The Multicultural Helsinki Region 2040

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A thriving, exciting region where everybody feel at home, are safe and where diversity is an appreciated strength.

Proposal for strategy

Target group: municipal politicians and officials in the Helsinki region.


When: Friday, November 8, 2019
Where: Think Corner FÖNSTER kl 8.30-12 and THINK LOUNGE kl 12-16, Yliopistonkatu 2, Helsinki

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08.30–09.00Coffee, registration
09.00–09.15Presentation of the day and Project Stig in! Astu sisään! Come in!
Robert Runeberg, Linda Ahlbäck
09.15–09.30 My vision for Helsinki as a multicultural capital.
Minister of the Interior Maria Ohisalo
09.30–09.45 Will Helsinki become multicultural, what does the research say?
Specialist Pasi Saukkonen, City of Helsinki, Unit for Urban Research and Statistics
09.45–10.00 Discussion / Pause
10.00–10.45If I could re-plan Stockholm
Professor at Institute for Housing and Urban Research  Roger Andersson, Uppsala universitet
10.45–11.00 Discussion / Pause
11.00–11.30 A multicultural capital without segregation?
Assistant Professor Venla Bernelius, Department of Earth Science and Geography /Urbaria University of Helsinki
11.30- 12.00Towards an antiracistic school 2040.
Ph.D. Alemanji Aminkeng Atabong researcher at the University of Helsinki
13.00–13.30An equal city
Associate Professor in Social Work, Mehrdad Darvishpour, Mälardalens högskola
13.30–14.00A city without racism and discrimination
Trainer and method developer Anja Norell, The Multicultural Centre – MKC Botkyrka.  
14.00–14.30 Coffee
14.30–15.00From suppressed subculture to national pride
Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture KTH Jan Hietala 
15.00–15.30A city where everyone’s voice is heard
Creative Director Joachim Granit, Färgfabriken Stockholm  
15.30–16.30 Conclusions, political discussion
Pilvi Torsti, Mariana Moreira Duarte, and other politicians from Stockholm and Helsinki region.  

Projektet stöds av AMIF: Asyl- migrations- och integrationsfonden, Svenska Kulturfonden samt Aktiastiftelsen i Vasa, varför konferensen är avgiftsfri för deltagarna.

Den här konferensen stöds av Hanaholmen och Urbaria, Helsinki Institute of Urban Regional Studies.

Eventuella resor och boendekostnader står deltagarna själva för. Din anmälan vill vi ha senast 1.11.2019

Välkommen! Tervetuloa! Welcome!