Time: Fri 17.2.2017, 9.15-16.30

Place: Linna building, lecture hall K 103 (Address: Kalevantie 5)

9:15 Opening address by the Chairs Lucija Mulalic and Juho Takkunen

9:20 Nadja Mikkonen: How journalism effects polarization – An analysis of Finnish reporting and its impacts

10:00 Nina Huhtinen: Touched by war – Interpretative phenomenological analysis of childhood memories of war

10:40 Coffee break

11:10 Keynote speech by Wendy Kroeker (Instructor in Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies, Canadian Mennonite University)

11:45 Tuulia Lerkkanen: Construing oppositions, demarcating a we-ness: Political work in a live TV-debate on the refugee crisis

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Keynote speech by Maria Mekri (Executive Director, SaferGlobe think tank)

14:05 Silvie Kroeker: Reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples in Canada through decolonizing education

14:45 Silke Jungbluth: ‘Smartphone refugees’ – The impact of new digital technologies on refugees’ mobile trajectories

15:25 Mikko Saarinen: Queer Muslims and ideological dilemmas

16:05 Closing address