Planning Officer

Malla Lehtonen, MA
Cultural History, University of Turku
+358 50 570 4017

Organizing Committee

Taina Erävaara, Head of Education and Research, Arts Academy, Turku University of Applied Sciences

Astrid Huopalainen, University Lecturer, Business Economics, Åbo Akademi University

Ruth Illman, Director, The Donner Institute for Research in Religion and Culture, Åbo Akademi University Foundation

Kimi Kärki, Research Fellow, Cultural History & International Institute for Popular Culture (IIPC), University of Turku

Silja Laine, Post-doctoral Researcher, English Language and Litearature, Åbo Akademi University

Liisa Lalu, Doctoral Candidate, Cultural History, University of Turku

Maarit Leskelä-Kärki, Senior Lecturer, Cultural History & Vice Director of SELMA (Centre for the Study of Storytelling, Experientiality and Memory), University of Turku

Anna Törnroos-Remes, Assistant Professor (tenure-track), The Sea – Havet, Åbo Akademi University

Aboagora Advisory Board 2019–2023

Erik Bonsdorff, Professor, Marine Biology, Åbo Akademi University

Martin Cloonan, Director, Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS)

Emilie Gardberg, Dean, Sibelius Academy, Uniarts Helsinki

Leena Kela, Performance Artist & Curator, Executive Director of the Saari Residence and Co-Artistic Director of the International New Performance Turku Festival

Joanna Kurth, Project Director at The Museum Center of Turku, City of Turku

Seppo Parkkinen, Playwright and Dramatiser, Multiarts Group Kolmas tila – Tredje Rummet – Third Space

Hannu Salmi, Academy Professor, Cultural History, University of Turku

Cecilia Sahlgren, Professor, Cell Biology, Åbo Akademi University

Timo Tanskanen, Dean, Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences