Biodiverse Anthropocenes is delighted to invite everyone to attend its official launch on 28 April from 10am to 12.30pm. The launch event is arranged in two sessions. In the first session, selected members of the programme will give online talks, where they present their current research and how it is linked to Biodiverse Anthropocenes. In the second session, an in-situ roundtable discussion among management group members will take place to discuss future plans. The launch event will be streamed live

Preliminary programme: 

10.00-10.15 Opening words and introduction of Biodiverse Anthropocenes by Marko Mutanen, Senior Curator, Ecology and Genetics 

10.15-11.15 Five 15-minute talks (online) 

- Pauliina Rautio, Senior Research Fellow (Adj. Professor), Education 

- Sami Kivelä, Academy Research Fellow, Evolutionary Ecology  

- Anna-Kaisa Salmi, Associate Professor, Zooarcheology 

- Jouni Jaakkola, Professor, Public Health 

11.15-12.15 Roundtable discussion (in person) 

- Esa Ruuskanen, Senior Research Fellow, Environmental Humanities 

- Elina Lehtomäki, Professor, Education 

- Vesa-Pekka Herva, Professor, Archaeology 

- Heikki Helanterä, Evolutionary Biology 

Interviewed by: Laura Siragusa, PhD, Anthropology 

12.15-12.30 Final remarks by Roger Norum, Docent and University Lecturer, Anthropology