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Description of research and teaching

PhD Rose-Marie Peake specialises in early modern history, especially France, gender, body, and sexuality. She is currently working on her postdoctoral project entitled "Emotions, Female Identities, and Transgressive Sexual Culture in Catholic Reformation France" at the faculty of Theology. She is also director the Kone foundation funded project "Kahisevaa taftia ja karheita nunnakaapuja: muoti ja sen kritiikki barokin ajan Pariisissa" on fashion and counterreactions in Paris in the age of the Baroque.

Peake earned her PhD at the University of Helsinki in 2016. Her thesis is entitled "The Daughters of Charity and Moral Management in Seventeenth-Century France: Creating Conservative Catholics, Securing Survival".

Email also rosemarie.peake (a) gmail.com.

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

Publications 2007 2019

Suomalainen Ranskan historian tutkimus nyt ja tulevaisuudessa

Peake, R-M. & Aali, H., Mar 2019, In : Ennen ja nyt : historian tietosanomat. 1/2019

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialGeneral public

Open Access

Kissing the Sacred Wound – Queering Seventeenth-Century French Nuns

Peake, R-M., 6 Apr 2018.

Research output: Conference materialsAbstractResearch

1600-luvun ranskalaiset nunnat ja queerin ilmentämisen mahdollisuudet

Peake, R-M., 2017.

Research output: Conference materialsAbstractResearch

Kahisevaa taftia ja karheita nunnakaapuja: Luksusmuoti ja vastareaktio 1600-luvun eliitin Pariisissa

Peake, R-M. & Pöllä, R-M., 2017, Leivoksia, kaupunkilaisia ja sivistysaatteita: Kävelyretkiä Euroopan historiaan. Aalto, S., Nyström, S. & Peake, R-M. (eds.). Helsinki: Kirjapaja, p. 260-279 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterGeneral public

Projects 2018 2019


Antalis Print and Design Awards 2012

Rose-Marie Peake (Recipient) & Juha Nenonen (Recipient), Feb 2013

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2010 2019


Rose-Marie Peake (Advisor)
1 Jan 201931 Oct 2019

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

Ennen ja nyt : historian tietosanomat (Journal)

Rose-Marie Peake (Editor), Heta Aali (Editor)
Mar 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of special theme number

Historiallinen Aikakauskirja (Journal)

Rose-Marie Peake (Reviewer)
2018 → …

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

Early modern hagiography workshop

Rose-Marie Peake (Member of organizing committee), Jenni Kuuliala (Member of organizing committee), Päivi Räisänen-Schröder (Member of organizing committee)
24 May 201826 May 2018

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

Centre d'études supérieures de la Renaissance (CESR), Université de Tours

Rose-Marie Peake (Visiting researcher)
Sep 2017Jun 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Press / Media

Verkostoituneita ranskattaria 1 & 2 (French women and networks, 1 & 2)

Rose-Marie Peake, Riikka-Maria Pöllä & Sini Sovijärvi


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media