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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Dr Matleena Frisk is a postdoctoral researcher in Economic and Social History at the University of Helsinki, Finland. Her research has focused on the relationship of consumption, norms and cultural changes. Her main research interests lie in the intersection of consumption history, gender history, history of sexuality, and youth studies. She has written peer reviewed articles on topics varying from jersey clothing in the 1960s and 70s to Finland’s first make-up-wearing boy band. Her doctoral dissertation was published by the Finnish Network of Youth Studies in 2019.

She is currently working on a project ‘Politics of reproduction, sexual health professionals and individual experiences in post-war Finland’, funded by the Kone Foundation. In the project, she focuses on premarital heterosexual relationships and availability of contraceptives.

Fields of Science

  • 5202 Economic and Social History

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

Publications 2008 2019

Kuinka trikoosta tuli päällysvaate? trikoovaatteet 1960-luvun murroksena

Ekholm, L. K. & Frisk, L. M., 8 Oct 2019, Säädyllistä ja säädytöntä: pukeutumisen historiaa renessanssista 2000-luvulle. Niiranen, A. & Turunen, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, p. 341-369 20 p. 11. (Historiallinen arkisto ; no. 150).

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

Vanhat deodoranttimainokset paljastavat, miten ahdas nykymieheyden muotti on

Frisk, M., 23 Jun 2019, In : Ilmiö : sosiologinen media kaikille.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Meikkaavat pojat ja mieheyden murros: The Mods -yhtyeen julkisuuskuva nuorten musiikkilehdissä 1965

Frisk, L. M., 2016, In : Sukupuolentutkimus. 29, 1, p. 19-33 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Julkisen yksityisyyden syntyhistoriaa

Frisk, M., 2012, In : Kulttuurintutkimus. 28, 3, p. 83-85 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Projects 2018 2020

Activities 2008 2019

  • 21 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 2 Supervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis
  • 1 Public Talks

Custos, member of grading committee

Sakari Saaritsa (Other role (describe in more detail in "Relation description, notes" field))
1 Feb 2019

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Kulutustutkimuksen seuran kevätseminaari 2019

Matleena Frisk (Speaker: Presenter)
16 May 2019

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

Baltic Connections

Matleena Frisk (Speaker: Presenter), Miina Keski-Petäjä (Speaker: Presenter)
22 Mar 2019

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

Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History seminar

Matleena Frisk (Speaker: Presenter)
10 Apr 2019

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

Sexuality and Consumption – 18th Century to 21st Century

Matleena Frisk (Speaker: Presenter)
24 Nov 2018

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