Programme – Keynote Abstracts – Facebook Event


Date and time: November 13, 2 pm – 6 pm
Venue: SKS – Finnish Literature Society, Hallituskatu 1 Helsinki

14.15–14.30 Welcoming words by ETMU and welcoming words by The Finnish Literature Society
14.30–15.30 Jenny-Louise Van der Aa: Bintou’s story: The epistemological segmentation of narrative trauma in GLBT refugees
15.30–15.45 Coffee break
15.45–17.00 Panel: How super is superdiversity? Critical reflections on the concept and the phenomenon

Reetta Toivanen (professor of Sustainability Science (indigenous sustainabilities) Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science)
Faith Mkwesha (researcher, CEREN Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism, University of Helsinki, Director of SahWira Africa International)
Jenny-Louise Van der Aa (post-doctoral researcher, University of Tilburg)
Khalid Iddriss (project planner, The Finnish Refugee Council)
Chair: Linda Bäckman (researcher, Åbo Akademi)

17.00–18.00 Jenny Phillimore: Healthcare bricolage and resilience: adaptation to superdiversity across different European welfare regimes

Workshop for invited guests

Date and time: November 14, 10 am – 14 pm
Venue: SKS – Finnish Literature Society, Hallituskatu 1 Helsinki

10.00–10.15 Coffee

10.15–10.30 Orientation to workshops

11.30–12.30 Workshop 1: Politics and poetics of refugee narratives: State of the art by Jenny-Louise Van der Aa

12.30–13.30 Lunch (restaurant tba)

13.30–14.30 Workshop 2: (Mis)representing diversity in research: how to move beyond ”us” and ”them” by Shadia Rask (project manager, National institute for health and welfare)

14.30-15.00 Take-aways & discussion, final remarks, closing of the event



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