Riikka Taavetti

PhD Riikka Taavetti works as a postdoctoral researcher in political history at the University of Helsinki. Her current work on the history of Finnish sex research is part of a research project titled Power, Politics, and Sexuality funded by the Kone Foundation (2018-2020, PI Senior Lecturer Hanna Kuusi). Taavetti defended her doctoral dissertation on queer personal and cultural memories in Finland and Estonia in 2018. Her research interests include queer history, history of sexuality, oral history, cultural memory studies, archival science, and history of feminism. You can read more about her by clicking here.