If you would like to affiliate with SELMA, please send an email to our coordinator (lianme[at] in which you introduce yourself and your research interests briefly. Please include a link to more information, eg. your University, ResearchGate of Orchid page.

Dr Ashley Barnwell (Ashworth Lecturer in Sociology, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia)

Natalya Bekhta (Postdoctoral researcher, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies)

Dr Ana Belén Martínez García  (PhD Assistant Professor at the English Department in ISSA – School of Management Assistants at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain)

Gabriele Biotti (London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research)

Daniel Blackie (Senior Research Fellow, History Department, Tampere University)

Marta-Laura Cenedese (Adjunct Professor, University of Turku and Associate Researcher, Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin)

Raquel da Silva (British Academy Research Fellow, International Development Department, University of Birmingham, UK)

Frederico Dinis (Assistant Professor, Portucalense University, Porto, and Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies of the University of Coimbra, Portugal)

Jason Finch (Lecturer in English Literature, Faculty of Arts, Psychology and Theology, Åbo Akademi University)

Josefin Graef (Dahrendorf Postdoctoral Fellow, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin)

Niina Hanhinen (Doctoral Researcher, Comparative Literature, University of Turku)

Anne Heimo (PhD, Adjunct professor of Folkloristics, School of History, Culture and Arts Studies, University of Turku)

Ilona Hongisto (Professor in Film Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Kaisa Ilmonen (University Teacher, Comparative Literature, University of Turku)

Astrid Joutseno/SWAN, (PhD, Researcher, musician, University of Helsinki) See also

Riitta Jytilä (PhD, University of Turku).

Kaisa Kaakinen (Ph.D., Research Coordinator, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies)

Päivi Kosonen (PhD, literary scholar & bibliotherapist, senior lecturer in comparative literature, bibliotherapy and creative writing, University of Turku & University of Helsinki)

Elisa Kriza (Postdoctoral researcher, University of Bamberg)

Susanna Lahtinen (PhD student, Department of Cultural History, University of Turku)

Pauliina Latvala (Senior Research Fellow, Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku)

Maarit Leskelä-Kärki (University Lecturer, Department of Cultural History, University of Turku)

Sahdev Luhar (PhD, College of Agriculture at Anand Agricultural University, Vaso, Gujarat, India)

Lotta Luhtala (PhD. Researcher/Grant Researcher. University of Turku)

Keith Meadows (PhD., University of London, Independent Researher)

Per Mendoza (Master’s graduate, University of Iceland)

Hanna Meretoja (Professor of Comparative Literature, director of SELMA, University of Turku)

Liisa Merivuori (SELMA Coordinator; Doctoral Researcher in Comparative Literature, University of Turku)

Olga Michael (Lecturer in English Literature, UCLAN Cyprus)

Elina Mikkilä (PhD)

Nena Mocnik (PhD, Postdoctoral researcher at CY Cergy-Paris University)

Sini Mononen (Postdoctoral researcher, University of Helsinki)

Satoko Naito (PhD, Adjunct Professor, Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Turku)

Marjo Nieminen (University Lecturer, Department of Education, University of Turku.

Niina Oisalo (M.A., M.Soc.Sc., Doctoral researcher in Media Studies, University of Turku)

Jarkko Oraharju (M.A., PhD candidate in Cultural Heritage Studies, University of Turku)

Sungju Park-Kang (Adjunct Professor, Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Turku)

Minna Rainio (PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Turku)

Faeze Rezaii (Doctoral researcher, Comparative literature, University of Turku)

Freja Rudels (Postdoctoral researcher, Comparative Literature, Åbo Akademi University)

Sanna Salanterä (Professor of Clinical Nursing Science, Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku) .

Samira Saramo (Senior Researcher, Migration Institute of Finland)

Ulla Savolainen (Academy of Finland post-doctoral researcher, Department of Cultures, University of Helsinki)

Anna Sivula (Professor of Cultural Heritage, University of Turku)

Hanna-Reetta Schreck (PhD candidate, University of Turku)

Antonino Sorci (doctoral candidate, Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III and Centre Marc Bloch Berlin)

Avril Tynan (Postdoctoral Researcher, Turku institute for Advanced Studies, University of Turku)

Mikko Waltari (MA, photographer)

Elizabeth Whitney (Associate Professor, Ph.D., Fulbright Scholar 2015-2016, Department of Media Studies, University of Turku)