Minna Valjakka

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Education information

PhD in Art History (2011)
MA in East Asian Studies (2005)

External positions

Senior Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019

Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

17 Jan 201731 Dec 2018

Affiliated Fellow, International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden University

1 Nov 20153 Oct 2016

Fields of Science

  • 6132 Visual arts and design
  • East Asian urban creativity
  • East Asian urban art
  • East Asian contemporary art
  • East Asian visual culture
  • 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts
  • East Asian performing arts
  • East Asian theatre
  • East Asian Movies

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

Publications 2003 2016

Claiming Spaces for Urban Art Images in Beijing and Shanghai

Valjakka, M., 2016, Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art. Ross, J. I. (ed.). Oxford: Routledge, p. 357‒371 15 p.

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

Contesting Transcultural Trends: Emerging Self-identities and Urban Art Images in Hong Kong

Valjakka, M., 2016, Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art. Ross, J. I. (ed.). Oxford: Routledge, p. 372‒387 17 p.

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

East Asian Videoframes: Shades of Urbanization

Valjakka, M., 2016

Research output: Non-textual formExhibitionSolo art productionpeer-review

Enemmän kuin puoli taivasta: kiinalainen nainen historiassa, yhteiskunnassa ja kulttuurissa

Translated title of the contribution: More than Half of the Sky: Chinese Women in History, Society and CultureAiraksinen, T. H. (ed.), Sinkkonen, M. E. (ed.) & Valjakka, M. K. (ed.), 7 Mar 2016, 2.painos ed. Helsinki: Art House. 486 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Jalkojen sitominen

Translated title of the contribution: FootbindingValjakka, M., 2016, Enemmän kuin puoli taivasta: Kiinalainen nainen historiassa, yhteiskunnassa ja kulttuurissa. Airaksinen, T., Sinkkonen, E. & Valjakka, M. (eds.). Helsinki: Art House, p. 71‒75 5 p.

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

Projects 2012 2016

Activities 2012 2016

Suomi-Kiina-seura

Tiina Airaksinen (Attendee), Marja Elina Sinkkonen (Attendee), Minna Kristiina Valjakka (Attendee)
14 Mar 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

RE:Public Cultural Typhoon 2015

Minna Valjakka (Speaker: Presenter)
13 Jun 201514 Jun 2015

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

Seoul National University

Minna Valjakka (Visiting researcher)
Feb 2015Jul 2015

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

ICAS 9

Minna Valjakka (Speaker: Presenter)
5 Jul 20159 Jul 2015

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

Cultural Mediation: Creativity, Display, Performance. Annual conference 2014. Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context"

Minna Valjakka (Speaker: Presenter)
8 Oct 201410 Oct 2014

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