Publications

Slotte, Pamela & Halme-Tuomisaari, Miia (Eds): Revisiting the Origins of Human Rights. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2015.

Human Rights in Action: Learning Expert Knowledge. Erik Castrén Institute Research Series in International Law, Ed. Martti Koskenniemi. Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2010.

Finnish Yearbook of International Law 2004: Symposium on Law and Anthropology (Eds. Tuori, Taina & Halme, Miia). Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2006.

‘Methodologically blonde at the UN in a tactical quest for inclusion’, Social Anthropology / Anthropologie Sociale, 26(4), 2018, 456-470.

Halme-Tuomisaari, Miia; Anna-Maria Tapaninen, Hilja Aunela; Where’s the well: DNA evidence, personal narratives and unpredictability in Finnish family reunification, Migration Studies, mny002, https://doi.org/10.1093/migration/mny002, 28 March 2018 (30 pages)

Tapaninen, Anna-Maria, Miia Halme-Tuomisaari & Viljami Kankaanpää “Mobile Lives, Immutable

Facts: Family Reunification of Children in Finland”, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 23 Nov 2017 (30 pages)

Toward a Lasting Anthropology of International Law / Governance, European Journal of International Law, Volume 27, No 1, 2016, 235-243.

‘Contested Representation: Exploring China’s State Report,’ Journal of Legal Anthropology 1/2013 No. 3, 333-359.

‘Valtio on Yksi: analyysi ihmisoikeussopimusten määräaikaisraporttien synnystä,’ (Translation: ‘The State is One: Analysis of the Compilation of Human Rights Reports’) (Co-authored with Suvi Huotari), Oikeus 2012/4, 516-538.

‘Absolute and Undefined: Exploring the Popularity of Human Rights in Finland,’ Rediscriptions: Yearbook of Political Thought, Conceptual History and Feminist Theory, Volume 15, 2010, 46-71.

‘From the Periphery to the Centre: Emergence of the Human Rights Phenomenon in Finland,’ Finnish Yearbook of International Law 2007 (Ed. Creutz, Katja). Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2010, 257-281.

’Ihmisoikeusasiantuntijuus ja ‘toinen’ sukupuoli’ (Translation: ‘Human Rights Expertise and the ‘other’ gender), Naistutkimus-Kvinnoforskning–lehti, 4/2010

’Laki ja ihmisoikeudet: etnografinen lähestymistapa.’ (Translation: Law and Human Rights: an Ethnographic Approach), Oikeus-lehti: Symposium Oikeus ja  antropologia, 1/2007, 32-43 (chosen as the journal’s best article in 2007).

‘Culture and Rights: Beyond Relativism?’ 28 Polar: The Political and Legal Anthropology Review 2, 2005, 307-315.

Review Article: Michael Byers & Georg Nolte (Eds): United States Hegemony and the Foundations of International Law, 4 German Law Journal 4, 2003, 1383-1390

Review Article: The Network Inside Out in Perspective: A Review of the Development of Legal Anthropology,’ Finnish Yearbook of International Law 2000 (Ed. Petman, Jarna). Kluwer Law International, The Hague, 2002, 417-430.

‘Embodied Universalism at the UN Human Rights Committee: Meeting the World at the Palais Wilson.’ In Palaces of Hope: Anthropology of the United Nations (Eds. Niezen Ron & Sapignoli, Maria), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 127–151.

‘Perheenyhdistäminenkö Ihmisoikeus?’ (Translation: Family reunification – a human right?) In Perhepamfletti (Eds. Fingerroos Outi et al,), Vastapaino, 2016 (Book nominated as best Finnish non-fiction book of 2016), 179-194.

‘Revisiting the History of Human Rights: Introduction’ (co-authored with Pamela Slotte) in Revisiting the Origins of Human Rights (Eds. Miia Halme-Tuomisaari & Pamela Slotte). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 1-36.

‘Lobbying for Relevance: US Internationalists, French civil libertarians and the UDHR,’ in Revisiting the Origins of Human Rights (Eds. Miia Halme-Tuomisaari & Pamela Slotte), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 330-361.

‘Miccosukees, Indian Gaming and Its effect on Indians’ Social Position,’ in Reconfigurations of Native North America (Eds. Wunder,  John R. & Kinvacher, Kurt E.).  Texas Tech University Press, Texas, 2009, 160-177.

Karen Engle: The Elusive Promise of Indigenous Development: Rights, Culture, Strategy. American Journal of International Law, October Issue 2012, 903-908.

Sally Engle Merry: Human Rights & Gender Violence: Translating International Law into Local Justice. 31 Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society 3-4, 2006, 94-97.

David P. Forsythe: The Humanitarians: The International Committee of the Red Cross. 3 International Organizations Law Review, 2006, 344-347.

Michael Freeman: Human Rights: An interdisciplinary approach. Finnish Yearbook of International Law 2003 (Ed. Tuori, Taina). Brill Academic Publishers, The Hague, 2005, 369-375.

(List of writings for online contexts including scholarly blogs since 2011 at the end)

2016 – Editor-in-Chief for Virtual Edition on the Anthropology of Human Rights for PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropological Review with Joshua Clark (https://polarjournal.org/2016-virtual-edition-human-rights/)

Halme-Tuomisaari, Miia & Josh Clark: Introduction: Anthropology, Human Rights and Three (Miniature) Generations. In PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropological Review, Virtual Edition (11/2016, 8 pages), https://polarjournal.org/anthropology-human-rights-three-miniature-generations/

Saarikivi, Janne; Riikonen, Taina & Halme-Tuomisaari, Miia (eds): Universitas Helsingiensis 376. Printall AS, Helsinki, 2016 (161 pages).

Kansalainenko – millä perusteella? Katsaus Ranskan ehdotettuun perustuslakimuutokseen ja ihmisoikeuksiin. (Citizen – on what grounds? Overview of proposed French constitutional reform and human rights). Tiede & Edistys 1/2016, 65-71.

‘Revisiting the History of Human Rights: The Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,’ Helsinki Review of Global Governance. 2011/2, 67-69.

‘Examining what ‘Fact’ Means in the Compilation of a Human Rights Report’, Suomen antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, 1/2012, 22-30.

‘Ihanteet ja Käytäntö: ihmisoikeudet ja asiantuntijuus pohjoismaisessa koulutusverkostossa,’ (Translation: ‘Ideals and Practice: Human Rights and Expertise in a Nordic Educational Network). In Lakimies 3/2008, 459-461.

‘Lectio Praecursoria: Human Rights in Action,’ 33 Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society 1, 2008, 51-53.

‘Symposium on Law & Anthropology – An Interrelationship of Fantasies and Utopias,’ Finnish Yearbook on International Law 2004 (Eds. Tuori, Taina & Halme, Miia). Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2006, 3-4.

-Aug/2013-Aug/2018 Editor-in-Chief and founder of Allegralaboratory.net (with Julie Billaud) (leading international anthropological online platform with active social media presence)

-Aug/2015- Aug/2016 Editor-in-Chief for AntroBlogi.fi with Timo Kallinen (Finnish language blog for popularizing anthropological knowledge)

-2007-2011 Book review editor for Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society (a peer-reviewed academic quarterly)