Lunch Seminars in Minority Studies 2018 – 2019

Lunch Seminars in Minority Studies 2018 – 2019

Welcome to monthly lunch seminars in minority studies. The seminars can be followed also online on: https://connect.vasa.abo.fi/minoritet

19 September 2018: Doctoral students in minority research at Åbo Akademi: Hasan Habes, The Attitudes toward Sexual Minorities (homosexuals) in Swedish-speaking Ostrobothnia; Heidi Katz: Exploring opportunity and wellbeing of minorities in American and Finnish school systems; Michel Rouleau-Dick: Safeguarding the rights of environmentally displaced persons: a worst-case scenario approach. Time: 12:15-14:00. Place E610, Academill, Rantakatu 2, Vaasa.

24 October 2018: Mikaela Heikkilä and Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso, RELAY Project, Åbo Akademi University: Who is in and who is out? On the different understandings of vulnerability. Time: 12:00-13:00. Place: E201 Camera Obscura, Arken, Tehtaankatu 2.

21 November 2018: Waheeda Amien, University of Cape Town: Incorporating Muslim Family Law into Secular Legal Frameworks. Time: 12:00-13:00. Place: E201 Camera Obscura, Arken, Tehtaankatu 2.

12 December 2018: Yunus Dumbe, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana: Neglected Youth, Vulnerability and Islamic Radicalisation in Ghana. Time: 12:00-13:00. Place: E201 Camera Obscura, Arken, Tehtaankatu 2.

23 January 2019: Marja Tiilikainen, Abdirashid Ismail and Johanna Hiitola, Migration Institute of Finland. Family Separation, Migration Status and Everyday Security: Experiences and Strategies of Vulnerable Migrants. Time: 12:00-13:00. Place: E201 Camera Obscura, Arken, Tehtaankatu 2.

20 February 2019: Hanna Lindberg, University of Tampere: Minority citizenship in the Finnish welfare state. Finnish-Swedish deaf persons ca 1950-2000. Time: 12:00-13:00. Place: E201 Camera Obscura, Arken, Tehtaankatu 2.

20 March 2019: Kalypso Filippou, University of Turku. International Master’s Degree Programmes in Finland: Expectations, experiences and the thesis supervision process. Time: 12:00-13:00. Place: E201 Camera Obscura, Arken, Tehtaankatu 2.

17 April 2019: Anaïs Duong-Pedica, Åbo Akademi University. Caught between a rock and hard place’: from exoticization to marginalisation, the experiences of ‘mixed-race’ women in Kanaky New-Caledonia. Time: 12:00-13:00. Place: E201 Camera Obscura, Arken, Tehtaankatu 2.

15 May 2019: Siv Björklund, Åbo Akademi University: Swedish-medium basic education trough the lens of minority. Aspects of policy and practice. Time: 12:00-13:00. Place E610, Academill, Strandgatan 2, Vasa.

 

Updated 27.11.2018