ETMU supports SahWira Africa International

Posted on 16.05.2018 in News, Statements

PLAN’s campaign reproduces the problematic imagery of a “white savior”   The antiracist research network RASTER has challenged ETMU to take a stance towards the campaign of PLAN International Finland, where a 12-year old pregnant Zambian girl is featured in fashion photographs. The campaign has been criticized for spreading colonial representations (see, for example, the campaign by SahWira Africa International, the statements by RASTER and the...

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Annika Forsander 1965–2018

Posted on 08.05.2018 in Blog, News

  Doctor of Social Sciences, Docent, and the Head of the Centre of Expertise in Immigrant Integration at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment Annika Forsander (b. 1965) passed away suddenly in her home on Friday, April 20, 2018. She was appointed as the first director of immigration issues in the city of Helsinki in 2007. In addition, she worked as a Director of Development at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, playing...

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Board 2018

Posted on 16.04.2018 in Blog, Board, News

Chair: Johanna Leinonen, Migration Institute of Finland, Turku (johlei(at)utu.fi) Full members: Gwenaëlle Bauvois (CEREN, University of Helsinki) Magdalena Kmak (Åbo Akademi University) Eveliina Lyytinen (Migration Institute of Finland) Saija Niemi (University of Helsinki) Teemu Pauha (University of Helsinki) Saara Pellander (University of Helsinki) Mari Toivanen (University of Helsinki/University of Turku) Elina Turjanmaa (University of...

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NJMR: Numero 8(1)2018

Posted on 12.04.2018 in Blog, News, NJMR

Issue 8(1)2018 of Nordic Journal of Migration Research is out now! In addition to the editorial by Lena Näre and the regular book review section, the issue consists of six research articles. The articles deal with questions such as integration policies, generalised trust, informal learning in transnational family space, and minority voices in the remembrance of the 2011 terror attacks in Norway. The whole issue is fully accessible here, free as...

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