The Affective Turn Revis[it]ed: Towards New Understanding
International Conference at The University of Helsinki
12-14 September 2016

Monday, September 12th 2016
Venue: Unioninkatu 37, lecture hall
16.00 -18.00

The Affective Turn: One or Many? Conceptual and Methodological Implications

A session in the series “AID — Agora for Interdisciplinary Debate”, coordinated by the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (TINT), University of Helsinki

Discussed by:

Lauri Nummenmaa, cognitive neuroscience, psychology; University of Turku
Susanna Paasonen, media studies; University of Turku
Christian von Scheve, sociology; Freie Universität Berlin

Moderated by Mikko Salmela, TINT, University of Helsinki

For further information, see here.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
Venue: University Main Building, Auditorium XII

10.00-10.15 Symposium opening
10.15-11.15 Lauri Nummenmaa: Neurobiology of Emotions
11.15-12.15 Michael Lacewing: On Recalcitrant Emotions

12.15-13.45 Lunch

13.45-14.45 Susanna Paasonen: Networked Affect and the Harvesting of Attention in Media Culture
14.45-15.45 Christian von Scheve: A Social Relational Account of Affect
16.00-17.00 Reception

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Venue: University Main Building, Auditorium XV

10.00-11.00 Patrizia Lombardo: Aesthetic Experience and Emotions: What, if Any, is the Role of Imagination?
11.00-12.00 Pirjo Lyytikäinen: Cognition and Emotion in Light of New Cognitive Approaches

12.00-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Hanne Appelqvist: Feeling and Knowledge: Kant on the Cognitive Relevance of Beauty
14.30-15.30 Mikko Salmela: What are collective moods?
15.30-16.00 Coffee
16.00-17.00 Simo Knuuttila: Upgrading Emotions in Early Modern Science
17.00-18.00 Fabrice Teroni: Shame and Guilt in Ethics
18.00-18.30 Closing of the symposium, discussion



Workshop organized by Feeling and Thinking
— Multidisciplinary network for emotion and affect studies
University of Helsinki
19.4. 2016, Main Building (Fabianinkatu 33), Lecture Hall 12


10.00-10.05 Opening words
10.05-10.55 Tiina Arppe (University of Helsinki, Department of Social Research/Sociology): The Affective Foundations of The Social – The French Case.
10.55-11.35 Mikko Salmela (University of Helsinki, Department of Political and Economic Studies/Social and Moral Philosophy) What Are Collective Emotions? Philosophical Perspectives.
11.35-12.15 Liisa Voutilainen (University of Helsinki, Department of Social Research/Sociology): Interactional Regulation of Emotion in Everyday Conversation and in Psychotherapy.

12.15-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.10 Katariina Mäkinen (University of Tampere, School of Social Sciences and Humanities/Gender Studies): Prams, Couches and Undeserving Migrants – Articulations of Anxiety and Resentment in Finnish Anti-Immigration Activism.
14.10-14.50 Tuomas Tepora (University of Helsinki, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies): Collective Attachment and the Nation: The Case of the Winter War.
14.50-15.30 Pirjo Lyytikäinen & Riikka Rossi (University of Helsinki, Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies/Finnish Literature): Collective Emotions and Literary Nationalism.
15.30- Discussion and brainstorming about future collaboration