New publication: Exceptional Life Courses

Exceptional Life Courses – Elite Athletes and Successful Artists in 2000s Finland is an abbreviated English translation of two books published in Finnish, one of which deals with the life courses of artists and the other with those of athletes. For both groups, the analysis starts from the childhood home and reaches the very top of the artists’ and athletes’ careers.

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New publication on youth in the Barents Region

I am Fire but my Environment is the Lighter is based on analysing the art works of young people living in the Barents Region. The purpose of the study is to provide an insight into how the youth of the Barents Region view their lives and analyse the implications of these experiences for youth policy. The study uses artistic methods to explore the conditions, youth cultures, and daily life situations of the young residents.

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Summer school 2016: Producing Girlish Knowledge

The aim of this summer school is to promote interdisciplinary methodological thinking in the area of Girls Studies. It brings together researchers and practitioners in the area of girl work and artists who are interested in provoking critical feminist discussion.

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Research

The Finnish Youth Research Society carries out research operations through the Finnish Youth Research Network.

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Join

Anyone interested in youth research can join the Finnish Youth Research Society.

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