Category Archives: News

Welcome to the guest lecture by Markus Huss, May 22nd-23rd, 2014

University of Turku, 22–23 May 2014 The project Kirjallisuuden monikielisyys nyky-Suomessa/ Multilingualism in contemporary literature in Finland (Turun yliopisto/Koneen säätiö) and the Network for Research on Multiculturalism and Societal Interaction (MCnet) are organizing a two-day workshop on Literature, Multilingualism and the Monolingual Paradigm: The Workshop is open to all – welcome! Thursday, May 22nd, 2–4 […]

Keskustelua monikulttuurisuudesta VI – Debates on Multiculturalism VI: Monikulttuurinen vuorovaikutus ja ymmärrys terveydestä – Multicultural interaction and health

The presentations will be held in Finnish, but it is possible to engage in discussions with the presentators in English. Keskiviikkona 23.4.2014 klo 14.15–17.00, Externum-sali (Kiinamyllynkatu 10, Medisiina-rakennus) Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 14-17 o’clock. Lecture room Externum (Kiinanmyllynkatu 10, Medisiina-building) Monikulttuurisuuden ja yhteiskunnallisen vuorovaikutuksen tutkimuksen verkosto (MCnet) jatkaa monikulttuurisuuden tutkimukseen liittyvien keskustelutilaisuuksien sarjaa. Network for […]

Lecture on April 8th – Younger generations of migrant background in Finland: the case of young Kurds

Welcome to follow Mari Toivanen‘s lecture “Younger generations of migrant background in Finland – the case of young Kurds”. Presentation is on Tuesday April 8th at 2 pm in seminar room Tempo (Sirkkala, Kaivokatu 12, Minerva 2nd floor). Welcome!

Invitation to the JMC Research Network

The John Morton Center for North American Studies at the University of Turku invites junior and senior researchers studying topics related to the United States, Canada, and Mexico to a launching meeting of the JMC Research Network. Time: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 17:00-20:00 Place: Publicum Building, Assistentinkatu 7, Seminar Room 269 Please RSVP to Research […]

Seminar on Multiculturalism, University of Turku, Spring 2014 (5-10 ECTS)

Auvo Kostiainen et al., KL1–2/Spring semester, School of History, Culture and Arts Studies Time: Tuesdays at 14-16, starting on January 14, 2014 Place: Tempo, Minerva Building 2nd floor, Kaivokatu 12 (T52, The multidisciplinary project “Multiculturalism as a New Pathway to Incorporation” offers teaching at the University of Turku again in the spring 2014. The […]

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 […]

Open position: MCnet Coordinator (1.2.–31.12.2014)

The MCnet Coordinator works as the secretary of the board of the Network for Research on Multiculturalism and Societal Interaction ( The coordinator also assists in planning and executing the activities of the network according to decisions made by the board. Among the tasks of the coordinator are also mapping resources and cooperation with international […]

Open position: Doctoral student (1.2.–31.7.2014)

The main responsibility of the Doctoral Student is to conduct research aiming at the doctoral dissertation on a subject field of the Network for Research on Multiculturalism and Societal Interaction  ( ), and additionally to coordinate a seminar on multiculturalism (in English) and to assist in the editorial work of the e-journal Diversity. The […]

CFP: Participation, Integration, and Recognition: Changing Pathways to Immigrant Incorporation

Participation, Integration, and Recognition: Changing Pathways to Immigrant Incorporation Institute of Migration, Turku, May 19-20, 2014 Conference rationale: The goal of this conference is to gather scholars to an interdisciplinary discussion about different ways of understanding immigrant incorporation, both historically and in contemporary society. The conference maintains that it is important to examine critically what […]

New release: Diversity. Journal on Multiculturalism and Societal Interaction

Diversity is a new e-journal by the Network for Research on Multiculturalism and Societal Interaction (MCnet) based at the University of Turku. The research network connects scholars and experts working in different disciplines and promotes research activities related to multiculturalism. For that purpose the network emphasizes the importance of a multidisciplinary approach and cooperation across […]