Personlig profil

Information om forskning och undervisning

Material culture, urbanism and art history of the Hellenistic era and the Mid-Republican period.

Graeco-Roman Antiquities in Finnish Collections


Education at the University of Helsinki:

Docent (adjunct professor) Classical Archaeology 1991

Doctor of Philosophy: Latin Language and Roman Literature 1988

Licentiate of Philosophy: Latin Language and Roman Literature; Art History 1980

Master of Arts: Roman Literature; Art History; Finnish and Scandinavian Archaeology; Classical Archaeology (at the University of Oulu); Ancient Culture and Society (at the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome) 1978.

Positions Held:

University lecturer in Ancient Culture and Classical Archaeology, 2005-

Senior Scientist, Academy of Finland, August 2004 to July 2005.

Director of the Finnish Institute at Athens, August 2000 to July 2004

Acting Assistant and Acting Senior Assistant in the Department of Classical Philology, University of Helsinki, July 1986 to July 2000

Young researcher, University of Helsinki, 1979 to 1984

Excavation assistant, The Nordic archaeological project at Ficana, Ostia, different periods between 1976 and 1981.


Memberships and Positions of Trust:

Classical Philological Association of Finland

The Society for Art History in Finland

Network of 19th-Century Studies

Network Artefacta

Board of Trustees of the Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens

Team for developing and planning of teaching, The Institute of World Cultures (MOPSU).

Board of advisors of the Organizing Committee, The 18th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists in Helsinki 2012.

Organizing committee of Europaeum Classics Colloquium, University of Helsinki October 2011.


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