ReBel organises a research workshop at the University of Oulu on Friday 1 February 2019. The workshop gathers scholars from different disciplines to discuss refugee and migration issues as historical and contemporary phenomena. Welcome to listen to the presentations!
Venue: TellUs Galaxy, Linnamaa Campus
9:00 Opening: Seija Jalagin
9:15–10:15 Keynote: Professor Peter Gatrell, University of Manchester, 20th century war, migration and memory
10:15–11:00 Keynote: Dr Soc Sci Ralf Kauranen, University of Turku, Comics and migration
12:00–12:30 Johanna Leinonen, Migration Institute of Finland, Refugee journeys: Narratives of forced mobilities
12:30–13:00 Annette Forsén, University of Helsinki, Forced migration in times of crisis. Germans leaving Finland for Sweden in August 1914
13:00–13:30 Iida Kauhanen, University of Oulu, Need for recognition? Analysing the socio-political situation of unaccompanied asylum seeking youth in Europe
13:30–14:00 Olli Löytty, University of Turku, The stranger and the homecomer: Migration and comics
14:30–15:00 Aura Nikkilä & Anna Vuorinne, University of Turku, Empathy and historical storytelling. Marginalized experiences in Hanneriina Moisseinen’s The Isthmus
15:00–15:30 Tiina Harjumaa, University of Lapland, Petsamo evacuees – internal and mental displacements
15:30–16:00 Hanna-Leena Määttä Nissilä, University of Oulu: Recognition and belonging through rmotions in Eeva Kilpi’s autofiction evacuee trilogy
16:00–16:20 Closing discussion
Photo: A. Kantola. SA-Kuva.