Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
Professor

Professor, Archaeology and Finnish History (School of History, Culture and Arts Studies)

kirsi.vainio-korhonen@utu.fi
+358 29 450 3443
+358 50 329 0676

Kaivokatu 12
Turku





Areas of expertise
Finnish history, early modern history, gender history, history of midwifery, history of sexwork

Biography



Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen is Professor
of Finnish history at the University of Turku since 2003. 









Research



Professor Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen has headed or heads four
research projects financed by the Academy of Finland: Competition, cooperation
and social capital: Structure and change in business 1800–2000; Empowerment and
disempowerment in Finland 1550–1980; Midwives – Finnish urban women in service
economy 1650-1800; and Making and interpreting Finnish national pasts: role of
archives in changing cultural processes. In her own research, she has gathered
strong expertise on economic and gender history, female entrepreneurship,
handicrafts relations, and household economy.  Her most recent articles
are “Women and Professional Ambitions in Northern Europe, c. 1650–1850”
(together with Johanna Ilmakunnas and Marjatta Rahikainen) and “Midwives:
Birthing Care Professionals in Eighteenth-Century Sweden and Finland”, both in
Early Professional Women in Northern Europe, c. 1650–1850" (Routledge
2017) and "From Household Economy to Family Business" (together with
Jarna Heinonen) and "Statutory Invisibility: Urban Business Women's Legal
and Political Rights" (together with Jarkko Keskinen), both in Women in
Business Families from Past to Present (Routledge 2018). She has also published
a monograph in Swedish on the eighteenth-century midwifery "De frimodiga:
Barnmorskor, födande och kroppslighet på 1700-talet" (SLS 2016). Professor
Vainio-Korhonen is also an expert on arhives and digital humanities issues,
which are part of her work as a vice president of the Advisory council of the
Finland’s National Archives Service.






Teaching









Publications
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Tietoteos on sudenkuoppa (2017)
Turun Sanomat
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Vaakakupeissa viha ja lähimmäisenrakkaus (2017)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Vastuullinen historia (2017) Historiantutkimuksen etiikka Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
A3 Book chapter)

Vihkioikeuden historiaa (2017)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Women and Professional Ambitions in Northern Europe, c. 1650–1850 (2017) Early Professional Women in Northern Europe, c. 1650–1850 Johanna Ilmakunnas, Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen, Marjatta Rahikainen
(
A3 Book chapter)

De frimodiga. Barnmorskor, födande och kroppslighet på 1700-talet (2016) Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
C1 Scientific book)

Historiaa kaikin aistein (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Historiamme syntysijoilla (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Kuka päättää sukupuolen? (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Luonnon hyödyllinen kauneus (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Melukylän joulu (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Mitä koulun historia on? (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Pyörä ei hävinnyt kaupunkikuvasta (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Rokotuksia vastustetaan yhä (2016)
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Suomalaisia ammattikätilöitä 300 vuotta (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Tolkutonta historiaa (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Waalireissuja ja muita veisuja (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Historia on varma valinta (2015)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Huivi ja huntu suomalaisessa kulttuurissa (2015)
Turun Sanomat
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Järjellä ja tunteella aviovuoteeseen. Suomalaisen avioliiton ja yhteiselämän historiaa (2015)
niin & näin
Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen
(
B1 Journal article)


Last updated on 2019-15-09 at 02:22