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CURRICULUM VITAE

May 2019

 

 

 

Education and degrees awarded

Academic Education

 

2000   PhD in theatre and drama research                                                                                            Theatre Academy

2008  Bachelor of Art. University of Helsinki

1992-2019  Master of Arts. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts.

Main subjects: Theatre Research, Creative Writing, Philosophy, Modern Greek language and Literature

1996 (6 months) Ph.D. student 

University of Manchester, Department of Sociology, Department of Drama                     

1991-1995  Master of Education

University of Tampere, Department of Education

Main subjects: Education, Social Psychology, Literature

 

Nominations

1.11.2003   Adjunct Professor in Theatre and Drama Research

University of Tampere, Department of Literature and the Arts                  

                                                             

Other education and training, qualifications and skills                                                                             

2018-2019  Socratic Dialogue Facilitator

Society for the Furtherance of Critical Philosophy (SFCP), England

Die Philosophisch-Politische Akademie, Germany

2009-2010 Philosophical Counsellor

Critical Open University of Helsinki

2018 Readers Facilitator

The Reader, Liverpool UK

2007-  Master of Theology (on going)                                                                                          University of Eastern Finland

Faculty of Theology

2004-2005 University Pedagogy (15 study weeks). University of Tampere

2005-2006 Immediate Superior Training. University of Tampere

 

Linguistic skills

Finnish native Speakers

Swedish, basic written and oral skills

English, excellent written and oral skills

Germany, basic skills

Modern Greek, conversational skills, good written skills

Koinee Greek [New Testament Greek], elementary skills

 

Current position

1.2.2017 – 24.9.2019  Senior Researcher

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

1.5.-31.5.2019 Authority of Taiku2 follow-on projecti

Arts Promotion Centre Finland

 

Previous work experienc                                                                                                                         

15.3.2010 – 31.1.2017  Specialized Researcher

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

2010 - Lecturer of Philosophy and Philosophical Practice education. Critical University, Helsinki

1.8.2006 – 14.3.2010 Senior Lecturer, Dramaturgy. Helsinki Polytechnic & Theatre Applied Studies.

1.08.2005 - 31.07.2006                                          Director                                                                                                                                                                              Theatre Museum, Helsinki

1.01.2002 – 31.7.2005  Professor                                                                                                            Theatre and Drama research. University of Tampere

2000-  Lecturer of Creative Writing Education

Open University, Hämeenlinna

Research funding as well as leadership and supervision (funding granted)

2015-2021 Arts as Public Service: Strategic Steps towards Equality (ARTSEQUAL consortium). Director of group - Impacts on the Arts on Equality and Well-being. Finnish Academy 293199/2015. (500 000 – over 1 milj.) www.artsequal.fi (Research Director of group nro 5)

2018-2020 Floor is Yours! Esittävien taiteiden työturvallisuus hanke. Finnish Work Environment Fund. (235 018 e kokonaiskustannukset, TSR 130 000) https://www.tsr.fi/valmiit-hankkeet/hanke?h=117333 (Research Director)

2017-2019 Muutosten lähteillä - Siltoja uuteen työhön (In the Oasis of Changes – Bridges to the postfordist work). Finnish Work Environment Fund. (184 874 kokonaiskustannukset, TSR 100 000) https://www.tsr.fi/valmiit-hankkeet/hanke?h=116342 (Research Director)

2014-2015 Hyve2020: Työ, Yhteisö ja Kestävä talous. / VIRTUE2020: Work, Community and Sustainable economy. The Finnish Funding Agency of Technology and Innovation (149 000e - 400 000e) (Research Director of the one team)

2012-2013 Taiteilijan hyvinvointi taidetyön muutoksessa. / Artists well being in transition of working life. Finnish Work Environment Fund. (number 111253, 150 000e - 400 000e) (Research Director)

2012-2013 Taide- ja kulttuurityön omaehtoinen johtajuus ja liminaalitilassa syntyvät innovaatiot / Self-leadership in art and culture work and innovations in a liminal situation.

the Finnish Funding Agency of Technology and Innovation (108 820e - 500 000e) (Research Director of the one team)

2012 ”Pitäisi laajentaa työalaansa” Kuvataiteilijan ammattirooli ja osaamistarpeet tulevaisuuden työelämässä. / “Should expand profession field” Visual artists’ profession and  skills for the working life in future. The Finnish National Board of Education (26 000e - 50 000e)

2013 Tulevaisuuden osaamistarpeet kulttuurialan ammattitutkinnoissa. The Finnish National Board of Education (15 000e - 30 000e)

 

Merits in teaching and pedagogical competence

Master of Education (1995)

University Pedagogy (15 study weeks)

University of Tampere (2004-2006)

2004 “the Best Teacher of Year” –prize. University of Prize http://www.uta.fi/ajankohtaista2/tiedotteet/2004/1106.html

Supervised nearly 400-500 art-based and empirical research theses (Bachelor, Master and Doctoral –thesis)

Awards, prizes and honours

2017 Best Presentation Award. ICPPW 2017: 19th International Conference on Positive Psychology and Wellbeing. Impacts of Art and Eudaimonic Well-Being in Working Life by Pia Houni and Piia Seppälä. London.

2013 Science Article of Year (with Kontinen et all.) Journal of Adult Education

2013 Influencer by information –prize. Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

2004 “the Best Teacher of Year” –prize. University of Prize http://www.uta.fi/ajankohtaista2/tiedotteet/2004/1106.html

2000 Stipend of PhD work. Academics for Life, University of Arts

1999 Mikkeli Amateur Theatre Festival prize, Peter Høeg’s Borderliners

1992 Taekwon-do, Southwest-Finland, best female athlete of year

1992 Taekwon-do, Häme Munincipal, best female athlete of year

 

Other academic merits

Scientific and societal impact of research

Member of authority team in the professional groups.

Administrative responsibilities at the vice-director in the Department of Art and Literature At the University of Tampere.

Policy Briefs from research work.

Regular referee in Domestic and International Scientific Journals,

Research publics are used in educational material as well developing processes in different organizations.

Scientific and societal impact of research

Total number of publications: approximately 300

The details of Artistic Works and processes are available to read in my home page www.lemoniapro.fi (artistic work).

Media presentations (see details in my Publishing list).

Positions of trust in society and other societal merits

                                                                
Since 1992  Organizer and chairman: various research seminars both in Finnish and English
 
*Referees statements for the research journals (Domestic and International journals)
 
2017–  Member of authority team and vice chair
Dance Theatre Minimi
 
2019–   Member of authority team
Vuonislahti Artist Society
 
2019-  Member of authority team
ESR-project Performing job-hunting.
Applied University of Kouvola.
 
2015–2017 Member of authority team
Writers of Helsinki Society                                  
                                
2016-2018 Art and well-being, member of authority team.
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.
 
2016-2019  WorkingLife2020, WorkUp, member of authority team.
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
 
2016-2018 Health and Well being from Culture
Ministry of Education and Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.
 
2017-2018 Member of Board of Space production. FinFam Mental Health Organization
 
2017-2019 Member of Board of We Pop Up -project. Pro Lapinlahti,
 
2007-2010 Member of the Board. Thesis – competition at University of applied science in Finland
 
2005 Selecting candidates for the lecturers                                                                                     Department of Acting, University of Tampere
 
2005-2007 Member of Board                       
Nordisk Teater Forsknig (Nordic Theatre Research)
 
2003-2006  Authority Member
Narrative theatre project with young people at schools. Organizer: Human resources of Pirkanmaa, RAY
 
2005 Authority Member of Workgroup
Visual Art project. Organizer: Summer University of Tampere
 
2003-2005 Vice Member of Council for the Sciences Department of Literature and Arts, University of Tampere.
 
2003-2004 Vice Director at the Department of Literature and Arts University of Tampere.
 
2003-2004 Member of the Board
Society of Theatre Research in Finland   
                                                
2003-2007 Member of the Editorial                                                                                                    Society of Theatre Research in Finland
 
2000-2005 Vice member of the Board                                                                                                  Society of Sciences, Akava, Art Universities.
                                                                
2002-2005 Member of the Board
VEST (Doctoral programme of performance arts, Theatre Academy)
 
1995-2001 Member of the Editorial                                                                                                        Finnish Youth Research Journal
 
1994-2001 Member of the Board                                                                                                            Society of Youth Research, Helsinki
 
1995-1999 Member of the Workgroup - Youths’ Europe project. CIMO
 
1993 Student Member of the Council for the                                                                                     Sciences. University of Tampere, Department of Education
 
1993 Student Member of an evaluation project University of Tampere, department of Education.

 

Other memberships in Cultural Organizations
 
2016- 2017                                                                       Member of the Board
                                                                                            Särö, Writers Society
 
2013- 2017                                                                       Member of the Board
                                                                                           Writers Society in Helsinki
 
2012-2014                                                                        Member of the Board
                                                                                           Critical University, Helsinki
 
2009-2014                                                                        Member of the Board                                                                                Artlab Oy, Helsinki

 

Other merits

Personal Competitive Grants and Stipends for Research, Writing and Artist works

2019 Kulturfonden för Sverige och Finland. (stay in Stockholm)

2019 Resident place in Villa Kivi Rome (February 2020)

2015 Otto Malm foundation (workgroup)

2014 University of Arts Helsinki, Theatre Academy

2014 Finnish – Greek Society in Helsinki

2013 Committee for Public Information in Finland

2013 Literature Foundation of Werner Söderström Company

2012 Finnish Orthodox Curators’ Society

2012 The Finnish Association of non-Fiction Writers

2011 Arts Promotion Centre in Finland

2009 Arts Promotion Centre in Finland

2008 Kone Foundation

2006 A. Onassis Foundation (Greece)

2006 University of Tampere

2006 Alfred Kordelin Foundation

2006 Arts Promotion Centre in Finland

2004 Finnish – Greek Society in Helsinki

2004 The Finnish Association of non-Fiction Writers

2002 Theatre Academy

2001 Arts Promotion Centre in Finland

2001 City of Hämeenlinna, Artists-fund

2001 Theatre Academy

2001 Finnish Cultural Foundation

2000 Literature Foundation of Werner Söderström Company

1999 Theatre Academy

1998 Arts Promotion Centre in Finland

1997 Sibelius-Academy

1997 Theatre Academy

1996 Finnish Academy

1996 Sibelius-Academy

1996 Theatre Academy

Memebershio

Suomen Tietokirjailijat ry.                                              

Nuorisotutkimusseura ry.

Kulttuuritutkimusverkosto

Suomen Teatterintutkijoiden seura

Helsingin Kirjailijat ry.

Suomen Bysantintutkimuksen seura

Suomen Oppihistoriallinen seura

Suomen Filosofinen yhdistys ry.

Koe-teatteri ry.

Suomen Yrittäjät - Helsingin Yrittäjät