My TEDx talk where I talk about how musical performance reshapes identities [08.2018]
Here I talk about music as a tool to create a more inclusive society, especially towards elderly people.
Masks of Benevolence in Music Education: Crafting a Critique of the ‘Center’ [07.2018]
Here's the presentation that we gave with Warren Churchill in the 2018 ISME world conference in Baku.
Blog Post: [02.11.2017] (in Finnish)
My blog post about Lifelong learning towards sustainable Aging on the Sitra website. #kulttuurivos
5 myths about musicality [29.9.2017] (in Finnish)
I gave a talk together with music researcher Tuire Kuusi on the common myths about musicality and musicianship at the Helsinki University as part of the European Researchers’ Night 2017 program.
Lectio Precursoria [20.5.2017]
Here is my Lectio Precursoria in the public examination of my doctoral dissertation at Musiikkitalo, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland.
Public Examination of my Doctoral Dissertation [20.05.2017 at 12 noon at the Camerata Hall, Music Center, Helsinki]
I am honored to have professor Michael Apple (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA) as my opponent. Media Release
New forms of active ageing prevent marginalisation [18.4.2017] (in Finnish)
I gave a talk in the 'Master Course Against Marginalization’ seminar organised by the Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland.
Arts Equal Research Initiative Presentation
[19.12.2016] (In Finnish)
Presented with professor Pauli Rautiainen on the aims and visions of the ArtsEqual research initiative at the Equal Society -event hosted by the Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland.
Granny Rock 2016
[14.12.2016] (In English)
Hosted the first ‘Granny Rock’ live streaming event from Resonaari as part of the ArtsEqual research initiative. Featuring rock bands Riskiryhmä and Grannies Band USA.
[28.11.2016] (In Finnish)
Was interviewed about my research work in ArtsEqual.
Renewing Music Education, Agency, and Equality (Uudistuva musiikkikasvatus, toimijuus ja tasa-arvo)
[25.11.2016] (In Finnish)
Organized a seminar in collaboration with Fisme (the Finnish Society of Music Education) and ArtsEqual at the Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland.
[20.09.2016] (In Finnish)
Was interviewed at YLE:n Aamu (the Finnish National Broadcasting Company morning show) about the possibilities and challenges of music and art as a form of care.
Original Video on YLE