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Lieven Ameel

Born 9.11.1978, Hasselt (Belgium)

Doctor of Philosophy 2013 (Finnish Literature, Comparative Literature), University of Helsinki & JLU Giessen (Germany)
Master of Arts 2006 (Finnish Language and Culture), University of Helsinki
Master of Arts 2000 (English and Dutch Philology), University of Ghent

Postdoctoral Researcher 2013–2016, University of Helsinki (funded by the Ella and Georg Ehrnrooth Foundation and the Kone Foundation)
Junior researcher/doctoral student 2008–2013, University of Helsinki, Finnish Literature
Translator and teacher 2001-

Recent publications, projects and other scientific activities
Research interests: City in literature, parkour, narrative planning

Helsinki Literature and the City Network founder and coordinator
Finnish Society for Urban Studies board member

Written by Lieven Ameel (Tomas Sjöblom, ed.)

Lieven Ameel’s most significant publications

  • Ameel, Lieven; Finch, Jason & Salmela, Markku (ed.) 2015 (forthcoming): Literature and the Peripheral City. London: Palgrave.
  • Ameel, Lieven 2014: Helsinki in Early Twentieth-Century Literature. Urban Experiences in Finnish Prose Fiction 1890-1940. Helsinki: SKS.
  • Ameel, Lieven 2013: Moved by the City. Experiences of Helsinki in Finnish Prose Literature 1889-1941. Helsinki: Unigrafia. (doctoral dissertation).
  • Vuolteenaho, Jani; Ameel, Lieven; Newby, Andrew & Scott, Maggie (ed.) 2012: Language,Space and Power: Urban Entanglements. Helsinki: COLLeGIUM.
Photo: Mika Federley.​
Photo: Mika Federley.​


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