To page body
university of tampere: faculty of social sciences: contact information: personnel:
Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Social Sciences

Eija Eronen                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Doctoral researcher                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Phone: 050 318 7458
Room: LINNA 5103

Office hours: by appointment 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Research interests:                     

Gendered violence

Motherhood and parenthood

Peer support and peer group action

Research projects:

Doctoral thesis: Shared motherhood. A case study of peer group action as experienced by mothers (2015-2019)

Supporting Motherhood: Research of Motherhood and Trust (2015-2016)


Eronen, Eija (2018) Tunteet perhe- ja läheissuhteissa [Emotions in family relations]. A book review on Petteri Eerola & Henna Pirskanen (eds.) Family and emotions. Yhteiskuntapolitiikka 83 (4).

Eronen, Eija (2017) Kohtaamisia, katkoksia ja sidoksia: tutkimus Supermammojen vertaisryhmän äitityöstä [Encounters, breaks and bonds: a study of the mother work in the Supermammat peer group]. Tampere: Tampere University Press.

Eronen, Eija (2016) Lähisuhdeväkivalta ja turvakotipalveluiden riittävyys [Domestic violence and sufficiency of refuge services]. Alusta! University of Tampere online magazine for social sciences and humanities.

Eronen, Eija (2015) Kaksoisuhriutumisen kokemuksia ja katteettomia lupauksia. Kokemukset parisuhdeväkivallasta ja ulkopuolisten reaktioista suhteessa valtiollisiin lupauksiin [The experiences of double victimization and the empty promises. The experiences about intimate partner violence and outsiders' reactions in relation to the promises of the state].The blog of Finnish Federation of Graduate Women. 

Scientific awards:

01/2015 Award for the Master's Thesis from the association of Tampereen Akateemiset Naiset 

Academic presentations [selected]:

09/2018 Peer support gained from the group: Experiences of Finnish mothers. 9th Congress of the European Society on Family Relations. Porto, Portugal: University of Porto.

04/2018 Peer support and experiences of mothers. Perhetutkimuksen päivät [Family Studies Conference]. University of Tampere. Tampere: Finland.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         05/2017 Peer support among the group of mothers. 7th International Community, Work and Family Conference. Milan, Italy: Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.

03/2017 The meaning of peer support in the group for mothers. Sosiologipäivät [Annual conference of sosiology]. University of Tampere. Tampere: Finland.

11/2016 Shared motherhood – Mothers' experiences about peer group support. Sukupuolentutkimuksen päivät [Gender Studies Conference]. University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu campus. Joensuu: Finland.

11/2016 Supporting motherhood in the peer group – meanings of support received from the group. Kasvatustieteen päivät [FERA Conference on Education]. University of Turku. Turku: Finland. 

11/2016 Experiences about support gained from a peer group. Kokemuksen tutkimuksen konferenssi [Experience research conference]. University of Tampere. Tampere: Finland. 

09/2016 Support in mothers' peer group. 8th Congress of the European Society on Family Relations. TU Dortmund University. Dortmund: Germany.

02/2016 On interfaces of cultures. Sosiaalityön tutkimuksen päivät [Social work research conference]. University of Jyväskylä. Jyväskylä: Finland.

11/2015 Motherhood and support for motherhood as experienced by women who have became mothers at young age. Nuorisotutkimuspäivät [Youth research conference]. University of Tampere. Tampere: Finland. 

05/2015 The experiences of double victimization and the empty promises. A seminar organized by discipline of gender studies. University of Tampere. Tampere: Finland.

04/2015 The experiences of double victimization and the empty promises. The experiences about intimate partner violence and outsiders' reactions in relation to the promises of the state. A seminar organized by the association of Tampereen Akateemiset Naiset. Tampere: Finland.

11/2013 Research of intimate partner violence. A seminar organized by Zonta clubs I and II. Tampere: Finland.

Teaching spring 2019:

SOS04.3 Current issues in childhood and family research / book exam


Maintained by:
Last update: 15.1.2019 20.52 Muokkaa

University of Tampere
+358 3 355 111

FINEEC Audited HR Excellence in Research

Cooperation and Services
About Us

Research & Study

Career Services
Finnish Social Science Data Archive
Centre for International Education
IT services
Language Centre
Language Services
Registrar's Office
Sports Activities
» more

Teaching schedules
Curricula guides
Student's Desktop

Andor search
Renew your loans
UTA intranet
Office 365 webmail
Uta webmail
Electronic exam service
Examination results