Anne Heimo


Ph.D, Research Fellow
School of History, Culture and Arts
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Academic Degrees:

  • PhD in Folkloristics 2010, School of History, Cultural and Arts Studies, University of Turku
  • Master's Degree in Folkloristics 1997, School of Cultural Research, University of Turku

Current positions: 

  • 2011-2016 Postdoctoral researcher, Folkloristics, School of History, Culture and Arts, University of Turku
  • 2014-2017 Academy of Finland (No. 275378):  Fragmented visions. Performance, authority and interaction in early 20th-century Finnish oral-literary traditions         (1.9.2014-31.7.2017), project member. (

Research Interests:

Participatory historical culture, participatory archives, family history, diasporic genealogy, memories of migration and Finnish heritage in Australia.

Positions of trust in scientific and scholarly societies:

  • 2014-2016 European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC), oral history and life stories network, co-chair
  • 2012-2016 COST action In Search of Transcultural Memory in Europe (ISTME), management committee
  • 2013- Finnish Oral History Network, chair (member of the advisory board since 2004 and secretary 2011-2012)
  • 2014- International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF), Working Group on Archives
  • 2010- Finnish Literature Society, council (member since 2000)

Publications (selected):

  1. Heimo, Anne & Kuusisto-Arponen, Anna-Kaisa & Savolainen Ulla (eds.) (forthcoming): Oral History Journal: Oral History on the Move: Multiple Sites and Sources of Memory.
  2. Heimo, Anne 2014: The 1918 Finnish Civil War Revisited: The Digital Aftermath. - Folklore 57, 141-168. <doi:10.7592/FEJF2014.57.heimo>
  3. Heimo, Anne 2014:  Pereajalugu internetiajastul: diasporaa-genealoogia ja jätkuv ajalookirjutusprotsess. - Mäetagused 55, 155-180.  <doi:10.7592/MT2014.56.heimo>
  4. Heimo, Anne & Kõresaar, Ene & Latvala, Pauliina (eds.) 2014: Folklore 57: History, Culture and Selected Pasts. < doi:10.7592/FEJF2014.57>

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