On this page you will find an updated symposium program and below the session schedule.
Note! The program may change, so it is good to follow the updated program on this page.
Latest update made on: June 9th.
Thursday, June 9  



Venue registration desk opens




Keynote: Petri Ylikoski


Keynote: Felicity Callard


Q & A with keynotes




Panel sessions

  1. Collaboration and competition in techno-economies
  2. Societal impact of research – a rethink needed I


10-minute break


Panel sessions

  1. Collaboration as an achievement, micro-ethnographic perspectives on collaboration I 
  2. Societal impact of research – a rethink needed II


20-minute break with coffee and snacks


Panel sessions

  1. Collaboration as an achievement, micro-ethnographic perspectives on collaboration II
  2. Collaborations between social science and arts


15-minute break and transition to Unioninkatu 33


    University reception at the Unioninkatu Banqueting Rooms (Unioninkatu 33) next to our venue Metsätalo

    • We are welcomed by dean Johanna Nurmi (faculty of law).
    • Wine and light dinner (vegan salad) served.
    19:45 The program ends on this day
    Friday, June 10       


    The presenting of FSSTS master’s thesis award


    Keynote: Antti Silvast


    Q & A with keynote


    10-minute break with coffee and snacks


    Panel sessions

    1. Maintenance, creativity, and affective involvement in collaborative infrastructures
    2. Aspects of collaboration I: Facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration


    Lunch break

    (Lunch is at own cost – see ‘practical information’ for lunch places nearby)


    Keynote: Salla Sariola


    Q & A with keynote


    Panel sessions

    1. Aspects of collaboration II Insights on problems and processes of collaboration
    2. Aspects of collaboration III: Society, industry, and normative power


    20-minute break with coffee and snacks


    Panel sessions

    1. Towards the recognition and enhancement of inter- and transdisciplinary academic identities


    The program ends

    Session schedule: Day 1, Thursday June 9

    Chair: Ilpo Helén


    Ida Parkkinen, University of Eastern Finland

    Stakeholder innovation: Collaboration and competition in a multi-stakeholder system


    Olena Liakh, Università di Macerata

    Developing digital competencies to support sustainability initiatives


    Hanna Lehtimäki, University of Eastern Finland

    Ecosystem as a narrative of value creation: Three cases


    Ilpo Helén, University of Eastern Finland

    A techno-economy of attraction and collaboration: Remarks on assetization of health data

    Chair: Reetta Muhonen


    Tommi Kärkkäinen, Tampere University

    Civil servants learning in co-production of knowledge with researchers

    Anja Onali, University of Helsinki

    Ideals and expectations for policy relevant development research


    Susanna Vase, University of Helsinki

    The changing conditions of research funding amidst calls for impact

    Theme 1: Workplace/Fieldwork Collaboration Practices & Methods

    Chair: Sanna Tiilikainen


    Kristjan Peik, University of Helsinki

    Practical methods of achieving and avoiding collaboration in intern-worker relationship


    Antero Hirvensalo, University of Turku & Ilkka Arminen, University of Helsinki

    Social organising of cross-sector groups

    Aurora Guxholli. University of Helsinki

    Using therapeutic relation as evidence ground for therapeutic work


    Theme 2: Knowledge Co-creation (micro/auto-ethnography)

    Chair: Ilkka Arminen


    Silvia Bruzzone, Mälardalen University

    Doing cross-disciplinary research as affective engagement. An apprenticeship in urban hydrology


    Tobias Drewlani, Technical University of Berlin

    Assembling epistemic spaces 

    Chair: Reetta Muhonen


    Magnus Gulbrandsen & Silje Tellmann, University of Oslo

    Productive interactions without impact? A case study of research targeting oral health among elderly


    Vera Raivola, University of Eastern Finland

    Just not the right kind of impact


    Reetta Muhonen, University of Turku

    Challenges of reporting impacts in the social sciences and humanities

    (Theme 2 continued: Knowledge Co-creation (micro/auto-ethnography))


    Mariana Galvao Lyra & Kirsimarja Blomqvist, Lappeenranta University of Technology

    The emergence of multidisciplinary knowledge co-creation at university energy research


    Theme 3: Cross-sector/methods collaboration

    Chair: Aurora Guxholli


    Ilkka Arminen, University of Helsinki

    Tennis court experiment


    Sanna Tiilikainen, Aalto University & Ilkka Arminen, University of Helsinki

    'Save-ings': refraining collaborative situations in distributed teamwork


    Olli Kaukonen Lindholm, University of Helsinki

    Engaging with collaborative and indigenous methodologies during ethnographic fieldwork

    Chair: Heta Tarkkala, Annerose Böhrer & Marie-Kristin Döbler


    Hanne Hirvonen and Sofia Söderholm, University of Helsinki

    Lexcomics - Exploring Comics as Research Method and Information Design


    Juulia Kela and H-P Lehkonen, University of Helsinki

    Cooperation between social scientists of criminality and graphic novelists - CrimScapes and the 'ethnographic novel'


    Riina Hannula, University of Helsinki

    Art-based multispecies method within STS


    Teppo Vesikukka, University of Helsinki 

    Visualisation as a form of sharing and creating knowledge


    Annerose Böhrer & Marie-Kristin Döbler, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlange-Nürnberg

    On Stage - reflections on a theatre cooperation

    Session schedule: Day 2, Friday June 10

    Chair: Helene Sorgner & Daria Jadreškić


    Maria Bårdsen Hesjedal, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

    Socializing scientists into interdisciplinarity by place-making in a multi-sited research center


    Juho Pääkkönen, University of Helsinki and Aalto University

    The long now of database infrastructure work in computational social science

    Helene Sorgner, University of Klagenfurt

    Recognition of and through work on collaborative infrastructures:
    The case of doctoral students at CERN


    Daria Jadreškić, University of Klagenfurt

    Evaluating a detector: Technical review in a High-Energy Physics collaboration

    Lukas Mairhofer, University of Vienna

    Dying experiments. A case study.

    Chair: Outi Koskinen


    Kelsey LaMere, Annukka Lehikoinen, Arho Toikka, Jussi T. Eronen, & Sakari Kuikka, University of Helsinki

    Sensing the Foundations - Reflexive perspective elicitation as the first step in facilitating interdisciplinary knowledge co-production


    Rachel Fishberg, Roskilde University

    Navigating Social Science Collaborations: Exploring navigational work in multidisciplinary EU-funded collaborative research


    Noemi Novello, Concetta Russo & Alessandra Decataldo, Università di Milano-Bicocca

    Reconnecting medical neonatal practices with preterm parents’ experiences and challenges: a participatory intervention social research


    Miles MacLeod, University of Twente & Michiru Nagatsu, University of Helsinki

    Rethinking social robustness: participatory modeling and values in sustainability science

    Chair: Jaakko Taipale


    Carina Weinmann, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf & Malte Hückstädt, German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies & Florian Meißner, Macromedia University of Applied Sciences Cologne & and Gerhard Vowe, Center for Advanced Internet Studies, Bochum (remote participation)

    The Prevalence of Problems in Research Collaboration: Insights From a Representative Survey in Germany.


    Roosmarijn van Woerden, Utrecht University

    A Comprehensive Framework for Analysing Collaboration Applied to Multidisciplinary Student Teams Doing Interdisciplinary Research


    Michiru Nagatsu, University of Helsinki & Mikko Salmela, University of Helsinki and University of Copenhagen

    Research collaboration as cognitive and affective niche construction


    Ville Erkkilä, University of Helsinki

    Accuracy and/or truthfulness. On different ways of using and interpreting the past in legal science and in historiography. 

    Chair: Terhi Esko


    Frederick Ahen, University of Eastern Finland

    Biopower and biopolitics: Relativising ethical foundations of collaborative global health decision-making in a pandemicised capitalist order 


    Dunya Habung, Jawaharlal Nehru University (Remote participation)

    The Co-production of Socio-technical Imaginaries and Law: A Case Study of the India-based Neutrino Observatory


    Terhi Esko, University of Helsinki

    Imaginaries of better administration: renegotiating the relationship between citizens and digital public power


    Annina Lattu, Tampere University

    Open science practices in university-industry research collaboration in Finland – on the level of passion not yet practice



    Bokyong Shin, Nina Kahma, and Mikko Rask, University of Helsinki

    Introducing big data-based methods in the analysis of industry-academia collaboration

    Chair: Mikko Salmela


    Mikko Salmela, University of Helsinki & University of Copenhagen (presenting author), Bianca Vienni Baptista, ETH Zürich, Kirsi Cheas, University of Vaasa & New York University

    Introduction: The Problem of Recognition of Inter-and Transdisciplinary Academic Identities


    Gaetano R. Lotrecchiano, George Washington University (presenting author) & L. Michelle Bennett, LCC & Yianna Vovides, Georgetown University & Deborah DiazGranados, Virginia Commonwealth University & Alfred Vitale, University of Rochester & Julie Thompson Klein, Wayne State University & ETH Zurich

    Social Identity through Team Science Expertise and Multimodal Observation


    Elisa Kurtti, Tampere University (Remote participation)

    Making sense of cross-disciplinarity in university leaders’ talk


    Merel van Goch, Utrecht University (Remote participation)

    Scholarly learning of teacher-scholars in interdisciplinary education


    Kirsi Cheas, University of Vaasa & New York University (Remote participation)

    Integrating investigative identities across the journalistic media and academia: Towards the recognition of academic identities of inter- and transdisciplinary investigative journalists