Thursday March 18th

  • 10.00 Opening (in Finnish)
    * Eeva-Mari Miettinen, vice president, Finnish Society of Social Pedagogy
    Merja Heino, vice rector, LAB University of Applied Sciences
  • 10.30 Keynote lecture (in English): What do runaway ‘slaves’ have to do with social pedagogy in Finland? Building antiracist socialities in and beyond education
    Dr Ligia (Licho) López López, The University of Melbourne
    * Commentary (in English): Sanna Ryynänen, University of Eastern Finland
    * Discussion
  • 11.45 Break
  • 12.40 Research presentation sessions 1 (sessions on Thursday only in Finnish)
  • 14.00 Break
  • 14.30 Practical workshops (one workshop in English)
  • –16.00
  • 19.00 Evening come together (in English)

Friday March 19th

  •  9.00 Research presentation sessions 2 (one session on Friday in English)
  • 11.00 Break
  • 12.00 The award for the Social Pedagogical Thesis of the Year (in Finnish)
  • 12.30 Autoethnography of anti-racist civic action and other creative research (a book presentation in Finnish)
    Anni Rannikko & Sanna Ryynänen, University of Eastern Finland
  • 12.45 Break
  • 13.00 Perspectives to anti-racist agency – three presentations and panel discussion (in English, partly in Finnish)
    * On being an anti-racist educator, Amiirah Salleh-Hoddin, Anti-Racist Forum
    Introduction to the potential of Research on Antiracism education in Finland, Aminkeng A. Alemanji, Åbo Akademi and University of Helsinki
    Rethinking power in anti-racist education, Liban Sheikh, The Left Youth of Finland (the presentation in Finnish with English slides)
  • 14.30 Closing words
    * Elina Nivala, President of the Finnish Society of Social Pedagogy
  • –15.00

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