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RENJA SUOMINEN-KOKKONEN

A SHORT CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Renja Suominen-Kokkonen, 1953

 

The Exams:

PhD 1992, University of Helsinki, Art History

Adjunct Professorships:

In Art History at the University of Turku, 1999

In Art History at the University of Helsinki, 2000

Present position:

Senior Lectur:er in Art History, University of Helsinki, 2001

Earlier Positions:

Acting Professor & Research Director in Art History, Åbo Akademi University, 1.9.2011 – 31.12.2011

Senior Fellow at the Academy of Finland 1.8.2010 – 31.7.2011

Acting Professor in Art History, University of Helsinki 1.8.2009 – 31.7.2010

Acting Professor in Art History, University of Helsinki 1.1.2009 – 30.6.2010

Acting Professor in Art History, University of Helsinki 1.9.2007 – 31.12.2008

Acting Professor in Art History, University of Helsinki 1.9.2006 – 31.8.2007

Acting Professor in Art History, University of Helsinki 1.9.2005 – 31.8.2006

Researcher at the Academy of Finland 1.8.2000 – 31.7.2001

Acting Senior Lecturer in Art History, University of Helsinki 1.8.2000 – 31.7.2001

Set-term Personal Professorship in Art History, University of Helsinki 1.1.1997 – 30.6.2000

Assistant Professor in Art History, University of Helsinki, 1995–2001

Curator in Art History, University of Helsinki, 1983–1995

Supervisor for doctoral dissertations:

Marja-Terttu Kivirinta, in Art History University of Helsinki, public defence 2014

Jukka Relas, in Ethnology, University of Helsinki, public defence 2013

Susanna Aaltonen, in Art History, University of Helsinki, public defence 2010

Henrik Wager, in Art History, University of Helsinki, public defence 2009

Maarit Henttonen,in  Art History, University of Helsinki, public defence 2009

Leena Svinhufvud, in Art History, University of Helsinki, public defence 2009

Susanna Pettersson,in Art History, University of Helsinki, public defence 2008

Maria Hirvi-Ijäs, in Art History, University of Helsinki, public defence 2007

Johanna Vakkari, in Art History, University of Helsinki, public defence 2007

Anna-Mari Vänskä, in Art History, University of Helsinki, public defence 2006

Juhana Lahti, in Art History, University of Helsinki, public defence 2006

Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm, in Art History, University of Helsinki, public defence 2006

Currently Supervised PhD Students:

Ulla Seppälä-Kavén, Art History, Åbo Akademi University/ Jukka Cadogan,  Art History, University of Helsinki/ Bianca Gräsbäck,Art History, Åbo Akademi University/ Marianna Heikinheimo, Architectural History, Aalto Universityt/ Hanna Kemppi, Art History, University of Helsinki/ Maija Koskinen, Art History, University of Helsinki/Jaana Pääsky, Art History, University of Helsinki/ Marja Väätäinen, Art History, University of Helsinki

Expert Advisory Positions:

In Art History for the Swedish University Higher Education Authority 2013

For the Adjunct Professorship in Art History at the University of Jyväskylä 2013

For the Professorhip in Art History at the University of Uppsala 2011

For the Lecturer in Art History at the University of Umeå 2010

Acting as Opponent in a dissertation of Architecture, University of Technology, Helsinki 2009

For the Professorship in Art History at the University of Linköping 2009

In Art History for the Swedish University Higher Education Authority 2006-2007

For the Adjunct Professorship in Art History at the University of Helsinki 2010

For the Adjunct Professorship in Art History at the University of Helsinki 2007

Acting as Opponent in a dissertation of Art History, University of Helsinki 2004

For the Lecturer in Art History at the University at the University ofUppsala 2002

For the Adjunct Professorship in Art History at the University of Helsinki 2000

Acting as Opponent in a dissertation of Art History, University of Helsinki 1996

Acting as Opponent in a dissertation of Art History, University of Helsinki 1994

Positions of Trust and Administrated Tasks for PhD Supevision:

Director for the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Art History 2009 –2013

Member for the Administration Group for the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Art History 1999 –2013

Director for the Research group of the Academy of Finland, “A Portrait of Art History” 2008 – 2011

Director for the International Research Network of NordForsk, ”Visions of the Past”  2008 – 2012               

Fields of Science

  • 6132 Visual arts and design

Publications 2005 2018

A Pink Princess Frock and Other Material Memories from a Historical Past

Suominen-Kokkonen, R., Dec 2018, In : Suomen museo. 125, p. 75-87 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Arkkitehdit Aino ja Alvar Aalto - Arjen asumisen estetiikka

Suominen-Kokkonen, R., May 2017, Alvar Aalto: taide ja moderni muoto. Fritze, S. (ed.). Helsinki: Ateneumin taidemuseo , p. 26-43 18 p. (Ateneumin julkaisut; no. 91).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Modernisms, Genealogy, and Utopias in Finland

Suominen-Kokkonen, R., Dec 2017, A Companion to Modern Art. Meecham, P. (ed.). London: Wiley, p. 375-390 16 p. 20. ( Wiley Blackwell companions to art history, 13. ).

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

Puukirkkotutkimus, joka muokkasi taidehistoriaa: Heikki Klemetti ja Lars Pettersson

Suominen-Kokkonen, R., Oct 2017, Helsingin yliopisto. 6 p. (Eidote)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueProfessional

Aalto Family House, Munkkiniemi, Helsinki, 1935-36

Suominen-Kokkonen, R., 2016, Artek and the Aaltos: creating a modern world. Strizler-Levine, N. & Riekko, T. (eds.). New York: Bard Graduate Center & Yale University Press, 6 p.

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

Projects 2008 2011

Visions of the Past: Images as Historical Sources and the History of Art History

Suominen-Kokkonen, R., Lien, S., Hayden, H., Dam Christensen, H., Vakkari, J., Törmä, M. K., Pettersson, S., Kivirinta, E. M., Kallio, R., Karlholm, D., Eriksson, Y., Öhrner, A., Strandroth, C., Sandbye, M., Danbolt, M., Hansen, C., Hammer Stien, H., Guleng, M. B., Qvarnström, L., Wolthers, L., Hoath, P. & Nielsen Gramaud, A.

01/01/200831/12/2011

Project: Research project

A Portrait of Art History: Critical Approaches to the Finnish Art History and Historians.

Kivirinta, E. M., Vakkari, J., Pettersson, S., Kallio, R., Törmä, M. K., Immonen, V. & Suominen-Kokkonen, R.

01/01/200831/12/2011

Project: Research project

Activities 1998 2018

Konsthistorisk Tidskrift (Journal)

Renja Suominen-Kokkonen (Reviewer)
Jun 2018Sep 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Observations on Leonardo and the Old Masters in Finnish Collections

Renja Suominen-Kokkonen (Attendee)
1 Mar 2018

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

Kuva ja historia

Renja Suominen-Kokkonen (Attendee)
22 Feb 201823 Feb 2018

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

Finskt Museum (Journal)

Renja Suominen-Kokkonen (Reviewer)
Sep 2018Oct 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Tiedekunnan edustaja

Renja Suominen-Kokkonen (Supervisor)
27 Jan 2018

Activity: Examination typesMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

Press / Media

Yle, Radio 1/ toimittaja Mari Lukkari

Renja Suominen-Kokkonen

02/06/2017

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media