Invitation to participate in memory workshop for Re-Connect / Re-Collect

Invitation to participate in Re-Connect / Re-Collect: Crossing the Divides through Memories of Cold War Childhoods* funded by KONE Foundation, Finland** Project team (link) *Twitter: @CrossDivides Facebook: @memoriesofsocialistchildhood "Crossing Divides" by glenasena is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Did you grow up during the Cold War, on either side of the divides, or have you experienced (post)socialist society during childhood? Would you be willing to share your childhood memories? If so, we would like to invite you to participate in…

Low Carbon Statement

"Reduce carbon emission" by vishwaant avk is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Academic practices are carbon producing activities that contribute greatly to climate change, especially if travel is considered. But conscious efforts to reduce carbon emission in research projects are still rare. Climate change has serious consequences for all of us, but most often affects poorer communities in postcolonial and postsocialist spaces. Researching in and about these spaces in our project, Re-Connect / Re-Collect: Crossing the Divides through Memories of…

New Project Funding!

New Project Funding from KONE Foundation Re-Collect / Re-Connect: Crossing the Divides through Memories of Cold War Childhoods Project Leader: Associate professor Zsuzsa Millei, University of Tampere Academic collaborators: Professor Silova Iveta, Associate Professor Piattoeva Nelli, Professor Hörschelmann Kathrin, Professor Dussel Inés, Professor Tlostanova Madina, Professor Burman Erica, Associate Professor Gannon Susanne Lenin Museum, Tampere: Jaskari, Ulla; Heinimaa, Mia; Rohunen, Ulla Dollardaddy Theatre Group, Hungary: Ördög Tamás, Biro Bence, Kiss-Végh Emőke Continue reading →

Decolonial workshop on (post)socialist childhood memories

On August 23rd-25th 2018, we organized a workshop in Tampere to further extend – theoretically, methodologically, conceptually, analytically, and geographically – our project on DE-COLONIAL AND DE-COLD WAR DIALOGUES ON CHILDHOOD AND SCHOOLING. We had the pleasure of hosting Professors Erica Burman (The University of Manchester, UK), Madina Tlostanova, (Linköping University, Sweden) and Kathrin Hörschelmann (Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde, Leipzig, Germany) for three days in Tampere, Finland. Continue reading →

Book Launch in Berlin on the 1st of March 2018

Childhood and Schooling in (Post)Socialist Societies: Memories of Everyday Life 1st of March, 2018, 2-4 pm,Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / Humbolt University of BerlinUnter den Linden 6, room 3071 (Main Building / Hauptgebäude) Almost 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, people of different generations still wrestle with the legacy of (post)socialism. Many feel that their lived experiences were not reflected in the dominant narratives of historical socialism and post-socialist transformations. Continue reading →

Meet us at AERA in NYC (April 13-17, 2018)

We will be presenting at the American Education Research Association (AERA) meeting in NYC on April 13-17, 2018. Please come and meet book editors, several contributors to the book, as well as other colleagues involved in this project! We will share the date, time, and place of our panel as soon as the conference schedule is confirmed. Towards Decolonizing Childhood: Researching Memories of Everyday Life in (Post)Socialist, American Education Research Association (AERA), New York, NY, April 13-17, 2018 Continue reading →