 68 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueGeneral public

Deconstructing Immortality? Identity work and the death of David Bowie in Digital Media

Sumiala, J. M., Aug 2018, A Networked Self and Birth, Life, Death. Papacharissi, Z. (ed.). 1st Edition ed. Routledge, Taylor & Francis, (A Networked Self).

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

Projects 2006 2021

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 2006 2018

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

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

Kentin yliopisto

Johanna Sumiala (Visiting researcher)
20 Dec 20132 Feb 2014

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

väitöskirjan käsikirjoituksen esitarkastaja

Johanna Sumiala (Pre-examiner)
22 Nov 2013

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

University of Kent

Johanna Sumiala (Visiting researcher)
20 Dec 20132 Feb 2014

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Press / Media

Katsomukset.fi -portaali

Tuula Sakaranaho, Johanna Konttori & Johanna Sumiala

09/02/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: 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