Isaac Kamola gives a talk on his book on US Academia’s production of Global Imaginary on Friday 3 March 10-12. Taavi Sundell defends his PhD on Post-foundational political economy, developing attention to logics of capitalism, drawing on Finland, Jordan, and Open Access Publishing Saturday 4 March, 10.00. These are open events, and live streamed. All warmly welcome to both events! All warmly welcome to both events!
Zoom link to the event: Launch Meeting - Zoom Passcode: 508056
In the conjunction of Taavi Sundell’s PhD defense in Political Science, we organise an open lecture by Associate professor Isaac Kamola (Trinity College, US) on the theme of his book Making the World Global: U.S. Universities and the Production of the Global Imaginary followed by a seminar discussion Friday 3 March, 10:15-11:45am, Topelia F211. The event is co-sponsored by the Trans-Atlantic Partnership ENDURE project, PI is Emilia Palonen.
Doctoral candidate in World Politics, Taavi Sundell defends his PhD thesis Contingent Logics of Capitalism in Contemporary Academia – A Case for a Post-Foundational Political Economy of Higher Education in Porthania, Suomen Laki, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki, Saturday 4 March, 10:00am. The event will be live streamed. The opponent is associate professor Isaac Kamola. Senior university lecturer Emilia Palonen serves as kustos.
In his dissertation, Sundell develops a post-foundational approach to political economy and applies it for the study of political economy of higher education in three research contexts: Finland, Jordan and OA-publishing (Plan S)