The Animal Turn

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K103, Linna building, address: Kalevankatu 5


SOC/Marja Vehviläinen, Pirjo Markkola

Open Science and Technology Studies Research Seminar


Christabelle Sethna, University of Ottawa: The After Lives of Animals

Hilja Solala: The integration of international influences to national requirements in the Finnish horse breeding in the 1890s

Taija Kaarlenkaski, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu: Living Machines with Gentle Looks: Materiality and Animal Body in Modernizing Finnish Animal Husbandry

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Pieta Hyvärinen: Multispecies economic relations in urban beekeeping

Salla Tuomivaara: Searching for the roots of exclusion – animals in the sociologies of Westermarck and Durkheim.

All welcome! animal-metropolis

Christabelle Sethna works as a Professor in Gender Studies, at the University of Ottawa, Canada. She is a co-editor of a newly published book: Joanna Dean, Darcy Ingram & Christabelle Sethna (eds.) (2017) Animal Metropolis. Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada. (E-book in the library).

Taija Kaarlenkaski works as an Academy of Finland post doctoral fellow at the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, and her recent work includes: Kaarlenkaski, Taija (2016) Cattle Tending in the “Good Old Times”:
Human-Cow Relationships in Late Nineteenth-Century and Early Twentieth-Century Finland. – Jopi Nyman & Nora Schuurman (eds.), Affect, Space and Animals. London: Routledge. 25-39. (E-book in the library)

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Marja Vehviläinen,
Pirjo Markkola,