Theorising Cultural Confluences
October 8, 2015
Venue: Lecture hall 2, Calonia, Vänrikinkatu 2
9.30 Registration & coffee
10.00 Opening words, Heidi Keinonen
10.05 Keynote lecture: Fred Dervin, Professor of Multicultural Education, Department of Teacher Education, (University of Helsinki): Throwing the baby with the bathwater: resistance to deculturalising intercultural encounters
chair Heidi Keinonen
Anna Linna (PhD student, University of Tampere): ‘Appropriation’ or ‘Appreciation’? Consuming Cultures through African and Latin Dances in Finland
Oulia Makkonen (Doctoral student, University of Helsinki): The Representation of Religion in Transnational Cinema: a methodological model
Kaisa Ilmonen (Postdoctoral researcher, TIAS): Confluencies of the self, or Intersections after Identity Politics
chair Mika Viljanen
12.30 Lunch
13.45 Keynote lecture:  Karina Horsti (Research Fellow, University of Jyväskylä): Cultural diversity and the transforming public service media
chair Andrea Hynynen
14.45 Coffee
15.00 – 16.30  
Mika Viljanen (Professor, University of Turku): Regulating culture in financial firms: the agencement approach
Heidi Keinonen (Postdoctoral researcher, TIAS) Television programme format as a site of cultural negotiation
 Kendra Willson (Collegium researcher, TIAS) Conceptualizing confluence in language
 Andrea Hynynen (Postdoctoral researcher, TIAS) Crime fiction and transnationality  
chair Silja Laine
Informal continuation at Café Tiirikkala, (Vähätori, Linnankatu 3)
Registration for the seminar no later than 5 October:
For further information, please contact TIAS coordinator Silja Laine, silja.laine(at) or 02 - 333 6904

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