ETMU and We see you ry: Finland must protect refugees also during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 29.04.2020 in Blog, Statements, News, Statements, News

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are complex. They show how we are all interconnected beyond state borders, and how the health of everybody depends on each individual’s choices. However, to what extent people can influence their choices varies greatly. While the pandemic certainly touches us all, its consequences are the gravest to those who are already in a marginalised position. We are worried about the health and safety of refugees...

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Board 2020

Posted on 04.02.2020 in Blog, Board, News

Chair: Saara Pellander (Tampere University) Full Members: Gwenaëlle Bauvois (CEREN, University of Helsinki)Nina Björkman (Åbo Akademi)Mari Toivanen (CEREN, University of Helsinki)Emma Nortio (University of Helsinki)Thomas Babila Sama (University of Helsinki)Johanna Hiitola (Tampere University)Linda Bäckman (Åbo Akademi)Ilkhom Khalimzoda (University of Jyväskylä) Deputy Members: Maria Petäjäniemi (University of Oulu)Iida Kauhanen (University of...

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ETMU Award 2019 to Professor Elina Pirjatanniemi

Posted on 10.12.2019 in Blog, Blog, ETMU Award, ETMU Award, News, News

Professor Elina Pirjatanniemi receives the ETMU Award in Tampere. The ETMU Award is granted annually in recognition of a major contribution to the promotion of or research on ethnic relations and international migration in Finland. The ETMU Award 2019 was granted to Professor Elina Pirjatanniemi at the ETMU Conference at Tampere University on November 14, 2019. Elina Pirjatanniemi has relentlessly defended human rights. She is a scholar whose...

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ETMU in solidarity with Rojava

Posted on 20.11.2019 in Blog, News, Statements

The Finnish Society for the Study of Ethnic Relations and International Migration and many researchers at the ETMU Conference 2019 in Tampere Finland stand in solidarity with the people of North and East Syria and demand that Finland withdraws the 21 arms export permits to Turkey already in force. Researchers, students and teachers came together for two days in Tampere, Finland, to discuss solidarity, participation and politics and what a...

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