Nordic Culture Point Event: The traumatic recent history of the Sámi

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This evening’s discussion is based on the two highly topical books Herrarna satte oss hit: om tvångsförflyttningarna i Sverige (roughly translates as “The men brought us here: forced migration in Sweden”) by Elin Anna Labba and Vastatuuleen (roughly translates as “In the headwind”), co-authored by Kukka Ranta and Jaana Kanninen.

Authors Anna Elin Labba and Kukka Ranta will be interviewed and will discuss the traumatic history of the Sámi. The discussion will be led by social analyst Dr Lia Markelin, who has previously researched the politics of indigenous peoples in Finland and the state of Sámi media in the Nordic Region.

The discussion will be in English.

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Period2 Jun 2020
Event typeOther
LocationHelsinki, Finland
Degree of RecognitionInternational