Events

  • WCTB project organizes a conference Border Code on November 6-8, 2013 in the Univiersity of Eastern Finland. The invited keynote speakers are Professor Sarah Green (University of Helsinki) and Professor David Newman (Ben Gurion University). Find the call for papers and more information on the subpage "Border Code -conference".
  • WCTB project organizes, in co-operation with VERA, the course Filmborders in 2013. The course shows films about national, topographical, and symbolic borders. Each viewing includes a short introduction to the film, and chaired discussion after the film.
    Filmborders is organized in Joensuu. The course starts in January 2013. The final program will be published soon - follow the sub-page "Filmborders" on this site.The original idea of Filmborders course was initiated by the Border Poetics resarch group in Tromsö University in 2010. By the permission of the Border Poetics group, the Filmborders course is organized in the University of Eastern Finland.
  • WCTB participates in organizing Multicultural Reading Group (Monikulttuurinen lukupiiri) in Joensuu. Similar reading groups are organized also in Sortavala and Petrozavodsk. Meetings in Joensuu are held in Joensuu Main Library. The next meeting is on August 27, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. The book for the meeting is Sergei Dovlatov's Suitcase (Matkalaukku)  [Download the Reading group's brochure here.]