Is There a Nordic Version of Multiculturalism? – Workshop timetable

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 15.30-18.00

I Legislation and politics (room E221- 2nd floor- Kaivokatu 12)

15.30-16.00 Pontus Odmalm, ”Political parties and the immigration question: competition around issue of ownership in Swedish parliamentary elections 1991-2006”
16.00-16.30 Mats Wickström, “The concepts of integration and assimilation in Sweden 1964-1975”
16.30-16.45 Coffee break
16.45-17.15 Hugo Stokke, “Searching for common threads”
17.15-17.45 Marjut Anttonen, “The dilemmas of minority legislation in multicultural Norway”
17.45-18.00 Final discussion

II Theoretical considerations (room E325, 3rd floor -Kaivokatu 12)

15.30-16.00 Joron Pihl, “Theoretical reflections on criticism of Multiculturalism”
16.00-16.30 Kathleen Valtonen, “Dynamism in incipient multiculturalism in Finland”
16.30-16.45 Coffee break
16.45-17.15 Lars Petter Soltvedt & Arnt Farbu, “Towards a Model of Nordic Ethnic Entrepreneurship”
17.15-17.45 Patrick Dillon & Phil Bayliss & Linda Bayliss, “Turn left for Murmansk: ‘Fourth World’ transculturalism and its cultural ecological framing”
17.45-18.15 Östen Wahlbeck, “Old national minorities and new immigrants in theories of multiculturalism: Kymlicka and Rex compared”
18.15-18.30 Final discussion

III Multicultural education (Virkkunen, 1st floor- Kaivokatu 12)

15.30-16.00 Seppo Saari, “New ideas in the old world. Continuing curricular innovation in multicultural music education in teacher training”
16.00-16.30 Chia-Ling Yang, “Multiculturalism and adult education: Boundaries of difference in a multicultural feminist adult educational institution”
16.30-16.45 Coffee break
16.45-17.15 Tuomas Zacheus, “The significance of sport and physical activity during the acculturation process of immigrants in Finland”
17.15-17.45 Final discussion

IV Media and discourses (Jäntere, 1st floor, Kaivokatu 12)

15.30-16.00 Johanna Leinonen, “ ‘Invisible Immigrants’? American Immigrants in Finnish Immigration and Multiculturalism Discourses”
16.00-16.30 Anna-Leena Riittaoja & Paul Ilsley, “Is there a Nordic version of multiculturalism related to egalitarianism?”
16.30-16.45 Coffee break
16.45-17.15 Eila Rantonen, “Multicultural society in Jonas Khemiri’s Montecore”
17.15-17.45 Final discussion

Friday October 1st 2010, 12.30-15.00

V Gender issues (Juva, 1st floor – Kaivokatu 12)

12.30-13.00 Salla Tuori, “Are there local zones of multiculture?”
13.00-13.30 Jaana Vuori, “Integration work from the perspective of gendered citizenship”
13.30-13.45 Coffee break
13.45-14.15 Liu Xin, “Integrate to be “Asian”? East and Southeast Asian Immigrant Women’s Encounters in the Finnish Multiculturalism”
14.15-14.45 Suvi Keskinen, “Nordic Dilemmas of Gender and Multiculturalism – Debating Violence in Ethnic Minority Families in Denmark and Finland”
14.45-15.00 Final discussion

VI Family and generations (Litzen, 1st floor- Kaivokatu 12)

12.30-13.00 Anna Wojtynska, “Modes of belonging among Polish migrants in Iceland”
13.00-13.30 Zeinab Karimi, “Intergenerational Relationship of Migrant Families in Finland”
13.30-13.45 Coffee break
13.45-14.15 Heidi Biseth, “Multiculturalism gone wrong? Enunciations from the proposed marginalized youth in Oslo”
14.15-14.45 Mari Toivanen, “ ‘Adjusting frequencies’ – Dynamics of belonging among Muslim youth with Kurdish origins in Finland”
14.45-15.00 Final discussion

VII Nordic minority relations (Virkkunen, 1st floor- Kaivokatu 12)

12.30-13.00 Carita Lockmer and Antti Kouvo, “Ethnicity, neighbourhood and social relations in Nordic countries”
13.00-13.30 Johanna Domokos, “Nordic literatures as multicultural paractices”
13.30-13.45 Coffee break
13.45-14.15 Marjut Anttonen, “The question of political apologies and compensating historical wrongs in Norway”
14.15-14.45 Final discussion

VIII Symposium on education – Journal of Intercultural Education: ” Perspectives on Multicultural Education in the Nordic Countries”, 12.30- 14.15 (Jäntere, 1st floor – Kaivokatu 12)

Guest-editors: Ass. prof. Christian Horst, Danish School of Eduation, University of Aarhus, Denmark & Prof. Joron Pihl, Oslo University College, Norway.

12.30-13.00 Ass. prof. Christian Horst (Danish School of Education, University of Aarhus, Denmark): “Education of Ethnic Minority Children in Denmark. Monocultural Hegemony and Counterpositions” (Written with Dr. Thomas Gitz-Johansen).
13.00-13.30 Ass. prof. Kerstin von Brömssen, (Dep. of Literature, History of Ideas and Religion, Gothenburg University, Sweden): “Intercultural Education in Sweden through the Lenses of the National Minorities and of Religious Education”. (Written with Dr. Christina Rodell Olgac).
13.30-13.45 Coffee break
13.45-14.15 Prof. Gunilla Holm, (University of Helsinki, Finland): “The Discourse on Multicultural Education in Finland: Education for whom?”. (Written with Monica Londen).
14.15- Final discussion

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