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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

My research focuses on gender, class and selfhood in contemporary feminist lifeworlds in metropolitan India.

My teaching areas include ethnography, gender and sexuality, class, and whiteness studies.

 

Education information

PhD Candidate, Gender Studies, University of Helsinki. 2017–

MSc, Asian Studies (South Asia track), Lund University. 2016.

BA, Philosophy, University of Helsinki, 2012.

Fields of Science

  • 5141 Sociology
  • India
  • Gender & Sexuality Studies
  • Class
  • Research Ethics
  • Urban Studies
  • Privilege Studies
  • Trans Studies

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2017 2017

  • 1 Working paper

Women and Maids: Perceptions of domestic workers, housework and class among young, progressive, middle-to upper-class women in Delhi

Harju, O., 2017, Lund, Sweden: Lund University, p. 1-66, 66 p. (Working Papers in Contemporary Asian Studies; no. 55).

Research output: Working paperScientific

Open Access
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Activities 2017 2019

Gender Studies Conference 2019: On Violence

Otso Ilmari Harju (Attendee)
25 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Gender Studies Conference 2019: On Violence

Otso Ilmari Harju (Attendee), Maranatha Wahlang (Speaker: Presenter)
25 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

12th EASAS PhD Workshop

Otso Ilmari Harju (Attendee)
19 Sep 201921 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

"The Asian City: Theory, Method, Debates", PhD Workshop at the 11th Annual International ADI Conference

Otso Ilmari Harju (Attendee)
19 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Press / Media

"Indian women" in Finnish media

Otso Ilmari Harju

21/01/2019

1 media contribution

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Gendered issues in India

Otso Ilmari Harju

20/01/2019

1 item of media coverage

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Sexism in Intimate Relationships

Otso Ilmari Harju

30/04/2018

1 media contribution

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