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Furura special issue on degrowth (in Finnish)

Since late 2020 I've been involved with the launch and running of the Degrowth journal. One of the important steps that lead to the process was my guest co-editorship in Furura special issue on degrowth with Pasi Heikkurinen and Sanna Ahvenharju (3/2020, in Finnish except one peer-reviewed research article in English). This Futura special issue … Continue reading Furura special issue on degrowth (in Finnish)

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