Monday 7 November 2016

9:30– Registration at the University of Helsinki Main building, Small Hall 4050 (Fabianinkatu 33)

12:15–14:15 Plenary 1: Young peole and global movement (University of Helsinki, Main building, Small hall 4050, Fabianinkatu 33)

  • Professor Elina Oinas, University of Helsinki, Chair of the Organizing Committee: Opening words
  • Professor Maria Pisani, University of Malta: The invasion of dark illegalized youth armed with a smart phone: critical reflections on youth forced migration in the EU and implications for Youth Research
  • Professor, Australian Research Council Future Fellow Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, iCinema Research Centre, The University of New South Wales: Child migrant responses to genre, film-practice and authority space

NB After the plenary registration desk moves to the House of Sciences and Letters (Kirkkokatu 6, Entrance Hall)

14:15–15:00 Coffee / Posters (House of Sciences and Letters, 2nd floor)

15:00–16:30 Parallel sessions I (House of Sciences and Letters)

17:00–18:00 Youth Studies Thesis Award 2016 & Annual meeting of the Finnish Youth Research Society  (House of Sciences and Letters, Hall 505)


19:00 Conference dinner (Gloria, Pieni Roobertinkatu 12)


Tuesday 8 November 2016

9:00–10:30 Parallel sessions II  (House of Sciences and Letters)

10:30–11:00 Coffee / Posters (House of Sciences and Letters, 2nd floor)

11:00–12:30 Parallel sessions III  (House of Sciences and Letters)

12:30–13:30 Lunch

13:30–15:30 Plenary 2: Global young people facing uncertain futures (University of Helsinki, Main building, Small hall 4050) 

  • Chair: Research Director Leena Suurpää, Finnish Youth Research Society
  • Professor Fadma Aït Mous, Faculté des lettres et des sciences humaines Ain Chok Casablanca & Centre de Recherche Economie Société Culture (CRESC)/EGE Rabat: Youth (un)employment in Morocco: discourses, policies and youth strategies
  • Henri Onodera, post-doctoral researcher, the Swedish School of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki: On waithood and shifting life-spheres in Egypt today
  • Closing words: Research Director Leena Suurpää, Finnish Youth Research Society