Materiality and the conduct of everyday life in studying innovative practices

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 to Thursday, May 9, 2019

Welcome to the multidisciplinary UniOGS-course on Materiality and the conduct of everyday life in studying innovative practices! The course consists of four seminars (see below) with well known researchers who have a long experience and profound understanding of the subject matter. The course is intended for doctoral students but all interested all welcome to join as well! Doctoral students can earn credits (5 ects) by advancing their research during the course and presenting their research in the seminars. Doctoral students can enroll here: Weboodi. Other interested: Please let us know who you are and when you intend to participate here.

Languages: Finnish and English

 

Seminar I, 8.-9.5. Cultural-historical approach on the study of materiality and conduct of everyday life

8.5. Tellus Stage

9:00-9:30 Opening words

9:30-12:00 Reijo Miettinen (University of Helsinki): Innovations and university: Hegel's political theory, Bildung and innovations. Lecture and discussion, chair Juha Tuunainen (Oulu Business School)

12-13 Lunch

13-15:30 Hanna Toiviainen (Tampere University) : Complex object of work. Lecture and discussion, chair Jenni Virtaluoto (Faculty of Humanities, UO)

15:30-15:45 Break

15:45-16:15 Conclusion

 

9.5. Tellus Brisk

9:00-9:30 Opening and reflection

9:30-12:00 Jussi Silvonen (University of Eastern Finland): Paradoxes in the digitalization of everyday life. Lecture and discussion, chair Teemu Suorsa (Faculty of Education, UO)

12-13 Lunch

13-15 Coffee and conclusions

 

Seminar II, 10.-11.6. Everyday life, technology and social practice

10.6. Tellus Business kitchen

9:00-9:30 Opening words

9:30-12:00 Ernst Schraube (Roskilde University): Basic concepts and theories for the study of subject, technology and social practice. Lecture and conversations (chair Jenni Virtaluoto, Faculty of Humanities, UO)

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-16:00 Participants’ presentations and discussion

 

11.6. Business Kitchen

9:00-12:00 Ernst Schraube (Roskilde University): Technology and the practice of everyday living: Implications for empirical study on co-evolution of humans and intelligent technologies. Lecture and conversation, chair Teemu Suorsa (Faculty of Education, UO)

12-13 Lunch

13-16 Participants’ presentations and discussion

 

Seminar III, 12.-13.8. Nexus-analysis in understanding and developing everyday practices and structures in organizations

12.8. Tellus Brisk

9:00-9:30 Opening

9:30-10:45 Leena Kuure: Introduction to Nexus-analysis

10:45-11:15 Break

11:15-13:00 Workshop

 

 

13.8. Tellus Brisk

  • 13:00-13:30 Opening
  • 13:30-14:00 Sari Räisänen (Oulu University teacher training school): Nexus-analysis and developing school
  • 14:00-15:30 Workshops and conclusion: Nexus-analysis and developing organizations

 

 

 

 

Seminar IV, 9.9. Toward a multidisciplinary study of innovative practices: The dialogue between Nexus-analysis and Cultural-historical approach at the University of Oulu

Tellus Brisk

9:00-10:00 Opening words and discussion

10:00-11:00 Leena Kuure, Teemu Suorsa and Jenni Virtaluoto: Everyday life, history and human agency in the the era of digitalization and acceleration

11:00-12:00 Lunch

12:00-16:00 Participants’ presentations and discussion

 

 

Literature (Seminars I-II):

 

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Last updated: 10.6.2019