The foundation’s Boldness blog deals, as the name suggests, with being bold: we discuss the meaning of boldness, grant recipients talk about their projects and we also invite others, both friends and strangers, to contribute.
Boldness blog | Long reads | 24.10.2017
Fan communities drive cultural change in RussiaFan communities on social media create representations of sexuality that are alternative to mainstream culture and disregard norms and laws, writes Saara Ratilainen, a bold research fellow, who has studied young internet users in Russia.
Boldness blog | Long reads | 28.09.2017
Class divisions within whitenessIn order to dismantle racist structures, we must focus on the ordinary and the conventional. Acknowledging the connections between whiteness and class is an integral part of challenging racism, writes PhD candidate Minna Seikkula.
Boldness blog | Long reads | 27.09.2017
The illusion of gender compartmentalisation We still have a long way to go before gender is viewed as a characteristic that can vary in degree, the same way as your height, for instance’, writes Susa Tyrniluoto, who is in the process of compiling a community art piece called 100 ja yksi sukupuolisuutta (‘100 and one sexualities’).