Cultural Memory and Social Change -webinars every other Wednesday starting on 28 October

Cultural Memory and Social Change continues its webinar series in the autumn 2020. In webinars, we will hear presentations about current research and meet other researchers interested in similar themes and methods. Webinars are held every other Wednesday at 14.00-15.00 starting on 28 October.

Cultural Memory and Social Change webinars are open for everyone interested, and there is no need to pre-register.

In case of any further questions, please contact coordinator Jaakko Kuha (jskuha@utu.fi).

Warmly welcome to learn about, discuss, and get inspired by research!

Wed 28.10. 14.00-15.00
EDUCATION, MEDIA AND POLITICS IN THE MAKING OF SOCIAL MEANINGS
Juho Ruotsalainen, Doctoral Candidate, Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC)
Pioneer journalists and social imaginaries – what futures for journalism?
Tiago Queimada e Silva, Doctoral Candidate, European and World History
The ‘Good Noblemen Who Conquered the Kingdom’: Islam and Aristocratic Political Legitimation in Medieval Portuguese Historiography
Link to Zoom-meeting: https://utu.zoom.us/j/64519151314

Wed 11.11. 14.00-15.00
ARTS AND POPULAR CULTURE AS CONSTRUCTORS AND CHALLENGERS OF CULTURAL MEMORY
Raita Merivirta, Postdoctoral Researcher, European and World History
Cultural Memory and Counter-Memory in Indian English Literature
Lotta Kähkönen, University Teacher, Gender Studies
Embodied Experiences of Making Art: Narrative Reflections by Transgender Artists
Zoom-meeting: https://utu.zoom.us/j/64867080391

Wed 25.11. 14.00-15.00
CULTURAL MEMORY AND PROCESSES OF SOCIAL CHANGE IN RELATION TO INEQUALITY AND MULTICULTURALISM
Päivi Rannila, University Lecturer, Geography
Urban Inequality: the Uses and Orders of Urban Public Spaces
Anna-Maria Isola, Senior Researcher, Social Work
Family Narratives Behind Intergenerational Disadvantages and Advantages
Link to Zoom-meeting: https://utu.zoom.us/j/69591583988

Wed 9.12. 14.00-15.00
CULTURE, HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Katriina Siivonen, University Lecturer, Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC)
Cultural Sustainability as a Transformative Power
Avril Tynan, Postdoctoral Researcher, TIAS
Dementia Diagnosis and Narrative Ethics: The Case of the Metaphysical Detective Novel
Link to Zoom-meeting: https://utu.zoom.us/j/63533757120