Check here the workshop program and some nice pictures! The Corekin Project Team Director Antu Sorainen and junior member Alisa Zhabenko presented their research in the KinLab workshop “Shifting Kinship Relations: Workshop on Marriage, Sexuality and Family”, at the Aegean University, on 23-24 May 2019.
The project will participate in the Gender Studies 2019 Conference “On Violence”, 24th –26th October 2019 at the University of Helsinki, Finland – looking forward to see many of you there! The official CFP will follow 1March. Call for Workshops open .7th of January –15th of February 2019 For now, more info […]
”Close Relations” a multi- and interdisciplinary conference on critical family and kinship studies took place in the beautiful and historical university town of Uppsala, Sweden, on 24-26th October 2018. The 5-strong group from the CoreKin team attended the inspiring event! Brilliant researchers from Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, US, UK, Russia […]
Part of the CoreKin Team (Antu Sorainen and Alisa Zhabenko) visited the 1st European Lesbian* Conference in Vienna, Austria October 2017. More than 500 lesbians* from all over the world participated in the event, in particular from the Central and Eastern Europe. The conference was refreshingly very off US/UK -centre and diversity […]
”Do we need small tags or logos for those law offices who position themselves as queer-friendly?”, asked the Attorney-at-Law, LLM Hanna Rahikka and Docent Antu Sorainen at the Turku University Law & Crises – conference on 1st September 2017. (Suomenkielinen versio uutisesta alla)
“My private and exceptional intimate happiness: same-sex relationships and motherhood during the last Soviet Period in Russia” was the title of the talk that Alisa Zhabenko, a junior CoreKin Team member, gave at the ground-breaking international conference “Communist Homosexuality 1945 – 1989 / Bodies – Languages – Images” at the […]
Antu Sorainen gave a Corekin talk on “The Carol Effect” in Intergenerational Encounters workshop, at the University of Tampere, 6.-7.October. The title of the talk refers to Patricia Highsmith’s novel from 1952, “The Price of Salt”, which was the inspiration for the 2015 movie “Carol” by Todd Haynes. Sorainen focused […]