Rector appoints new IASR research fellows

Submitted on Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:16

As of August 2017, six new research fellows will start their two-year period at the research collegium of the University of Tampere.

The research collegium, Institute for Advanced Social Research, produces high-quality social research. Its aim is to promote interaction between fields of science and international cooperation. The research fellows may use their research collegium period to concentrate exclusively on research.

The research collegium consists of researchers who are annually appointed on the basis of a call for applications.

The rector appointed the following six research fellows:

Category II, senior research fellows
Doctor of Social Sciences Katariina Mäkinen: Intensive lives online and offline: Blogging as a form of gendered work

PhD Robert Imre: Extreme politics and ‘renationalization’: Political violence, social media, solidarity.

Doctor of Social Sciences Laura Ahva: Dispersed journalism: Practice-theoretical investigation of journalism outside traditional newsrooms and professional roles

Category III, postdoctoral research fellows
PhD Elina Mäkinen: Leading translational science and solving the diseases of Our Time

Doctor of Social Sciences Jukka Könönen: Political anthropology of migration. The subjective and political consequences

Doctor of Social Sciences Leonardo da Costa Custódio: Potential and limitations of digital media for anti-racism activism. Comparing activist experiences in Brazil and Finland

The Scholars at Risk (SAR) research fellowships of the Kone Foundation and the University of Tampere
PhD Mahmut Mutman: A genealogy of Islamism
PhD Meyda Yegenoglu Mutman: Armenian genocide, Turkish nationalism and Kurdish testimonies

Institute for Advanced Social Research

For more information, please contact:
Professor Risto Heiskala, Director
Institute for Advanced Social Research
tel. +358 40 741 7518,