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Siirtolaisuus, kansainvälisyys ja pakolaisuus antropologien analyysissä (for English version, please see the event webpages)

Miten tilallisen ja sosiaalisen liikkuvuuden muodot liittyvät toisiinsa? Entä miten ne liittyvät sosiaalisiin, taloudellisiin ja poliittisiin prosesseihin ja muutosvoimiin? 22.–23.5. Jyväskylän yliopistossa järjestettävä Suomen Antropologisen Seuran konferenssi kokoaa kansainvälisen tutkijajoukon käsittelemään erilaisia liikkuvuuden muotoja.Konferenssin yli 90 esitelmää tarkastelevat, miten tilallisen ja sosiaalisen liikkuvuuden muodot liittyvät toisiinsa sekä sosiaalisiin, taloudellisiin ja poliittisiin prosesseihin ja muutosvoimiin. Työryhmissä […]

Open lecture on ethnic/racial profiling and the police by Leandro Schclarek Mulinari, Stockholm University

Time: Wednesday 24.5.2017 at 10-12 Place: seminar room PUB 126, Publicum, Assistentinkatu 7, University of Turku Welcome to listen and discuss!   Racial profiling or colorblind policing? The dilemma of the racial state This lecture is based on a qualitative study that explores the phenomenon of racial profiling within the police in Sweden. Departing from […]

Interesting talk in the Migration Institute of Finland

Associate Professor Franck Düvell (COMPAS/University of Oxford): “The Great Migration of Summer 2015: Trajectories, Journeys and Hubs” Maanantai / Monday 22.5.2017, 10.15–11.30 Siirtolaisuusinstituutti / Migration Institute of Finland Luentosali, 2. krs / Lecture hall, 2nd floor Eerikinkatu 34, Turku For English, please scroll down. Franck Düvell (Associate Professor & Senior Researcher) työskentelee Oxfordin yliopiston Centre on Migration, […]

Next TEMREN meeting 19th April at 11am at ÅAU

Dear all, welcome to the next TEMREN meeting hosted by Minority Studies at Åbo Akademi (B205 Fiesta, Arken) on the 19th of April at 11 o’clock. The three recently appointed assistant/associate professors will briefly present their ongoing research projects and their evolving ideas on what minority studies at ÅAU is and could be. Right after […]

Guest lecture 12th April 2017 by Dr. Samira Saramo: Loss in Finnish North American Life Writing

Organised by SELMA: Centre for the Study of Storytelling, Experientiality and Memory & Research group Gender, Writing and Textuality (Dept. of Cultural history) https://selmacentre.wordpress.com/ All interested warmly welcome! Students can use their academic lecture pass! 12.4. Wed at 14.15-15.45 at Litzen, Minerva, Sirkkala Guest lecture by Dr. Samira Saramo: Loss in Finnish North American Life […]

TEMREN (Turku ethnicity and migration research network) seminar on Tuesday 28th March 2017.

Dear members of TEMREN, We would like to invite all of you to join our next research seminar at the Migration Institute of Finland (Eerikinkatu 34). The seminar is in Finnish, and it is held on Tuesday 28th March (13.00-14.30).  As our speakers, we have our senior researchers: Markku Mattila – “Onneen ei ole oikotietä […]

MCnet is going to be reactivated

Dear MCnet members, MCnet is going to be reactivated. It will continue as a key area at the School of History, Cultural Research and Arts Studies. The Network is coordinated by the Department of Comparative Religion. Old and new partners are asked to join in. Professor Matti Kamppinen is going to give a short introduction […]

Presentation by Gary Kaunonen (Michigan Technical University) at the Institute of Migration, Nov. 26th at 2pm

Presentation by Gary Kaunonen (Michigan Technical University) at the Institute of Migration (Eerikinkatu 34), Nov. 26th at 2pm: “Solidaarisuus aina: Finnish Immigrant Labor Strikes in the Lake Superior Region, 1907-1916” For more information, please contact Ismo Söderling (isoder@utu.fi)

Research grants for doctoral and Master’s level students

The Network for Research on Multiculturalism and Societal Interaction (MCnet) offers research grants to (1) doctoral students at the University of Turku; (2) students in Master’s studies affiliated with the University of Turku, who are in the process of finalizing their research project. Grants must be used for the purpose of supporting research devoted to […]

Travel grants 2014

The Network for Research on Multiculturalism and Societal Interaction (MCnet) offers travel grants to (1) doctoral students and researchers at the University of Turku; (2) departments/disciplines for inviting a guest lecturer to the University of Turku. Grants must be used for the purpose of supporting projects devoted to exploring multicultural topics, which can include supporting […]