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Death at the End of the Rainbow: Rethinking Queer Kinship, Rituals of Remembrance and the Finnish Culture of Death
Varpu Alasuutari defended her PhD in gender studies at the University of Turku, Finland on June 5, 2020. In her dissertation, she has examined death and loss as parts of queer and trans lives in Finland from the 1980s to the 2010s. Her research interests include queer kinship studies, queer death studies and feminist affect theories.
MIRAI 2.0 Kick-off and COVID-19 webinar
The MIRAI consortium is a group of Japanese and Swedish universities including Uppsala University that promote collaborations between our researchers. If you are interested in learning more about MIRAI or Swedish and Japanese perspectives on COVID-19, please join us for the kick-off meeting celebrating the new phase in MIRAI (MIRAI 2.0).
UppTalk Weekly: Nano-material for third-generation solar cells and thoughts about moving back to Uppsala
Our guest in this UppTalk Weekly is Anders Hagfeldt, proposed as new Vice-Chancellor for Uppsala University and the professor whose solar cells have the world record in efficiency. We will talk about his research on his research on Grätzel and perovskite solar cells, the third generation of solar cells, but also about his new position and moving back to Uppsala.
Unpacking the coloniality of power nexus in Indian surrogacy
This talk explores the historical legacies of colonialism to contemporary forms of reproductive labour in India.
The Indo-European Roots of the Ancient Scandinavian Horse Sacrifice
This is an event of the research programme LAMP – Languages and Myths of Prehistory. The talk will be followed by Q&As.
ZOOM SEMINAR: Polish Post-war Linguistics between East and West: From the Legacy of the late Russian Empire, to Marxism, Structuralism, and Post-structuralism in the Context of a Semi-peripheral Autonomy
Tomasz Zarycki, Johan Peter Falck Fellow at SCAS and Professor of Sociology at the University of Warsaw will present a comprehensive and tentative overview of the evolution of Polish linguistics (as well as selected developments of the Polish literary studies) after 1945. The seminar will be followed by a Q&A.
Webinar: Ergonomics for students
During the pandemic, many students are forced to study from home, which can be difficult for both mind and body.
Children and child-centeredness as social mechanisms in father-to-father relations during parental leave
This presentation explores, from a feminist and critical realist perspective, whether and how children and child-centeredness function as social mechanisms in father-to-father relations.
AI4Research: Open talk on AI for research and new results on deep regression
Open talk by Professor Thomas Schön. In the first part he will discuss and show how AI/ML can be used for research in classical areas of natural science and medicine. In the second part he will discuss a new approach to deep regression.