Tiina Kinnnunen is Professor in Finnish and Northern European History, University of Oulu, Finland. She completed her doctoral dissertation in 2000 on the reception of Ellen Key in the feminist movement of the German Kaiserreich. She has published on the history of European feminism, feminist historiography, female patriotism in World War II Finland, and memory cultures of World War II and the Finnish Civil War 1918. She has an ongoing research project entitled "Wartime Visions of the Future. Public Discourses and Private Conceptions in Finland, 1941-1944" which is funded by the Finnish Academy and affiliated at the Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyvaskylä, Finland.