Research

Examples of the University’s strong research in cultural memory and social change are:

  • interrelations between experience, narrative and memory
  • cultural health and well-being
  • arts and popular culture as constructors and challengers of cultural memory
  • education, media and politics in the making of social meanings
  • cultural memory and processes of social change in relation to inequality and multiculturalism
  • cultural myths and identities
  • re-assessment of cultural premises based on ancient DNA
  • digital cultural heritage

Research projects

interrelations between experience, narrative and memory

cultural health and well-being

arts and popular culture as constructors and challengers of cultural memory

  • PhD research: Documentary imagination: Performing difficult pasts in contemporary Nordic documentary (Niina Oisalo)

education, media and politics in the making of social meanings

cultural memory and processes of social change in relation to inequality and multiculturalism

cultural myths and identities

re-assessment of cultural premises based on ancient DNA

digital cultural heritage

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Jaakko Kuha jskuha@utu.fi+358 50 339 4264Coordinator
Planning Officer