Colonial/Racial Histories, National Narratives and Transnational Migration

Nordic Migration Research Conference 

11-13 January 2021, Helsinki

Preliminary Programme (15.5.2020), changes possible

Monday 11 January 2021

8:00-18:00          Registration + info (Porthania lobby), Posters on the wall

9:00-9:30            Opening (Porthania II, streaming)

9:30-10:45          Keynote 1, Anders Neergaard (Porthania II)

10:45-11:15       Coffee break (Posters on the wall)

11:15-12:45       Parallel workshops I (Porthania II, Porthania, Language centre, Metsätalo)

12:45-14:00       Lunch (Porthania and Metsätalo)

14:15-15:45       Parallel workshops II (Porthania, Language centre, Metsätalo) coffee outside workshop rooms

16:00-17:00       Keynote 2 Marja Helander 

17:00-18:00       Panel discussion: Arts as a way of decolonizing knowledge (Porthania I)
                            Professor Mira Kallio-Tavin (Aalto University), Art curator Abdullah Qureshi (TBC), Marja Helander, Moderator Sepideh Rahaa

18.30-                 Helsinki City Reception

Tuesday 12 January 2021

8:00-18:00          Registration + info (Porthania lobby) (Posters on the wall)

9:00-10.30         Parallel workshops III

10:30-11:00       Coffee (Porthania, Language centre, Metsätalo)

11:00-12:15       Keynote 3, Gloria Wekker 

12:15-13:30       Lunch (Porthania and Metsätalo)

13:30-15:00       Parallel Workshops IV (Porthania, Language centre, Metsätalo)

15:00-15:45       Coffee + poster exhibition (Porthania)  

15:45-16:15       Poetry/art intervention (Porthania II)

16:15-17:30       Keynote 4, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva (Porthania II) 

19:00-                 Conference dinner (Kaarti restaurant)

Wednesday 13 January 2021

9:30-10:00         NMR General Assembly (Metsätalo)

10:00-11:30       NJMR publicity event by HUP and panel discussion: Publishing in open access and other forums

11:30-12:00       Closing of the conference + art intervention (Metsätalo)

12:00-13:00       Lunch

13:00-15:00       Social programme

Post-conference programme, Wednesday 13 January 2021

13:00-15:00       PhD paper workshop arranged by ETMU (Metsätalo)

15:00-15:30       Coffee, snacks (paid by the NMR)