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educator , historian , researcher

Aira Tellervo Kemiläinen, Finnish historian, educator, researcher. Johann Gottfried Herder scholar, 1954-1955, American Society of Landscape Architects -Fulbright research scholar, 1958-1959, Finnish State scholar, 1974; decorated Chevalier Order White Rose Finland 1st class.

Background

Kemiläinen, Aira Tellervo was born on August 4, 1919 in Kuopio, Finland. Daughter of Juho Arvi and Aino Tyyne (Hyvärinen) Kemiläinen.

Education

Master of Arts, University Helsinki., Finland, 1943. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1956.

Career

High School teacher, Helsinki, 1945-1950, 57-62. Assistant National Archives of Finland, 1950, archivist, 1952-1957. Senior lecturer University Helsinki, 1961-1986.

Senior lecturer, associate professor University Jyväskylä, Finland, 1962-1970, professor world history Finland, 1971-1986, professor emerita Finland, from 1986.

Works

Membership

Member volunteer female organization defense Lotta Svärd, 1938-1944. Member Finnish History Society, Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters (award 2003), Swedish History of Science Society, International Society for Study of European Ideas, Association for Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism, Finnish Federation University Women (branch president 1970-1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Summer cottage.

Connections

father:
Juho Arvi Kemiläinen

mother:
Aino Tyyne (Hyvärinen) Kemiläinen