Upcoming events

The last international project seminar will be held at the Maritime Center in Kotka 3-4 of March 2020. The seminar "The changing faces of Svensksund & Digitalization and open cultural heritage data" is cost free but all participats have to confirm their attendance by February 25th 2020 to Terhi Kuuva at the following e-mail adress; terhi.kuuva@kansallismuseo.fi.

Any questions regarding the seminar or practical issues pertaining to participation can be directed to;
Maija Mikkilä, Project expert, +358 295 33 6487, maija.mikkila@kansallismuseo.fi
Marcus Lepola, Project researcher, +358 295 33 6500, marcus.lepola@kansallismuseo.fi

The Changing Faces of Svensksund

Final Project Seminar at the Maritime Centre Vellamo March 3-4, 2020

Tue. March 3rd The Changing Faces of Svensksund

9.30 Coffee

10.00 Opening speech

10.15 – 11.00 The Battle of Svensksund in History Culture: Changing Conceptions and Interpretations of the Past. Johanna Wassholm, Project Researcher, Åbo Akademi University.

11.00 – 11.45 History from the Individual Perspective; How to Find the Individual Narrative from Finnish Source Material? Tiina Miettinen, Researcher University of Tampere.

11.45 - 12.15 The Svensksund AD 1790 – Project Results: New Knowledge on the Shipwrecks of Svensksund. Marcus Lepola, Researcher, Maritime Museum of Finland.

12.15 – 13.15 Lunch Break.

13.15 – 13.45 3D-modelling in Maritime Archaeological Research in Finland. Päivi Pihlanjärvi, Intendant, the Finnish Heritage Agency.

13.45 – 14.15 The 3D-modelling of the Wrecks at Svensksund in 2019. Richard Eller, Underwater Photography Specialist, Cerella Oy.

14.15 – 15.00 “Fateful Svensksund”: A Sneak Peek to the Coming Exhibition.

Wed. March 4th Digitalization and Open Cultural Heritage Data

10.00 - 10.30 Examples of the Personal Narratives of Svensksund. Marcus Lepola, Researcher, Maritime Museum of Finland.

10.30 – 11.30 Examples from Russia and Sweden. International participants. To be specified later.

11.30 – 12.30 Lunch Break.

12.30 – 13.00 How Digitalization Is Transforming Historical Research and History Itself. Jani Marjanen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Digital Humanities, Centre for Nordic Studies CENS.

13.00 – 13.30 Time Machine: A Large Scale Initiative to Digitize Europe's Cultural Heritage.Tomi Ahoranta, Time Machine Ambassador, The National Archives of Finland

13.30 - 14.00 Final words and ending of the seminar.