How to address the interplay of knowledge, science and power with the help of Bourdieu’s concepts? What does the work of Bourdieu offer for the study of universities, research institutes and other higher education institutions? This seminar focuses on the benefits of the work of Pierre Bourdieu to Science and Technology Studies and Higher Education Studies.
The seminar will open with a lecture Field, habitus, boundary work, and STS: Studying knowledge production through a Bourdieusian perspective by professor Mathieu Albert, University of Toronto, Canada. Professor Albert is a sociologist specialised in sociology of knowledge, Bourdieu, interdisciplinary studies and sociology of health professions. See more detailed list of works: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mathieu_Albert
10.15 Opening of the seminar 10.20-11.15 Mathieu Albert (University of Toronto, Canada): Field, habitus, boundary work, and STS: Studying knowledge production through a Bourdieusian perspective 11.15-12.00 Mikko Hyyryläinen & Petri Ylikoski (University of Helsinki): Fields and Bourdieu in Science Studies 12.00-13.00 Lunch break 13.00-13.45 Senni Jyrkiäinen (University of Helsinki): Global Connectedness as Cultural Capital among the Egyptian Middle-Class Youth 13.45-14.30 Kirsi Cheas (University of Helsinki): Symbolic violence in American and Finnish world news articles on South Africa and Brazil 14.30.15.00 Coffee break 15.00-15.45 Mats Fridlund (Aalto University): International Acclaim and Swedish Obscurity: The fall and rise of David Enskog 15.45-16.30 Kari Kantasalmi (University of Helsinki) & Juha Tuunainen (University of Oulu): Social Field and Disciplinary Struggle: Organizational field and boundary work 16.30-17 General discussion and closing of the seminar
Organizing team Pia Vuolanto, Johanna Hokka and Oili-Helena Ylijoki Research Center for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies TaSTI Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities University of Tampere
Lisätietoja: Pia Vuolanto
Käyntiosoite: Kanslerinrinne 1, 3. krs Postiosoite: TaSTI, Yhteiskunta- ja kulttuuritieteiden yksikkö 33014 Tampereen yliopisto