Reetta Toivanen
  • PL 42 (Unioninkatu 33)



  • Finland

1995 …2023

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

  • Research fields:
  • anthropology of law, Arctic, human rights, indigenous sustainabilities,  youth, critical narratives on Europe, ethnicity, critical theory, feminist theory, anti-discrimination, equality, human rights education, minorities in the Council of Europe area, international terrorism, suicide bombing.

Links: (ALL-YOUTH) (EuroStorie) (HELSUS)

External positions

Member, Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

1 Jun 2021 → …

Expert member, Horisontti Eurooppa-kansallinen komitea klusteri 2 Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Societ

1 Mar 202131 Dec 2023

Expert member, Horizon Europe Mission Board Assembly for Adaptation to Climate Change, including Societal Transformation

1 Jul 201928 Feb 2021

Member of Strategic Research Council

1 Jan 201931 Dec 2021

Non-resident visiting fellow, European Centre for Minority Issues

1 Jan 2017 → …

Expert member, member of Bureau, European Commission against Racism and Intolerance

Jul 2014 → …

Fields of Science

  • 513 Law
  • anthropology of law
  • minority rights
  • human rights
  • Arctic studies
  • 514 Sociology
  • anthropology of law, anthropology
  • Indigenous people, sustainability, human-environment relations, knowledge, indigenous politics
  • critical feminist theory
  • 6160 Other humanities
  • cultural encounters and exchanges
  • cultural rights
  • Indigenous studies

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.