I am professor of history and director of HEX, Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the History of Experiences. My specialities are social history, historiography and theory of history. In HEX I study social structures and historiography as societal experience and identity.
Fields of expertise
I have published broadly on social history and modernization of Finland and the Civil War of 1918.
Main positions of trust
Academy of Finland Research Council for Culture and Society: vice-chair 2007-2009
University of Tampere: Vice-Rector (Research) 2009-2015
History of Finland, social and economic history, historiography
for recent publications see https://solecris.tuni.fi