Kimi Kärki
PhD

Adjunct Professor

kierka@utu.fi
Kaivokatu 12
Turku





Areas of expertise
History of Popular Culture; History of Popular Music, Cultural Interpretation; Cultural Heritage; Spectacle; Science Fiction; Film Music; History Theory

Biography
Born in Rauma 1976. Cultural History, University of Turku (also studies in Comparative Religion, and Philosophy): MA 2002, Phil. Lic. 2008, PhD 2014, Adjunct Professor (title of Docent) 2018. Visiting Fellow at Institute of Popular Music, University of Liverpool in 2006, Fulbright Visiting Fellow at Case Western University Center for Popular Music Studies (Cleveland, USA) in 2017. Active musician with more more than 30 releases (bands include Reverend Bizarre, Lord Vicar, Orne, Uhrijuhla, E-Musikgruppe Lux Ohr, and solo albums with name Kimi Kärki).


Research

Dr Kimi Kärki is Research Fellow at the International Institute for Popular Culture (IIPC) and a member of Talking Machines. Electronic voice and the interpretation of emotions and self-understanding in human-machine communication in 1960–2020 research project (Funded by Kone Foundation, 2018–2022). His Doctoral Thesis was on the cultural history of stadium rock, and media spectacles. He has written articles and edited several books on cultural history, popular music studies, and cultural integration (via Ashgate, Bloomsbury, etc.). -Currently he is Web/Publications representative at IASPM Executive Committee, and the secretary of European Popular Culture Association (EPCA). He is based at Department of Cultural History, University of Turku. Homepage: http://users.utu.fi/kierka/.



Teaching

Courses and lectures on the history of popular culture. 2002-2016: MA thematic seminar on Popular Culture and Material Culture, Cultural History, University of Turku. Please see CV for specific teaching.



Publications
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Populaarikulttuurin estetisoima ja normalisoima natsismi (2019)
Lähikuva
Kallioniemi Kari, Kärki Kimi
(
A2 Review article in a scientific journal)

The Technological Reach for Sublime in U2’s 360° Tour (2018) U2 and the Religious Impulse: Take Me Higher Kärki Kimi
(
B2 Book chapter)

Boikotoitu ja rakastettu Tommi Läntinen (2017) Toisen soinnun etsijät. Turkulaisen populaarimusiikin villit vuodet 1970–2017. Kimi Kärki
(
B2 Book chapter)

Jori Sjöroos luottaa melankoliaan ja mahtipontisuuteen (2017) Toisen soinnun etsijät. Turkulaisen populaarimusiikin villit vuodet 1970–2017. Kimi Kärki
(
B2 Book chapter)

Journal of Metal Music Studies vol 3 number 3, Special Issue “Metal Business and Markets (2017) Karjalainen Toni-Matti, Kärki Kimi
(
C2 Edited book)

Listapopin keskiössä Bogart Co. (2017) Toisen soinnun etsijät. Turkulaisen populaarimusiikin villit vuodet 1970–2017. Kimi Kärki
(
A3 Book chapter)

"“Los Angeles November, 2019" -– Kuviteltu tulevaisuus, transhumanismi ja Blade Runner -elokuvan dystopia (2017)
Ennen ja Nyt : Historian Tietosanomat
Kärki Kimi
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Sointujen etsijöitä ja äänten polyfoniaa (2017) Toisen soinnun etsijät. Turkulaisen populaarimusiikin villit vuodet 1970-2017 Pertti Grönholm, Kimi Kärki
(
B2 Book chapter)

Toisen soinnun etsijät. Turkulaisen populaarimusiikin villit vuodet 1970-2017 (2017) Pertti Grönholm, Kimi Kärki
(
C2 Edited book)

Turku Pop. Uusi kirja turkulaisen popmusiikin historiasta. (2017)
Turun Historiallinen Arkisto
Pertti Grönholm, Kimi Kärki
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Editorial: Elokuvamusiikki ja elokuvien äänimaisema – Film Music and Cinematic Soundscapes (2016)
Wider Screen
Kärki Kimi, Saarikoski Petri
(
B1 Journal article)

Elokuvamusiikki ja elokuvien äänimaisema – Film Music and Cinematic Soundscapes (2016)
WiderScreen
Petri Saarikoski, Kimi Kärki
(
B1 Journal article)

Ilmestyskirja. Vietnamin sodan kulttuurihistoriaa. (2016) Koivisto Hanne, Kärki Kimi, Leskelä-Kärki Maarit
(
C2 Edited book)

Introduction: Cross-Fertilising ‘Popular’, ‘Sacred’, and ‘Youth’ (2016) Holy Crap! Selected Essays on the Intersections of the Popular and the Sacred in Youth Cultures Kärjä Antti-Ville, Kärki Kimi
(
B2 Book chapter)

Johdanto: Sodan sirpaleita. (2016) Ilmestyskirja. Vietnamin sodan kulttuurihistoriaa. Koivisto Hanne, Kärki Kimi, Leskelä-Kärki Maarit
(
B2 Book chapter)

Evolutions of the Wall, 1979–2013 (2015) The Arena Concert. Music, Media and Mass Entertainment Kärki Kimi
(
A3 Book chapter)

Forging Metal – The Kalevala in the Finnish Heavy Metal Performance (2015) Modern Heavy Metal. Markets, Practices and Cultures. International academic research conference, June 8-12 2015, Helsinki, Finland : conference proceedings Kärki Kimi
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Modern Heavy Metal. – Markets, Practices and Cultures. (2015) Karjalainen Toni-Matti, Kärki Kimi
(
C2 Edited book)


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