Valokuva Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen
  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Suomi

  • Suomi

20032020

Tutkimustuotoksia vuodessa

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Henkilökohtainen profiili

Ansioluettelo

Education

2013     Docent (habilitation), Latin American studies.

2007     PhD, Latin American Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland. 

2000   Master of Arts. University of Turku. Major in Comparative Religion and Philosophy. Minor in Development Studies, History, and Educational Sciences.

 

Most important posts:

2016–    Professor (tenure track) in Indigenous Studies, University of Helsinki.

2017–2019   Project leader "Indigenous Research Methods in Academia". The project funded by the Finnish Cultural Foundation.

2016    Researcher in the project "Mind and the Other – An Interdisciplinary Study on the Interactions of Multiple Realities", funded by the Academy of Finland.

2015    Researcher in the project "United in Diversity: Monumental Landscapes, Regionality and Cultural Dynamism in Pre-Columbian Western Amazonia", funded by the Academy of Finland.

2014–2016   Project leader "Transforming the Future in Brazil: Ritual and Indigenous agencies". The project funded by the Research Funds of the University of Helsinki.

2013–2016   Member of the project Fabriq’Am (La fabrique des “patrimoines”: Mémoires, savoirs et politique en Amérique indienne aujourd’hui), funded by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche. Université Paris Oueste, Nanterre La Défense.

2015    Visiting scholar in the Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana.

2010–2014 Postdoctoral research project "New native leaderships and forms of power in Amazonia". University of Helsinki and the Centre EREA of LESC, Université de Paris Ouest – Nanterre la Défense. The project funded by the Academy of Finland.

2013  Project leader of "Creative Indigenous Actors: Integration of Indigenous Studies at the University of Helsinki", funded by the Faculty of Art’s Future Fund. Department of World Cultures, University of Helsinki, Finland.

(2012   Maternity leave)

2012–2013   Principal partner investigator in the bilateral research project "Movement and Spatial Construction" with the Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

(2011 Maternity leave)

2008–2010   Postdoctoral researcher, the Centre EREA (Enseignement et Recherche en Ethnologie Amérindienne) of Ethnology and Comparative Sociology Research Institute, Université de Paris Ouest – Nanterre la Défense, Paris. Personal post doctoral project "Multidimensional Tradition, Embodied Alterity and indigenous youth in Amazonia" funded by the Academy of Finland and the Kone Foundation.

2009 Teamleader in "Oral Tradition at Indigenous Schools in Amazonia" project with the Manchineri community and Pro-Indian Commission (Comissão Pró-Índio do Acre), Brazil. Joint Social Action funded by the Tokyo Foundation.

2005, 2008   Researcher in the project "Man and Nature in Western Amazonian history", funded by the Academy of Finland.

2007-2008   Researcher in the project "Cultural Systems, Folk Religion and Modernization in the Amazon", funded by the Academy of Finland.

2007  Project member in "Bridging the distance" –project among Oneida youth, Canada. Joint Social Action funded by the Tokyo Foundation.

 

Positions of trust and evaluator roles

  • Since 2020 Board member of Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America.
  • Since 2011 Board member of Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology.
  • Since 2019 Sustainability Self-steering Committee Member, UNA-Europa-EU.
  • Since 2019 Whitten Research Fund Committee member (and chair since 2020),  Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America.
  • Since 2018 Board member of Finnish Literature Society (SKS).
  • Since 2017 Steering Committee member of HELSUS–Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science.
  • Since 2020 Board member of Finnish Ibero-American Foundation.
  • Since 2018 Working group member of Sámi Research Ethical Principles, Finland.
  • Since 2019 Teaching committee member, University of Helsinki
  • Since 2015, 2010–13, University of Helsinki Research Fund’s Sylff Steering Committee member.
  • 2007–2013 Chair person of the Sylff Alumni Association, UH.
  • Referee for academic journals and publishing houses (e.g. Current Anthropology, American Ethnologist, Anthropological Quarterly, Alternative: International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, Journal of Adolescence, Journal of Postcolonial Linguistics, International Review of Education, Revue Brésil(s): Sciences humaines et sociales (EHESS), Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Etudes Andines (IFEA), Temenos: Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion, International Review of Education–Journal of Lifelong Learning, Journal of the Finnish Anthropologial Society, Kosmopolis, Amazônica: Revista de Antropologia (UFPA), Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Comisión del Área de Ciencias Sociales de la Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica (ANPCyT) de la Argentina, National Science Centre of Poland, and Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Most important foreign research visits:

  • Centre EREA (Enseignement et Recherche en Ethnologie Amérindienne), Ethnology and Comparative Sociology Research Institute/ Université de Paris Ouest – Nanterre la Défense, France, visiting scholar in 2008 and 2009.
  • Universidade de São Paulo, Department of Anthropology, Brazil, visiting scholar in 2007.
  • Universidade Federal do Acre, Brazil, several co-operation visits in 2003–2010.
  • University of Gdansk, 2019, visiting lecturer.
  • Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, visiting scholar in 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • University of Bremen 2015, visiting lecturer.

 

Personal awards and grants:

2020    University of Helsinki, Faculty of Humanities, the Future Fund

2019    University of Helsinki, seed funding 

2017    Finnish National Cultural Foundation, scientific collaboration grant (20 Nordic scholars involved)

2013    University of Helsinki, the Research Funds, 3-years project (PI + 3 PhD researchers)

2013    Faculty of Arts, the Future Funds 

2009    Academy of Finland, three years’ postdoctoral project

2008    Academy of Finland, research mobiity (France) and fieldwork grant (Brazil)

2008    Kone Foundation, research grant

2007    Bourse Legs Lelong, CNRS/France, research visit grant

2006    Sariola Foundation, research grant 

2005    Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Foundation (Sylff), University of Helsinki, research grant 

2004    Finnish Konkordia Fund, research grant

2003    Finnish National Cultural Foundation, research grant 

 

Memberships in science associations:

  • Member of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)
  • Member of the American Anthropological Association (AAA)
  • Member of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA)
  • Member of the Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America (SALSA)
  • Member of the Latin American Studies Associatin (LASA)
  • Member of the Finnish Society for Science and Technology Studies (STT)
  • Member of the Nordic Network for Gender Studies in Latin America (HAINA)
  • Member of the Finnish Anthropological Society
  • Member of the Société des Américanistes
  • Member of the Finnish Society for the Study of Religion
  • Member of the Helsinki Association of Researcher Women

Tieteenalat

  • 616 Muut humanistiset tieteet
  • Indigenous people, sustainability, human-environment relations, Brazil, South America, Amazonia, mobility, knowledge, ontology, ethnohistory, indigenous politics
  • Brasilia, Amazonia, alkuperäiskansat, Latinalainen Amerikka, liikkuvuus, ethnohistoria, kestävä kehitys
  • research ethics
  • Indigenous education
  • 615 Historia ja arkeologia
  • Amazonian past, historicities, ethnohistory, Latin America
  • 6160 Muut humanistiset tieteet
  • Indigenous studies
  • alkuperäiskansatutkimus
  • 5143 Sosiaali- ja kulttuuriantropologia

Kansainvälinen ja kotimainen yhteistyö Viimeisin maatasolla toteutettu yhteistyö. Saat syvempiä lisätietoja pisteitä napsauttamalla.

Julkaisut

Indigenous Youth in Brazilian Amazonia: Changing Lived Worlds

Virtanen, P. K., 27 marraskuuta 2012, New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 272 Sivumäärä

Tutkimustuotos: Kirja/raporttiKirjaTieteellinenvertaisarvioitu

New interethnic relations and native perceptions of human- to- human relations in Brazilian Amazonia

Virtanen, P. K., 2009, julkaisussa : Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. 14, 2, s. 332-354 23 Sivumäärä

Tutkimustuotos: ArtikkelijulkaisuArtikkeliTieteellinenvertaisarvioitu

Amazonian Native Youths and Notions of Indigeneity in Urban Areas

Virtanen, P., 2010, julkaisussa : Identities. 2010, 17(2/3), s. 154-175 21 Sivumäärä

Tutkimustuotos: ArtikkelijulkaisuArtikkeliTieteellinenvertaisarvioitu

Constancy in Continuity: Native Oral history, Iconography and the Earthworks of the Upper Purus

Virtanen, P., 2011, Ethnicity in Ancient Amazonia: Reconstructing past identities from archaeology, linguistics, and ethnohistory. Hornborg, A. & Hill, J. D. (toim.). Boulder: Colorado University press, s. 279-298 18 Sivumäärä

Tutkimustuotos: Artikkeli kirjassa/raportissa/konferenssijulkaisussaKirjan luku tai artikkeliTieteellinenvertaisarvioitu

Domestication in Motion: Macrofossils of Pre-Colonial Brazilian Nuts, Palms and Other Amazonian Planted Tree Species Found in the Upper Purus

Pärssinen, M., Ferreira, E., Virtanen, P. K. & Ranzi, A., 15 kesäkuuta 2020, julkaisussa : Environmental Archaeology. 14 Sivumäärä

Tutkimustuotos: ArtikkelijulkaisuArtikkeliTieteellinenvertaisarvioitu

Projektit

Large-Scale Subclimax in the Amazonian Lowland Forests due to Pre-Columbian Deforestation

Kalliola, R., Pärssinen, M., Schaan, D., Ranzi, A. & Virtanen, P. K.

01/09/201631/08/2020

Projekti: Tutkimusprojekti

ANPC: ARCTIC CHRISTIANITY The Meeting of Arctic Native People and Christianity

Bastubacka, J., Cirkovic, E., Guttorm, H., Hugason, H., Knuutila, J., Kylli, R., Larsen , K. E., Murtonen, S., Olsen, G., Talonen, J., Vallikivi, L. & Virtanen, P. K.

Projekti: Tutkimusprojekti

HU FUTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND: The Materiality of Indigenous Languages: Co-Creating Landscapes

Siragusa, L., Virtanen, P. K., Lukin, K., Peemot, V., Yuzieva, K., Piludu, V., Anderson, D. G., Ferguson, J., Zhukova, O., Arukask, M. & Apurinã, F.

01/01/201831/12/2018

Projekti: Tutkimusprojekti

Aktiviteetit

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (Lehti)

Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen (Arvioitsija (reviewer))
marraskuuta 2019 → …

Aktiviteetti: Julkaisun vertaisarvioinnin ja toimituksellisen työn tyypitKäsikirjoitusten vertaisarviointi

Sidney Facundes

Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen (Isäntä)
26 maaliskuuta 201931 maaliskuuta 2019

Aktiviteetti: Vierailijan isännöinnin tyypitIsännöity akateeminen vierailu Helsingin yliopistossa

Jonathan Hill D.

Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen (Isäntä)
13 marraskuuta 201917 marraskuuta 2019

Aktiviteetti: Vierailijan isännöinnin tyypitIsännöity akateeminen vierailu Helsingin yliopistossa

Universidade de Brasilia (Ulkoinen yksikkö)

Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen (Asiantuntija)
elokuuta 2019 → …

Aktiviteetti: JäsenyystyypitJäsenyys tai muu rooli arviointiryhmässä

Suomalais-ugrilainen ja pohjoismainen osasto (Yksikkö)

Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen (Hallituksen jäsen)
toukokuuta 2019 → …

Aktiviteetti: JäsenyystyypitLausunnot virantäytöissä

Lehtileikkeet

Yle: Hiljainen tieto

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26/05/2019

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Arktisen asukkaat todistavat ilmastonmuutosta

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06/05/2019

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Haastattelu HS artikkelia varten

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04/12/2018

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Haastattelu Yle Aamu-tv

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28/11/2018

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Haastattelu Helsingin Sanomiin

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27/11/2018

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