CURRICULUM VITAE Helena Marketta Helve Professor, University of Tampere, PhD; | Finland | Doctor Of Philosophy

CURRICULUM VITAE Helena Marketta Helve Professor, University of Tampere, PhD; Docent, University of Helsinki EDUCATION Candidate in Humanities

, University of Helsinki Candidate in Philosophy, University of Helsinki Master's degree, University of Helsinki Qualifications for the posts of teacher of adult education and principal of adult education Licentiate in Philosophy, University of Helsinki Doctoral dissertation approved by University of Helsinki Doctor of Philosophy degree, University of Helsinki Adjunct Professor (Docent) of Study of Religions University of Helsinki 1989 Adjunct Professor (Docent) of Sociology University of Helsinki LANGUAGES Finnish (native), fluent in Swedish and English, working knowledge of German POSITIONS HELD
CURRENT POSITION

1976 1977 1977 1978 1984 1987 1987 2002

Professor, Dept. of Social Work Research. Fin- 3314 University of Tampere, (Tel. 1.) + 358 33551 7175, (Tel 2. ) + 35850 420 1518 Director of the WORK – Preca 2008-2011 Research Programme, Finnish Academy PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS Lecturer of Social Policy and Sociology in the Folk High School, (total 8 years) Acting Senior Lecturer, University of Helsinki Senior Visiting Research Fellow, University of Sheffield, Educational Research Centre, England Acting Professor in the Study of Religions, University of Helsinki Acting Professor of Folklore and the Study of Religions at the University of Turku Research Fellow of the Institute of the History of Religion, Åbo Akademi Senior Visiting Research Fellow, City University of London, Social Statistics Research Unit, various times in

2008-

2008-2011

1978-1987 1987-1989 1.June - 31.July 1989 1.Sep. - 31.Dec. 1989 1990 1991 1991 and 1992 1993, 1994 and 1995

Research Fellow in the Finnish Academy of Science 1991-1994 Director of "Values, World Views and Gender" 1.Jan.1995-31.Dec.1997 Research Project, Finnish Academy of Science. Full-time Docent, senior researcher (Associate Professor), University of Helsinki 1996-1998 Nordic Research Coordinator, Nordic Council of Ministers 1998-2003 Coordinator of “Internet University of Youth Research”, University of Helsinki 2004 Research Professor, University of Kuopio, Dept. of Social Work and Social Pedagogy 2004- 2008 OTHER PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS Co-ordinator in Socrates programme at the University of Helsinki 1994-2004 Director of "Youth Research 2000" –programme and founder of the Finnish Youth Research Network – programme. Responsibilities include leadership of the team offering academic access to the research, leadership of research initiation, analysis activities and dissemination, supervision of researchers and direction of a number of research projects of Youth Research 2000 -programme. 1994-1999 Leader in the researchers' group responsible for the

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National Youth Policy Review for the Council of Europe Co-ordinator and Leader of the EU-project”A comparative study of Living Conditions and Participation of Rural Young People in a Chancing Europe Member of COST – EU project on the theme Youth and Employment Member of EU-project “European Identities” Researcher of EU-project "Study on the State of Young People and Youth Policy in Europe Director of Baltic-Nordic PhD-level multi-scientific Youth Research Graduate School Programme and Network Co-ordinator and Leader of the Nordic research project” A Comparative Study of Living Conditions of Periphery Young People” Director of the Social Capital SoCA BeSS Research Programme (Academy of Science), University of Helsinki “Teaching body” of the Ph.D. in “Sociologia, analisi sociale e politiche pubbliche” founded in the Dipartimento di Sociologia e Scienza della Politica at the University of Salerno Supervised doctoral dissertations and other academic theses Official opponent for the doctoral dissertation: Helena Saarikoski, Kouluajan kivoin paiva. A Folklore dissertation in Helsinki University External Examiner for doctoral dissertation: Sari Nare, Dept. of Sociology, University of Helsinki External Examiner for doctoral dissertation: Helena Kasurinen, Dept. of Pedagogy, University of Joensuu Opponent of the doctoral thesis of Helena Kasurinen, Dept. of Pedagogy, University of Joensuu External Examiner for doctoral dissertation: Anita Rubin, Dept. of Sociology, University of Turku Opponent of the doctoral thesis of Anita Rubin, Dept. of Sociology, University of Turku External examiner for doctoral dissertation: Mari-Anna Frangen, Dept. of Religious Pedagogy Examiner for Docent position of Jüri Saarniit, Dept. of Sociology, Tarto University External examiner for doctoral dissertation: Marja Nevanlinna Dept. of Pedagogy Examiner for Docent position of Helena Saarikoski, Dept. of Folklore, University of Helsinki External examiner for doctoral dissertation: Hanna Salomäki Dept. of Sociology of Religion, University of Helsinki External examiner for doctoral dissertation: Venla Salmi, Dept. of Education, University of Helsinki Opponent of the doctoral thesis of Hanna Salomäki, Dept. of Sociology of Religion, University of Helsinki External Examiner for doctoral dissertation: Lotta Svensson, Linköping University, Dept. of Sociology Examiner for professor position of study of Religions University of Gävle Examiner of docent of Andreas Häger, Univ. of Åbo Academy External examiner for doctoral dissertation: Päivi Fadjukof, Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of Jyväskylä

1995-1997 1997-1999 1997 1999 2000-2002 2000-2004 2001-2003 2004-2007 2006-

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RESEARCH AWARDS, HONOURS AND MAJOR STIPENDIARY SUPPORT Finnish Ministry of Education, Finnish Cultural Foundation,

1984, 1985,

1986, 1987 Emil Aaltonen Foundation British Academy research awards 1989, 1991, 1992 total 18 months 1994 and 1995 Honorary Senior Research Fellow, City University of London, Social Statistics Research Unit 1992-1999 Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of London, Institute 1999of Education, Centre for Longitudinal Studies Funding for research project direction and co-ordination of the Nordic Youth Research from the Nordic Council 1999-2003 Research funding from the Nordic Academy of Advanced Study (NorFA) 2000-2004 for the Baltic-Nordic PhD-level multi-scientific Youth research Graduate School Network Research funding from the Nordic Council for the research project “A Comparative 2001-2003 Study of Living Conditions of Periphery Young People” Research funding from Wihuri Säätiö for the research project “Behind the Scenes of Society (BeSS) – Young people, identity and social capital” 2004-2006 Research funding from the Academy of Finland for the research project “Behind the Scenes of Society (BeSS) – Young people, identity and social capital” 2004-2007 Research funding from the Academy of Finland for the research project 2008-2011 for the research project “The Changing Life-Styles and Values of the Young Short-termed Unemployed in the Different Labour Markets of Finland” EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIPS IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES Editor of the Finnish Journal Nuorisotutkimus Youth Research 1983- 2001 Editorial board of NVMEN, International Review for the History of Religions 1995-2000 Member of the International Editorial Board 1997of Journal of Youth studies Editor of International Bulletin of Youth Research, Research Committee 34, International Society of Sociology 1998-2002 Editor of Nordic Youth Research Newsletter 1998-2001 Editor of NYRI www publications http://www.alli.fi/nyri/ 1998-2003 Editorial board of IDENTITY: an International Journal of Theory and Research 2000ELECTED MEMBERSHIPS IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES Secretary of the Finnish Society for the Study of Comparative Religion 1989-1996 Vice President of the Finnish Society for the Study of Comparative Religion 1996-1998 Vice President of the Finnish Society for Youth Research 1991-1992 Member of the National Education Committee on youth and leisure time 1.Sept.1994 - 31. Dec.1997 Finnish Co-ordinator in Nordic youth research advisory group appointed by the Nordic Council of Ministers 1995-1998 President of the Finnish Society for Youth Research 1992-2005 Executive committee member of (IAHR) International Association for the History of Religions 1995-2000 Vice President of the European Association for the Study of Religions 2000(EASR) President of the Research Committee 34 on Sociology for Youth, International Sociological Association (ISA) 2002-2006 Member of the Ex. Board of the Research Committee 34 on Sociology for Youth, 2007-2010 International Sociological Association (ISA) POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (Other elected memberships) Deputy Chair of Departmental Steering Committee in the

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Department of the Study of Religions, University of Helsinki 1991-1994 Member of Department Steering Committee in the Department of the Study of Religions 1994-1997 Member of the Parliamentary State Committee of Youth 1993-1995 Vice member of the Parliamentary State Committee of Youth 1996- 1999 Member of Project Steering Committee of the Research Institute of the Lutheran Church of Finland 1987-1993 Deputy member of Steering Committee of the Research Institute of the Lutheran Church of Finland since 1994-1996 Member of Finnish UNESCO Board 1993Member of the Youth Committee of the Lutheran Church of Finland 1.Feb.1994Member of the citizen delegation of “Children in the school of life”, 2001-2002 a project for the support of children’s and young people’s life control Member of the Steering Committee of Education and Youth of the Lutheran Church of Finland 2002-2005 Member of the Helsinkimission executive board 2000-2006 Member of the Council of Helsinkimission 2006Member of the executive board the Finnish Youth Foundation 2002 – 2006 Member of the Council of the Finnish Youth Foundation 2006PREVIOUS SELECTED CONSULTANCIES 1993 Consultant to Finnish Minister responsible for youth in the 4th Conference for Ministers responsible for Youth in Vienna in April 1993 on the subject "Young people in Greater Europe". 1994 Collaboration with Finnish Ministry of Education in writing a paper "Youth policy and problems of youth aid in the context of the profound changes in Europe" and speaker at the East-West co-operation conference in the field of youth: From national, regional and local structures - to the active participation of youth, Kiev, Ukraine, November 12-16, 1994. 1995 Collaboration with Finnish Ministry of Education in the Council of Europe (CDEJ) European Steering Committee for Intergovernmental co-operation in the youth field (Finnish Initiative for the youth policy review) 1996 Scientific collaboration and member of the Council of Europe CDEJ working group on the promotion of enterprise and participation among young people 1997 Collaboration with Nordic Youth Council and Nordic Youth Co-ordinator for Nordic Youth Research Programme 1998 Expert group for the Review of the National Youth Policy in Spain 1998-99 Scientific collaboration and member of the Council of Europe. CDEJ Expert group for the Review of the National Youth Policy in Spain. 2000Academic expert group member Socrates/Grundtvig/TCP Networks 2002 Member of the organizing committee of the UN Expert Meeting on Global Priorities for Youth 2002 Member of the selecting committee for the International Youth Studies Training seminar of Council of Europe 2002Expert of the international advisory group of the longitudinal research on young people, University of London, Institute of Education, Centre for Longitudinal Studies 2002-2003 Swedish council for working life and social research. Inventory of Swedish Youth Studies 1995-2001 concerning surroundings, doctoral theses, publications and research projects 2005-2006 Scientific Programme Co-ordinator of the VXI World Congress of the International Sociological Association, Youth Sociology ISA RC 34 2007Chair of the executive board of YUNET Youth research University Network 2007Member of Executive Board of M.A. of European Youth Studies

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