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Mari Korpela

PhD dissertation:

2009. More Vibes in India. Westerners in Search of a Better Life in Varanasi. Tampere: Tampere University Press.

 

Journal articles:

2017. “India has got it!”: lifestyle migrants constructing “Incredible Indias” in Varanasi and Goa. Etnográfica 21:1. 153-173.

2016. Not Alone. Doing Fieldwork in the Company of Family Members. Together with Laura Hirvi and Sanna Tawah. Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 41:3, 4-20.

2016. A (Sub)Culture of Their Own: Children of Lifestyle Migrants in Goa, India. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal. 25:4. 470-488.

2016. Interrogating child migrants or ‘Third Culture Kids’ in Asia: An introduction. Together with Anne-Meike Fechter. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal. 25:4. 422-428.

2014. Growing up cosmopolitan? Children of Western Lifestyle Migrants in Goa, India. COLLeGIUM. Studies across disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Vol. 15, 90-115.

2013. Marginally Mobile? The Vulnerable Lifestyle of the Westerners in Goa. Two Homelands 38, 63-72.

2013. Introduction: Limitations to Temporary Mobility. Together with Raluca Nagy. International Review of Social Research, 3:1, 1-6.

2011. From a Workshop into a Network: Finland-Based India Researchers Unite. A report from the India workshop at the annual conference of Finnish Anthropological Society, October 2011. Together with Jukka Jouhki. Suomen antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 36:4. 88-94.

2011. Vaaroja paratiisissa—Intian Goalla asuvat länsimaalaiset lapset. In Emma Aalto, Maarit Alasuutari, Tarja Heino, Tuuli Lamponen and Niina Rutanen (eds.) Suojeltu Lapsuus? Raportti Lapsuudentutkimuksen päiviltä 2011. Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos. 49-50.

2010. Leppoista elämää ulkomailla: mitä on elämäntapasiirtolaisuus? Kulttuurintutkimus. 27:4. 72-77.

2010. Indiascapes. Reflecting on India at the 11th EASA Conference. Together with Jonathan Miles-Watson. Suomen antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 35:3. 71-79.

2010. A Postcolonial Imagination? Westerners Searching for Authenticity in India. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. 36:6. 1299-1315

Republished in 2012 in Anne-Meike Fechter & Katie Walsh (edes.) The New Expatriates. Postcolonial Approaches to Mobile Professionals. UK: Routledge.

2010. Westerners in Search of a Better Life in India. A Research Report. Suomen antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 35:1. 74-82.

2010. Me, Myself and I. Western Lifestyle Migrants in Varanasi, India. Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia & Latin America. 1:1.

2007. Kauas pois. Länsimaalaisten nuorten monikulttuuriset kokemukset Intiassa. Nuorisotutkimus 25:4. 3-17.

2006. 'I'm Not Like Indian Women.' Reflections of Young European Women in Varanasi, India. Jargonia, University of Jyväskylä. 9. 1-21. http://research.jyu.fi/jargonia/artikkelit/jargonia9.pdf

 

Articles in books:

2016. Infrastructure. In Noel Salazar & Kiran Jayaram (eds.) Keywords of Mobility: Critical Anthropological Engagements. Oxford: Berghahn Publishers. 117-136.

2014. Lifestyle of Freedom? Individualism and Lifestyle Migration. In Michaela Benson & Nick Osbaldiston (eds.) Understanding Lifestyle Migration. Theoretical Approaches to Migration and the Quest for a Better Way of Life. Palgrave Mcmillan. 27-46.

2014. Strong Vibes in Banaras: The Views of Western Sojourners on the Holy City. In Istvan Keul (ed.) Banaras Revisited. Scholarly Pilgrimages to the City of Light. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. 49-62.

2013, Ihmisiä liikeessä: Intian boheemit elämäntapasiirtolaiset ja asioiden kansallinen järjestys. In Mikko Lehtonen (ed.) Liikkuva Maailma. Tampere: Vastapaino.

2013. “Westerners” in Varanasi, India: A permanent yet temporary community. In Mari Korpela & Fred Dervin (eds.) Cocoon Communities. Togetherness in the 21st Century. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 37-57.

2013. Introduction. Together with Fred Dervin. In Mari Korpela & Fred Dervin (eds.) Cocoon Communities. Togetherness in the 21st Century. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 1-13.

2009. When a Trip to Adulthood Becomes a Lifestyle: The Community of Westerners in Varanasi, India. In Karen O'Reilly & Michaela Benson (eds.) A New Life? Expectations, aspirations, and experiences of lifestyle migration. Ashgate: Aldershot. 15-30.

2005. Länsimaalaisten elämä Intian Varanasissa: rikasta köyhäilyä, vastakulttuuria vai aktivismia? in Susanna Paasonen (ed.) Aktivismi:verkostoja, järjestöjä ja arjen taitoja, Jyväskylän yliopiston Nykykulttuurintutkimusyksikön julkaisusarja. Jyväskylän yliopisto. 137-160.

2005. Johdanto (Korpela Rantalaiho, Hirsiaho) in Anu Hirsiaho, Mari Korpela, Liisa Rantalaiho (eds.) Kohtaamisia rajoilla. Helsinki: SKS. 11-18.

 

Books:

2013. Korpela, Mari, Dervin Fred (eds.) Cocoon Communities. Togetherness in the 21st Century. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 

2005. Korpela Mari, Hirsiaho Anu, Rantalaiho Liisa (eds.). Kohtaamisia rajoilla. Helsinki: SKS.

 

Book Reviews:

2015. on Paula Könnilä's book Sisua ja mañanaa. Suomalaiset Espanjan Aurinkorannikolla in Nordic Journal of Migration Studies 5:4.

2014. on Laura Hirvi and Hanna Snellman's (eds.) book Where is the field? The Experience of Migration through the Prism of Ethnographic Fieldwork in Nordic Journal of Migration Studies 4:2. 91-92. 

2012. on Noel B. Salazar’s book Envisioning Eden. Mobilizing Imaginaries in Tourism and Beyond  in Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology 77:2. 282-284. 

2012. on Assa Doron’s book Caste, Occupation and Politics on the Ganges: Passages of Resistance Anthropology in Action 19:2. 44-45. 

2010. on Pola Bousiou’s book The Nomads of Mykonos. Performing Liminalities in a Queer Space in Anthropology in Action 17:2-3. 120-121.

 

Reports:

2014. Temporary Migration in Finland. With Pirkko Pitkänen, Jaakko Hyytiä, Mika Raunio & Pekka Rantanen. In Pirkko Pitkänen & Sergio Carrera (eds.) Transnational Migration in Transition: State of the Art Report on Temporary Migration. Collected Working papers from the EURA-NET project. 82-114.

2014. Types of Temporary Border-Crossing Movement to and from Finland. With Jaakko Hyytiä, Pekka Rantanen, Pirkko Pitkänen and Mika Raunio. In Pirkko Pitkänen & Mari Korpela (eds.) Characteristics of Temporary Transnational Migration. Collected Working Papers from the EURA-NET project. 65-96.

2003. Monenlaista aktivismia. Raportti kulttuurintutkimuksen kymmenennestä kesäkoulusta ‘Activism’ Jyväskylässä 9.-12.6.2003. Kulttuurintutkimus 20:3.

2001. Muutoksen puolestapuhuja: Ama Ata Aidoon. Together with Johanna Latvala. Acta Universitatis Helsingiensis. 49:10.

 

Blogs:

Kylmästä lämpimään. Suomalaiset eläkeläiset talvipakolaisina Thaimaassa. AntroBlogi. 22.6.2016

A drawing on mobile childhood by Goa kids. Allegra Lab: Anthropology, Law, Art & World. 15.5.2015.

Samaan aikaan toisaalla... Kommentti: Nuorisotutkimuksen verkkokanava. 28.8.2007

 

Translations:

2012. Liisa Malkki: Ihmiskunnan kansalaiset. Kansainvälisyysaate ja kansojen kuviteltu yhteisö. (Citizens of Humanity: Internationalism and the Imagined Community of Nations). Laura Huttunen (ed.). Kulttuuri, paikka ja muuttoliike. Vastapaino: Tampere. 51-81.

2005. Marjorie Mbilinyi: Aktivismia Tansaniassa, Kamppailua rajoista ja osallistavaa toimintaa. (Contesting Borders: Thoughts on Participatory Principles in Emancipatory Struggles). Korpela Mari, Hirsiaho Anu, Rantalaiho Liisa (eds.). Kohtaamisia rajoilla. Helsinki: SKS. 188-205.

 

Master’s Thesis

1999. ‘I’m not Indian.’ Reflections of Young European Women in Varanasi, India. University of Tampere.

 

 

 

 
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