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Race, Identity, and Belonging in the Nordic Countries — Virtual Panel With Elizabeth Löwe Hunter, Jasmine Kelekay, Susani Mahadura & Ethelene Whitmire

January 21, 2021—1:00 pm2:00 pm

THU—January 21—1 PM (ET)

*This event will take place online as a Virtual Panel.*

On January 21, American-Scandinavian Foundation invites you to a panel on “Race, Identity, and Belonging” in the Nordic countries. In this discussion, panelists Elizabeth Löwe Hunter (Ph.D. Candidate, African American Studies, UC Berkeley), Jasmine Kelekay (Ph.D. candidate, Sociology, UC Santa Barbara), and Susani Mahadura (journalist and filmmaker), with moderator and ASF Fellow Ethelene Whitmire (Professor/Chair, Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin – Madison) will explore issues related to the present-day realities of ethnic and national belonging in the Nordic countries.

More details will be added closer to the date; please check back to this page for more details. This panel continues a series on inclusion and ethnicity in the Nordic countries. The September 2020 discussion Equity, Inclusion, and Immigration in the Nordic Countries and January 2021 discussion “Race in the Colonial Past and Present” are now available to stream.

Please send audience questions ahead of the discussion to Select questions will be chosen for a Q&A following the conversation. Registration is required; please sign up at the link above.

Support has been provided by the Consulate General of Finland in New York.



January 21, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm