On a journey from stressful to restful being

I slide easily into stress. I'm very good at concealing it too, even from my self. This used to be my superpower for survival, but over the years it has become a burden. Like for many others, Covid-19 pandemic pushed me into anxiety, stress and worry. They were hard to avoid with all the measures … Continue reading On a journey from stressful to restful being

Browsing through books: Two books about (neo)liberalism

Recently I've been reading books originally written in or translated to Finnish. This post about (neo)liberalism covers: Lahtinen, Veikka, and Pontus Purokuru (2020): Mikä liberalismia vaivaa? Kosmos. Parker, Martin (2019): Kaadetaan kauppakorkea — Miksi bisneskouluista pitäisi tehdä organisaatiokouluja? Hannu Laurila, tran. Tampere: Vastapaino. (Orig. title: Shut down the business school: What’s wrong with management education) … Continue reading Browsing through books: Two books about (neo)liberalism

Browsing through books: Kollaboraatio — Yhteistekijyys nykykirjallisuudessa ja taiteessa by Hanna Kuusela

I picked up this book due to a deepening collaboration I have with close colleagues and I wanted to know more about collaborative creative work. Now, we are researchers in environmental (social) sciences, while this book is about collaboration in contemporary literature and art. However, I had a feeling I'd get fresh insight from this … Continue reading Browsing through books: Kollaboraatio — Yhteistekijyys nykykirjallisuudessa ja taiteessa by Hanna Kuusela

Browsing through books: 5 books about (gendered) social relations

This is a post with five brief reviews of books that I consider to explore (gendered) social relations, one way or another.

Browsing through books: 5 books about economic relations

This is a post with five brief reviews of books that I consider to explore economic relations, one way or another.