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Contact information

President of the Conference
Hannele Koivunen, Ph.D., Docent
hannele.koivunen"at"minedu.fi

Meritullinkatu 10
P.O.BOX 29
FIN-00023 Government
Finland

tel: +358 40 5525824
tel: +358 9 16077070
fax: +358 14 260 1511

Conference Secretary
Johanna Sumiala-Seppänen, Ph.D.
johsumi"at"cc.jyu.fi

Department of Communication
University of Jyväskylä
PO BOX 35, 40014 University of Jyväskylä
Finland

tel: +358 40 7774543

Conference Organization

Advisory board of Sacred Media -conference

Aino Sallinen, rector, University of Jyväskylä, chairman of Sacred Media -conference Advisory Board

Umayya Abu-Hanna, MA., journalist

Olli Alho, docent, director of Programmes, Finnish Broadcasting Company

Ambrosius, Metropolitan of Helsinki

Jussi Holopainen, research scientist, Nokia

Mira Karjalainen, MA., researcher, department of Comparative Religion, University of Helsinki

Pekka Kettunen, mayor of the city of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä

Hannele Koivunen, docent, department of Comparative Religion, University of Helsinki, Councellor of Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

Tarmo Kunnas, professor, Comparative Literature, University of Jyväskylä

Erkki Laatikainen, editor-in-chief, vice manager, director, Keskisuomalainen

Taisto Lehikoinen, Lic.Phil., researcher, department of Communication, University of Jyväskylä

Ingmar Lindqvist, director of communications, Communications Centre of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

Harri Markkula, MA., director, Helinä Rautavaara Museum, Espoo

Anu Mustonen, PhD., head of PR & Information, University of Jyväskylä

Matti Paloheimo, director, Finnish Board of Film Classification

Juha Pentikäinen, professor, department of Comparative Religion, University of Helsinki

Tanja Rasi, festival manager, Jyväskylä Arts Festival

Raimo Salokangas, professor of Journalism Studies, department of Communication, University of Jyväskylä

Ruben Stiller, journalist

Päivikki Suojanen, professor, department of Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä

Johanna Sumiala-Seppänen, PhD., researcher, department of Communication, University of Jyväskylä

The City of Jyväskylä

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

The Jyväskylä Arts Festival

Organizing Committee

Hannele Koivunen, chairman of the Organizing Committee
Olli Alho
Juha Pentikäinen
Raimo Salokangas
Taisto Lehikoinen
Johanna Sumiala-Seppänen
Tanja Rasi
Mira Karjalainen, secretary of the Organizing Committee

We thank our sponsors:

  • Yomi
  • Keskisuomalainen
  • Jyväskylän kaupunki/City of Jyväskylä
  • Suomen Kulttuurirahasto
  • Suomen Kulttuurirahaston Keski-Suomen rahasto
  • Suomen Akatemia
  • YLE
  • Helsingin Sanomat
  • Kotimaa
  • Posti
  • U.S. Embassy, Helsinki
  • Kirkkohallitus
  • Keski-Suomen Liitto
  • Jyväskylän Kaupunkiseurakunta
  • Kristillinen Kulttuuriliitto