[H-verkko] Helsinki, Oral history and ethics

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Mon Nov 3 12:57:40 EET 2008

Agricolan tapahtumakalenteriin on lähetetty uusi ilmoitus:

Oral history and ethics
Helsinki 03.12.2008 klo 10:15 - 04.12.2008 klo 17:00

International Research Symposium
Helsinki, 3–4 December 2008
Venue: House of Sciences and Letters (Tieteiden talo), Kirkkokatu 6

Keynotes and sessions are open to public. Welcome!


Wednesday 3.12:

10.15. – 11.45 	(Room 104) Opening words: Tuomas M.S. Lehtonen
(Finnish Literature Society)  						
Keynote: Alistair Thomson (The Monash University):
”I've never tried to analyse it”: 
ethical issues in interpreting people's lives and stories

11.45.– 13.15		Lunch break

13.15.– 13.45.		(Room 505) Ulla-Maija Peltonen (Finnish Literature
			Silenced narratives of war – Ethical reflections

13.45. – 14.15.	Coffee 	break						

14.15. – 16.30.	Parallel sessions					

Session A. (Room 505) Silenced memories in an intergenerational
Chairs: Kaisa Vehkalahti (University of Turku) and Kirsti
Salmi-Niklander (University of Helsinki)
Fyrstén, Marjatta  (University of Oulu): Legends of her life
Koskinen-Koivisto, Eerika (University of Jyväskylä): Studying a close
Ljungström, Åsa (Mid-Sweden University): Discretion of child abuse. A
case study of the protection of the third party for generations 
versus the public Interest 
Selyaninova, Gulsina (The Perm State Teacher-training University):
Ethical principles of relations of narrators and interviewers at the
process of recording life-stories and reminiscences

Session B. (Room 401) Confidentiality and building trust			
Chairs: Helena Jerman (University of Helsinki) and Anne Heimo
(University of Turku)
Bouška, Tomáš (Charles University in Prague):
Oral Histories of Czechoslovak Political Prisoners
Kudelia, Victoria (The Jagiellonian University): “The starry skies
above me and the moral law inside me…” The researcher in the face of
an interviewee’s traumatic experiences while conducting oral history
Lidman, Satu (University of Joensuu): Talking about delicate matters
with total strangers. A survey on shame and honor.
Strandén, Sofie (Åbo Akademi University): The narrator figure – the
interviewee as an anonymised construction

Thursday 4.12:

10.15. –  11.45	(Room 104) Keynote: Arja Kuula (University of
Qualitative research and ethics of data archiving.
Chair: Ulla-Maija Peltonen						

11.45. – 13.15.	Lunch break

13.15. – 14.45.	Parallel sessions

Session C. (Room 401) The predictability of ethical questions				
Chairs: Riina Haanpää (University of Turku) and TBA
Latvala, Pauliina (University of Helsinki): Folklorists and the
Finnish society: Are we making culture understandable?
Melnikova, Ekaterina (The European University of St. Petersburg):
Fears and hopes: What do “we” share with “them”?
Rossi, Leena (University of Turku): Interviewer’s dilemma – Am I the
right interviewer for this particular person?

Session D. (Room 2089 Space, place and ethics					
Chairs: Ene Kõresaar (University of Tartu) and Saara Tuomaala
(University of Helsinki)
Laakkonen, Simo & Karreinen, Lari (University of Helsinki): Faces of
the environment. Working class, environmental reminiscences, and
Lappalainen, Niina (University of Helsinki): “I wanted to tell you
this, but please, keep it to yourself!”
Kouri, Jaana (University of Turku):  Narrated environment as a moral

14.45. – 15.15.	Coffee break						

15.15. – 17.00		(Room 104) Final discussion				
Chair: Outi Fingerroos  

The symposium is hosted by the Finnish Literature Society in
collaboration with the Graduate School of Cultural Interpretations,
the Department of Folklore Studies, University of Helsinki and the
Finnish Oral History Network (FOHN).
More information:
Ulla-Maija Peltonen, Finnish Literature Society
(ulla-maija.peltonen at finlit.fi)
Kirsti Salmi-Niklander, University of Helsinki
(salminik at mappi.helsinki.fi)

SKS/FOHN - Finnish Oral History Network (
http://www.finlit.fi/tutkimus/fohn/cfp_oral_history.htm )

Kirsti Salmi-Niklander <salminik at mappi.helsinki.fi> 

Ilmoituksen lähetti:
 Kirsti Salmi-Niklander <salminik at mappi.helsinki.fi> 
3.11.2008 12:25

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