Hanna Järvinen is University Lecturer at the Performing Arts Research Centre at the Theatre Academy of Uniarts Helsinki, holds the title of Docent in Dance History at University of Turku and Honorary International Fellow at De Montfort University in Leicester. She has conducted research on authorship and ingenuity, as well as canonisation of performing arts and exercise of power in the light of feminist and post-colonialist research tradition. She is also interested in questions of contemporaneity and materiality in the intersections of performance art and dance art. orcid.org/0000-0001-9081-9906