Steering Committee

Terhi Utriainen

Department of World Cultures
Study of Religions
P.o.Box 59
00014 University of Helsinki




Areas of Specialization

  • Embodiment
  • Death
  • Pesent-day lived religion
  • Ritual studies


Major Relevant Publications

  • Nynäs, Peter, Mika Lassander and Terhi Utriainen 2012. Post-Secular Society. New Brunswick: Transaction Pulishers.
  • Utriainen, Terhi, 2013. Doing Things with Angels: Agency, Alterity and Practices of Enchantment. In Steven J. Suttcliffe and Ingvild Sælid Gilhus (eds), New age spirituality: Rethinking religion. Durham: Acumen publishing, 242–255.
  • Utriainen, Terhi, 2014. Angels, Agency and Emotions: Global Religion for Women in Finland? In Terhi Utriainen and  Päivi Salmesvuori (eds), Finnish women making religion: Between ancestors and angels. Palgrave McMillan, 237-254.
  • Utriainen, Terhi and Päivi Salmesvuori (eds.), 2014. Finnish Women Making Religion: Between Ancestors and Angels. New York: Palgrave McMillan.