CoreKin attended the Marriage, Sexuality and Family Workshop with Janet Carsten’s Team at the KinLab of the Aegean University, 23-24 May 2019, Mytilene, Greece

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.

“A Very Binary Drama”, a public dialogue by Prof. Davina Cooper with Prof. Tuija Pulkkinen (discussant) and Dr. Antu Sorainen (mod.) at Think Corner, University of Helsinki: photos and a short video clip

At the end of March 2019, the Corekin and QueerWils Research Projects welcomed Professor Davina Cooper (king’s College, London) at Think Corner, Helsinki University with Public Talk “A Very Binary Drama: the Conceptual Struggle For Gender´s Future”. The talk was followed by a discussion with Professor Tuija Pulkkinen and moderated […]

Public talk by Prof. J. Jack Halberstam “Unbuilding Gender”, Monday 4 February 2019

Extremely happy to announce the Public Lecture of Jack Halberstam: “Unbuilding Gender”!Please share widely 🙂 Date: Monday 4 February 2019, 4-6pmVenue: ThinkCorner, at the University HelsinkiTotally free of charge, everyone warmly welcome! Note:This is the first event of the Spring 2019 Dialogue Series, consisting of two extraordinarily interesting public talks […]

“Queer/ing Kinship” – CoreKin/SKY PhD Course December 2018, in pictures

Since the Seasonal holidays, New Year starting, we would like to jump into the first car and present you how productive, educational and fun was the international CoreKin Master Class “Queer/ing Kinship” that was organised together with the SKY Doctoral Program, and took place at the Helsinki University Gender Studies 3.-4.12. 2018. We had […]

CoreKin team at “Close Relations” Conference in Uppsala, Sweden, 24-26th October 2018

”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 […]

Apply now! International PhD course “Queer/ing Kinship” at the Helsinki University in December 2018

The CoreKin Project and SKY doctoral program are organising a PhD course “Queer/ing Kinship” at Helsinki University 3-4 December 2018. Course organiser is Dr Antu Sorainen (University of Helsinki, Finland); Visiting course lecturers: Dr Elisabeth Lund Engebretsen (University of Stavanger, Norway) and Dr Thomas Strong (Maynooth University, Ireland) The course includes the […]

Queering Kinship and Intimate Relations in Theory and Practice MA Course

Corekin is happy to introduce a new intensive course on “Queering Kinship and Intimate Relations in Theory and Practice” on January 22 – February 2, 2018.   Corekin Team members Anna Avdeeva, Anna Heinonen, Antu Sorainen and Alisa Zhabenko with our close collaborator Dr Anna-Maria Tapaninen will give research-based talks and workshops on the […]