Boldness blog

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.

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Boldness blog | 23.11.2017

I speak of the forest, I speak to you

The writer Tiina Raevaara explored the recently founded Kulla nature reserve at our request some weeks ago and, inspired by the visit, wrote an essay about the Finnish forests, which are diminishing at an alarming rate.

Boldness blog | 24.10.2017

Fan communities drive cultural change in Russia

Fan 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 | 28.09.2017

Class divisions within whiteness

In 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.

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