Public event

Meet the new professors of the Languages unit!

Registration deadline:
Kielten yksikön uusien professoreiden Lindholm, Riquet, Turoma ja Vaattovaara kuvat
You are cordially invited to the public inaugural lectures of our four new professors in the Main Auditorium of Tampere University (City Centre Campus, main building) on 26 November 2021 at 1:15 PM.



at 1:15 PM Opening words by Kaisa Koskinen, Head of the Languages Unit


at 1:30 PM Camilla Lindholm (pohjoismaisten kielten professori): Kielellinen epäsymmetria ja vuorovaikutuksen ohjeistaminen


at 2:00 PM Johannes Riquet (professor of English Literature): “Lightning has struck the rails”: Train Fictions and the Disruption of Modern Space


at 2:30 PM Johanna Vaattovaara (suomen kielen professori): Sosiolingvistinen kielikäsitysten tutkimus ja sen yhteiskunnallinen merkitys


at 3:00 PM Sanna Turoma (venäjän kielen ja kulttuurin professori): Kielten, kulttuurien ja tieteenalojen välissä - klassikkohumanisti Roman Jakobson


at 3:30 PM The lectures will be followed by a reception in the lobby of Main Auditorium.


All lectures in Finnish will be interpreted simultaneously into English. Due to the limited availability of headsets, booking in advance is required.


For the reception and for safety reasons registration in advance is required: 


We ask you to maintain safety measures and to only join us if you have no symptoms of flu.

This is a live event, with no streaming available.


Please notify us of possible cancellations by 18.11.2021: heidi.huttunen [at]


Upcoming events

Past events


Informaatioteknologian ja viestinnän tiedekunta, Kielten yksikkö

Further information

Professor Kaisa Koskinen