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Article series by the Finnish Film Foundation: Diversity in the film industry

In this series, different writers take a look at diversity and equality in the Finnish film industry. The article series is in Finnish and English.


Feminisms in the Nordic Region. Neoliberalism, Nationalism and Decolonial Critique

This book explores how feminist movements in the Nordic region challenge the increasing gender, race and class inequalities following the global economic crisis, neoliberal capitalism and austerity politics, and how they position themselves in the face of the rise of nationalism and right-wing populism. The book contextualizes these recent events in the long histories of racial and colonial power relations embedded in Nordic societies and their gender equality and welfare state regimes. It examines the role of whiteness and racism and seeks to decolonize feminist knowledge and genealogies of feminist movements in the region. Editors: Suvi Keskinen, Pauline Stoltz and Diana Mulinari.

Chapters 6, 7, 9 and 10 are available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com. 

Feminisms in the Nordic Region (link.springer.com)


SQS Journal: Queer History Month

SQS Journal thematic issue 2020 on Queer History Month is about LGBTQI+ history, especially related to museums and museum pedagogy. 

Some thoughts about the topic of trans / non-binary / gender diverse people in the arts

Emilia Kokko & Hanna Ohtonen 2019.

Blackness & the Postmodern

Blackness & the Postmodern is a publication by UrbanApa. This publication contains eight texts of various forms, each of them approaching the friction between Blackness and postmodern contemporaneity in one way or another. The writers come from different backgrounds and localities; they are artists, curators, researchers, performers, activists and much more. The collection is not seeking coherence, but juxtaposing different voices and perspectives.

Blackness & the Postmodern [PDF, link to urbanapa.fi] Accessibility of the PDF not checked.


Don’t Be Quiet, Start a Riot! Essays on Feminism and Performance

(Stockholm UP 2016)
Tiina Rosenberg’s essay collection Don’t Be Quiet, Start a Riot!  investigates elements of the human voice and performance, and their implications for gender and sexuality. The chapters address affect, pleasure, and memory in the enjoyment of musical and theatrical performance. Rosenberg also examines contemporary feminist performance, anti-racist interventions, activist aesthetics, and political agency especially with regard to feminist and queer interpretations of opera and theatre.

Don’t Be Quiet, Start a Riot! can be downloaded on  stockholmuniversitypress.se


Perspectives on Intercultural Dialogue

The publication brings together writings about the theme of the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2008 from many different perspectives. Writers cover the theme from the view point of e.g. youth, education, civil participation, cultural cooperation and religions. 

Perspectives on Intercultural Dialogue [PDF]

 
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