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  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3), 415

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

1982 …2020

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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

home page: blogs.helsinki.fi/ristosaarinen

Dr.theol. 1988 University of Helsinki

Dr. phil. 1994 University of Helsinki

Dr. theol. h.c. 2017 University of Copenhagen

I am Professor of Ecumenics (tenured) and Director of Academy of Finland's Centre of Excellence "Reason and Religious Recognition" (2014-2019).

My research and teaching deals with ecumenism, the European Reformations and contemporary systematic theology.

Curriculum vitae

I am Professor of Ecumenics (tenured) and Vice-Dean for Research at the Faculty of Theology (2014-2017)

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology
  • 611 Philosophy

Publications

Oppi toivosta

Saarinen, R., 2020, Helsinki: Gaudeamus. 192 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Anerkennung: Theologie

Saarinen, R., 2019, Handbuch Anerkennung. Siep, L., Ikaheimo, H. & Quante, M. (eds.). Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 6 p. (Springer Reference Geisteswissenschaften).

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

Christianity and European populism

Saarinen, R., 16 Sep 2019, In : Dialog. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientificpeer-review

Family and Hope in Finland

Saarinen, R., 2019, In : Theology Today. 76, 3, p. 233-241 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Gifts and Burdens: Elaborating Pihlström's Antitheodicy

Saarinen, R., 2019, Limits of Pragmatism and Challenges of Theodicy: Essays in Honour of Sami Pihlström. Rydenfelt, H., Koskinen, H. J. & Bergman, M. (eds.). Helsinki: Philosophical Society of Finland, p. 143-152 10 p. (Acta Philosophica Fennica; no. 95).

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

Open Access
File

Projects

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

Centre of Excellence in Reason and Religious Recognition Research

Saarinen, R., Mäkinen, V., Dunderberg, I., Pihlström, S., Kukkonen, T., Appelqvist, H., Haara, H., Hakola, R., Heimola, M., Hellqvist, E., Hietamäki, M., Huttunen, N., Kahlos, M., Koskinen, H. J., Kaukua, J., Lehtipuu, O., Luomanen, P., Mattila, J., McKeown, P. I., Koistinen, T., Kovalainen, H., Kärkkäinen, P., Miroshnikov, I., Moisio, O., Paakkinen, I., Palmén, R., Riggs, T., Ruotsala, A., Salminen, J., Savonius-Wroth, S., Toivanen, J., Rafael, A., Tuominen, M., Visala, A., Tervahauta-Helin, U. K., Pöykkö, P., Yli-Karjanmaa, S., Faucher, N., Toiviainen, S., Posti, M., Rauhala, M., Alanko, V., Launonen, L. & Gehlin, S.

SUOMEN AKATEMIA

01/01/201431/12/2019

Project: Research project

Mortality – Kuolevaisuus

Pihlström, S., Knuuttila, S., Saarinen, R., Heinämaa, S., Pessi, A. B., Kivistö, S., Peräkylä, A., Vainio, S. & Hänninen, J.

20/11/201320/02/2014

Project: Research project

Ecumenical Recognition and Toleration of Otherness

Saarinen, R., Pihkala, P., Hietamäki, M. & Hellqvist, E.

SUOMEN AKATEMIA

01/09/201231/08/2016

Project: Research project

Prizes

Academia Europaea membership

Risto Saarinen (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

Dr. theol. h.c.

Risto Saarinen (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prizes and awards

Suomen Kulttuurirahasto

Risto Saarinen (Recipient), 2020

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities

Docent Assessment, Sweden (Event)

Risto Saarinen (Board member)
2020 → …

Activity: Membership typesAssessment of candidates for academic posts

Professoral Assessment (Event)

Risto Saarinen (Board member)
2020 → …

Activity: Membership typesAssessment of candidates for academic posts

Ecnountering Others

Risto Saarinen (Attendee)
2019

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

coe advisory board

Risto Saarinen (Attendee)
2019

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

tutkimuksen arviointi

Risto Saarinen (Participant)
2019 → …

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Press / Media

Oikeus toivoon

Risto Saarinen

09/02/2020

1 Media contribution

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Toivosta, Kalle Haatainen yle ykkönen

Risto Saarinen

30/01/2020

1 Media contribution

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populismi ja uskonto

Risto Saarinen

17/05/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

uskonto ja populismi

Risto Saarinen

12/05/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

oikeistopopulismi ja uskonto

Risto Saarinen

15/04/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media