A team of early-career researchers at the Department of Geography and Geology of the University of Turku organized the seminar “Racism: What is it and why does it matter to us all” (May 2021). In a retrospective conversation with RASTER.FI’s Leonardo Custódio, the organizers – (in alphabetical order) Thomas Behrndt, Salla Eilola, Hanna Heino, Tikli Loivaranta, Camilla Marucco and Miriam Tedeschi – reflect about the experience of discussing racism as geographers. Photo by Jon Tyson/Unsplash.
In its March special issue, the magazine ASTRA discussed Black Feminism in the Nordics remarkably featuring the work of Black writers, scholars and artists. In a conversation with RASTER.FI’s Leonardo Custódio, guest editor Jasmine Kelekay (University of California, Santa Barbara) reflects about her trajectory in academia and the experience of putting together ASTRA’s historic publication.
RASTER.FI-sivun päätoimittaja Leonardo Custódio haastatteli Åbo Akademin sosiaalisen syrjäytymisen maisteriohjelman opiskelijoita, jotka järjestävät yksipäiväisen virtuaaliseminaarin 21.5.2021 otsikolla ”Pandemic of Color: Race, Racialization and Health”. Käännös englannista: Matilda Pärssinen and Marianne Runtti.
In this interview with our editor-in-chief Leonardo Custódio, students of the Master’s Programme in Social Exclusion (Åbo Akademi, Turku) talk about the virtual, one-day seminar “Pandemic of color: Race, racialization, and health”, which they organize on May 21st, 2021.