Merja Paksuniemi

 
PhD, University Lecturer

  • Didactics of History and Social Studies
  • Education

Projects

  • Opintie sujuvaksi [Clear Path of Learning] 01.01.2016-28.02.2017

               Principal Investigator, Project Manager

Contact

E-mail:      merja.paksuniemi(@)ulapland.fi

Tel:           +358 40 484 4141 (office)

Address: University of Lapland
                  Faculty of Education
                  P.O. BOX 122
                  FI-96101 Rovaniemi
                  Finland

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    Current research interests

  • Third Culture Kids
  • Ethnic Minorities in Finnish Educational System
  • Childhood During War time
  • History of Education 
  • School History
  • Teacher Education 

 
       Recent Key Publications

           Peer Reviewed Articles

  • Keskitalo, P., Nyyssönen, J., Paksuniemi, M., Turunen, T., Linkola, I-A. & McIntosh, L. 2016. Saamelaisten ja Australian alkuperäiskansojen kouluhistorian erityispiirteet. Ennen ja Nyt -Historian Tietosanomat.
  • Keskitalo, P., Sarivaara, E. Linkola, I-A. & Paksuniemi, M. 2016. From the Shadow of Civilization and Racism Ideologies Towards Post-Assimilation: Reconciliation through Sámi Education. 2016. Antiracism Education
  • Paksuniemi, M. 2016. Mobilising Children for National Defence: Boys’ Education in the Finnish Civil Guard Organisation During the Second World War. Childhood in the Past ,9 (1), 46-59.
  • Paksuniemi, M. & Niemisalo, S. 2016. Societal Changes Affecting Primary School Education After the Second World War in Finland. Education and Society, 34 (1), 75-86..
  • Paksuniemi, M.,Turunen, T. A. & Keskitalo, P. 2015. Coping with Separation in Childhood - Finnish War Children´s Recollections about Swedish Foster Families. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 185, 67-75.
  • Paksuniemi, M. 2015. Finnish refugee children´s experiences of Swedish refugee camps during the Second World War. An International Journal of Migration letters, 12 (1), 28-37.         

 

 

            Scientific Books and Edited Compilations

  • Nyyssönen, J., Paksuniemi, M. & Keskitalo, P. (eds.) 2016. Näkymiä koulutuksen ideologeihin ja käytänteisiin -teemanumero. Ennen ja nyt -Historian tietosanomat,3/2016.
  • Keskitalo, P., Lehtola, V.-P. & Paksuniemi, M. (eds.) 2014. Saamelaisten kansanopetuksen ja koulunkäynnin historia Suomessa [The History of Sámi Education and School in Finland]. Siirtolaisuusinstituutti A 50.
  • Paksuniemi, M. 2014. Vahvoiksi kasvaneet. Lapin lapset sodan jaloissa [Grown to be tough. Children of Lapland in the Shadow of War]. Siirtolaisuusinstituutti A 45.