Day 1: Wednesday 22 October 2014

12.45-13.30: Registration & opening of the symposium: Katrien De Graeve (Ghent University)

13.30-14.30: Jasbir Puar (Rutgers University): Crip nationalism: from narrative prosthesis to disaster capitalism
14.30-15.00: Discussion

15.30-17.30: Panel discussion: Finnishness revised, moderator: Miikka Pyykkönen (University of Jyväskylä) 
Panelists: Maryan Abdulkarim (writer and activist), Tiina Rosenberg (rector of the University of Arts Helsinki) and Alexandra Salmela (writer)

Day 2: Thursday 23 October 2014

09.15-10.15: Rinaldo Walcott (University of Toronto): The long emancipation: anti- blackness, settlement and the problem of nation
10.15-10:45: Discussion

11.15: Karel Arnaut (University of Leuven): Complexities of citizenship as practice: a critique of ‘super-diversity'
11.45: Discussant: Mulki Al-Sharmani (University of Helsinki) 
12.00-12.45: Discussion

13.45: Peter Geschiere (University of Amsterdam): Autochthony, citizenship and exclusion: the cultural turn in politics of belonging in Africa and Europe 
14.15: Diana Mulinari (University of Lund): Caring Racism. Exploring the intersection of race and gender among the Sweden Democrats? 
14.45: Discussant: Sarah Green (University of Helsinki)
15.00-15:45: Discussion

16.15: Anne-Marie Fortier (Lancaster University): Life in the waiting room: citizenship, nationality, and the psychic lives of social policy 
16.45: Bridget Byrne (The University of Manchester): ‘Say it like you mean it’. Rituals of citizenship and narratives of nation
17.15: Discussant: Peggy Watson (HCAS)
17.30-18:15: Discussion

Day 3: Friday 24 October 2014

10.30-11.30: Meyda Yegenoglu (Istanbul Bilgi University): Nations contaminated: archives of citizenship, history and memory
11.30-12.00: Discussion

13.00: Olli Löytty (University of Turku): Welcome to Finnish literature! Hassan Blasim and the politics of belonging
13.30: Anu Koivunen (Stockholm University): Redistributing Shame: Accented Affects in New Narratives about Sweden Finns 
14.00: Discussant: Riikka Rossi (University of Helsinki)
14.15-15.00: Discussion

15.30: Maijastina Kahlos (University of Helsinki): How tobecome a Roman citizen and how to remain one? Reconsidering Romanness
15.45-16.00: Discussion

16.00: Sarah Bracke (Free University Brussels (VUB) & Ghent University; Harvard
University): Sexism and the Spectre of the Arab Man. The Case of Belgium’s New Law Against Sexism (video conference)
16.30: Discussant: Katrien De Graeve (Ghent University)
16.45-17.30: Discussion