The Legacy of Ballet. Queer Sexuality and Dance Art

The Legacy of Ballet. Queer Sexuality and Dance Art

Why the queerness, diversity, and fluidity of sexuality and gender are forbidden or ignored in ballet, even though these are essential both to its energy and attraction? Excited by the Excellence in Finland network’s accelerator organized by the Finnish National Ballet in March, we were inspired to write a blog entry on what impact does this peculiar legacy of ballet…

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Antu Sorainen wrote a blog about the legacies of Winter War in Tom of Finland Movie (published originally by AntroBlogi.fi)

Antu Sorainen wrote a blog about the legacies of Winter War in Tom of Finland Movie (published originally by AntroBlogi.fi)

Antu Sorainen wrote a blog about the legacies of the Winter War in Tom of Finland Movie, check the link here (published originally by AntroBlogi.fi):   Tom of Finland –elokuva herättää tunteita ja keskustelua kansainvälisen levityksen myötä myös Suomen ulkopuolella. Suomalainen elokuva puhuttaa harvoin tällä tavalla yli kieli- ja kulttuurirajojen. Käytän tilaisuutta hyväkseni ja pohdin, mitä erityisiä piirteitä elokuvassa nousee esiin…

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New blog “Perintöverotus muuttui – sateenkaariväki kaipaa osaavia lakimiehiä”

New blog “Perintöverotus muuttui – sateenkaariväki kaipaa osaavia lakimiehiä”

New blog by Antu Sorainen on the reform of the inheritance taxation in Finland, and the need for lawyers with a deeper knowledge on the diverse kinship situations of rainbow families, lesbians, gays and other queer groups.   Sateenkaariperheet ja muut epätavanomaisissa suhteissa elävät ihmiset kuten valtaosa lesboista ja homoista kaipaavat nyt päteviä juristeja auttamaan heitä testamentti- ja perintöasioissa. Vuoden…

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Huippu-urheilijan sukulaisuus ja seksuaalisuus – periikö menestyjä itsetunnon?

Huippu-urheilijan sukulaisuus ja seksuaalisuus – periikö menestyjä itsetunnon?

(For English speaking audience: in this blog entry we write about the importance of overlapping family relations, coach-athlete and team relations for the athlete’s success and self-esteem, based on our participation in the Excellence in Finland accelerator programme with the Finnish Olympic Committee. Follow us for entries in English later!) Urheilussa päämäärät tuntuvat usein olevan selkeitä. Toisin on hapuilevissa, ristiriitaisissa…

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Antu Sorainen talked about Queer Wills at the Socio-Legal Society of Finland

Antu Sorainen talked about Queer Wills at the Socio-Legal Society of Finland

Queer Wills and Inheritances Practices in Sexualy Marginalised Groups Survey results were discussed at the Socio-Legal Society of Finland, with Docent Antu Sorainen, Professor of Civil Law Urpo Kangas, and Solicitor Ulf MĂĄnsson on 18th of October 2016 (House of Sciences, Helsinki).. The main point was that if we’ll analyse what kind of kinship ideology the inheritance legislation is built…

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Apply now! Doctoral course “Queer(y)ing Kinship, Family and Sexuality” and lecture “Families of Choice in Poland” 7-8 November 2016

Apply now! Doctoral course “Queer(y)ing Kinship, Family and Sexuality” and lecture “Families of Choice in Poland” 7-8 November 2016

Doctoral course “Queer(y)ing Kinship, Family and Sexuality” by Ulrika Dahl, Joanna Mizielinska and Antu Sorainen and a public lecture “Families of Choice in Poland” by Professor Joanna Mizielinska (read the information about lecture below). SKY doctoral course: Queer(y)ing Kinship, Family and Sexuality (7,5 ECTs) University of Helsinki, 7-8 November 2016 This PhD course concentrates on the ongoing work on queer…

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The Launch Event of CoreKin Project on Tuesday the 27 of September, 2-4pm!

The Launch Event of CoreKin Project on Tuesday the 27 of September, 2-4pm!

“Future of Kinship!” The Launch Discussion of the Contrasting and Re-Imagining Margins of Kinship Project (CoreKin) Date: Tuesday the 27th of September from 2-4 pm, University of Helsinki (Topelia Building, Unioninkatu 38). Guest speakers: Professor Marie-AndrĂ©e Jacob (Keele Law School, UK) Dr. Anna-Maria Tapaninen (University of Eastern Finland, Anthropology) Docent Antu Sorainen (University of Helsinki, Gender Studies) The CoreKin Launch…

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