Category Archives: Events

Urban History Day 6. Transnational Cities – Turku 6.3.2014

Urban History Day 6 – Transnational Cities Turku, Thursday March 6th 2014 Sirkkala campus, Kaivokatu 12 10.15 Opening, Auvo Kostiainen, place: Janus lecture hall 10.30 Keynote lecture: Anne Folke Henningsen (University of Copenhagen): Bringing the World to Copenhagen: (living) ethnographic exhibitions as popular education in urban settings 11.30–12.30 Lunch break 12.30­–14.00 Session I: Connected cities, place: E221, Minerva Lauri Uusitalo (University […]

CFP: Multicultural citizenship in policy and practice: Historical and contemporary perspectives

Call for papers Research seminar organized by the Uni Rokkan Centre, Bergen Multicultural citizenship in policy and practice: Historical and contemporary perspectives Date: April 18th – 19th 2013 In cooperation with The Network for Research on Multiculturalism and Societal Interaction, University of Turku (Finland)   The seminar topic The question of how governments should deal […]

Teaching intercultural communication in Finnish higher education – programme

Friday 11 November 2011, 
Janus Lecture Hall, Sirkkala (Kaivokatu 12), University of Turku Michael Byram (University of Durham, England, UK) Teaching intercultural competence – the complementarity of training and education Link to online presentation (few minutes missing at the beginning) https://webmeeting.utu.fi/p49131929/ Paper http://mcnet.utu.fi/wp-content/uploads/byram-2011-11.doc PPT http://mcnet.utu.fi/wp-content/uploads/byram-2011-11.ppt Stuart D. von Wolff (University of Eastern Finland) & Anu […]

Teaching Intercultural Communication in Finnish Higher Education

Friday 11th November 2011 Janus Lecture Hall, Sirkkala (Kaivokatu 12), University of Turku To be broadcasted live on the Internet: https://webmeeting.utu.fi/interculturalcommunication/ Plenary speakers Michael Byram (University of Durham, UK) Peter Nynäs (Åbo Akademi University) For other speakers, please cf. the attached programme and list of abstracts. Organised by the Network for Research on Multiculturalism and […]

Public lecture and a coordination event

September 15th – 16th 2011, University of Turku The Network for Research on Multiculturalism and Societal Interaction and the Graduate School on Integration and Interaction in the Baltic Sea Region invited Professor Raivo Vetik from Tallinn University to hold a public lecture on Thursday September 15th, titled ‘Nation-building versus multiculturalism in Estonia’. Professor Vetik’s lecture […]

Debates on Multiculturalism III

Torstaina 5. toukokuuta 2011 klo 12.15 – 15.45 Edu2, Educarium. Ohjelma/Programme 12.15 Professori Auvo Kostiainen: Avaus/Opening 12.30 PhD, Senior Researcher Filio Degni: “Health Care System must Adapt to Meet Needs of Multicultural Society” 13.00 PhD, Project Coordinator Johanna Leinonen: “Multicultural Marriages in Historical Research” 13.30 Kaffepaussi / Coffee break 14.00 FT, yliopisto-opettaja (ma.) Elina Valovirta: […]

Urban History Day 3

Multicultural cities and towns Turku 9.3.2011, Porthan seminar room, Henrikinkatu 10 Towns and cities have been – and are – characteristically sites of multiple encounters: they are places where people, practices, ideas and goods of different origins meet and become entangled. The Urban History Day 3 seminar, which brought together researchers from the universities of […]

Debates on Multiculturalism II

Torstaina 3. maaliskuuta 2011 klo 12.15 – 15.45 Mikron auditorio. Ohjelma/Programme 12.15 Professor Auvo Kostiainen: Avaus/Opening 12.30 Professor Peter Kivisto: “Multiculturalism and Culture” 13.00 Professor Joel Kuortti: “Research on post-colonialism and issues of multiculturalism“ 13.30 Kaffepaussi / Coffee break 14.00 Dosentti, yliopisto-opettaja Tiina Mahlamäki: “Uskontotieteen näkökulmia monikulttuurisuuteen“ 14.30 Lehtori Heikki Suhonen: “Monikulttuurisuutta, etnisyyttä ja siirtolaisuutta […]

Exhibitions as Sites of Cultural Diversity

Turun yliopiston monikulttuurisuusverkosto (MCnet) ja yleisen historian oppiaine järjestävät 18.-19.11.2010 kaksipäiväisen seminaarin Exhibitions as Sites of Cultural Diversity. Ensimmäinen päivä on englanninkielinen ja omistettu foreignness (ulkomaisuus)-käsitteen pohtimiselle. Toisena päivänä kokoontuu museoaiheisen tutkimuksen forum. Exhibitions as Sites of Cultural Diversity – Foreignness Thursday 18 November 2010 University of Turku, Sirkkala campus, Kaivokatu 12 Programme 10.15-10.25 Opening, […]