Conference Program


Gender Studies Conference 30.11–2.12.2022: Feminist matterings: Indigenous and Arctic engagements 

The conference is located at the Linnanmaa Campus of the University of Oulu.

WEDNESDAY 30.11.2022  

Pre-conference program 

14.00–18.00 Registration opens (Lobby, Tellus)

15.00-17.00 PhD Panel discussion: PhD Wonderings (Tellus: Stage)

15.0018.00 Meeting of the HILMA teaching network  (Tellus: Frost Club)

16.0018.00 The Finnish Trans Studies Network meeting (Tellus: Galaxy)

 THURSDAY 1.12.2022


08:30–  Registration(Lobby, Saalastinsali)

10:00–10:30 Conference opening (Hybrid event in Saalastinsali)

Opening words by: Organising committee Chairs Johanna Hiitola & Helena Louhela 

Greetings from SUNS, the Association of Gender Studies in Finland

10:30–12:00 Keynote I and discussion (Hybrid event in Saalastinsali)

Professor Suvi Keskinen, University of Helsinki: Feminist futures, racial capitalism and disobedient knowledge

Commentator: Academy Research Fellow Johanna Leinonen, University of Oulu

12.00–13.00 Lunch

13.00–14.30 Parallel sessions I 

14:30–15:00 Coffee break (Lobby, Saalastinsali)

15:00–16:30 Keynote II and discussion  (Hybrid event in Saalastinsali)

Professor Kim TallBear, University of Alberta: Promiscuous Knowledges,

Promiscuous Relations

Commentator: Professor Laura Junka-Aikio, University of Lapland

16:30–18.00 Parallel sessions II

18.0018.45 Book Launch: Affective intimacies (Manchester University Press 2022)

(Hybrid event in Tellus: Stage)

19.30 Conference Dinner 

FRIDAY 2.12.2022

10:00–11:30 Keynote III and discussion (Hybrid event in Saalastinsali)

Professor Dorte Marie Søndergaard, University of Aarhus: Drifting Boundaries

and Gendered Negotiations – Young People Navigating Analogue-Digital


Commentator: Academy Research Fellow Tuija Huuki, University of Oulu

11:30–12:30 Lunch

12.30-14.00 Parallel session III

14.00-14.30 Coffee break (Lobby, Saalastinsali)

14:30-16:00 Parallel session IV

16:00-16:30 Closing the conference and the SUNS thesis award (Hybrid event in Saalastinsali)

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