News Archive

Publication

University of Turku News (Dr. Albion M. Butters). June 8, 2020.

Media Appearance

Yle Uutiset on the “Campus Carry” project, mass shootings, and U.S. gun legislation (Dr. Benita Heiskanen and Dr. Sampo Ruoppila). September 15, 2019.

Event

“Up in Arms: Making Sense of Gun Culture in the United States.” Friday, September 6, 2019. University of Turku, Calonia (Caloniankuja 3).

Media Appearance

Mass shootings in the U.S. discussed in “Maailmanpolitiikan arkipäivää,” Yle Radio 1 (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). August 17, 2019.

Media Appearance

“A-studio,” Yle TV1 (starting at 20:06), on the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton, and Chicago (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). August 5, 2019.

Media Appearance

The recent mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton, and Chicago in “Puheen aamu,” Yle Puhe (starting at 01:38:30), “Aamu-tv,” Yle TV1 (starting at 49:20), and Yle Uutiset (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). August 5, 2019.

Publication

Suomen Kuvalehti, Näkökulma (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). June 14, 2019.

Conference Paper

“The Agency of the Dildo in an Anti-Gun Protest.” Conference: “Gender, Bodies & Technology / Technologics: Power and Resistance”, Roanoke, USA. (Dr. Lotta Kähkönen). April 25–27, 2019.

Plenary

“Monumental Memories: From the Texas Tower Shooting to ‘Campus Carry.'” Conference: “Monuments 2019,” the 26th Biennal Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies, Bergen, Norway. (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). April 25–27, 2019.

Publication

Turun Sanomat, Alio (Dr. Lotta Kähkönen). March 27, 2019.

Visiting Lecture

“Finnish Gun Culture and Crime.” Austin Community College, USA. (Dr. Albion M. Butters). February 25, 2019.

Fieldwork

The University of Texas at Austin, St. Edward’s University, and Austin Community College, USA. February 1–March 3, 2019.

 Writing Retreat

Villa Tammekann, Granö Center, Estonia. November 19–30, 2019.

Publication

Turun Sanomat, Alio (Dr. Lotta Kähkönen). November 7, 2018.

Media Appearance

Yle Uutiset on the Texas state gun legislation (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). June 5, 2018.

Media Appearance

Yle Radio 1, “Ykkösaamu,” on the implementation of gun legislation on university campuses in Texas (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). June 5, 2018.

Conference Panel

“Nonviolence and Guns: Special University of Turku Gun-Rights Session.” Conference: “Nonviolence and Social Change: Race, Ethnicity, and Nonviolence,” San Diego, USA. (Dr. Albion M. Butters, Dr. Benita Heiskanen, Dr. Lotta Kähkönen). May 4–5, 2018.

Fieldwork

The University of Texas at Austin and St. Edward’s University, USA. March 20–April 30, 2018.

Media Appearance

The Daily Texan on the “Campus Carry” project. April 19, 2018.

Media Appearance

YLE Uutiset on student-led gun control protests in the U.S. (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). March 14, 2018.

Media Appearance

“Ajantas​a,” Yle Radio Suomi, on gun legislation and gun control reform movements in the U.S. (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). March 2, 2018.​

Media Appearance

“Ajantasa,” Yle Radio Suomi, on U.S. gun legislation and the school shooting in Parkland, Florida (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). February 15, 2018.

Media Appearance

“Ajantasa,” Yle Radio Suomi, on the Las Vegas shootings and U.S. gun legislation (Dr. Benita Heiskanen). October 3, 2017.​​