Talks, teaching, art, and other appearances

*invited

UPCOMING AND ONGOING

2022

  • Archaeology International. With Kristin Ilves and Liisa Kunnas. University of Helsinki. Spring 2022.
  • “What makes a maritime archaeology degree program successful or unsuccessful?” IKUWA 7. University of Helsinki, June 2022. With Kristin Ilves.

2021

  • “Long-term Degree Program Success in Maritime Archaeology”. Nordic Approaches to Archaeological Education (NAAE). University of Turku, 25.11.2021. With Kristin Ilves.
  • Perspectives in Maritime Archaeology. University of Turku. Fall 2021*
  • Suomen ja lähialueiden arkeologiaa MOOC (Archaeology of Finland and the neighbouring areas). University of Helsinki. Open university. With Liisa Kunnas. Fall 2021.*
  • Orientaatio kulttuuriperinnön maisteriohjelmaan – KUMA-301 (Orientation to master’s studies in cultural heritage). University of Helsinki. Fall 2021.*

PAST

2021

  • “In what way do aesthetic choices reflect metaphysical commitments?”. The National Museum of Finland, 11.9.2021.*
  • “Semioottiset menetelmät arkeologiassa” (Semiotic methods in archaeology). Visuaalisuus ja materiaalisuus – KUKA-104 (Visuality and materiality). University of Helsinki, Open University, 26.5.2021.*
  • “Antroposeenin arkeologia” (Archaeology of the Anthropocene). Arkeologia ja globaalit ongelmat – KUMA-AR312 (Archaeology and Global Problems). University of Helsinki, 26.3.2021.*
  • “Semioottiset menetelmät arkeologiassa” (Semiotic methods in archaeology). Visuaalisuus ja materiaalisuus – KUKA-104 (Visuality and materiality). University of Helsinki, 24.2.2021.*
  • Her Posture. Digital photograph and poem at the The Soil is Sentient online exhibit curated by Natalia Granquist and Jorie Van Nest. Artwork produced in collaboration with Suvi Tuominen.*

2020

  • “Art, Archaeology, and Aesthetics”. Creative Visualization in Archaeology, Columbia University, 23.12.2020.* REMOTELY.
  • “Problematising maritime archaeology (and the ship): key theoretical issues”. Issues in Maritime Archaeology – Past and Present: PART 2. University of Helsinki, 7.12.2020.
  • “How (not) to do research, or what we rarely tell others about our process”. Research seminar in archaeology, University of Helsinki, 1.10.2020.
  • Orientaatio kulttuuriperinnön maisteriohjelmaan – KUMA-301 (Orientation to master’s studies in cultural heritage). University of Helsinki. Fall 2020.*
  • Arkeologian teoria – KUKA-AR216 (Archaeological Theory). University of Helsinki. Fall 2020.*
  • “Artistic practice and the (speculative) methodology of critical heritage studies”. ACHS 2020: Futures. Association of Critical Heritage Studies 5th Biennial Conference. University College London, 26.–30.8.2020.* VIRTUAL CONFERENCE.
  • “Semioottiset menetelmät arkeologiassa” (Semiotic methods in archaeology). Visuaalisuus ja materiaalisuus – KUKA-104 (Visuality and materiality). University of Helsinki, Open University, 27.5.2020.*
  • “On the aesthetic in art/archaeology”. International Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, Santo Tirso, Portugal, 7.3.2020.*
  • The Hum. Sound installation. International Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, Santo Tirso, Portugal, 6.3.–6.9.2020.*
  • “Glitches, Disruptions, and Material Re-articulations – Introducing Art/Archaeological Methods”. Helsinki Archaeology Seminar, University of Helsinki, 28.2.2020. With Suvi Tuominen.*
  • “Semioottiset menetelmät arkeologiassa” (Semiotic methods in archaeology). Visuaalisuus ja materiaalisuus – KUKA-104 (Visuality and materiality). University of Helsinki, 19.2.2020.*
  • “100 vuotta suomalaisen arkeologian teoreettisia käännekohtia”. The National Museum of Finland, 5.2.2020.*
  • Arkeologia ja posthumanismin teoriat – KUMA-AR312 (Archaeology and theories of posthumanism). University of Helsinki, 15.1.–29.4.2020.
  • Her Posture. Printed artwork and poem. Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, 2020. With Suvi Tuominen.*

2019

  • Arkeologian teoria – KUKA-AR216 (Archaeological Theory). University of Helsinki, 5.9.2019–17.10.2019.*
  • “Speculation in the history of archaeological thinking: some notes on the common forms of archaeological inference (and the importance of speculation)”. Global Cultural History – 12th Annual Conference of the International Society for Cultural History. Tallinn University, 26.–29.6.2019.
  • “Speculation and somatic practice: a field experiment”. TAG NA: Slow Archaeology. Syracuse, NY, 5.5.2019. With Suvi Tuominen.*
  • “Heritage failures, heritage dreams”. TAG NA: Slow Archaeology. Syracuse, NY, 4.5.2019.
  • “Spekulaatio ja kulttuuriperintö” (Speculation and cultural heritage). Degree Programme in Cultural Production and Landscape Studies (Pori). University of Turku. Pori, Finland, 11.4.2019.*
  • “Semioottiset menetelmät arkeologiassa” (Semiotic methods in archaeology). Visuaalisuus ja materiaalisuus – KUKA-104 (Visuality and materiality). University of Helsinki, Open University, 8.4.2019.*
  • “Semioottiset menetelmät arkeologiassa” (Semiotic methods in archaeology). Visuaalisuus ja materiaalisuus – KUKA-104 (Visuality and materiality). University of Helsinki, 20.2.2019.*
  • “Speculation as somatic practice: The case of Second World War German military occupation sites”. Ethnography with a Twist. University of Jyväskylä, 13.2.2019. With Suvi Tuominen.*

2018

  • Kulttuuriperintökohteet ja aineistot (Cultural heritage sites and materials). University of Helsinki, 1.3.–31.12.2018.*
  • Arkeologinen tietokirjoittaminen KUMA-AR313 (Encyclopedic archaeological writing). University of Helsinki, 12.9.–12.12.2018.
  • “Empirismi”. Arkeologian teoria KUKA-AR216 (Archaeological Theory). University of Helsinki, 18.10.2018.*
  • “Speculation as somatic practice: The case of Second World War German military occupation sites”. Object Matters/Unruly Heritage workshop. University of Tromsø, 22.9.2018. With Suvi Tuominen.*
  • “Slow heritage”. Object Matters/Unruly Heritage workshop. University of Tromsø, 20.9.2018.*
  • “Speculative epistemology for emergent heritage”. Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) Conference 2018. Hangzhou, China, 4.9.2018.*
  • “Slow science for fast archaeology: the case of Finnish archaeology”. Can science accommodate multiple ontologies? The genetics revolution and archaeological theory. McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. University of Cambridge, 12.6.2018.*
  • “Archaeology in need of a speculative epistemology”. The Nordic Graduate School in Archaeology – Dialogues with the Past: World Heritage, cultural heritage and archaeology: a critical perspective. Norwegian Centre in Paris, 28.5.2018.
  • Invited discussant in session “Feeling Matters: Archaeologies of Sense and Affect”. Theoretical Archaeology Group North America 2018 – Matter matters. University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, 12.5.2018.*
  • “Semioottiset menetelmät arkeologiassa” (Semiotic methods in archaeology). Visuaalisuus ja materiaalisuus – KUKA-104 (Visuality and materiality). University of Helsinki, 22.2.2018.*

2017

  • “Liike empaattisena menetelmänä” (Movement as an empathetic method). Arkeologian iltapäivä (Afternoon of archaeology). University of Helsinki, 11.12.2017. With Suvi Tuominen.*
  • “Archaeology in need of a prophetic epistemology”. The Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen, 29.9.2017.*
  • “Empirismi”. Arkeologian teoria KUKA-AR216 (Archaeological Theory). University of Helsinki, 27.9.2017.*
  • “Vagueness and archaeological interpretation: an abductivist account”. EAA 2017. Maastricht, The Netherlands, 30.8.–3.9.2017.*
  • “What do we mean when we say that archaeology is a prophetic discipline?” University of Iceland, 6.–10.6.2017.
  • “Abduction and the epistemology of vagueness”. Antinomies of Vagueness. Exploring obscurity, vacancy and ambiguity as cultural resource. The Saxo Institute & the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 20.–21.4.2017.
  • Portal. Feldexperimente: Basler Fasnacht. Basler Dokumentartage 17. Basel, Switzerland, 7.–21.4.2017. Site specific installation with Maija Annikki Savolainen.*

2016

  • “Suomalaisia reaktioita uuteen arkeologiaan noin 1970–1990” (Finnish reactions to New Archaeology circa 1970–1990). Kesällä kentällä ja vähän muuallakin. University of Helsinki, 15.12.2016.
  • Kulttuuriperintökohteet ja aineistot (Cultural heritage – sites and materials). University of Helsinki. Fall 2016.
  • “Method and theory in Finnish archaeology circa 1870–1970”. Current topics in archaeology at the University of Helsinki workshop. University of Helsinki, 12.10.2016.
  • “Semiotic methods in archaeology”. Basics of semiotic methods – TSE120A. University of Helsinki, 3.10.2016.*
  • “Abduction in Archaeological Finds Analysis”. Workshop on Abduction. Tallinn University of Technology, 17.–18.8.2016.*
  • Kulttuuriperintökohteet ja aineistot (Cultural heritage – sites and materials). University of Helsinki, Open University. Spring 2016.
  • Kulttuuriperintökohteet ja aineistot (Cultural heritage – sites and materials). University of Helsinki. Spring 2016.
  • Arkeologian teoria ja metodologia – KAR211 (Archaeological theory and methods). University of Helsinki, Spring 2016.

2015

  • On symbols. An interview for the Finnish national television YLE TV1 Puoli seitsemän, 24.11.2015.*
  • Yleisen arkeologian perusteet – KAR140 (Basics of World Archaeology). University of Helsinki. Fall 2015.*
  • “Things left behind”. Experimental visual anthropology, Visual culture and contemporary art. Aalto University, 12.11.2015.*
  • “Suomalaisen arkeologian historiasta”. Arkeologiaa temaattisesti/Ekskursio esihistoriaan ja keskiaikaan. University of Helsinki, Open University, 2.10.2015.*
  • “Pragmatismi ja arkeologia”. Luonnonfilosofian seura. Helsinki, 31.3.2015.*

2014

  • Yleisen arkeologian perusteet – KAR140 (Basics of World Archaeology). University of Helsinki.  Fall 2014.
  • “Abduction and archaeology’s ’new epistemology’”. Applying Peirce. The Second International Conference on Peirce’s Thought and Its Applications. Helsinki and Tallinn, 20.–23.4.2014.*

2013

  • Paleoliittiset luolamaalarit ja suurriistan metsästäjät (Cave painters and big game hunters of paleolithic Europe). The Finnish Adult Education Centre of the City of Helsinki, 17.9.2013.*
  • “An abductivist onto-epistemology”. New Materialism IV: Movement, Aesthetics, Ontology. University of Turku, 16.–17.5.2013.*
  • “Abductive Archaeology – How Old Things Give Rise to New Ideas”. XIII Nordic TAG. Reykjavik, 21.–25.4.2013.*

2012

  • “How to think like a thing”. Finnish-Estonian Archaeological Post-Graduate Seminar 2012. University of Turku, 15.–16.11.2012.
  • Johdatus kulttuuriperinnön tutkimiseen (Introduction to cultural heritage studies). University of Helsinki. Fall 2012.
  • “Turning to things – ontology, epistemology, and a case of metaphorism”. Ruin Memories workshop. Pasvik, Norway 27.–30.9.2012.*
  • Yleisen arkeologian perusteet – KAR140 (Basics of World Archaeology). University of Helsinki. Fall 2012.
  • “Animal Pragmatism?”. The 18th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists. Helsinki, Finland 31.8.2012.
  • “Esineiden paluu!” (The return of things!). Arkeologian ainejärjestö Fibula Ry:n Kevätseminaari. Helsinki, Finland 18.5.2012.
  • “Arkeologian filosofisista nykysuuntauksista” (On the current philosophical trends in archaeology). Filosofian, historian, kulttuurin ja taiteiden tutkimuksen laitoksen Tiedepäivä 2012. Helsinki, Finland 16.5.2012.
  • “Things in action: a pragmatistic approach to interacting with things”. XII NORDIC TAG. Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group. University of Oulu, 26.4.2012.
  • Metodiseminaari – KAR213 (Method Seminar). University of Helsinki. Spring 2012.
  • “Arkeologisen tiedon abduktiivisuudesta” (On the abductive nature of archaeological knowledge). Helsinki Metaphysical Club. University of Helsinki, 7.2.2012.*
  • Aineistotuntemus – KAR232 (Archaeological materials). University of Helsinki. Spring 2012.

2011

  • Kulttuuriperinnön teoria (Theory of Cultural Heritage). University of Helsinki. Fall 2011.
  • “Mitä menneisyydestä voidaan tietää?” (What can be known of the past). XII Oscar day seminar. University of Helsinki, 3.12.2011.
  • “Pragmaticism – The New Possibility of a Scientific Archaeology“. BASE seminar. University od Tartu, Estonia, 27.–29.10.2011.
  • “Rajankäyntiä esineiden ja ihmisten välillä: Charles Peircen faneroskooppinen materialismi” (Oscillations between things and humans: Charles Peirce’s phaneroscopic materialism). Esinetutkimus nyt! -konferenssi (Artefact studies now! conference). The National Museum of Finland, 7.10.2011.
  • “Arkeologia ja autenttisuus” (Archaeology and authenticity). Kevätseminaari (spring seminar). University of Helsinki, 29.4.2011.
  • “Lukematta paska – kansitaiteen merkityksenantoja arkeologisessa kirjallisuudessa”. Aurorapäivät. University of Turku, 5.3.2011. With Janne Heinonen.
  • “Mitä aika on” (What time is). Aurorapäivät. University of Turku, 4.3.2011.

2010

  • “Mene(s)tyksen stratigrafiaa” (Stratigraphy of loss and success). XI Oscar day seminar. University of Helsinki, 3.12.2010.
  • “Ihmisjäänteet kvasi-objekteina” (Human remains as quasi-objects). Varjopäivät. University of Helsinki, 12.3.2010.
  • “Materiaalisen kulttuurin merkitykset” (Material culture meanings). Varjopäivät. University of Helsinki, 11.3.2010.
  • “Pragmatismi ja arkeologia” (Pragmatism and archaeology). Filosofis-arkeologinen Klubi. University of Helsinki, 3.2.2010.

2009

  • “Human remains as quasi-objects”. Nordisk kontaktseminar. Oslo, Norway, 8.10.2009.

2008

  • “Osteologia ja Kaarinan Kirkkomäen hammastutkimukset”. Turun työväenopisto, 5.11.2008.
  • “Esihistoriallinen kivenkäyttö”. Turun kivikerho, 14.10.2008.
  • “Ihmishampaiden tunnistaminen osteologisesta aineistosta”. University of Turku, 26.2.2008.

2007

  • “Laivanmuotoiset kivilatomukset”. University of Turku, 9.11.2007.

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