Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Each session includes two presentations from the researchers of the departmen, or visitiorst, including conversation. The enrolled students are recommended to participate all the sessions, make notes, and develop own research thoughts along with conversation, and contribute to the conversation. In the end of the semester, send your developed own research thoughts, which are discussed in relation to your notes, to the instructor by email.

Credits: 4

Schedule: 23.09.2020 - 27.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Mira Kallio-Tavin, Tim Smith

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Mira Kallio-Tavin, Tim Smith

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The Research Assemblage is a monthly research meeting possibility for everybody interested in research. The purpose is to present ongoing and resent research and art production from faculty members, post doc researchers and doctoral students, and the idea is to increase knowledge of each other s work and allow a space and place for discussion. The assemblage aims to enhance more conversation between faculty members, researcher, doctoral students and the entire community. The event is open for everybody. Doctoral students may gain credits with engaged involvement. The assemblage is organized on selected Fridays with two presenters.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures and contact teaching, literature, developing own research thoughts and writing.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Selected text by presenters

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education

    5 Gender Equality

    10 Reduced Inequality

    16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions