University of Jyväskylä

Hela’s Gender Studies Workshop

Start date: Mar 27, 2018 09:00 AM

End date: Mar 27, 2018 04:00 PM

Location: Seminaarinmäki, H306

Gender Studies Research Center at Department of History and Ethnoly organizes a one-day workshop, which is concentrating on social historical aspects of gender history in the 19th and 20th centuries. The day starts with three lectures, and in the afternoon, there are five individual papers for discussing and commenting. Workshop is a part of spring programme of Kantti, which is a gender research network at the faculty of humanities and social sciences.

Workshop is open for everyone, and participation for listening interesting lectures or commenting individual papers will not require any registration. Papers for the afternoon will be shared for the participants in advance, and the instructions about the download practices will be given on March on these e-mail lists.


9.00–9.10: Heli Valtonen (head of the Department of History and Ethnology): Opening words.

9.10–10.00: Elaine Farrell (Queen’s University, Belfast): "I will not tell on a matron": unravelling networks of exchange in the nineteenth-century Irish female prison.

10.00–10:40: Pasi Saarimäki (JYU, Department of History and ethnology): Adulterous relationships in Finnish rural areas in the late 19th century.

10:40–11.20: Kirsi-Maria Hytönen (JYU, Department of History and ethology): Memories of out-of home care as a viewpoint to gender history.

11.30-12.20: Lunch.

12.20-14.20: Commenting for papers begins:

Anna Kantanen (JYU, Department of History and ethnology): Spousal homicide in Finland, c.1870–1929.

Anna Niiranen, (JYU, Department of History and ethnology): Chapter 2.1 (”A Short History of Childbirth before the Nineteenth Century”).

Mia Halonen (JYU, Centre for Applied Language Studies): The conception of 'femininity' in the indexicalization of the notion 'Helsinki –s.

14.20-14.35: coffee break

14.35-16.00: Commenting for papers continues:

Arja Turunen, (JYU, Department of History and ethnology) “I am a Feminist because I don’t fit in”: Life Stories of Finnish Second Wave Feminists.

Eerika Koskinen-Koivisto (JYU, Department of History and ethnology): “Thank you for last night" - Grandfather's memory book as a view to gender relations in WWII history.

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Pasi Saarimäki
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