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Untame podcast ‘Paradigm Shifters’ is released

Podcast hosts Galina Kallio and Eeva Houtbeckers Now it is finally here! Untame Podcast is released by yours truly in collaboration with Galina. The first two episodes (in Finnish) are available online. The theme of the first season is Paradigm Shifters. After the introductory episode (#1), we have guests. The third and the fourth episopde … Continue reading Untame podcast ‘Paradigm Shifters’ is released

Browsing through books: ‘Sensuous knowledge: A Black feminist approach for everyone’ by Minna Salami

Minna Salami's book Sensuous knowledge: A Black feminist approach for everyone (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020) is included in the reading list of Feminism(s) and Degrowth Alliance (Fada). I read Sensuous knowledge while I spent my April in Mustarinda residency, since the book was literally there waiting for me in the Mustarinda library. “If our approach to … Continue reading Browsing through books: ‘Sensuous knowledge: A Black feminist approach for everyone’ by Minna Salami

My April in Mustarinda residency

I applied to Mustarinda residency in Kainuu, Eastern Finland, to work on a book manuscript about postgrowth work and livelihoods and my ethnographic fieldwork since late 2016. Mustarinda residency is managed by the Mustarinda Association, which recently won a state art prize for multidisciplinary art. When I was accepted, the prospect of publishing an academic … Continue reading My April in Mustarinda residency

Join the discussion “Bridging the divide and embodying transformation”, 23.3., 2-3:30pm CET

You are kindly invited to join the first session of "Bridging the divide and embodying transformation – a conversation series“ on March 23rd, 2-3:30pm CET, online. Through a series of conversations, we aim to provide room among scholar-activists to talk about how one can wholeheartedly bridge the many divides that shape our lives. The online … Continue reading Join the discussion “Bridging the divide and embodying transformation”, 23.3., 2-3:30pm CET

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 strategy: whether blocking one of the main streets in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is effective or not. Will it repel potential supporters or … Continue reading How to transform?