Why Does Two-Way Affective Trust Matter in Work Life?
Discrimination due to racial, ethnic and other minority related reasons is a major hindrance for building good interpersonal trust relationships in work life. Many aspects of affective distrust are closely related to ‘indirect discrimination’ often understood as disrespectful and unfriendly behaviour. I argue that by paying more attention to social aspects of work and affective…
Att stödja asylsökande övervinna utmaningar med information kräver mångsidiga strategier och respektfullt bemötande
Texten diskuterar olika sätt att stödja asylsökandes tillgång till och användning av information. Respektfulla och inkluderande strategier gör det lättare att ta emot, förstå och använda information. Strategierna kan tillämpas i olika tjänster för asylsökande och invandrare.
DEMOGRAPHY-programme kickoff highlights now in on place
The Strategic Research Demography-program Kick-off on 15 August 2022 brought together researchers and stakeholders. The event explored the causes and consequences of demographic change and sought solutions to the challenges it brings. See the summary publication below (in English and Finnish).
Online discussion of paper
Trust in Law of Mobile Futures, with the support of SILE , would like to invite you to a virtual discussion of the paper: Rule of Law Challenges of ‘Algorithmic Discretion’ & Automation in EU Border Control: A Case Study of ETIAS Through the Lens of Legalityby Amanda Musco Eklund, Umeå University Discussants:Professor Markku Suksi, Åbo Akademi UniversityDoctor Niovi…
How to study trust? Reflections on definitions, conceptualizations, and analytical frameworks
This text introduces a novel definition, conceptualization and analytical framework to study trust. Defining trust and the use of it is essential when working with the concept.
The reasons for demographic change must be understood in order to make just solutions
The Strategic Research Demography Programme kick-off brought together researchers and various stakeholders. The afternoon explored the causes and consequences for demographic change and sought solutions to the challenges it brings. Finland’s population is ageing, the birth rate is declining and the working age population is decreasing. This has huge implications for the social and health…
We are hiring a Project assistant
Åbo Akademi University is hiring a Project assistant for the Mobile Futures – Diversity, Trust and Two-Way Integration research project. The person we are looking for has ongoing master’s studies within one of the fields of social sciences or humanities. For more information see: https://abo.rekrytointi.com/paikat/?o=A_A&jid=578
Effective solutions to demographic change - DEMOGRAPHY Kickoff
Join us in finding effective, evidence-based solutions together! Time: Monday 15.8. from 13-16 Place: Musiikkitalo, Paavo-sali, Mannerheimintie 13a, Helsinki The aim of the DEMOGRAPHY Kick-off is to promote dialogue between researchers, and knowledge users. During the event we will discuss: the decline in birth rates the decline in the working age population the increase in life…
Mobile Futures supports the Lupa elää-initiative
Be in solidarity with asylum seekers and undocumented migrants, don’t forget to sign the Lupa Elää citizens’ initiative. Lupa elää (Permit to live) citizens’ initiative proposes the “issuing of a 4-year continuous residence permit for people who have applied for asylum in Finland before 1.1.2017 and have not been issued continuous residence permits”. The purpose…
The entire Mobile Futures team meets for the first time!
Last week our entire project team met for the first with the our steering group members from Moniheli Ry, The centre of expertise in Immigrant Integration, The Advisory board for ethnic relations (ETNO Secretariat) and the Multicultural centre Villa Victor, to discuss the project and future collaborations.