Sonja Helkala

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Sonja Helkala is a doctoral researcher in the Faculty of Education and Culture at Tampere University, Finland. Her main research interests include philosophy and sociology of education, democratic education, theories of democracy and politics of emotions.

In her PhD research, Helkala explores political emotions and affects in the context of democratic education in Finnish basic education. Find more about her PhD research here.