Finnish Exposure

The Finnish Institute is visiting Glasgow! Join them for Finnish Exposure a series of free science talks, documentary screenings and dance performance!

Finnish Exposure

About Finnish Exposure

Thursday 30th January: The Future of Science
6pm - 7.30pm
Discussion with Satu Palva (Professor in Magnetoencephalography, University of Helsinki, University of Glasgow) and Paul Rea (Professor of Digital and Anatomical Education, University of Glasgow)

Followed by two Finnish documentary films, first one about Mars research and second about artificial intelligence:

19.30 Minna Långström: The Other Side of Mars, 2019, duration 56 min
20.30 Iiris Härmä: Who Made You, 2019, duration 55 min

Friday 31st January: Preserving Minority Languages
6pm - 7.30pm
What are the best practices in preserving minority languages like Gaelic and Scots in Scotland and Sámi languages and Meänkieli in Finland and Sweden? What are the benefits of bilingualism?

Discussion with Riitta Valijärvi (Principal Teaching Fellow, University College London), Jim Whannel (Oraidiche/Teaching Fellow, The University of Edinburgh, Director of Gaelic Education, Bòrd na Gàidhlig) and Antonella Sorace (Professor of Developmental Linguistics and Director of Bilingualism Matters, University of Edinburgh)

Followed by two Finnish documentary films dealing with the changing Sámi identity:

19.30 Marja Helander: Birds in the Earth, 2018, duration 10 min
19.40 Katja Gauriloff: Kaisa's enchanted forest, 2016, duration 1h 22 min

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd February: The Days
1pm - 2pm
The Days, dance performance. Choreography Theo Clinkard, dancers Maria Nurmela and Ville Oinonen in collaboration with Glasgow senior citizens, duration 50 min

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