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Toivo, Raisa Maria

Raisa Maria Toivo

Dr., Title of Docent

Academy Research Fellow

Room: Pinni B3092
Admittance: by agreement
Phone: 050 318 6226
e-Mail: raisa.toivo@[at]uta.fi

Specialties

Currently I work on a Academy Reserach Fellow Project on the Catholic Reformation in Lutheran Finland (1550-1700) The Project explores Catholic networks, forbidden communities, identities and emotions, as well as religious tolerance and persecution. I also work and teach as well as supervise work on early modern history, history of religion and faith, witchcraft and magic, as well as gender, domestic violence and parent abuse and thehistory of society.

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Projects:

something nice:
podcast on parent abuse in early modern finland

podcast on rosaries, gender and emotion

Publications

Monographs

  • Raisa Maria Toivo: Faith and Magic in Early Modern Finland Palgrave Macmillan 2016
    http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137547262
  • Katajala-Peltomaa, Sari & Toivo, Raisa Maria: Noitavaimo ja Neitsytäiti. Naisten arki keskiajalta uuden ajan alkuun. Atena 2009.
    http://www.atenakustannus.fi/tilaukset/kirja/271
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Witchcraft and Gender in Early Modern Finland: Finland and the Wider European Experience. Ashgate 2008.
    https://www.routledge.com/products/9780754664543

    Edited collections:

    Journal special issues

    Scandinavian Journal of History Special Issue: Gender, Material Culture and Emotions in Scandinavian History. 41 (3)2016 guest editors Jacqueline van Gent and Raisa Maria Toivo
    Journal of Family History Special Issue: ‘‘Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother’’: A History of Violence against Parents 41 (3) 2016. Guest Editors Marianna Muravyeva and Raisa Maria Toivo

    Books
  • Kallestrup Nyholm, Louise & Toivo Raisa Maria: Contesting Orthodoxy in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Palgrave 2017. http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319323848
  • Katajala-Peltomaa, Sari & Toivo, Raisa Maria: Lived Religion and the long Reformation in northern Europe c. 1300-1700. Brill 2017. (Out in October 2016) http://www.brill.com/products/book/lived-religion-and-long-reformation-northern-europe-c-1300-1700
  • Tiina Miettinen & Raisa Maria Toivo: mitä väliä on historialla? TUP 2016.
    http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-44-9969-2
  • Marko Nenonen & Raisa Maria Toivo: Writing Witch Hunt Histories. Brill 2013
    http://www.brill.com/products/book/writing-witch-hunt-histories
  • Raisa Maria Toivo & Marianna Muravyeva: Gender in Late Medieval and Early modern Europe (Routledge 2012
    https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415537230
  • Suomen historian kartasto. (Toim Haapala, Pertti & Toivo, Raisa). Karttakeskus 2007.
  • Paholainen, noituus ja Maria - kristinuskon kääntöpuoli. Pahuuden kuvasto vanhassa maailmassa. SKS 2004.

    peer reviewed articles:

  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Religion and Emotion: Rosaries as Objects and the associated emotions in 17th century Finland. Scandinavian Journal of History 41:3, 2016, 289-305.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Abuse of Parents in Early Modern Finland: Structures and Emotions. Journal of Family History 41 (3) 2016, 255-270.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Luterilaisia maailmankuvia 1600-luvun Suomesta. Yksilön tarina ja yhteisön maailmankuva. In: Irma Sulkunen, Marjaana Niemi and Sari Katajala-Peltomaa (eds) Usko, tiede ja historiankirjoitus. Suomalaisia maailmankuvia keskiajalta 1900-luvulle. SKS 2016.
  • Katajala-Peltomaa, Sari & Toivo, Raisa Maria: 'Religion as experience', in Lived Religion and the Long Reformation in Northern Europe c. 1300-1700. Brill 2017.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Protestantism, Modernity and the Power of Penetration: Saints and Sacrifice in 17th Century Lutheran Finland. in Lived Religion and the Long Reformation in northern Europe c. 1300-1700. Brill 2017.
  • Tiina Miettinen ja Raisa Maria Toivo: Mitä väliä on historialla. Teoksessa Miettinen & Toivo (eds.) Mitä väliä on historialla? TUP 2016
  • Van Gent, Jacqueline & Toivo, Raisa Maria: Introduction: Gender, material culture and emotions in Scandinavian history. Scandinavian Journal of History 41:3, 2016, 263-270.
  • Muravyeva, Marianna & Raisa Maria Toivo: ‘‘Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother’’: A History of Violence against Parents. Journal of Family History 41 (3) 2016, 231-235.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Lived Lutheranism and Daily magic in Seventeenth-Centtury Finland. In: Kathryn A. Edwards: (ed.) Everyday Magic in Early Modern Europe. Ashgate 2015.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Violence between parents and children: Courts of Law in early modern Finland. In Marianna Muravyeva (ed.) Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values.Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900. Routledge 2016.
  • Nenonen, Marko & Toivo, Raisa Maria, Challenging the Paradigm of Witch-Hunt Historiography. In, Nenonen &Toivo: Writing Witch Hunt Histories. Brill 2013.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria, Gender, Sex and Cultures of Trouble in Witchcraft Studies: European Historiography with Special Reference to Finland. IN Nenonen&Toivo: Writing Witch Hunt histories. Brill 2013.
  • Toivo,Raisa Maria, Violence between parents and children: Courts of Law in early modern Finland. The History of the Family 18,2013.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria & Muravyeva, Marianna,'Why and How Gender Matters?' In Muravyeva Marianna & Toivo Raisa Maria (ed.) Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.London: Routledge,2012.
  • Toivo, Raisa, 'Male Witches and Masculinity in early modern Finnish witchcraft trials'. In Muravyeva Marianna & Toivo Raisa Maria (ed.) Gender in late medieval and early modern Europe. London: Routledge, 2012.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria, Discerning Voices and Values in the Finnish Witch Trials Records. Studia Neophilologica 2012 (Suppl. 1), 2012, 143-­‐155.
  • Katajala-Peltomaa, Sari & Toivo, Raisa Maria: Tila ja hoivan käytänteet keskiajalla ja uuden ajan alussa. Historiallinen aikakauskirja 1/2010.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: “Women at stake”. Interpretations of women’s roles in witchcraft and witch hunts from the early 20th century to the present. ARV Nordic Yearbook of Folklore 2006. pp. 187-205.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Witch-Craze as Holocaust. In: Davies, Owen & Barry, Jonathan (eds.): Witchcraft historiography. Palgrave 2007. pp.90-107.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Usko arjessa ja pyhässäkin. In: Häggman, Kai & Mäkinen, Anssi (eds.): Suomalaisen arjen historia I. WSOY 2006. pp. 175-191. [Faith and religion in daily life]
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Marking (dis)order: Witchcraft and the symbolics of hierarchy in late seventeenth and early eighteenth-century Finland. In: Davies, Owen & Blécourt, Willem de: Beyond the Witch Trials. Manchester University Press 2004.pp.9-25.
  • Toivo Raisa Maria: ”Naiset Roviolla.” Nykytulkinnat naisten osuudesta noituudessa ja noitavainoissa. In: Katajala-Peltomaa, Sari & Toivo, Raisa Maria: Paholainen, noituus ja magia – Kristinuskon kääntöpuoli. Pahuuden kuvasto vanhassa maailmassa. Tietolipas 203. Suomen Kirjallisuuden Seura 2004. pp.187-243.
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria: Kruunun ja rahvaan tiet. Pohjanmaan teiden historia suurvalta-ajalta Suomen sotaan. In: Salminen, Tapio & Toivo, Raisa Maria & Haavisto, Timo: Pohjanmaan kautta/Via Österbotten. Road Museum’s Publications 15. Jyväskylä 1997. [Text in Finnish and Swedish, English Summary: Crown's roads and Peasant's Roads] pp123-244, 391-392, 414-424 (notes 278-545).
  • Nenonen, Marko & Toivo, Raisa Maria: Tienraivausta Pohjois-Karjalassa. 1550-1809. In: Matti Turunen: Tienraivausta Pohjois-Karjalassa. Tiemuseon
    Julkaisuja 14. Jyväskylä 1996. [English Summary: Clearing the Way in North Carelia] pp. 15-105, 273-282.
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