Co-founding the Feminist Party of Finland: 2011 URI Alum Makes Impact

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Quinn Hall 209 URI

Nelli Ruotsalainen graduated in 2011 from URI as a Gender and Women's Studie major, returned to her home country Finland, completed a Masters in Gender Studies, with a thesis on “discursive neocolonial complicity in the recruitment of nurses from the Philippines to Finland,” and went on to co-found the Feminist Party of Finland. She will be discussing the ups and downs of forming the party, doing political work, and putting into action one’s undergraduate learning and convictions.

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Prof. Jody Lisberger

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