Youth and History — Members: Finland
Associate Professor of History of Education at the University of Helsinki. She is a graduate of the University of Helsinki, where she also presented her doctoral thesis in 1990, The Form of Historical Knowledge and the Adolescent Understanding of It. She has also published Clio Sans Uniform. A Study of the Post-Marxist Transformation of the History Curricula in East Germany and Estonia, 1986 – 1991 (1992). Sirkka Ahonen has lectured history didactics at the University of Helsinki since 1980 and published articles and textbooks on the topic for the purposes of teacher education. At present she is working on the history of education.
University of Helsinki
Dept. of Education
Bulevardi 18, Pb. 39
SF-00014 University of Helsinki
Phone: +358 / 0 / 191 8064
Fax: +358 / 0 / 191 8073