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Religious studies educator , writer

Rene Reinhold Gothoni, religious studies educator, writer. License theological, 1976. Scholar World Council Churches, 1974, Academy of Finland, 1974-1979, 84, 85; senior scientist grantee Academy Finland, 1988-1989, Finnish visiting fellow Cambridge (England) University, 1989-1990; life member Clare Hall, Cambridge, 1990.

Background

Gothoni, Rene Reinhold was born on April 10, 1950 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Guido Danilo and Ulla-Britt (Carlander) Gothoni.

Education

Candidate theological, University Helsinki, 1973. Total harmonic distortion Helsinki, 1983.

Career

Assistant researcher Academy Finland, Helsinki, 1974-1979, junior researcher, 1984. Senior lecturer comparative religion University Helsinki, since 1980, acting professor, 1985, 91-92, professor, since 1996, head department comparative religion, since 2003. Member delegate Finnish Academies of Science and Letters, since 1999.

Achievements

  • License theological, 1976.

Works

Membership

Member Finnish Society Anthropology (director since 1984), Finnish Society for Study of Comparative Religion (director 1985-1989), Nordic Association for South Asian Studies (board directors 1991-1993), Finnish Society of the Friends of the Holy Mtn. Athos (president since 2005),Finnish Society Sciences and Letters (life), Scandinavian Institute Asian Studies, Donnerska Institute, The Finnish Ministry Education.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, filmmaking.

Connections

Married Raili Tellervo Liukku, June 2, 1973. Children: Anthony (deceased), Annette, Andre.

father:
Guido Danilo Gothoni

mother:
Ulla-Britt (Carlander) Gothoni

spouse:
Raili Tellervo Liukku

children:
Anthony Gothoni (deceased)

Annette Gothoni

Andre Gothoni