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, […]

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 […]

New article about non-normative families and kinship in Russia from our CoreKin team

CoreKin project year started by a new publication: “Strategies of non-normative families, parenting and reproduction in neo-traditional Russia” in the British Journal of Families, Relationships, and Societies.   Antu Sorainen, Anna Avdeeva and Alisa Zhabenko from the CoreKin team joined forces with a prominent scholar Olga Isupova from the Moscow High School of Economics. […]