Programme

Colonial/Racial Histories, National Narratives and Transnational Migration

Nordic Migration Research Conference 

12-14 August 2020, Helsinki

Preliminary Programme (29.1.2020), changes possible

 

Wednesday 12 August 2020

9:00-18:00 Registration + info (Porthania, lobby) (Posters on the wall)

10:00-12:00 Pre-conference: PhD workshop arranged by ETMU (Metsätalo, 2 rooms)

12:00-13:00 Lunch break for PhD students 

13:00-14:15 PhD workshop arranged by ETMU continues (Metsätalo)

 

Afternoon: Visit to a local museum / social programme 

 

14:30-15:00 Launching event of NJMR by Helsinki University Press 

15:00-15:30 Opening (Porthania I)

15:30-16:30 Keynote 1 

16:30-18:00 Panel discussion: Arts as a way of decolonizing knowledge (Porthania I) 

18:30 Helsinki City Reception 

 

Thursday 13 August 2020

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

9:30-10:45 Keynote 2 (Porthania I)

11:15-12:45 Parallel workshops 1 (Porthania, Language Centre, Metsätalo) 

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

14:15-15:45 Parallel workshops 2 (Porthania, Language Centre, Metsätalo) 

15:45-16:45 Coffee (Porthania, Language Centre, Metsätalo) 

                      + posters and art interventions (Porthania lobby + teachers’ lounge) 

16:45-18:00 Keynote 3 (Porthania I) 

19.30- Conference dinner (Kaarti restaurant)

 

Friday 14 August 2020

8:00-17:00 Registration + info (Porthania lobby)

9:00-10.30  Parallel workshops 3

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

11:00-12:30  Parallel workshops 4 (Porthania, Language Centre, Metsätalo) 

12:30-13:45  Lunch (Porthania and Metsätalo)

13:45-14:15  NMR General Assembly (Porthania I)

14:15-15:30  Keynote 4 (Porthania I)

15:30-16:00 Closing of the conference 

16:00-17:00 Coffee, snacks