Principal lecturer at Humak University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Pekka Vartiainen is a principal lecturer in the department of cultural management at Humak University of Applied Sciences in Finland, and docent in comparative literature at Helsinki University. His publications include books on cultural management, literary history, and literary production. Research in multidisciplinary areas, cultural heritage and sustainability, festival management, and international networking are his main areas of interests. He is also a co-founder of creative writing degree programme at Turku University and children's literature festival in Finland.