Pihla Maria Siim
Junior Research Fellow 0.5 p.
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Pihla Maria Siim (née Vuorinen) studied folklore at the University of Joensuu (1994–2000). Currently she is finishing her doctoral studies in folklore at the University of Eastern Finland. In her PhD dissertation, Siim explores questions of identity and belonging among transnational families living in Estonia, Finland and north-west Russia. Her research interests are related to narrative research, family relations, children and mobility, and to multilocal way of life.
At present she is involved in three research projects:
- "Inequalities in Motion: Transnational Families in Estonia and Finland" and "Inequalities of mobility: relatedness and belonging of transnational families in the Nordic migration space", both lead by Professor Laura Assmuth (University of Eastern Finland);
- "Performative negotiations of belonging in contemporary Estonia", lead by Senior Research Fellow Elo-Hanna Seljamaa (University of Tartu)
CV and list of publications in Estonian Research Information System.
Tradition and Identity in Multicultural Society