DISCUSSING: Tim Ingold on conversations without (human) speech

Tim Ingold held a lecture on humans and animals at the University of Lapland in Finland on Wednesday (March 15th). The lecture was the first of three that he will deliver as a visiting professor, as part of two courses: Northern Cultural Studies and Perception, and Interpretation, and Representation of Environment, coordinated by Professor Jarno… Read More DISCUSSING: Tim Ingold on conversations without (human) speech

DISCUSSING SCIENCE: To say that many were puzzled is not to say anything – data seminar at Tampere

16-17, August 2016, our SAND fellows – Ayako Shimada, Anna Vladimirova and Virpi Mettiäinen (fmr. Timonen) – visited the “Possibilities of ‘data’ in social research” seminar held at the University of Tampere. There were 42 scholars from different universities across Finland and the world attending this seminar not to mention many more people visiting the… Read More DISCUSSING SCIENCE: To say that many were puzzled is not to say anything – data seminar at Tampere

DISCUSSING SCIENCE: Mobile phones, animals, politics and photos

Riikka, Tuure, Pauliina and Kristiina participated in the 7th Conference on Childhood Studies, organised at the University of Turku, June 6th-8th (http://www.childhood2016.fi). The presentations by SAND members included: Riikka Hohti, Minna Ruckenstein & Katarina Stenberg. ‘Put your mobile phones away, please’ – a nomadic study on child-digital device-assemblages in classroom. Pauliina Rautio, Riikka Hohti, Tuure… Read More DISCUSSING SCIENCE: Mobile phones, animals, politics and photos

DISCUSSING SCIENCE: Animals Mattered in Joensuu

Pauliina attended the annual meeting of the Finnish Society for Human–Animal Studies held in Joensuu on April 25th-26th. The two days were filled with high quality presentations of ongoing human–animal research in Finland. The diverse disciplines or hybrid disciplinary identities included history, literature, philosophy, economy and education to mention but a few. Animals thus mattered in a… Read More DISCUSSING SCIENCE: Animals Mattered in Joensuu