Online research workshop on im­mig­ra­tion, ra­cism and na­tion­al­ism

ESSO-group, Helsinki Inequality Initiative (INEQ), and the Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism (CEREN) will organize an online research workshop focusing on im­mig­ra­tion, ra­cism and nationalism on Monday, November 30, 2020, at 9:15–16:15. 

The workshop brings together scholars from social psychology, media and communication studies, sociology, and political science to discuss the challenges of representing immigration, racism, and nationalism. Read more about the workshop and register for the event here.

Closing seminar of the Wise Choices project

On Friday, January 19th 2018, the closing seminar of Wise choices -project was held at Hotel Arthur. The Wise choices -project was organized in collaboration with the Centre for Continuing Education HY+ and the discipline of Social Psychology of the University of Helsinki. The participators of the seminar were mainly school guidance counselors.

PhD student Viivi Mäkinen gave a presentation on the research results of Wise choices –project’s prejudice-reduction interventions in secondary schools. Thereafter, Dr. Loris Vezzali (the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy) held a presentation about research on fostering intergroup tolerance in school environments.

The program of the day also included a word from head of development of HY+ about the three-year-long project, and a workshop for school guidance counselors on the seminar’s topics.

You can read more about the project on Wise choices’ website in Finnish or on our Research Projects page in English wise-choices-2015-2018.

Viivi Mäkinen presenting the main findings from the Wise Choices project