Keynote speakers on Friday

​MEET TOBIAS HÜBINETTE

Tobias Hübinette has a Ph.D. in Korean studies from Stockholm University and is an Associate Professor in Intercultural Education and a Lecturer in Intercultural studies at the Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies at Karlstad University. He has been active within the fields of critical adoption studies and Korean adoption studies and he is currently working with the research project ”Racializing Sweden: Narratives of a new Swedishness” which includes literary and autobiographical works written by transnational adoptees.

​MEET TOBIAS HÜBINETTE

Tobias Hübinette has a Ph.D. in Korean studies from Stockholm University and is an Associate Professor in Intercultural Education and a Lecturer in Intercultural studies at the Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies at Karlstad University. He has been active within the fields of critical adoption studies and Korean adoption studies and he is currently working with the research project ”Racializing Sweden: Narratives of a new Swedishness” which includes literary and autobiographical works written by transnational adoptees.

​MEET RIITTA HÖGBACKA

Dr Riitta Högbacka is a Docent in Sociology, University of Helsinki, Finland, and Senior Fellow, Centre for Children, Law, and Ethics, Samford University, USA. She worked as a University Lecturer at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, for several years, as well as spending a year as Scholar-in-Residence, Beatrice Bain Research Group, University of California at Berkeley, USA. She currently works as Lecturer and grant researcher at the University of Helsinki. She has just started a four-year research project on the global hair trade funded by Kone Foundation in Finland. Her research interests cover globalisation, global inequality, changing family forms, and intercountry adoption. Her book Global Families, Inequality and Transnational Adoption: The De-Kinning of First Mothers came out by Palgrave Macmillan in 2017. The book was awarded Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2017 in the US.

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