10.00 The Symposium opens
Welcome Address: Rani-Henrik Andersson
Greetings from Antti Pentikäinen, Special Envoy to Prime Minister Juha Sipilä
Greetings from the University of Helsinki by Chancellor Kaarle Hämeri
10.20 Keynote Speech by Joshua L Reid: “Beyond Dispossession: Indigenous Peoples & Nationally Protected Spaces of Nature”
11.00 -12.30 SESSION 1: UNESCO World Heritage Sites, National Parks and Indigenous People
Chair: Antti Korpisaari
Sami Lakomäki: “Parks for What and for Whom? A Brief History of National Parks in Finland”
Elsa Reimerson: “Sámi Space for Agency in Protected Area Discourses”
John W. Janusek: "Rights to Sites: Indigeneity, Nationalism, and Struggles over Cultural Patrimony in the Bolivian Altiplano"
12.30-13.25 LUNCH at the Collegium
13.30-15.00 SESSION 2: Indigenous Sustainabilities and Protected Spaces of Nature
Chair: Joshua L. Reid
Aslak Paltto: "Traditional Knowledge in Sámi Reindeerherding Clashes with Predator Preservation and State Laws in Finland"
Lucas Artur Brasil Manchineri and Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen: "Beyond Borders: Territoriality of the Yine Manxinerune Hosha Hajene – an Amazonian Indigenous People in Voluntary Isolation"
15.00 COFFEE at the Collegium
15.30-17.00 SESSION 3: Indigenous Agency and Presence in National Parks
Chair: Harri Kettunen
Brad Coombes: “PERSONifying Indigenous Rights in Nature? – Treaty Settlement and Comanagement in Te Urewera National Park, Aotearoa/New Zealand.”
Antonio Cuxil: “Indigenous People, Land, Jungle and National Parks”
Janine Ledford: "Makah Traditional Territory and Resources—on Reservation and within the Olympic National Park"
17.00 RECEPTION at the Collegium Hosted by the Collegium of Advanced Studies
Greetings by the Director of the Helsinki Collegium of Advanced Studies Tuomas Forsberg
18.30 DINNER at Allas Sea Pool Bistro (for invited speakers only)
- Dinner sponsored by the Humanities Programme, University of Helsinki