Talks and presentations

  • Studying music that no one listens to: methodologies for background music. Paper at a panel “Agencies in Sonic Ambiance Production”, Uncommon Senses III, Concordia University, Montreal, 7.5.2021.
  • Miten puhua äänestä? Esimerkkejä äänen sanallisesta kuvaamisesta. Alustus Ääni ja kritiikki -verkkokoulutuksessa, Suomen arvostelijain liitto ry, 6.5.2021. Tallenne YouTubessa.
  • Metodologinen lähestymistapa kausimusiikkiin kaupunkiympäristöissä. Esitelmä Suomen musiikintutkijoiden 24. valtakunnallisessa symposiumissa, Turun yliopisto & Åbo Akademi, 6.5.2021.
  • Muuttuva aistityö kaupallisessa kaupunkiäänitilassa. Esitelmä Sosiologipäivillä, Helsingin yliopisto, 11.–12.3.2021.
  • Kulttuurinen äänentutkimus ja sisäkorvaimplantit. Esitelmä Kulttuuri ja terveys -tutkijaseminaarissa, teemana ajankohtainen vammaistutkimus. Turun yliopisto, 9.3.2021.
  • Talk to the machine: Listening to smart spaces. Sound Environment Centre, Lund University (online), lecture for MA students, 20 October 2020. Video and references here.
  • Listening with a Machine: Cochlear Implant as Soundscape Arranger. 56th Royal Musicological Association Annual Conference 2020, Goldsmiths College (online), 7–9 September 2020. (video of the presentation here, and panel discussion on aural diversity together with Christopher Cook, John Drever, Andrew Hugill here)
  • ‘Tis the season to do listening walks: A methodological approach to seasonal music and urban environment. Urban-Related Sensoria: Environments, Technologies, Sensobiographies – International Conference on Sensory Transformations. Online,  University of Eastern Finland, 10-12 June 2020. Abstract here.
  • Who Listens in the Urban Soundscape? Tactics for Background Music. Groove the City 2020: Constructing and Deconstructing Urban Spaces through Music, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, 13.–15.2.2020.
  • Cochlear implant as soundscape arranger: Rethinking the signal-to-noise ratio. Aural diversity conference, University of Leicester, 30.11.–1.12.2019. Full paper PDF.
  • Kuka kuuntelee kaupunkitilassa? Taustamusiikin käsitteellinen tarkastelu. Esitelmä seminaarissa Kuuntelun kulttuurit, medioidut äänet ja rakennetut tilat (ACMESOCS) Kick Off -seminaari. Itä-Suomen yliopisto, Joensuu 24.10.–25.10.2019.
  • Listening to infrastructures. A paper at Infrastructures and inequaliies: Media indistries, digital cultures and politics. Helsinki, Finland, October 21-22, 2019.
  • Regularizing sonic phenomena: Walking with a cochlear implant. A paper at Anthropology of Sound, Acoustemology, and Sensory Transformations – Past, Present, Future. Joensuu, Finland, June 4-5, 2019.
  • Aural Visions: Artistic Spaces, Making Places. Roundtable with Elena Biserna and Tom Williams, organized and chaired by Miriam de Rosa, at Mapping spaces, sounding places: Geographies of sound in audiovisual media, 20.3.2019. Cremona, Italy.
  • Transforming soundscapes in Finland. École d’Hiver, École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Grenoble 31.1.2019. Grenoble, France. (Keynote, with Heikki Uimonen)
  • Walking sonic commons in Venice: A case study in auditory access. Musical Freespace: Towards a Radical Politics of Musical Spaces and Musical Citizenship 13.9.2018. Venice, Italy.
  • Kirjaston äänimaisema – viihtyisyyttä, suunnittelua, kitkaa. Paluu tulevaisuuteen – asiakaspalveluympäristön uudet kujeet ja vanhat metkut (Suomen tieteellinen kirjastoseura) 25.10.2018. Tieteiden talo, Helsinki.
  • Heard technologies and embodiment in the digitalized soundscape. Müzik ve Ifade Seminerleri / Music and expression seminars 27.02.2018. Istanbul, Turkki. (Keynote)
  • Kuuloteknologialle annettu toimijuus: sisäkorvaistute ääniympäristösuhteen muuttajana. Musiikintutkijoiden 22. valtakunnallinen symposium 07.03.2018. Helsinki, Suomi.
  • Kävelyllä sisäkorvaistutteen kanssa. STS SYMPOSIUM 2018 “Ideals and practice of interdisciplinary research” 14.06.2018. Tampere, Suomi.
  • Soundscape Recordings, Cultural Brokerage and Translatability of Sonic Experience. International Conference on Exhibiting Sounds of Changes 12.06.2018. Tampere, Suomi. (Keynote)
  • Radio as commons. Art for Radio? Radio for Art? 26.06.2018. Hong Kong. (Keynote, with Heikki Uimonen)
  • Listening to libraries: How to and why design the library soundscape. RESHAPE 2017: People and Spaces 21.09.2017. Helsinki, Suomi. (Keynote, recording of the talk in Vimeo)
  • The memory of the analog: Descriptions from a digitalized soundscape. The Sound of Memory 24.04.2017. London, UK.
  • Radiogenic Sound Cultures in Call-in Programmes & the Question of National Narrative. Music, sound, radio: Theorizing music radio 26.05.2017. Kööpenhamina, Tanska. (Keynote, with Heikki Uimonen)
  • Grumbling online: Neighbourhood noise, affective listening, and articulations of sonic privacy. Crossroads in Cultural Studies 2016, 16.12.2016. Sydney, Australia.
  • Negotiating the acoustic community: A sonic ethnography of a housing cooperative in Istanbul. Soundspaces of the Middle East and Central Asia: Exploring the Intersection of Sound Studies and Ethnomusicology in the Middle East and Central Asia 13.05.2016. London, UK.
  • Pros and Cons of Multidisciplinarity in Teaching ‘Media and the City’ – Experiences from the School of Communication, Media and Theatre, University of Tampere. ECREA 2016 10.11.2016. Praha, Czech Republic.
  • Soundscape in libraries, new results of a research in Helsinki City Library. RESHAPE Designing the future of the library 27.09.2016. Helsinki, Suomi. (Recording of the presentation in Vimeo)
  • Muuttuva tila ja äänisuunnittelun haasteet: esimerkkinä Seinäjoen kirjasto. Elämyksellinen arki ja ruoka -seminaari 22.04.2016. Seinäjoki, Suomi.
  • Analysing the Transforming Finnish Soundscapes project. Ambiances, tomorrow: 3rd International Congress on Ambiances 23.09.2016. Volos, Greece. (with Heikki Uimonen)
  • Soundscapes and cultural sustainability. Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures: Theories, policies, practices 08.05.2015. Helsinki, Suomi. (with Helmi Järviluoma, Heikki Uimonen & Noora Vikman)
  • Aistiva ruumis kaupunkitilaa esittämäss: Kaupunkilaboratorio Kuulijaiset. Kaupunkitutkimuksen päivät 11.05.2015. Tampere, Suomi.
  • Amplified privacy: Recording, immersion and intimacy in urban space. Urban Media Studies: Concerns, Intersections and Challenges 24.09.2015. Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Transforming Finnish Soundscapes. Minimalism Unbounded! The Fifth International Conference on Minimalist Music 25.09.2015. Turku, Suomi. (Poster, with Ari Koivumäki, Kaisa Ruohonen, Pyry Survo, Tatu Naukkarinen & Mikko Kananen)
  • Äänimaisemasäveltäminen ja ympäristösuhteen artikulointi. Musiikki ja toiminta: musiikintutkijoiden 19. valtakunnallinen symposium 17.04.2015. Tampere, Suomi.
  • Sonic Resistance: Gezi Park Protests and the Political Soundscape of Istanbul. Sound Studies: Art, Experience, Politics 09.07.2015. Cambridge, UK (with Sirin Özgün)
  • Film sound as cultural production: The praxis of sound post production in Yesilcam studios. 10th Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference 01.07.2014. Tampere, Suomi.
  • European Acoustic Heritage Under Construction. EcHoPolis 2013 29 Sept–3 Oct 2013, Athens, Greece (with Nicolas Remy, Heikki Uimonen, Ari Koivumäki, Jürgen Schöpf & Juan-Gil Lopez).
  • The subjective and the objective in research: Studying sensory environments. Erasmus Summer School: Erasmus Intensive Programme, Doctoral Studies in Research Methodologies, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey, 6–20 June 2013.
  • Representations of sonic intimacy in New Turkish Cinema. 17th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, 24–28 June 2013, Gijón, Spain.
  • Busking London – Musical territories at South Bank. Nordic Sound Studies Network seminar, 16–18 Nov 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Articulating private and common sonic space in urban Finland and Turkey. Nordic Sound Studies Network seminar, 17-19 Aug 2012, Middelfart, Denmark.
  • Private and common sonic space in Finland and Turkey. Liverpool University Music PRG seminar, 8 Mar 2012, Liverpool, UK.
  • Just eavesdropping? How and why study private acoustic space. World Forum for Acoustic Ecology Conference 2011: Crossing listening paths, 3–7 Oct 2011, Corfu, Greece.
  • “11’e 10 kala” and representations of sonic privacy in Turkish cinema. International Symposium on Audiovisual Performance and Embodiment, 11–12 May 2011, University of Turku, Finland.
  • Istanbul on soundtrack – Articulations of urban soundscapes in Turkish films. Society for Ethnomusicology “Sound Ecologies”, Nov 2010, Los Angeles, US.
  • Sonic building blocks of Kuzguncuk community. WFAE 2010: Ideologies and ethics in the uses and abuses of sound, June 2010, Koli, Finland.
  • Mediated Football Atmospheres of Çarşı Supporter Group. Musicology in the 3rd Millennium, Mar 2009, Seinäjoki, Finland.
  • Acoustemology of a lift – A case study on the materiality of sound. Voices and Noises: Encountering the Materiality of Sound, Nov 2008, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Soundscape and Emplaced Pasts – Analyzing the One Hundred Finnish Soundscapes. InterNoise 2007, 28–31 Aug 2007, Istanbul, Turkey (with Heikki Uimonen & Helmi Järviluoma).