10.11.2017

Presentations and talks

Conference presentations

Prentations and talks

2017

ECPR (Euroean Consortium for Political Research) General Conference, 6-9 September 2017, University of Oslo, Norwey. Katja Mäkinen: "Uses of the Peace in the Identity Construction of the European Union".

Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research 23-25 August 2017, Helsinki, Finland. Tuuli Lähdesmäki, Katja Mäkinen and Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus: ”Semantic change in the concept of heritage in EU policy discourse”. Johanna Turunen: "(Re)Constructing Values in the European Heritage Label".

The 12th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe "The Baltic states at 99: Past, Present and Future", 19-21 June 2017, Riga, Latvia. Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus: "Cultural heritage in politics of belonging: Analysis of European Heritage Label initiative".

Joint Conference of The Finnish Literary Research Society and Society for Cultural Studies in Finland, 22–24 May 2017, University of Jyväskylä. Papers by: Katja Mäkinen "Europe as a Place of Peace: Identity building in the European Heritage Label"; Johanna Turunen "Geography of Values – European Heritage in the Making"; Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus "Heritage in Critical Geopolitics", Tuuli Lähdesmäki “European Quartier in Brussels. Constructing a European Lieu de Mémoire”.

High Level Policy Workshop EU International Cultural Relations: A Strategic Approach, 18–19 May 2017, EUI, Italy. Invited talk: “Identity, Diversity and Heritage Politics in Europe.”

Dissonant Heritages: Contestation of Meanings and Uses of Memory in Today´s Europe. Workshop 27–28 April 2017, EUI, Italy. Presentations: Tuuli Lähdesmäki: "Cultural Heritage in Today´s Europe: Challenges and Opportunities"; Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus: "Estonian or European Great Guild Hall? Dissonance of Mobility and Stability in Heritage Discourse"; Katja Mäkinen: "Interconceptualising Europe and Peace in the European Heritage Label"; Johanna Turunen: "Narrating Europe through Values - A Postcolonial Interpretation".

Annual Conference of British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, 30 March–2 April 2017, Fitzwilliam College-Churchill College, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Paper by Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus: "Discourses of Europeanization in the context of the EU enlargement and the cultural heritage".

The 13th International Society for Ethnology and Folklore SIEF Conference “Ways of Dwelling: Crisis – Craft – Creativity”, 26–30 March 2017, University of Göttingen, Germany. Paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki: “War and Peace in Founding Myths of EU Europe”.

The Annual Conference of the Finnish Political Science Association, 9–10 March 2017, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Paper by Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus: "Interrelationship between the media, democracy and the Europeanization of the CEE countries".

2016

The West: Concept, Narratives and Polictics, 8–9 December 2016, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Paper by Johanna Turunen: "Postcolonial Europe?"

Annual Conference of Centre for Baltic and East European Studies in Finland Conference, 21(CBEES), 1–2 December 2016, University of Södertörn, Sweden. Paper by Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus: "Mobility and belonging in the context of European cultural heritage".

European Studies Day, 21 October 2016, University of Helsinki. Paper by Katja Mäkinen: "Debates on cultural heritage in the European Parliament".

European Studies Day, 21 October 2016, University of Helsinki. Paper by Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus: "Banal construction of 'our' heritage. Analysis of 'us' in European Heritage Label site videos."

Cultural Policy Research in Finland Conference, 6–7 October 2016, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Paper by Johanna Turunen: "Manufacturing transnational belonging:  A postcolonial reading of the European Heritage Label."

Cultural Policy Research in Finland Conference, 6–7 October 2016, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki and Katja Mäkinen: "Making cultural heritage of the EU through the European Heritage Label".

The 1st international conference: Europe in Discourse: Identity, Diversity, Borders, 23–25 September 2016, Hellenic American University, Athens. Paper by Katja Mäkinen: "Identity constructions in EUs policy documents on cultural heritage. Debating cultural heritage in the European parliament".

The 1st Global Conference: Roots & Legacies 13–14 September 2016, University of Oxford, UK. Paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki: “Founding Myths of EU Europe and the Workings of Power in the EU Heritage and History Initiatives.”

Global Order Project Conference, 24–25 June 2016, University of Freiburg, Germany. Katja Mäkinen (invited speaker/expert): "Mobile European citizens. Right to mobility in the Union Citizenship."

The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Standing Group of the European Union (SGEU), 8th Pan-European Conference on the European Union: “The Union´s Institutional and Constitutional Transformations: Stress or Adaption?” 16–18 June 2016, University of Trento, Italy. Paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki: “Politics of Affect in the Creation of the Story of EU Europe.”

Third Biennial Conference of Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) “What does heritage change?” 3–8 June 2016, UQAM & Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Joint paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki and Katja Mäkinen: "Dynamics of scale in the making of a European cultural heritage in EU heritage policy”.

11th Jyväskylä Symposium on Political Thought and Conceptual Change (Politicization, parliamentarization and democratization in the EU) 2–3 June 2016, University of Jyväskylä. Paper by Katja Mäkinen: "Participation and Citizenship in EU Projects. Do participatory practices make European Union more democratic?"

Workshop “Postnational challenges and tensions between citizenship and nation-state” in ECPR Joint sessions of workshops, 24–28 April 2016, Pisa, Italy. Paper by Katja Mäkinen: "Scales of participation and multilevel citizenship in EU-projects on citizenship and culture".

2015

VIII Conference on Cultural Studies "Borders" 3–4 December 2015 University of Oulu, Finland. Paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki: ”Materiaalisuus ja paikka eurooppalaisen kulttuuriperinnön tuottamisessa”.

13th International Conference European Culture 29–31 October 2015 Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki: “’Placing heritage as a political means in the EU heritage initiatives”.

The Tenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Contemporary Social Change, 11–14 June 2015, University of Split, Croatia. Paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki: “EU heritage politics and the problematic of shared European cultural memory”.

Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures: Theories, Policies, Practices, 6–8 May 2015, Helsinki, Finland. Paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki: “The EU heritage politics and the governance of a European cultural heritage”.

The 8th Global Conference on Interculturalism, Meaning & Identity, 14–16 March 2015, Lisbon, Portugal. Paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki: “The problematic of conceptualizing transcultural heritage in Europe”.

The National Conference of Art History in Finland, Tahiti6: Cultural Environment: Concepts, Means, and Concreteness, 12–13 February 2015, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Paper by Tuuli Lähdesmäki: “The European Heritage Label and the EU´s explicit and implicit heritage politics”.

 

Other talks 

2017

Tuuli Lähdesmäki: Charing the panel discussion "Narratives of Difficults Pasts in Contemporary Culture" in Symposium Uses of the Past - Menneisyyspolitiikat, University of Jyväskylä, 10 November 2017.

Tuuli Lähdesmäki´s the Jutikkala Prize Awardee's talk in the 'Night of Humanities' by the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters at the House of the Estates, Helsinki, Finland 9 October 2017. 

Project presentation by Tuuli Lähdesmäki, Katja Mäkinen, Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus, and Johanna Turunen on 12 January 2017 in a research seminar "Kriisi, muutos ja jatkuvuus – Eurooppa-tutkimusta Jyväskylän yliopistossa" organized by EURECA JYU at the University of Jyväskylä.

2016

Tuuli Lähdesmäki: Project presentation in "Research Fair" of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, 13 December 2017 at the University of Jyväskylä.

Tuuli Lähdesmäki: "Kriittinen kulttuuriperintötutkimus ja EU:n kulttuuriperintöhankkeet". Lecture 29 November 2016 in the master´s degree programme on cultural environment research at the University of Jyväskylä.

Katja Mäkinen: "Framing cultural heritage 'European' in the European Heritage Label". Lecture 29 November 2016 in the master´s degree programme on cultural environment research at the University of Jyväskylä.

Project presentation in researcher seminar “Missä Eurooppa, siellä tutkimusongelma”, 7 November 2016 at the University of Jyväskylä. Tuuli Lähdesmäki: ”EUROHERIT – tutkimuskohteena eurooppalaisen kulttuuriperinnön idea EU:ssa. Tulokulmia ja käsitteitä", Katja Mäkinen: “Kansalaisuuden ja identiteetin politiikat Euroopan unionissa”, Johanna Turunen: “Postkoloniaalisuus Eurooppalaisen kulttuuriperinnön tutkimuksessa”, Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus: “Jokapäiväinen unionimme: kulttuuriperintö, identiteetti ja media”.

Tuuli Lähdesmäki: Project presentation to ERC applicants in the Peer Support Event organized by the Research and Innovation Services at the JYU, 26 May 2016.

'Science Supper' for Finnish MEP Assistants organized by the Academy of Finland, 15 March 2016, Brussels. Key note Tuuli Lähdesmäki: ”EU ja eurooppalainen kulttuuriperintö”.

Katja Mäkinen: "Meanings and Scales of Cultural Heritage: European Heritage Label as an Instrument in EU’s Identity Politics". Seminar presentation at the Department of Anthropology, 29 February 2016, University of Auckland.

Katja Mäkinen: "Scaling Cultural Heritage: Descriptions of “European significance” in the European Heritage Label". Seminar presentation at the Department of European Languages and Literature & Europe Institute, 25 February 2016, University of Auckland.

Katja Mäkinen: "Identity politics in EU programmes on citizenship and culture". Lecture in the European Studies course, 20 January 2016, University of Auckland.

Tuuli Lähdesmäki: Project presentation to MEP Henna Virkkunen and governing staff of the University of Jyväskylä, 8 January 2016, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.

2015

Tuuli Lähdesmäki: Project presentation to researchers and faculty members in the 'ERCit ja AKAt - Licence to Apply' event, 15 December 2015, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

Tuuli Lähdesmäki: Project presentation to professors of the University of Jyväskylä in 'Professor Lunch', 23 September 2015, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

Katja Mäkinen: "“All about doing democracy”? Participation and Citizenship in EU Projects" Research seminar in Political Science, University of Jyväskylä, 23 September 2015.

Tuuli Lähdesmäki: Project presentation to a delegation from Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 3 September 2015, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

 

Euroherit logo