Ranskalainen sosiologi ja ekonomisti, EHESS:in ohjelmajohtaja professori Laurent Thévenot vierailee Tampereella 31.5. ja 1.6.2018 Maupertuis-ohjelman puitteissa, jossa ovat mukana Ranskan instituutti Suomessa, Ranskan korkeakoulutuksen, tutkimuksen ja innovaation ministeriö, Suomen Tiedeseura ja Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia. Hän osallistuu Tampereen yliopiston järjestämään symposiumiin “Culture in Political Context – Theorizing Engagements in Contemporary Societies” (englanninkielinen ohjelma alla).

Culture in Political Context

Theorizing Engagements in Contemporary Societies

University of Tampere, Finland

Thursday May 31:

10.15-10.30 Welcome: Eeva Luhtakallio/EJCPS & NSR, Mathieu Leporini/L’Institut Francais

10.30-10.45 Introduction: Risto Alapuro

10.45-12.00 Thematic issue session 1: Participative dispositions and urban planning

Anders Blok, Marie Meilvang & Hjalmar Carlsen: Methods of engagement: On civic participation formats as composition devices in urban planning

Veikko Eranti: Engagements, grammars, and the public: From the liberal grammar to individual interests

Jarkko Salminen: The spatial logics of justification – The case of a dispute over a car-free street in Tampere, Finland

Comments: Turo-Kimmo Lehtonen & Laurent Thévenot

12.00-12.45 Lunch

12.45-14.00 Thematic issue session 2: Lay expertise – forms of knowledge and evaluation

Itamar Shachar & Lesley Hustinx: A New Spirit Across Sectors: Constructing a Common Justification for Corporate Volunteering

Taina Meriluoto: Neutral Experts or Passionate Participants? – Renegotiating Expertise and the Right to Act in Finnish Participatory Social Policy

Qamar Ali: How complex domination enables selection: Academic hiring conventions in a Pakistani university

Comments: Ville-Pekka Sorsa & Laurent Thévenot

14.00-15.00 Thematic issue session 3: Politics of rights

Irina Raposova & Adam Gajdos: Juggling grammars, translating common-place: Justifying an anti-liberal referendum to a liberal public

Victor Albert: Justification Work: the Homeless Workers’ Movement and the pragmatic sociology of dissent in Brazil’s crisis

Comments: Rebecca Boden & Laurent Thévenot

15.00-15.30 Coffee

15.30-16.15 Keynote

Laurent Thévenot: TBA

16.15-16.45 Discussion

Friday June 1:

09.30-10.15 Keynote

Paul Lichterman: TBA

10.15-11.00 Keynote

Paul Blokker: European Transnational Movements: Putting the EU to the Test

11.00-11.30 Discussion

11.30-12.00 Lunch

12.00-12.45 Keynote

Nina Eliasoph: TBA

12.45-13.00 Discussion

13.00-14.15 Workshop 1


Markku Lonkila

Tuomas Ylä-Anttila, Anna Kukkonen & Antti Gronow

Comments by: Laurent Thévenot & TBA

14.15-14.45 Coffee

14.45-15.30 Workshop 2


Eeva Luhtakallio

Martti Siisiäinen

Comments by: Laurent Thévenot & TBA

15.30-16.00 Concluding discussion

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