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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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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Queer Brunch with Rosie Harding and Antu Sorainen!

Queer Brunch with Rosie Harding and Antu Sorainen!

When: 13 April at 12:00–13:00 Where: Gender Studies, University of Helsinki Welcome to enjoy a Queer Academic Brunch! During the brunch, Professor Rosie (Birmigham Law School) and Docent Antu Sorainen (HU) discuss new viewpoints about empirical studies on marginalised sexualities. Their research-based discussion focuses on how to reach the target groups on LGBTQ topics. The brunch guests are welcome to…

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