Eero Tarasti#

Eero Tarasti
Membership Number:660
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FINLAND

Present and Previous Positions

  • 1984 Professor of Musicology at the University of Helsinki
  • 1983 Professor of Musicology, University of Jyväskylä
  • 1979 Professor of Arts Education, University of Jyväskylä

Fields of Scholarship
  • Semiotics
  • Musicology

Honours and Awards
  • 2004 – 2014 President of the International Association for Semiotic Studies
  • Director of the International Semiotics Institute
  • Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1997;
  • Honorary Doctor of the Estonian Music Academy, 1999;
  • Honorary Doctor of the New Bulgarian University, Sofia, 2001
  • Honorary Doctor at Université Aix-Marseille, 2014
  • Honorary Doctor at “Georghe Dima” Music Academy, Cluj-Napoca, Rumania, 2016
  • Honorary Fellow of the Victoria College, University of Toronto; Fellow of the International Communicology Institute, Washington D.C., USA
  • 1997 J.V.Snellman Prize of the University of Helsinki
  • 1998 Science Prize of the City of Helsinki
  • 2008 Honorary Member of the Richard Wagner Society in Finland
  • 1999 1st Class Medal of the White Rose Order of Finland 1999
  • 2000 The Medal of the Order of Rio Branco, Brazil (the category of Officials)
  • 2004 Chevalier de l’Ordre Palme Académique, France

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