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Personal profile

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • Sociology and Politics in Education
  • Ethnography
  • Feminist methodology
  • Childhood studies
  • Youth Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Qualitative research methodology
  • 5141 Sociology

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


Open Access

Governing citizenship for students with learning disabilities in everyday vocational education and training

Kauppila, A., Lappalainen, S. & Mietola, R., 7 Jul 2020, In : Disability & Society. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Becoming tolerable: Subject constitution of Roma mediators in Finnish schools

Helakorpi, J., Lappalainen, S. & Sahlström, F., 8 Jan 2019, In : Intercultural Education. 30, 1, p. 51-67 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Imagining societies through discourses on educational equality: A cross-cultural analysis of Finnish and Swedish upper secondary curricula from 1970 to the 2010s

Lappalainen, S. H., Nylund, M. & Rosvall, P-Å., 1 May 2019, In : European Educational Research Journal. 18, 3, p. 335-354 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review


SURE: Social studies in Urban Education (SURE)

Kosunen, S., Bernelius, V., Haltia, N., Hautala, T. H., Inkinen, A. A., Jokila, S., Juvonen, S., Laaksonen, L. M., Lappalainen, S., Luoma, T., Niemi, A., Oittinen, R., Peltola, M., Pitkänen, H., Saari, J. E., Seppänen, P. & Vartiainen Huilla, H.

14/05/2019 → …

Project: Research project

MAPS: Mixed classes and Pedagogical Solutions (MAPS)

Kosunen, S., Lappalainen, S., Bernelius, V., Vartiainen Huilla, H., Juvonen, S., Seppänen, P., Pitkänen, H., Paulle, B., Boterman, W., Magnúsdottir, B. R., Sigurðardóttir, A. K. & Inkinen, A. A.



Project: Research project


Kasvatus-lehden vuoden 2015 tiedeartikkeli

Kauppila, Aarno (Recipient) & Lappalainen, Sirpa (Recipient), 18 Nov 2016

Prize: Prizes and awards


Going there and being there, and being here: Ethnographic encounters with gatekeepers in school ethnography (NERA 2020)

Sirpa Lappalainen (Keynote speaker), , Heidi Vartiainen Huilla (Speaker), , Sara Juvonen (Speaker), , Sonja Kosunen (Speaker), & Linda Maria Laaksonen (Speaker)

5 Mar 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

What Matters When Promoting Social Inclusion in Urban School?

Sirpa Lappalainen (Speaker), , Sonja Kosunen (Speaker), , Heidi Huilla (Speaker), & Sara Juvonen (Speaker)

2019 → …

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Internal member of doctoral thesis committee

Sirpa Lappalainen (Supervisor)

23 Nov 2018

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

Evaluator of an application for the title of Docent: Marvi Ylitapio-Mäntylä

Sirpa Lappalainen (Participant)

Oct 2017 → …

Activity: Other activity typesOther

University of Gothenburg

Sirpa Lappalainen (Visiting researcher)

Jun 201720 Jun 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Press / Media

Interview in Kaks+ magazine 2/2009: Se suuri Ero

Sirpa Lappalainen


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media