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Kirsi Tuohela

Specializing in

  • Scandinavian women writers of the late Nineteenth Century,
  • autobiographical writing,
  • history of diaries and letters,
  • cultural and social history of writing,
  • gender history

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Some recent publications relevant for NEWW

  • "'Dotage witout a fever'. Towards a cultural history of melancholia", in Bruce Johnson and Harri Kiiskinen (eds.), They do things differently there. Essays on Cultural History. Cultural History - Kulttuurhistoria 9, Turku, 2011, pp. 159-184.

Realized or planned activities/publications in NEWW-context

  • Participating, as substitute member of the Management Committee and WG 3 member, in COST Action IS 0901 “Women Writers in History” (2009-2013); cf. COST website.
  • Member of the organizing committee of “Cultural Histories: Close Readings, Critical Syntheses” - Annual Conference of the International Society for Cultural History ISCH2010, Turku, 26-30 May, 2010.
  • Member of “Turku team” organizing the COST-meeting in Turku, 24-26 May 2010
  • Participating in the Action conference Voices in Dialogue, Chawton 3-5 November 2011


  • kirsi.tuohela[at]utu.fi

SvD, March 2012

  • Participants > Tuohela

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