The project has ended and we would like to thank our collaborative partners – here you can find a list of the main outcomes

The project (2015-2019) has ended, and this website will no longer be updated.

We would like to warmly thank all our collaborative partners over the years. With your support, we were able to achieve and exceed most of the goals we had set for our project.

Where are we now?

At the moment,

PI Tuula Juvonen, acts since Autumn 2020 as a Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies at Tampere University https://www.tuni.fi/en/tuula-juvonen and is currently the chairperson of Friends of Queer History https://sateenkaarihistoria.fi/. In between (2018–2020) she worked as a Collegium Researcher at the University of Turku, with a project titled Affective Attachments: Sexualities and Genders in Flux.

Dr Marjo Kolehmainen has from the beginning of 2020 worked on the project Intimacy in Data-driven Culture (IDA), funded by The Strategic Research Council (SRC) at the Academy of Finland. Her work in IDA specifically concerns digital intimacies. At the moment Kolehmainen examines the diverse practices of e-counselling in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.tuni.fi/fi/marjo-kolehmainen

Dr Annukka Lahti successfully defended her PhD thesis in 2019 and her post-doctoral research project When the rainbow ends is funded by Kone foundation (2020–2022). At the beginning of 2021, she begins her work as a post-doctoral researcher in the University of Eastern Finland. Her research project is titled Where the rainbow ends: the becoming of LGBTIQ+ separations. Homepage: https://sateenkaarierot.wordpress.com/

PhD student Raisa Jurva is currently finalizing her doctoral thesis. Jurva was able to secure funding for finishing her doctoral thesis from The Finnish Cultural Foundation until October 2020. https://www.tuni.fi/en/raisa-jurva

Below you can find a summary of the project’s publications:

Edited volume on affective inequalities

Juvonen, Tuula & Marjo Kolehmainen (eds.) (2018): Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships. Routledge Research in Gender and Society. London: Routledge.

Other books and edited special issues

Kolehmainen, Marjo & Kinneret Lahad & Annukka Lahti (eds) (forthcoming in 2021): Special issue on affective intimacies. NORA – The Nordic Journal of Gender and Feminist Research.

Aarnio, Kia & Kerppola, Jenni & Lahti, Annukka & Moring, Anna (eds.) (2020): Perhe- ja läheissuhteet sateenkaaren alla [Queer Families and Other Close Relations]. Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Lahti, Annukka (2019): Bisexuality in relationships: a queer psychosocial approach. Academic dissertation. University of Jyväskylä. http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-39-7773-3

Juvonen, Tuula & Marjo Kolehmainen (eds.) (2016): The 10th anniversary issue of SQS – Journal of Queer Studies in Finland: Queer Affects. SQS Journal 10:1–2.

Peer-reviewed articles and book chapters

2020

Aarnio, Kia; Lahti, Annukka; Kerppola, Jenni; Moring, Anna (2020). Johdanto: Moninaisia perheitä ja läheisiä sateenkaaren alla. In Lahti, Annukka; Aarnio, Kia; Moring, Anna; Kerppola, Jenni (Eds.) Perhe- ja läheissuhteet sateenkaaren alla (pp. 9-27). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Juvonen, Tuula (2020): Entiset naiskumppanit ystävinä [Former female partners as friends]. In Kia, Aarnio & Kerppola, Jenni & Lahti, Annukka & Moring, Anna (eds.) Perhe- ja läheissuhteet sateenkaaren alla [Queer Families and Other Close Relations]. Helsinki: Gaudeamus, 2020, 183–197.

Juvonen, Tuula (2020): Out Lesbian and Gay Politicians in a Multi-Party System. In: Haider-Markel, Don (ed.) The Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.1182

Kolehmainen, Marjo; Lahti, Annukka (2020). Sateenkaarisinkut. In Lahti, Annukka; Aarnio, Kia; Moring, Anna; Kerppola, Jenni (Eds.) Perhe- ja läheissuhteet sateenkaaren alla (pp.104-108). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Kolehmainen, Marjo & Anu Kinnunen & Annukka Lahti (2020): Sinkkuus suomalaisessa yhteiskunnallisessa keskustelussa. Yhteiskuntapolitiikka 85(4): 370-381. Avoin verkkojulkaisu: https://www.julkari.fi/handle/10024/140461

Kolehmainen, Marjo & Taina Kinnunen (2020): Affektiiviset repertuaarit suomalaisten kosketuselämäkerroissa. Rinne, Jenni & Anna Kajander & Riina Haanpää (toim.): Affektit ja tunteet kulttuurien tutkimuksessa. Ethnos-toimite 22, s. 67–122. Avoin verkkojulkaisu: https://doi.org/10.31885/9789526850962

Lahti, Annukka & Marjo Kolehmainen (2020): LGBTIQ+ break-up assemblages: At the end of the rainbow. In: Kathryn Almack and Luke Gahan (eds): Special issue on Experiences of and responses to disempowerment, violence and injustice within the relational lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) people. Journal of Sociology. OnlineFirst. Open access version available at: https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/72414?show=full

Lahti, Annukka (2020): Research perspectives on bisexuality. In: Davy, Z & A. C. Santos & C. Bertone & R. Thoreson, & S. E. Wieringa (eds.): The SAGE handbook of global sexualities, vols. 1 and 2. SAGE Publications,119–140.

Lahti, Annukka (2020): Sateenkaarierot. In Lahti, Annukka; Aarnio, Kia; Moring, Anna; Kerppola, Jenni (Eds.) Perhe- ja läheissuhteet sateenkaaren alla (pp. 198-213). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Lahti, Annukka (2020). Biseksuaalisuus parisuhteissa. In Lahti, Annukka; Aarnio, Kia; Moring, Anna; Kerppola, Jenni (Eds.) Perhe- ja läheissuhteet sateenkaaren alla (pp. 151-167). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Vuolanto, Pia & Marjo Kolehmainen (2020): Gendered boundary work within the Finnish skepticism movement. Science, Technology & Human Values. OnlineFirst. https://doi.org/10.1177/0162243920947475

2019

Haataja, Marika & Juvonen, Tuula (2019): Heterosexercising women’s sexual pleasure in Finnish sex manuals. Sexualities 22(7–8):1217–1233. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363460718791907

Jurva, Raisa & Annukka Lahti (2019): Challenging unequal gendered conventions in heterosexual relationship contexts through affective dissonance. NORA – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research 27(4): 218–230. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08038740.2019.1682662

Jurva, Raisa (2019): Affective politics of progress narratives: women talking about equality in heterosexual relationships. In: Carter, Julia & Lorena Arocha (eds.): Romantic Relationships in a time of ‘cold intimacies’. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan Family and Intimate Life book series, 285–307

Juvonen, Tuula (2019): Nimeämisen mahti. Sukupuolta ja seksuaalisuutta kuvaavien termien suhteisuudesta [The power of naming. About the relationality of terms referring to gender and sexuality]. SQS. Suomen Queer-tutkimuksen Seuran Lehti – Tidskrift för Queerforskning i Finland – Journal of Queer Studies in Finland, 13(1–2): 1—21. Open access version available at: https://journal.fi/sqs/article/view/89126.

Kolehmainen, Marjo & Katariina Mäkinen (2019): Affective labour of creating atmospheres. European Journal of Cultural Studies. OnlineFirst. Open access version available at: http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:tuni-202001021018

Kolehmainen, Marjo (2019): Rethinking Heteronormativity in Relationship Counseling Practices: Toward the Recognition of Nonlinearity, Uncertainty, and Rupture. In: Sehlikoglu, Sertaç; Karioris, Frank G (eds.): The Everyday Makings of Heteronormativity: Cross-Cultural Explorations of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality. Lanhamn: Lexington Books, pp. 65–79.

Kolehmainen, Marjo (2019): Affective Assemblages: Atmospheres and Therapeutic Knowledge Production in/through the Researcher-body. In: Salmenniemi, Suvi, Johanna Nurmi, Harley Bergroth & Inna Perheentupa (eds.): Assembling Therapeutics (Open access). London: Routledge. Open access version available at: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351233392

Kinnunen, Taina & Marjo Kolehmainen (2019): Touch and Affect: Analysing the archive of touch biographies. Body & Society 25(1): 29–56. Open access version available at: http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:tuni-201903111340

2018

Jurva, Raisa (2018): Independence and vulnerability. Affective orientations in imagining futurities for heterosexual relationships. In: Juvonen, Tuula & Marjo Kolehmainen (eds.): Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships. London: Routledge, 127–140.

Juvonen, Tuula (2018): Yet another lesbian breakup? – Understanding intimate relationship dynamics through affective resonance. In: Juvonen, Tuula & Kolehmainen, Marjo (eds.) Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships. Routledge Research in Gender and Society. London: Routledge, 81–94.

Kolehmainen, Marjo & Tuula Juvonen (2018): Introduction: Thinking with and through affective inequalities. In: Juvonen, Tuula & Marjo Kolehmainen (eds.): Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships. London: Routledge, pp. 1–16 Open access version available at: http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:tuni-201908192950

Kolehmainen, Marjo (2018): Mapping Affective Capacities: Gender and Sexuality in Relationship and Sex Counselling Practices. In: Juvonen, Tuula & Marjo Kolehmainen (eds.): Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships, London: Routledge, pp. 63–78 Open access version available at: http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:tuni-201909193413

Lahti, Annukka (2018): Listening to old tapes: Affective intensities and gendered power in bisexual women’s and ex-partners’ relationship assemblages. In: Juvonen, Tuula & Marjo Kolehmainen (eds.): Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships. New York: Routledge, 49–62.

Lahti, Annukka (2018): Bisexual desires for more than one gender as a challenge to normative relationship ideals. Psychology and Sexuality 9(2):132-147. doi:10.1080/19419899.2018.1441896

Lahti, Annukka (2018): Too much? Excessive sexual experiences in bisexual women’s life stories. Subjectivity 11(1):21-39. doi:10.1057/s41286-017-0042-x

Sihto, Tiina & Annukka Lahti & Heidi Elmgren & Raisa Jurva (2018): Naisvalitus ja parisuhteen epätasa-arvot. Teoksessa Eerola, Petteri & Henna Pirskanen (toim.): Perhe ja tunteet. Helsinki: Gaudeamus, s. 279–297.

2015-2017

Juvonen, Tuula (2017): Sisäpiirihaastattelu. [Interviewing Insiders] In Hyvärinen, Matti & Nikander, Pirjo & Ruusuvuori, Johanna (eds.) Tutkimushaastattelun käsikirja [Handbook for Research Interview]. Tampere: Vastapaino, 396–408.

Juvonen, Tuula (2015): Hajoava heteroseksuaalisuus [Deconstructing Heterosexuality]. In: Hyvärinen, Matti & Eriikka Oinonen & Tiina Saari (eds.) Hajoava perhe. Romaani monitieteisen tutkimuksen välineenä. Tampere: Vastapaino, 164–188.

Other publications

Kolehmainen, Marjo & Annukka Lahti (2019): Why Singlehood Studies? Launch speech: The Research Network of Singlehood Studies. The Research Network of Singlehood Studies blog. https://singlehoodstudies.net/2019/12/20/welcome-to-the-home-site-of-the-research-network-of-singlehood-studies/

Juvonen, Tuula (2019): Halua oppimassa [Learning desire] (On Carolin Emcke 2018: Halu. Vastapaino: Tampere, pp. 212.). Sukupuolentutkimus–Genusforkning 32(1): 41–43.

Jurva, Raisa (2018): Sukupuolisopuilua vai sietämistä? Muutoksen affektiivinen politiikka seksuaalisessa häirinnässä. Sukupuolentutkimus–Genusforkning 31(2): 47–49.

Juvonen, Tuula & Marjo Kolehmainen (2016): Seeing the Colors of the Rainbows. Affective Politics of of Queer Belonging. SQS Journal 10(1-2): vi-x. Open access version available at: DOI: https://doi.org/10.23980/sqs.63643

Juvonen, Tuula & Marjo Kolehmainen (2016): Näetkö sateenkaarten värit? Pervon yhteenkuulumisen affektiiviset politiikat. SQS Journal 10(1–2): i-v. Avoin verkkojulkaisu: https://doi.org/10.23980/sqs.63600

Juvonen, Tuula (2016) Exploring affective inequalities. Taking turns blogs. University of Manchester, September 2016; https://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/sociology/research/projects/taking- turns/taking-turns-blogs/