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The Kyro River projekt : language, culture and regional identity

Date: 1.9.1995-31.12.1998
Code: K1623
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Arts (HF), Dept. of Ethnology
Address: Biskopsgatan 13, FIN-20500 Åbo
Phone +358-2-2154 642
Fax +358-2-2154 845
E-mail Anna-Liisa.Kuczynski@abo.fi
Project leader: FD Nils Storå, professor (1.9.1995-)
Researchers: FD Maj-Len Rönkä (1.9.1995-)
FL Barbro Wiik (1.9.1995-)
FM Ing-Marie Loman (1.9.1995-)
Type of research: 0 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 90 %
- applied research 10 %
Man months: Totally: 12 months
Contacts: Kulturgräns-projektet vid Umeå universitet i Sverige
Keywords: Kyroälv, kulturkontakter, finskspråkiga, svenskspråkiga, Kyröjoki, kulttuurikosketukset, suomenkieliset, ruotsinkieliset,

The project is characterized as an interdisciplinary during a pilot period (1996) with special reference to ethnological and linguistic aspects.The purpose is to investigate contacts between the Swedish- and Finnish-speaking people living along the river Kyro and its delta.


13.3.1996 / 15.3.1996