Passages from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
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Research Projects

Current Projects

On this plage we list (in alphabetical order) research projects of the members of Trivium funded by the Academy of Finland or major foundations. If you wish your project to be included in the list, please contact Lauri.A.Uusitalo@staff.uta.fi.

Catholic Reformation in Lutheran Finland 1550-1700, 2015-2020
An Academy of Finland Research Fellow project of Doc. Raisa Toivo.

Disability, Illness and the Communal Dimensions of Healing in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 2015-2018
An Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher project of Dr Jenni Kuuliala

Migration and Multiethnic Cities 1500-2000, 2016-2017
A research project funded by the Finnish Cultural foundation, investigating migration, movement of workers and multicultural cities from the late Middle Ages till the present day.
Leader of the Project: Dr Maija Ojala. Members of the research group: Anitta Kynsilehto, Ilaria Tucci, Mari Välimäki, Ulla Ijäs, Pirita Frigren

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  • Multilingual Practices in the History of Written English, 2012-2016
    A research project funded by the Academy of Finland, studying the multilingual practices of writteh language.
    Project leader: Professor Päivi Pahta. Members of the research group: Laura Wright, Arja Nurmi, Janne Skaffari, Jukka Tuominen, Jukka Tyrkkö

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  • Segregated or Integrated? - Living and Dying in the harbour city of Ostia, 300 BCE-700 CE, 2015-2019
    A research project funded by the Academy of Finland, studying the formation of the population of the town of Ostia (300BCE-700CE).
    Leader of the project: Professor Arja Karivieri. Members of the research group: Katariina Mustakallio, Ria Berg, Marja-Leena Hänninen, Anna Kjellström, Ghislaine Van Der Ploeg

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  • Yhteisön reunamailla, tilallisten varjossa? Länsi-Suomen maaseutuväestön rakenteen muutokset ja talonpoikaiston ulkopuoliset väestönosat 1600-1800, 2015-2017
    A research project funded by Jalmari Finne foundation, which investigates the Finnish agrarian society (c. 1600-1800) and those demographic groups ignored in earlier research
    Leader of the project: Doc. Raisa Toivo. Members of the research group: Riikka Miettinen, Ella Viitaniemi

    Recently Finished Projects

    The Intellectual Heritage of the Ancient Near East (University of Helsinki) 2010-2015
    An Academy of Finland FiDiPro project, led by Professor Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila in collaboration with FiDiPro Professor Robert Rolliger. Members of the group: Eric van Dongen, Raija Mattila, Inka Nokso-Koivisto, Ilkka Lindstedt, Saana Svärd

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  • "Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother": Violence Against Parents in the North of Europe
    Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences
    Nordic exploratory workshops

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  • Religion and Childhood. Socialisation in Pre-Modern Europe from the Roman Empire to the Christian World, 2009-2012
    Head of the Project: Docent Dr. Katariina Mustakallio
    Members of the research group: Sari Katajala-Peltomaa, Christian Laes, Ville Vuolanto, Jenni Kuuliala

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  • Transition and Continuity. Society, Everyday Life and Religion in Northern Europe, 1450-1600. 2008-2011
    Head of the Project: Prof. Christian Krötzl
    Members of the research group: Jussi Hanska, Sari Katajala-Peltomaa, Raisa Maria Toivo, Miia Ijäs, Maija Ojala

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