Exploring postgrowth economies, work and livelihoods

Helsinki, 2021

I’m an activist-scholar focusing on postgrowth economies, work and livelihoods.

My ongoing ethnographic work explores to the growing movement that challenges economic growth as an imperative. In addition to conceptual work, I study examples and advance ongoing initiatives


Postdoc project

My research on postgrowth work and livelihoods in Finland contributes to the growing transdisciplinary research and activism that challenges economic growth as an imperative. Read more.

Talks & teaching

I teach and talk about my reseaerch and postgrowth/degrowth themes in various instances. Read more.


I write about observations, research insights and interesting books in my blog. Read more.

Degrowth activism

I have been active in the Finish degrowth movement since 2010. Since 2018 I have been a member of the Feminism(s) and Degrowth Alliance coordination group. Read more.

Untame Lab

I collaborate with fantastic people. In 2021 we founded Untame Lab, a research colective focusing on paradigm shift in the era of ecological crsis. Read more.

How to transform?

While I’m writing this, Elokapina, Extinction Rebellion in Finland, runs an autumn rebellion in front of the Finnish Parliament House. Unsurprisingly, public debate has started again about the usefulness of their…

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A leap for just transition

It requires a leap of fate, good luck, and persistence to keep working for a society that takes ecological crisis seriously. I know people, through my research and activism, who want…

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Not knowing

I have had a career crisis for more than 10 years. The origin of the my crisis is the socio-ecological crisis we experience. The topics of my on and off periods…

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Introductions in August 2021

Welcome new followers! I realised it has been a while since I have written an introduction of myself. The final month of Nordic summer is a good time for this. My…

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