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 Studies 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.

Event Type

Lectures / Presentations

Cost

free

Group
Gender and Women's Studies Program
Contact Person

Prof. Jody Lisberger

Contact Email

jlisberger@uri.edu

Contact Phone

401-874-4620

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