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Veli-Pekka Lehtola

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Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2020). Reconstructing Saami Culture in Post-War Finland. Reconstructing Minds and Landscapes. Silent Post-War Memory in the Margins of History. Ed. by Marja Tuominen, T. G. Ashplant and Tiina Harjumaa. Abingdon: Routledge. (Released in November.)

Veli-Pekka Lehtola (2020). Sámi Society in Turbulence. Ládjogáhpir, máttaráhkuid gábagahpir. The Ládjogahpir, The Foremothers´ Hat of Pride. Ed. by Eeva-Kristiina Harlin and Outi Pieski. Davvi Girji, 93-102.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2019). Johan Nuorgam: Sámi Squanto and cultural broker. Nordisk Museologi Vol 27 No 3: From Lappology to Sámi Museology, 77-95.

Eeva-Kristiina Harlin - Veli-Pekka Lehtola (2019). Skolt Sámi Heritage, Toivo Immanuel Itkonen (1891-1968), and the Sámi Collections at the National Museum of Finland. Nordisk Museologi Vol 27 No 3: From Lappology to Sámi Museology, 45-60.

Veli-Pekka Lehtola (2019). Evasive strategies of defiance – everyday resistance histories among the Sámi. Knowing from the Indigenous North. Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging. Eds. Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Sanna Valkonen & Jarno Valkonen. Abingdon: Routledge.

Bjørg Evjen - Veli-Pekka Lehtola (2019). Mo birget soađis (How to cope with War) - Strategies of Sámi resilience during the German influence. Adaptation and resistance in Sámi relations to Germans in wartime Sámi, Norway and Finland 1940-1944. Scandinavian Journal of History. DOI: 10.1080/03468755.2019.1607774

Veli-Pekka Lehtola (2018). “The Soul Should Have Been Brought along.” The Settlement of Skolt Sami to Inari in 1945–1949. Journal of Northern Studies, Vol. 12, No. 1, 53-72.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2017). ”Our histories” in the photographs of the others. Sámi approaches to visual materials in archives. Theme issue on Sámi Representations, ed. by Sigrid Lien. Journal of Aesthetics and Culture 2-3, 2017, see https://doi.org/10.1080/20004214.2018.1431501.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2017). Vanishing Lapps, progress in action. Finnish lappology and representations of the Sámi in publicity in the early 20th century. The Sámi: Some Aspects of Nordic Research, ed. by Jukka Nyyssönen. Arctic and North 2, 83-102. DOI:10.17238/issn2221-2698.2017.27.94. See https://narfu.ru/upload/iblock/ffe/06_Lehtola.pdf.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2017). Marja Helander and the nostalgia of future. Avtryck från ovanlandet. Contemporary Art from Sápmi. Umeå: Bildmuseet, 108-111.

Aalto, Sirpa – Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2017). The Sámi (finnar) representations reflecting the multi-ethnic North of the saga literature. Journal of Northern Studies 2.

Valkonen, Sanna – Valkonen, Jarno – Veli-Pekka Lehtola (2017). An Ontological Politics of and for the Sámi Cultural Heritage. Reflections on Belonging to the Sámi Community and Land. Indigenous Peoples´ Cultural Heritage: Rights, Debates and Challenges. Eds. Alexander Xanthaki, Sanna Valkonen, Leena Heinimäki and Piia Nuorgam. Leiden – Boston: Brill Nijhoff.

Nyyssönen, Jukka – Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2017). Introduction. From depictions of race to revitalizing a people: aspects of research on the Sámi in Finland and Norway. The Sámi: Some Aspects of Nordic Research, ed. by Jukka Nyyssönen. Arctic and North 2, 50-62. DOI: 10.17238/issn2221-2698.2017.27.58. See https://narfu.ru/upload/iblock/18c/04_Nyyssonen_Lehtola.pdf

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2016). Historical encounters of the Sámi and the Church in Finland. De historiska relationerna mellan Svenska kyrkan och samerna. En vetenskaplig antologi. Redaktörer Daniel Lindmark & Olle Sundström. Skellefteå: Artos & Norma, pp. 1083-1116. Read the article...

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2016). Itkonen, T.I. Encyclopedia of The Barents Region. Volume I. Editor-in-chief Mats-Olov Olsson. Oslo: Pax forlag, 328-329.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2016).  Nickul, Karl. Encyclopedia of The Barents Region. Volume II. Editor-in-chief Mats-Olov Olsson. Oslo: Pax forlag, 155-156.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2016). Valkeapää, Nils-Aslak. Encyclopedia of The Barents Region. Volume II. Editor-in-chief Mats-Olov Olsson. Oslo: Pax forlag, 459.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2016).  Wallenius, K.M. Encyclopedia of The Barents Region. Volume II. Editor-in-chief Mats-Olov Olsson. Oslo: Pax forlag, 493-494.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2016). The construction of ethnicity in exhibition in Sámi museums. (Review: Nika Potinkara 2015: Etnisyyden rakentuminen saamelaismuseoiden näyttelyissä.) Ethnologia Fennica 43, 90-93.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2015). Sámi Histories, Colonialism, and Finland. Arctic Anthropology, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 22–36. Read...

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2015). Second world war as a trigger for transcultural changes among Sámi people in Finland, Acta Borealia, 32:2, 125-147, DOI:10.1080/08003831.2015.1089673. Read...

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2015). Sámi Literature in Turbulence. In: Singularités, pluralités. Identités linguistiques et littéraired en Finlande. Réunis par Martin Carayol et Rea Peltola. Caen: Presses universitaires de Caen.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka – Korhonen, Kuisma – Alenius, Kari – Mantila, Harri (2015). Approaches to Transcultural Encounters. In: Transcultural Encounters. Eds. Kari Alenius – Veli-Pekka Lehtola. Oulu: Pohjois-Suomen historiallinen yhdistys, 5-13.

Länsman, Anni-Siiri – Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2015). Global Trends, Local Contradictions. Challenges of Transnational Sámi Politics in 2000s. In: Transcultural Encounters. Eds. Kari Alenius – Veli-Pekka Lehtola. Oulu: Pohjois-Suomen historiallinen yhdistys, 79-94. READ the article...

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2013). Sami on the stages and in the zoos of Europe. - L´Image du Sápmi II. Études compares. Textes réunis par Kajsa Andersson. Örebro University: Humanistic Studies at Örebro University, 2013, 324-352. READ the article...

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2009). Staging Sámi identities. The Role of Modern Sámi Theatre in Multicultural Context. Teoksessa L´Image du Sápmi. Textes réunis par Kajsa Andersson. Humanistica Oerebroensia. Arres et linguae nr 15.  University of Örebro 2009. READ the article...

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2009). Tracing the Roots of Saami Ethnicities and Societies. Máddut, maddagat. Papers of the Conference held in University of Oulu 5th - 6th September 2008. Oulu: Giellagas-institute 2009.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka – Muller-Wille, L. – Heinrich, P – Aikio, P. – Konstantinov, Y. – Vladimirova, K. (2006). Dynamics in Human-Reindeer Relations: Reflections on Prehistoric, Historic and Contemporary Practices in Northernmost Europe. Ecological Studies, Vol. 184. Reindeer Management in Northernmost Europe. Berlin – Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 2006, 27-45.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2005). Research and Activism in Sámi Politics: The Ideas and Achieve­ments of Karl Nickul towards Securing Governance for the Sámi. Acta Borealia 1. 67-82.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2005). The Radical Sámi Movement and Establishing of the Sámi Parlia­ment in Finland, 1969-1973. Igår, idag, imorgon – samerna, politiken och vetenskapen. Red. av Peter Sköld & Per Axelsson. Umeå: Skrifter från Centrum för samisk forskning 4.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2005). “The Right to One´s Own Past”. Sámi cultural heritage and historical awareness. The North Calotte. Perspectives on the Histories and Cultures of Northern­most Europe. Ed. by Maria Lähteenmäki and Päivi Maria Pihlaja. Publications of the Depart­ment of History. University of Helsinki 18. Inari: Kustannus-Puntsi Publishing 2005.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2002). The heritage of the ancient world-view; Folklore and its present manifestations; Towards a united Sápmi. Siiddastallan. From Lapp Community to Modern Sámi Life. Oulu 2002.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2002). The Saami siida and the Nordic states from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the 1900s. Con­flict and Cooperation in the North. Ed. by Kristiina Karppi and Johan Eriksson. Umeå 2002.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (2000). The Idea of the Skolt Sámi Territory in the 1930s. Den komplexa kontinenten. Staterna på Nord­kalot­ten och samerna i ett historiskt perspektiv. Red. Peter Sköld och Patrik Lantto. Umeå 2000.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (1997). A lower culture, a people with no history? The image of the Saami in the nationalist Finland of the 1920´s and 1930´s. Stat, religion, etnisitet. Rapport fra Skibotn-konferensen 27.-29. mai 1996. Tromsö 1997.

Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (1996). The Sami: A History of Our Own. Awakened Voice. The Return of Sami Knowledge. Ed. by Elina Helander. Sámi instituhtta: Diedut 1996:4.

 


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