Päiviö Tommila

Juhani Päiviö Tommila (4 August 1931 in Jyväskylä), is a Finnish historian and professor at Helsinki University.[1][2]

Päiviö Tommila became PhD in 1962 with his dissertation La Finlande dans la politique européenne en 1809–1815. He was assistant at the university of Helsinki 1959-65 and associate professor 1962–67. Tommila was professor in Finlands history at the University of Turku 1965-76 and professor in Finlands history at Helsinki University 1976–94.[1][2] He served as rector of the University of Helsinki from 1988 to 1992.[3]

Tommila has focused on Finnish history, foremost its political history in the 19th century, urban and journalistic history, and also historiography.[1]

He is an Academician, a member of the Academy of Finland since 2004.[4]

His father is Eero Tommila, professor for chemistry at Helsinki University.

PublicationsEdit

  • Nurmijärven pitäjän historia I-II (1958–59)
  • La Finlande dans la politique européenne en 1809–1815 (1962)
  • Suomen lehdistön levikki ennen vuotta 1860 (1963)
  • Jyväskylän kaupungin historia I-II (1970–72)
  • Keski-Suomen lehdistö I-IV (with T. Raitio, 1970–79)
  • Suomen autonomian synty 1809–1819 (1984)
  • Suomen historiankirjoitus (1989)
  • Research in Finland: a history (2006)
  • Eero Tommila, kemisti (2009)
  • Kummalasta Telkkään - sata vuotta Kustavin kesähistoriaa (2010)
  • Talonpoikia ja opinkäyntiä: Merikarvian Köörtilän Tommilan talon ja suvun tarina (2011)

EditorEdit

  • Suomen kulttuurihistoria, parts 1–3 (1979–82),
  • Suomen kaupunkilaitoksen historia, osat 1–3 (1981–84),
  • Suomen lehdistön historia, parts 1–10 (1985–92),
  • Suomen hallitsijat (2000)
  • Suomen tieteen historia, parts 1–4 (2000–03)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "2004 Academicians" (PDF). Academy of Finland. 2004. p. 17. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Tommila, Päiviö" (in Swedish). Uppslagsverket Finland. 2009. Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Tommila, Päiviö". Uppslagsverket Finland (in Swedish). 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
  4. ^ Akateemikko Juhani Päiviö Tommila (Photo) (Finnish)