Students at Tampere University can join the event through a 5 ECTS intensive course, which involves taking part in the event and its exercises throughout the three days and completing the pre-assigned readings and related exercises before the Funfair. Students participating in the event as a credit-yielding study module, please, register for the course POL.KV.331 in Sisu.
Other interested participants, please, register for the Funfair through this link by 16 October. The places are limited, so quick registration is recommended for those interested.
More information on the keynote speakers and contents of the speeches through this link.
Monday 23 October
Lyhty, Tampere University Main Building
Anni Kangas, Tampere University
Exploring zine-making as a method to rethink capitalism
Inna Perheentupa, University of Turku & Saara Särmä, Tampere University
Reading group discussions, combined with Zine-making
Includes lunch break (self-funded)
Decoloniality as a precondition for healing, dreaming and unbecoming:
On why decoloniality has to be the foundation for any future action and inaction
Sabaheta Ramcilovik-Suominen, Natural Resource Institute (LUKE)
[break, or end of the day to those who do not wish to take part in the last session]
Singing bowl relaxation session [optional]
Eeva-Liisa Bonet, Mielentaikaa. NB: Participants to this session are recommended to bring woolly socks, a jumper or other warm cloths, possibly a scarf of a blanket, to ensure a warm and comfortable relaxation.
Tuesday 24 October
Paidia, Nokia Areena
Good morning and revisiting the day’s programme and practicalities
Alternative epistemologies in political economy: wealth and power in Islamic economic philosophy
Mariam Khawar, University of Helsinki
11.45–13.00 Lunch (self-funded)
Why translate the Kapital! board game into Finnish? Reflections
Olli Herranen, University of Helsinki
Playing board games about capitalism and time for zine-making
Roundtable: On the need to retheorize capitalism
Chair: Tiina Vaittinen
Panelists: Jutta Bakonyi, Liisa-Rávná Finbog, Mariam Khawar, Mikko Poutanen, Pia Ljungman
Wednesday 25 October
Paidia, Nokia Arena
Spatio-technological infrastructures of capitalism [title TBC]
Jutta Bakonyi, Durham University
Capitalism’s colonial epistemicides
Liisa-Rávná Finbog, Sámi scholar, duojár, author and curator
Movement-based workshop session: Retheorizing capitalism as reparation
Henna-Elise Ventovirta, Tampere University
Exploration of the materials produced in the workshops over coffee
Closing words and next steps
Suggested readings, to be further updated (see here for how the readings relate to the programme)
- Bakonyi, Jutta. 2022. “Modular sovereignty and infrastructural power: The elusive materiality of international statebuilding.” Security Dialogue 53 (3): 256-278. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/09670106211051943
- Chua, Charmaine, Martin Danyluk, Deborah Cowen, and Laleh Khalili. 2018. “Introduction: Turbulent Circulation: Building a Critical Engagement with Logistics.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 36 (4): 617-629.
- Danyluk, Martin. 2017. “Capital’s logistical fix: Accumulation, globalization, and the survival of capitalism.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 36 (4): 630-647. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0263775817703663
- Demari et al. 2013. Environmental Values, 22:191-215(25). What is Degrowth? From an Activist Slogan to a Social Movement https://doi.org/10.3197/096327113X13581561725194
- Esack, F. (2018) Progressive Islam – A Rose by Any Name? American Soft Power in the War for the Hearts and Minds of Muslims. ReOrient. [Online] 4 (1), . [online]. Available from: https://scienceopen.com/hosted-document?doi=10.13169/reorient.4.1.0078
- Khawar, M. (2023) Economic agency of women in Islamic economic philosophy: going beyond Economic Man and Islamic Man. International Journal of Social Economics. [Online] ahead-of-print (ahead-of-print),. [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSE-05-2023-0366
- Mehta L, Harcourt W (2021) Beyond limits and scarcity: feminist and decolonial contributions to degrowth. Polit Geogr. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2021.102411
- Merriman, Peter, and Rhys Jones. 2017. “Nations, materialities and affects.” Progress in Human Geography 41 (5): 600-617.
- Nirmal P, Rocheleau D (2019) Decolonizing degrowth in the postdevelopment convergence: questions, experiences, and proposals from two Indigenous territories. Environ Plann E Nat Space 2(3):465–492. https://doi.org/10.1177/2514848618819478
- Rutazibwa, O.U., 2018. On babies and bathwater. Decolonizing International Development Studies. In: De Jong, S., Icaza, R., Rutazibwa, O.U. (Eds.), Decolonization and Feminisms in Global Teaching and Learning. Routledge.
- Tuck E, Yang KW (2012) Decolonization is not a metaphor. Decolon Indig Educ Soc 1(1):1–40