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Virpi Mäkinen

  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

19992019
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Mäkinen's main research interests deal with medieval and early modern moral theology and philosophy as well as medieval and early modern political thought. Within these areas, she has especially studied natural rights tradition, history of property rights and poor relief. Mäkinen is also interested in modern ethical questions such as human rights (especially minority, property and enviromental rights) as well as questions concerning death and poverty.  

Keywords

  • 614 Theology
  • systematic theology, medieval theology, theological ethics
  • 611 Philosophy
  • history of political thought, philosophy of religion
  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • history of ideas

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

Publications 1999 2019

Gerson's Legacy on Late Medieval and Early Modern Rights Discourse

Mäkinen, V. H., 2019, (Submitted) Jean Gerson écrivain: De l'oeuvre latine et française à sa réception européenne (XVe–XVIIIe siècle). Fabre, I. (ed.). (Publications française et romanes).

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

Introduction: Rights and Justice towards the Margins

Mäkinen, V. H., Robinson, J. & Slotte, P. P., 2019, (Submitted) Rights at the Margins: Historical, Philosophical and Legal Perspectives . Brill , 22 p.

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

Poverty

Mäkinen, V. H., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy. Lagerlund, H. (ed.). Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia / dictionaryScientificpeer-review

Recognizing the Rights of Infidels in William of Ockham's Ideas on Secular Government

Mäkinen, V. H., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Bulletin de philosophie médiévale. Rencontres

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2000 2019

Natural Rights and Needs in Medieval and Early Modern Politics (RIGHT)

Mäkinen, V. H., Varkemaa, J., Posti, M. S., Paakkinen, I., Tolonen, M. S., Haara, H. E., Slotte, P. P., Decock, W. & Robinson, J.

SUOMEN AKATEMIA

01/09/201231/08/2015

Project: Research project

Activities 1997 2018

Teologian ja uskonnontutkimuksen tohtorikurssi 2018

Virpi Mäkinen (Chair of organizing committee)
18 May 2018

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

Teologisen tiedekunnan tohtorikurssi 2018, järjestelytoimikunnan pj.

Virpi Mäkinen (Chair of organizing committee)
1 Mar 201818 May 2018

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

Syöpä ja työ

Virpi Mäkinen (Speaker)
12 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Tieteiden yön "Kysy tutkijalta: Teologiaa viidessä minuutissa" juonto

Virpi Mäkinen (Speaker)
18 Jan 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

1918, sovinto ja sovitus -esitelmä- ja keskustelutilaisuuden suunnittelu ja juonto

Virpi Mäkinen (Attendee)
1 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Press / Media

Haastattelu presidentti Niinistön uudenvuodenpuheesta

Virpi Helena Mäkinen

03/01/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Haastattelu kuolemasta Radio Dei:hin

Virpi Helena Mäkinen

19/10/2017

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Pääkirjoitus: Reformaation tulkinnat ja vaikutukset

Virpi Helena Mäkinen

17/10/2017

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Haastattelu suomalaisten kerjäämisestä Vantaan Sanomissa

Virpi Helena Mäkinen

27/06/2017

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media