Tanja Sihvonen is both a professor and a researcher. She has published articles in academic journals, book chapters, edited books, translated book chapters, worked in editorial boards of journals, written reviews of all kinds of things and taken part in several journalistic projects as well as various organisational activities. She has also been teaching quite a bit since 1999.

SPECIALITIES: Cultural studies, game studies, film studies, digital media theory, queer theory, the political aspects of participatory culture. 

INTERESTS: Digital media, internet studies, game studies

AFFILIATIONS: University of Vaasa, University of Turku, University of Amsterdam, University of Malta


Power from Blockchains training project will develop six five-credit training modules on blockchains, because more blockchain experts are needed in the future.

The goal of the Short video project is to find out what makes short videos interesting and convincing, especially in a journalistic context.

Talking machine project examines how cultural perceptions of human-machine communication have changed over the past 60 years and how sound and speech have become increasingly important issues as artificial intelligence applications and robots have begun to become part of everyday life both at work and in leisure time.