Jenny Rinkinen & Elizabeth Shove on conceptualising density

In this episode, PhD students Tuija Kajoskoski and Kirsikka Grön interview post-doctoral researcher Jenny Rinkinen from the Centre for Consumer Society Research and professor Elizabeth Shove from Lancaster University about their recent article ‘Conceptualising urban density, energy demand and social practice’, published in the Buildings and Cities journal. In the episode, the authors discuss the article’s fresh perspective on conceptualising density and provide insights into their research and writing process. The podcast episode was recorded on 10th December 2021.

Link to the article: Conceptualising urban density, energy demand and social practice

Minna Lammi & Mika Pantzar on data economy

In this podcast episode, Santeri Räisänen and Laura Savolainen interview Minna Lammi (University Researcher, CCSR) and Mika Pantzar (Professor, CCSR) about their recent article  “The data economy: How technological change has altered the role of the citizen-consumer” published in the journal Technology in Society. The researchers also share some thoughts and experience on doing research. The interview was recorded 16th September 2021.

Here you can read the abstract and access the full article.

Salla-Maaria Laaksonen & Joonas Koivukoski on Clowns, rhetorical strategies and outcomes

In this episode, CCSR PhD researchers Maiju Tanninen and Susanna Vase interview University researcher Salla-Maaria Laaksonen and PhD researcher Joonas Koivukoski about their article ‘Clowning around a polarized issue: Rhetorical strategies and communicative outcomes of a political parody performance by Loldiers of Odin’, recently published in New Media & Society. In the episode, the researchers discuss the role of humour in political activism and the practices and challenges of studying multimedia parody stunts and their reception. The interview was recorded 6th September 2021.  

Here you can read the abstract and access the full article or read a popularized article (in Finnish).