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Keynote lectures/ Mari Korpela

Transnational Migration in Transition: Transformative Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People (EURA-NET). Nordic Staff Mobility Conference, University of Tampere, Finland. 5.10.2016. 

Experiences of mobility, definitions of home and belonging. Western Lifestyle Migrant Children in Goa, India. Inimkond: Current Issues in Anthropology and Beoynd. Estonian Institute of Humanities, University of Tallinn, Estonia. 11.3.2015.

Searching for a better life in the incredible India. Lifestyle migrants constructing "real Indias" in Varanasi and Goa. Musica em contexto: Serie de Coloquios. Instituto de Etnomusicologia - Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lissabon, Portugal. 28.11.2014.

"Muuten hän oli niinkuin yksi heistä vain." Tutkijan monet roolit ja kentän rajat etnografisessa tutkimuksessa Intian Goan länsimaalaisten lasten parissa. ("Otherwise she was just like one of them." The many roles of a researcher and the boundaries of the field in ethnographic research among Western children in Goa, India) Jatkokoulutusseminaari Kieli, kulttuuri ja kenttätyö. Joensuu, Finland, 2.6.2014.

More Vibes in India. Westerners in Search of a Better Life in Varanasi and Goa. Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel. 13.6.2011.

Conference papers/ Mari Korpela

Transnational Migration in Transition: Characteristics of People’s Temporary Mobility. Framing Transnational Migration between Asia and Europe: Actors, Instruments, and Priorities. European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium. 17.10.2016.

Lifestyle migration as a form of temporary migration: Conceptual jargon or a useful lens? Intersecting Routes to a Better Way of Life Methodological, theoretical and thematic issues in lifestyle and amenity migration research. Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Ljubljana, Slovenia. 13.-14.10.2016.

Multilocated and multilayered borders: the case of temporary migrants in Finland, Borderless worlds - for whom? Ethics, moralities and (in)justice in migration and tourism. University of Oulu, Finland. 7.9.2016.

Transnational Migration in Transition: Transformative Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People (EURA-NET) Temporary Migration and Workers' Rights: Irreconcilalable Differences. Comparing EU-Asia Esperiences and Perspectives. Human Rights Council, UN, Geneva, Switzerland. 13.6.2016.

"I climb trees and they should take care of their rubbish! Lifestyle migrant chidlren's views of the environment in  Goa, India. The Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society: Landscapes, sociality and materiality.Helsinki, Finland. 21.10.-22.10.2015.

Transnational Migration in Transition: Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People. Workshop on Migration, Research and Innovation, European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation. Brussels, Belgium. 16.9.2016.

Family and Lifestyle Migration. The seminar: The Future of Lifestyle Migration Research. Godlsmiths College, University of London, London, UK, 24.10.2014.

Lifestyle of Freedom? Individualism and Lifestyle Migration. Book launch of Understanding Lifestyle Migration. Godlsmiths College, University of London, London, UK, 23.10.2014.

Mobile childhood: lifestyle migrant children in Goa, India in the plenary "Young Scholars' Forum". The EASA conference "Collaboration, Intimacy and Revolution - innovation and continuity in interconnected world, Tallinn, Estonia, 31.7.-3.8.2014.

A culture of their own? Lifestyle migrant children in Goa, India. The EASA conference "Collaboration, Intimacy and Revolution - innovation and continuity in interconnected world, Tallinn, Estonia, 31.7.-3.8.2014.

Anthropology of mobility keyword: Infrastructure. The AAA (American Anthropological Association) conference "Future Publics, Current Engagements". Chicago, USA. 20.-24.11.2013.

Western lifestyle migrant children defining home and belonging in Goa, India. International conference: Practising the good life/ The good life practices. Lisbon, Portugal. 17.-18.10.2013.

Beyond methodological nationalism: Learning from the lifestyle migrant children in Goa, India. International workshop - Fielding Challenges. Challenging the Fields: The methodologies of Mobility. Oxford, UK. 27.-28.9.2013.

Comparing lifestyle migration and marginal mobility: Similarities and differences. Ethnographies of Mobility – International seminar. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 21.-22.8.2013.

Growing up in a Lifestyle of Mobility: An advantage or a disadvantage? Children of Western lifestyle migrants in Goa, India. The IUAES conference "Evolving Humanity, Emerging Worlds". Manchester, UK, 5.-10.8.2013.

“Can I draw a Diamond?” Drawings and Photos as Ethnographic Data among Lifestyle Migrant Children in Goa, India. The Finnish Anthropology Conference. University of Tampere, Finland. 16.-17.5.2013.

Support, self-promotion and criticism: Lifestyle migrants in Goa on Facebook. Workshop "Facebook, research and society." University of Tampere, Finland. 18.4.2013.

Elämää ihmeellisessä Intiassa: Varanasin ja Goan länsimaalaisten elämäntapasiirtolaisten käsityksiä ja kokemuksia ”todellisesta Intiasta”. Tutkijaseminaari Kohtaamisia Intian kanssa. Tampere, Finland. 30.11.2012.

Against the national Order of Things. The Transnational Childhood of Western Children in Goa, India.  Seminar "Methodological Transnationalism". Turku, Finland. 23.11.2012.

"This is my room... for six months": mobile childhood of Western children in Goa, India. The EASA conference “Uncertainty and Disquiet,”  Nanterre, France, 10– 13.7.2012.

Against the National Order of Things? Children of Bohemian Lifestyle Migrants in Goa, India.  Ethnographies of Mobility—International seminar. University of Tampere, Finland. 9.-11.5.2012.

Aestheticisation of Artefacts in the Lives of Western Lifestyle Migrant Children in Goa, India. Annual confrence of the ASA ’Arts and Aesthetcis in the Globalising World,’ Delhi, India, 3.-6.4.2012.

Strong  Vibes in Banaras. The Views of Western Sojourners on the Holy City. Conference: Banaras Revisited: Scholarly Pilgrims to the City of Light. Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Trondheim, Norway. 7.-8.10.2011.

Länsimaalaiset Intiassa. Annual Convention of Finnish Anthropologists, University of Helsinki. 5.-7.10.2011.

Länsimaalaiset lapset Intian Goalla. Kuinka saada aineistoa heidän kokemuksistaan kodista, kuulumisesta ja identiteetistä?  Tutkijaseminaari: ”Lapsuuden ja nuoruuden tutkimuksen menetelmät ja lapsuus– ja nuorisokuvat”. Nuorisotutkimusseura ja lapsuudentutkimuksen seura. University of Helsinki. 28.9.2011.

Dangers in Paradise. Western Children Living in Goa, India. The Annual Convention of Finnish Childhood Researchers, University of Helsinki. 6.-7.6.2011.

Local Videshis: Westerners performing the Role of Music Students in Varanasi, India. The SIEF conference ”People Make Places. Ways of Feeling the World.” Lisbon, Portugal, 17.-21.4.2011.

Living Happily Ever After or Ending up in Another Crises? Bohemian Lifestyle Migrants in Varanasi, India. The EASA conference “Crises and Imagination,”  Maynooth, Ireland, 24- 27.8.2010.

Westerners in Varanasi, India: A permanent yet temporary community. Annual convention of Finnish anthropologists, University of Helsinki. 11.-12.5.2010

Bohemian Lifestyle Migration. Workshop Theorizing Lifestyle Migration. Conceptual Approaches for the Study of Leisure-oriented Movements and Residential Tourism, Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales & Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, Spain. 29.1.-28.1.2010.

Länsimaalaisten elämäntapasiirtolaisten yhteisö Varanasissa, Intiassa. Annual convention of Finnish anthropologists, University of Helsinki. 15.-17.5.2008

Hippies and colonialists. Colonial Past and Post-Colonial Present: What Remains and What Changes among Western Expatriates in Varanasi, India? Invited workshop Post/colonial Encounters? Colonial and Contemporary Expatriates in Comparative Perspective, University of Sussex,  Brighton. UK, 27.-28.9.2007.

Living between India and the West: the Community of Westerners in Varanasi. Annual confrence of the ASA ’Thinking through Tourism’ London, UK, 9.-11.4.2007.

The Community of Westerners in Varanasi, India. Creating Local Space in a Global Setting. Etmu Days. Kulttuuri, rajat ja transnationaalisuus. Tampere, 27- 28.10.2006.

The Community of Westerners in Varanasi: Lifestyle of Change, Community of Continuity. The EASA conference “Europe and the World,”  Bristol, United Kingdom, 18- 21.9.2006.

Feministi etsimässä paikantunutta tietoa Varanasin länsimaalaisten keskuudesta. The annual conference on Women’s Studies, University of Jyväskylä. 19.-20.11.2004.

”Everyone comes back here!” The Community of Westerners in Varanasi, India. Youth research days, Helsinki. 4.-5.11.2004.

Ragas and Thumris. Westerners learning classical Indian music in Varanasi. EASA conference “Face to Face. Connecting Distance and Proximity. Wien, Austria. 8-12.9.2004.

Doing Ethnographic Fieldwork in the Community of Westerners in Varanasi, India. The annual conference on Cultural Studies, Helsinki.12.-13.12.2003.

A young blond woman doing fieldwork in a community of Westerners in Varanasi, India. A postgraduate course  ‘Gender and ethnography’, University of Tampere. 27.-28.11.2003.

How did I feel during my fieldwork and how these feelings affect my research? The annual conference on Women’s Studies, University of Rovaniemi, 14.-15.11.2003.

The Community of Westerners: Seeking for the ‘Authentic’ India on their own terms. Summer school ’’Intervention, local politics and the state’, The Finnish graduate school of development studies. Lammi, 14.-16.8.2003.

Searching for the Ideal in India. The Community of Westerners in Varanasi. Summer School ‘Activism’, University of Jyväskylä, 9.-12.6.2003.

”Arki on helpompaa, jos esitän intialaista naista.” Nuoret eurooppalaisnaiset ristiriitaisissa rooleissa Varanasissa, Intiassa. The annual conference on Women’s Studies, University of Joensuu. 16.-17.11.2001. 

“Olen löytänyt todellisen minäni.” Nuorten eurooppalaisnaisten itsemäärittelyä Varanasissa, Intiassa.  The annual conference on Women’s Studies, University of Oulu. 17.-18.11.2000.

“I’m not like Indian Women”. Reflections of Young European Women in Varanasi, India. Conference “Gender, Development and Post-Colonial Theory”. University of Helsinki. 25.-29.9. 2000.

 

 
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