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 Månsson 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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Contrasting and Re-Imagining the Margins of Kinship (CoreKin)

Contrasting and Re-Imagining the Margins of Kinship (CoreKin)

Amazing news: Contrasting and Re-Imagining the Margins of Kinship (CoreKin) – our brilliant research team (the PI is Antu Sorainen) received a prestigious 4-year research project funding from the Academy of Finland. Congratulations to the participants of this project: Anna Moring, Heidi Härkönen, Avdeeva Anna and Alisa Zhabenko and to all our international collaborators and supporters! The CoreKin project starts in September 2016, and…

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Christina Research Seminar and Queer Dialogue with Professor Rosie Harding.

Christina Research Seminar and Queer Dialogue with Professor Rosie Harding.

  Professor Rosie Harding presented the talk “Shouldering and Sharing the Burdens of Care: Relationality, Vulnerability and Dementia” on the Christina Research Seminar 12.4. at the University of Helsinki.  In the talk, which is drawn from a larger monograph project, I explore carers’ experiences of the material, social andemotional investments involved in caring for a family member with dementia. I explore…

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