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  • PL 18 (Unioninkatu 35)

    00014

    Finland

  • PL 18 (Unioninkatu 35), 318

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

20052020

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Personlig profil

Meritförteckning

Sirpa Tenhunen’s research interests include the anthropological study of technology, innovations and new media as well as the anthropology of development, politics, economy, gender and kinship. She has carried out ethnographic fieldwork both in rural and urban India.

Her latest research has focused on the appropriation of mobile phones in rural India. Her book “A Village Goes Mobile Telephony, Mediation and Social Change in Rural India” was published in 2018 by the Oxford University Press.

She has worked as a researcher at the Academy of Finland and taught anthropology at the University of Jyväskylä before joining the University of Helsinki in 2017. Her doctoral dissertation explored women’s wage work and agency in urban India. Her post doctoral research has focused on women’s political participation, symbolic construction or power and politics as well as reconstructions of gift giving and the market in rural India.

In addition to eight books, she has published articles in such peer review journals as Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Ethnos, Modern Asian Studies and Contemporary South Asia. Her books Introduction to Changing India: Culture, Politics and Development (Anthem Press 2012) and Muuttuva Intia (in Finnish, Edita 2007) which she wrote with Minna Säävälä, give a general idea of contemporary India as well as her research. She has been a visiting scholar at Brown University and at the University of Western Ontario.

Her teaching includes courses on all levels: basic, subject, advanced and postgraduate studies (altogether 40 courses). She has taught courses on anthropological theories, research methods, kinship, anthropology of technology and ethnography of South Asia as well as doctoral and Master’s level seminars.

Vetenskapsgrenar

  • 5143 Social- och kulturantropologi

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Publikationer

The Nordic Asia Podcast: Lockdown in India with Sirpa Tenhunen and Jelena Salmi

Tenhunen, S., Salmi, J. J. & Zeiler, X., 2020

Forskningsoutput: Icke-textbaserad outputDigitala eller visuella produkterVetenskapligPeer review

Öppen tillgång

India Connected: How the Smartphone Is Transforming the World's Largest Democracy

Tenhunen, S., 7 dec 2019, I : South Asia. 42, 6, s. 1212-1213 2 s.

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragBok/film/artikelrecensionVetenskaplig

Land Dispossession and Everyday Politics in Rural Eastern India

Tenhunen, S., 20 okt 2019, I : Journal of Contemporary Asia. 49, 5, s. 863-865 4 s.

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragBok/film/artikelrecensionVetenskaplig

Mobile media, gender, and power in rural India

Tenhunen, S., 15 jun 2019, I : Human Technology. 15, 2, s. 181-201 21 s.

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragArtikelVetenskapligPeer review

Öppen tillgång
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A Village Goes Mobile: Telephony, Mediation, and Social Change in Rural India

Tenhunen, S. L., 24 apr 2018, 1 red. New York: Oxford University Press USA. 216 s.

Forskningsoutput: Bok/rapportBokVetenskapligPeer review

Projekter

Social and Cultural Anthropology (SCA)

Armstrong, K., Autio, P., Crentsil, P., Eräsaari, M., Gross, T., Herrmans, I., Härkönen, H., Kaartinen, T., Kallinen, T., Karttunen, M. L., Keisalo, M. P., Leppänen, A., Lounela, A., Martikainen, T., Mölkänen, J., Partanen, A., Pietilä, T., Siikala, J., Säävälä, M., Tammisto, T., Tenhunen, S., Tuominen, P., Uusihakala, K., Veisson, M., Wilenius, H. & Viljanen, A. M.

02/03/2011 → …

Projekt: Forskningsutvärdering 2011

Aktiviteter

Energy Research & Social Science (Tidskrift)

Sirpa Tenhunen (Referentgranskare)

15 aug 2019

Aktivitet: Typer för peer review av output och redaktionsarbeteReferentgranskning av manuskript

Social Anthropology (Tidskrift)

Sirpa Tenhunen (Referentgranskare)

15 feb 2019

Aktivitet: Typer för peer review av output och redaktionsarbeteReferentgranskning av manuskript

Palgrave Macmillan (Förlag)

Sirpa Tenhunen (Referentgranskare)

15 maj 2019

Aktivitet: Typer för peer review av output och redaktionsarbeteReferentgranskning av manuskript

On Time organized by Finnish Anthropological Society

Dayabati Roy (Talare: Presentation), & Sirpa Tenhunen (Talare: Presentation)

29 sep 2019

Aktivitet: Typer för deltagande i eller organisering av evenemangArrangemang av och deltagande i konferens/workshop/kurs/seminarium

Jelena Salmen väitöskirjan ohjaus

Sirpa Tenhunen (Handledare), & Laura Stark (Handledare)

2019

Aktivitet: ExaminationstyperHandledare eller bihandledare av doktorsavhandling

Tidningsurklipp

Kännykkä vapautti Jantan miniät

Sirpa Tenhunen

15/05/2018

1 Mediabidrag

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Kun mobiiliteknologia tuli kylään

Sirpa Tenhunen

04/04/2018

1 Mediabidrag

Press/media: !!Press / Media

Haastattelu Yliopistolehdessä

Sirpa Tenhunen

02/03/2018

1 Mediabidrag

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