Programme

Colonial/Racial Histories, National Narratives and Transnational Migration

Nordic Migration Research Conference 

11-14 January 2021, Online / University of Helsinki

Preliminary Programme (changes possible)

Monday 11 January 2021 (CET+1)

 9:00-17:00     Technical support and information available

10:00-10:30     Opening of the conference

10:30-12:00     Keynote 1, Professor Anders Neergaard

12:00-12:30     Lunch

12:30-14:00     Parallel workshops I

14:00-14:15     Coffee

14:15-15:15     Key note 2, Visual Artist Marja Helander

15:15-16:15    Panel discussion: Arts as a way of decolonizing knowledge

                         Chair: Sepideh Rahaa 

                         Visual Artist Marja Helander, Professor Mira Kallio-Tavin (Aalto University), Art Curator                                                                                     Abdullah Qureshi   

Tuesday 12 January 2021 (CET+1)

10:00-11.30     Parallel workshops II

11:30-11:45     Coffee

11:45-13:15     Parallel workshops III

13:15-14:00    Lunch

14:00-16:00    ETMU Award

                         Keynote 3, Professor Gloria Wekker

Wednesday 13 January 2021 (CET+1)

10:00-10:45     NMR General Assembly         

10:45-11:30     NJMR publicity event by Helsinki University Press               

11:30-11:45     Coffee             

11:45-13:15     Parallel workshops IV

13:15-14:00     Lunch

14:00-16:00    Poetry by Kemê Pellicer

                         Keynote 4, Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

Thursday 14 January 2021 (CET + 1)             

10:00-11:30     Parallel workshops V              

11:30-12:00     Closing of the conference

12:00-14:00     Farewell lunch and matchmaking

Post-conference 

14:00-16:00     PhD workshop arranged by the Society of Ethnic Relations and International Migration (ETMU)