Launch of Biodiverse Anthropocenes

Biodiverse Anthropocenes will be officially launched on 28 April at 10am-12.30pm. The launch event will take place at the University of Oulu´s pop-up space in town and will be streamed live. The event comprises individual online talks and an in-situ roundtable discussion.
Window of the University of Oulu Pop-Up Space in the city center

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Biodiverse Anthropocenes is delighted to invite you to attend its official launch on 28 April from 10am to 12.30pm. To give you more in-depth information about our new and innovative research programme, we have arranged the launch event in two sessions. In the first session, selected members of the programme will give online talks, where they present their current research and how it is linked to Biodiverse Anthropocenes. In the second session, an in-situ roundtable discussion among management group members will take place to discuss future plans.

Online: University of Oulu YouTube channel The occasion is part of the activities at the University of Oulu pop-up.

Preliminary programme:

10.00-10.15 Opening words and introduction of Biodiverse Anthropocenes by Marko Mutanen, Senior Curator, Ecology and Genetics

10.15-11.15 Four 15-minute talks (online)

- Pauliina Rautio, Senior Research Fellow (Adj. Professor), Education

- Sami Kivelä, Academy Research Fellow, Evolutionary Ecology

- Anna-Kaisa Salmi, Associate Professor, Archaeology

- Jouni Jaakkola, Professor, Public Health

11.15-12.15 Roundtable discussion (in person)

- Elina Lehtomäki, Professor, Education

- Vesa-Pekka Herva, Professor, Archaeology

- Heikki Helanterä, Associate Professor, Evolutionary Biology

Interviewed by: Laura Siragusa, PhD, Anthropology

12.15-12.30 Final remarks by Roger Norum, Docent and University Lecturer, Anthropology

Last updated: 29.4.2021