Heikki Solin#

Heikki Solin
Email:heikki.solin 'at' helsinki.fi
Membership Number:683
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FINLAND

Present and Previous Positions
  • Director of the Finnish Institute in Rome 1976-1979
  • Docent of Classical Philology at the University of Turku 1972-2003
  • Docent of Classical Philology at the University of Helsinki 1971-1985
  • Visiting Professor: Hamburg 1990, Oxford 1994 (British Academy Visiting Professor)
  • Professor of Latin at the University of Helsinki 1985-2003
  • Teacher with various posts at the University of Helsinki and at the Åbo Akademi University 1965-1985
  • Teacher of Greek and Latin at the Normal Lyceum of Helsinki 1957-1959

Fields of Scholarship
  • Greek and Roman Onomastics
  • Greek and Latin inscriptions
  • Latin language
  • Social history and demography of the Roman Empire
  • Judaism in the Graeco-Roman World
  • Ancient medicine
  • Classical tradition

Honours and Awards
  • President of the Classical Association of Finland 1991-2000
  • Member of the Societas Scientiarum Fennica 1976
  • Member of the Academia Scientiarum Fennica 1983, President 1997-1998
  • Secretary General of the Delegation of the Finnish Academies of Science and Letters 1999-2002
  • Member of the German Archaeological Institute 1976
  • Member of the Council of the Association Internationale d'épigraphie grecque et latine, 1982-1992 its Secretary General 1997-2002
  • Member of the Academia Europaea 1989, of its Council 1994-2000 and 2001-
  • Chairman of Humanities I of the Academia Europaea 2000-2003, of A.1- ca 2004-
  • Permanent delegate of Finland to the Union Académique Internationale 1992- 2002
  • Delegate of Finland to the Council of the ALLEA 1998-2002
  • Member of the "Internationale Thesaurus-Kommission" 1993-, of its Board 2003-
  • Foreign member of the Pontificia Accademia Romana di Archeologia 1993
  • Honorary member of the Societas Philologa Polonorum (Warsaw) 1997
  • Foreign member of the Accademia di Archeologia, Lettere e Belle Arti (Naples) 1997
  • Foreign member of the Reial Academia de Bones Lletres de Barcelona 1998
  • Foreign member of the Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften 1998
  • Foreign member of the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften 1999
  • Foreign member of the Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften 2009
  • Commendatore nell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana 1993
  • Humboldt-Preisträger (awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt -Stiftung) 2008

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