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Description of research and teaching

  • Research fields:
  • anthropology of law, Arctic, human rights, indigenous sustainabilities,  youth, critical narratives on Europe, ethnicity, critical theory, feminist theory, anti-discrimination, equality, human rights education, minorities in the Council of Europe area, international terrorism, suicide bombing.

Links: www.allyouthstn.fi (ALL-YOUTH)

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/law-identity-and-the-european-narratives (EuroStorie)

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/helsinki-institute-of-sustainability-science (HELSUS)

External positions

Member of Strategic Research Council

1 Jan 201931 Dec 2021

Keywords

  • 513 Law
  • anthropology of law
  • minority rights
  • human rights
  • Arctic studies
  • 514 Sociology
  • anthropology of law, anthropology
  • Indigenous people, sustainability, human-environment relations, knowledge, indigenous politics
  • critical feminist theory
  • 6160 Other humanities
  • cultural encounters and exchanges
  • cultural rights
  • Indigenous studies

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

Publications 1995 2019

European Fantacy of the Arctic Region and the Rise of Indigenous Sámi Voices in the global Arena

Toivanen, R. J., 4 Apr 2019, Arctic Triumph: Northern Innovation and Persistence. Sellheim, N., Zaika, Y. V. & Kelman, I. (eds.). 1 ed. Cham: Springer, Vol. 1. p. 23-40 18 p. 3. (Springer Polar Sciences).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Alkuperäiskansaisuus arktisella alueella: paikalliset ja globaalit kokemukset

Virtanen, P. K., Toivanen, R. & Latva-Pukkila, A., May 2018, In : Dutkansearvvi dieđalaš áigečála. 1, p. 108–111 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientific

Haavoittuvuuden narratiivista

Toivanen, R. J., 26 Nov 2018, In : Politiikasta.fi. p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Open Access

Tuntemattomat saamelaisnuoret

Lauhamaa, I., Logje, H-M. & Toivanen, R. J., 26 Jun 2018, 1 p. Maansuola.

Research output: Other contributionResearch

European Models of Communication between Governments and Minorities: Towards Respect for Human Rights Standards

Toivanen, R. J., 14 Jul 2017, Compilation of Lectures: Participation of Minorities in the Public Life . Osipov, A., Vasilevic, H. & Černega, S. (eds.). 1 ed. Flensburg: European Centre for Minority Issues - ECMI, Vol. 1. p. 74-80 7 p. (ECMI Handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Projects 2007 2023

ALL-YOUTH: All Youth Want to Rule their World

Toivanen, R., Suni, A. E., Mietola, R., Stenroos, M., Mölkänen, J. & Dewald, K. M.

01/01/201831/12/2023

Project: Research project

Qualirom -- Quality Education in Romani for Europe

Toivanen, R.

01/12/201001/01/2014

Project: Research project

POGA Rights of linguistic minorities

Saarikivi, J., Toivanen, R., Zamyatin, K., Tánczos, O., Jalava, L. & Siegl, F.

Unknown funder

01/10/200931/12/2011

Project: Research project

Activities 2003 2019

Youth Participation in Environmental Collaboration and Peace Processes

Reetta Toivanen (Scientific Committee Member)
7 Mar 2019

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

Nuoret kestävän hyvinvoinnin asialla: ALL-YOUTH-tutkimusprojektin tuloksia

Reetta Toivanen (Speaker)
6 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

EASA LAW NET work­shop: Concepts, paradigms and slo­gans

Reetta Toivanen (Chair of organizing committee), Miia Halme-Tuomisaari (Chair of organizing committee), Jane Cowan (Chair of organizing committee), Nora Fabritius (Secretary of organizing committee)
24 May 2019

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

Situating Sustainability

Reetta Toivanen (Member of organizing committee)
26 Feb 2019

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

Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS) (Organisational unit)

Reetta Toivanen (Expert member)
1 Jan 2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Press / Media

Vähemmistötutkija: Pohjoismaat eivät ole vähemmistöasioiden mallimaita

Reetta Toivanen

17/01/2017

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Rights of Roma peoples in Finland -radio programme

Reetta Toivanen

12/04/2016

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Minority rights are not some additional rights

Reetta Toivanen

20/11/2015

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Guest at Huomenta Suomi - TV 3 Morning program

Reetta Toivanen

22/10/2015

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media