Paula Hohti Erichsen

  • Otaniementie 14, 02150 Espoo

20102020

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Personal profile

Artistic and research interests

Paula Hohti is a professor of Art and Culture History at Aalto University. Her research focuses on Italian Renaissance dress and material culture, with a special focus on their role and function within the classes of artisans and shopkeepers. Since she gained her PhD at the University of Sussex in 2006, she has held research positions at Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, EUI in Florence, Bard Graduate Centre in New York, and University of Copenhagen. She has been a principal investigator in two major international research projects, The Material Renaissance and Fashioning the Early Modern, led by Evelyn Welch. In 2016, she received the €2 million ERC Consolidator grant.

Supervision of post-doc researchers

Dr. Michele Robinson

Dr. Sophie Pitman

Dr. Stefania Montemezzo

Dr. Jacqueline Spicer

Dr. Mattia Viale

Dr. Jane Malcolm-Davis

External positions

Docent, History of Art, University of Helsinki

Sep 2018 → …

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Research Output

The Art of Artisan Fashions: Moroni’s Tailor and the Changing Culture of Clothing in Sixteenth-Century Italy

Hohti, P., 20 Aug 2020, The Art of the Poor: The Aesthetic Material Culture of the Lower Classes in Europe 1300-1600. Duits, R. (ed.). 1 ed. London

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Artisans, Objects, and Everyday Life in Renaissance Italy: The Material Culture of the Middling Class

Hohti, P., 30 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) 250 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  • Sixteenth-Century Tailor’s Workshop

    Lempiäinen, P. & Hohti Erichsen, P., 7 Jan 2019

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in non-art workpeer-review

    Cheap Magnificence? Imitation and Low-Cost Luxuries in Renaissance Italy

    Hohti, P., 1 Dec 2018, Luxury and the Ethics of Greed in Early Modern Italy. Kovesi, C. (ed.). p. 277-297 21 p. (Early European Research).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  • Dress, dissemination and innovation: Artisan ‘Fashions’ in Renaissance Italy

    Hohti, P., 2017, Fashioning the Early Modern: Creativity and Innovation in Europe, 1500-1800. Welch, E. (ed.). Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  • Projects

    Prizes

  • Academy of Finland Research Fellowship

    Paula Hohti Erichsen (Recipient), May 2010

    Prize: Award or honor granted for academic career

  • Associate Professor, History of Art and Culture (tenured)

    Paula Hohti Erichsen (Recipient), Jul 2019

    Prize: Award or honor granted for academic career

    ERC Consolidator Grant 2016

    Paula Hohti (Recipient), 1 Apr 2017

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • EUA nomination for candidate for ERC Scientific Council 2019

    Paula Hohti Erichsen (Recipient), 14 Jan 2019

    Prize: Invitation or ranking in competition

  • Activities

    Fake it ‘til you Make It: Imitation in Early Modern Clothes and Accessories

    Sophie Pitman (Organiser), Michele Nicole Robinson (Participant), Paula Hohti Erichsen (Participant), Anne-Kristine Sindvald Larsen (Participant), Piia Lempiäinen (Participant), Timothy McCall (Participant)
    10 Mar 202012 Mar 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipant of a conference, workshop, session or tutorial

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    Puvut ja pukeutuminen Cranachin aikaan

    Paula Hohti Erichsen (Speaker)
    27 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

    Course on historical textile technology, weave structures and weaving

    Paula Hohti Erichsen (Participant), Sophie Pitman (Participant)
    21 Oct 201925 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipant of a conference, workshop, session or tutorial

    Black in European dress

    Paula Hohti Erichsen (Speaker)
    17 Jan 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

    Dirty Laundry in Early Modern Italy & Denmark

    Paula Hohti Erichsen (Participant)
    11 Apr 201912 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipant of a conference, workshop, session or tutorial

    Press / Media

    Yle news article

    Paula Hohti Erichsen

    03/09/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Media appearance

    Muodin suuret muutokset 1500- ja 1600-luvuilla

    Paula Hohti

    31/08/2018

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Media appearance

    Yle News Feature

    Paula Hohti Erichsen

    16/02/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Media appearance