Publications

COMING SOON

‘Methodologically blonde at the UN in a tactical quest for inclusion’, Social Anthropology / Anthropologie Sociale, 26(4), 2018, 456-470.

Halme-Tuomisaari, Miia; Anna-Maria Tapaninen, Hilja Aunela; Where’s the well: DNA evidence, personal narratives and unpredictability in Finnish family reunification, Migration Studies, mny002, https://doi.org/10.1093/migration/mny002, 28 March 2018 (30 pages)

Tapaninen, Anna-Maria, Miia Halme-Tuomisaari & Viljami Kankaanpää “Mobile Lives, Immutable Facts: Family Reunification of Children in Finland”, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 23 Nov 2017 (30 pages)

‘Embodied Universalism at the UN Human Rights Committee: Meeting the World at the Palais Wilson.’ In Palaces of Hope: Anthropology of the United Nations (Eds. Niezen Ron & Sapignoli, Maria), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 127–151.

Toward a Lasting Anthropology of International Law / Governance, European Journal of International Law, Volume 27, No 1, 2016, 235-243.

‘Perheenyhdistäminenkö Ihmisoikeus?’ (Translation: Family reunification – a human right?) In Perhepamfletti (Eds. Fingerroos Outi et al,), Vastapaino, 2016 (Book nominated as best Finnish non-fiction book of 2016), 179-194.

Halme-Tuomisaari, Miia & Josh Clark: Introduction: Anthropology, Human Rights and Three (Miniature) Generations. In PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropological Review, Virtual Edition (11/2016, 8 pages), https://polarjournal.org/anthropology-human-rights-three-miniature-generations/

Saarikivi, Janne; Riikonen, Taina & Halme-Tuomisaari, Miia (eds): Universitas Helsingiensis 376. Printall AS, Helsinki, 2016 (161 pages).

Kansalainenko – millä perusteella? Katsaus Ranskan ehdotettuun perustuslakimuutokseen ja ihmisoikeuksiin. (Citizen – on what grounds? Overview of proposed French constitutional reform and human rights). Tiede & Edistys 1/2016, 65-71.

‘Revisiting the History of Human Rights: Introduction’ (co-authored with Pamela Slotte) in Revisiting the Origins of Human Rights (Eds. Miia Halme-Tuomisaari & Pamela Slotte). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 1-36.

 ‘Lobbying for Relevance: US Internationalists, French civil libertarians and the UDHR,’ in Revisiting the Origins of Human Rights (Eds. Miia Halme-Tuomisaari & Pamela Slotte), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 330-361.

Slotte, Pamela & Halme-Tuomisaari, Miia (Eds): Revisiting the Origins of Human Rights. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2015.

‘Contested Representation: Exploring China’s State Report,’ Journal of Legal Anthropology 1/2013 No. 3, 333-359.

‘Examining what ‘Fact’ Means in the Compilation of a Human Rights Report’, Suomen antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, 1/2012, 22-30.

‘Valtio on Yksi: analyysi ihmisoikeussopimusten määräaikaisraporttien synnystä,’ (Translation: ‘The State is One: Analysis of the Compilation of Human Rights Reports’) (Co-authored with Suvi Huotari), Oikeus 2012/4, 516-538.

‘Revisiting the History of Human Rights: The Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,’ Helsinki Review of Global Governance. 2011/2, 67-69.

Human Rights in Action: Learning Expert Knowledge. Erik Castrén Institute Research Series in International Law, Ed. Martti Koskenniemi. Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2010.

‘Absolute and Undefined: Exploring the Popularity of Human Rights in Finland,’ Rediscriptions: Yearbook of Political Thought, Conceptual History and Feminist Theory, Volume 15, 2010, 46-71.

‘From the Periphery to the Centre: Emergence of the Human Rights Phenomenon in Finland,’ Finnish Yearbook of International Law 2007 (Ed. Creutz, Katja). Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2010, 257-281.

’Ihmisoikeusasiantuntijuus ja ‘toinen’ sukupuoli’ (Translation: ‘Human Rights Expertise and the ‘other’ gender), Naistutkimus-Kvinnoforskning–lehti, 4/2010.

‘Miccosukees, Indian Gaming and Its effect on Indians’ Social Position,’ in Reconfigurations of Native North America (Eds. Wunder,  John R. & Kinvacher, Kurt E.).  Texas Tech University Press, Texas, 2009, 160-177.

‘Ihanteet ja Käytäntö: ihmisoikeudet ja asiantuntijuus pohjoismaisessa koulutusverkostossa,’ (Translation: ‘Ideals and Practice: Human Rights and Expertise in a Nordic Educational Network). In Lakimies 3/2008, 459-461.

‘Lectio Praecursoria: Human Rights in Action,’ 33 Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society 1, 2008, 51-53.

’Laki ja ihmisoikeudet: etnografinen lähestymistapa.’ (Translation: Law and Human Rights: an Ethnographic Approach), Oikeus-lehti: Symposium Oikeus ja  antropologia, 1/2007, 32-43 (chosen as the journal’s best article in 2007).

Finnish Yearbook of International Law 2004: Symposium on Law and Anthropology (Eds. Tuori, Taina & Halme, Miia). Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2006.

‘Culture and Rights: Beyond Relativism?’ 28 Polar: The Political and Legal Anthropology Review 2, 2005, 307-315.

‘Symposium on Law & Anthropology – An Interrelationship of Fantasies and Utopias,’ Finnish Yearbook on International Law 2004 (Eds. Tuori, Taina & Halme, Miia). Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, 2006, 3-4.

Review Article: Michael Byers & Georg Nolte (Eds): United States Hegemony and the Foundations of International Law, 4 German Law Journal 4, 2003, 1383-1390

Review Article: The Network Inside Out in Perspective: A Review of the Development of Legal Anthropology,’ Finnish Yearbook of International Law 2000 (Ed. Petman, Jarna). Kluwer Law International, The Hague, 2002, 417-430.

2018

14.11.2018 Kanafileitä ja mausteseoksia kansainvälisessä oikeudessa. AntroBlogi.fi. https://antroblogi.fi/2018/11/antropologia-kansainvalinen-oikeus/

20.6.2018 Juteltaisiinko privaatisti. Voima-lehti. http://voima.fi/artikkeli/2018/juteltaisiinko-privaatisti/

6.4.2018 ´Helsingin yliopisto, Xinova ja kaupallistamisen velvoittava innovaatiojuhla’, Yliopisto2020-blogi, http://yliopisto2020.fi/helsingin-yliopisto-xinova-ja-kaupallistamisen-velvoittava-innovaatiojuhla/

1.3.2018 ’Think & Do: Helsingin yliopiston uudet lakkovaatteet,’ Yliopisto2020, http://yliopisto2020.fi/think-do-helsingin-yliopiston-uudet-lakkovaatteet/

2017

23.3.2017 ‘Yes we can – and this is how! #Fieldwork with kids’ Allegralaboratory.net, http://allegralaboratory.net/yes-we-can-and-this-is-how-fieldwork/

20.3.2017 ‘Allied Encounters on a Mountain Top #Retreat’, Allegralaboratory.net, http://allegralaboratory.net/allied-encounters-on-a-mountain-top-retreat/

11.3.2017 ’’Pretend to be straight!’ What’s wrong with the world?’ Allegralaboratory.net, http://allegralaboratory.net/pretend-to-be-straight-whats-wrong-with-the-world-weekendessay/

8.3.2017 ‘Lisää antropologiaa!’ AntroBlogi.fi, https://antroblogi.fi/2017/03/koulutusalojen-hyodyllisyys/

2016 Columns, editorials

4/2016 Suuttumuksen tuolla puolen? Tai kuinka sitten kävikään. Niin & Näin, 70-71s

7/2016 Eri passi, eri ihmisoikeudet. Vihreä lanka

11.6.2016 Käännytyspäätös on vain jäävuoren huippu, HS mielipide.

Allegralaboratory.net

21.7.2016 Where are the Ladies, Didier Fassin? #EASA2016 http://allegralaboratory.net/where-are-the-ladies-didier-fassin-easa2016-keynote/ (7100 page views)

14.3.2016 Magic Little Gecko, won’t you become a doctor? http://allegralaboratory.net/magic-little-gecko-wont-you-become-a-doctor/

12.2.2016 From crisis to the University of Utopia aka Muri; with Julie Billaud; http://allegralaboratory.net/to-the-university-of-utopia-aka-muri/

5.2.2016 Loldiers, do you work internationally? http://allegralaboratory.net/loldiersofodin-do-you-work-internationally/

15.1.2016 Picture of a House: Toward the ethnography of the academia. http://allegralaboratory.net/picture-of-a-house-toward-the-ethnography-of-the-academia/

12.1.2016 Redux: A Facelift, a discussion on academic blogging – and a plea for support. With Julie Billaud; http://allegralaboratory.net/a-facelift-discussion-over-academic-blogging-and-plea-for-support-relaunch/

5.1.2016 HS-mielipide: Miksi tohtoreita haluttiin valmistuvan niin paljon. (Commentary in editorial section of Finland’s largest newspaper on current university crisis). http://www.hs.fi/mielipide/a1451880212232

Antroblogi.fi

5.12.2016 ‘Sipilä-gate: Maassa maan tavalla?” https://antroblogi.fi/2016/12/sipila-gate/

9-10.11.2016 ’Trump: Ei voi olla totta!’ Parts 1 & 2

Trump: Ei voi olla totta! 1/​2

https://antroblogi.fi/2016/11/trump-totta-2/

2015 (selection)

Allegralaboratory.net (selection)

4.12.2015 Revisiting a Writing Process: Ode to Academic Freedom, with Pamela Slotte; http://allegralaboratory.net/revisiting-a-writing-process-ode-to-academic-freedom-humanrights/

1.12.2015 Introducing ‘Textbook narrative of origins’, with Pamela Slotte http://allegralaboratory.net/searching-for-the-history-of-humanrights/

9.6.2015 Emergent Conversation: Being like a state, With Josh Clark and Tessa Lea; http://allegralaboratory.net/emergent-conversation-being-like-a-state-anthrostate/

10.4.2015 ‘Occupy PR! Tale from Helsinki’ http://allegralaboratory.net/occupy-pr-tale-from-helsinki/

*Numerous Finnish blog posts; selection

18.12.2015 Yliopisto on kriisissä: erään valtauksen anatomia. www.antroblogi.fi

18.12.2015 Mitä yliopistolla oikein tapahtuu? Haastattelu Vihreä Lanka 21/15; http://www.vihrealanka.fi/reportaasit/innovaatioita-perseestä

5.7.2015 HS-mielipide: Vastavalmistuneille voisi maksaa kansalaispalkkaa. http://www.hs.fi/mielipide/a1435975421574

2014

Allegralaboratory.net

10.12.2014 The Good, the bad, the what not: AAA 2014; http://allegralaboratory.net/the-good-the-bad-the-whatnot-aaa-2014/

29.10.2014 The Gate #Borders http://allegralaboratory.net/avmofa-the-gate-borders/

18.9.2014 Dear ‘Older’ Generation #Universitycrisis; http://allegralaboratory.net/dear-older-generation-r-i-p-margaret-mary-vojtko/

15.9.2014 Neo-Liberal University in a permanent state of exception; with Julie Billaud; http://allegralaboratory.net/neo-liberal-university-in-permanent-state-of-exception/

29.8.2014 Moments when Things Happen – Boredom at the EASA2014 as Allie turns 1! http://allegralaboratory.net/moments-when-things-happen-boredom-at-easa2014-as-allie-turns-1/  

22.8.2014 Persistent Point of First Contact – Povinelli at #EASA2014; with Julie Billaud; http://allegralaboratory.net/persistent-point-of-first-contact/

25.6.2014 What Does Humanity Look Like? Doing Ethnography at the CIA – With Carole McGranahan http://allegralaboratory.net/what-does-humanity-look-like-ethnography-of-the-cia-with-carole-mcgranahan/

13.5.2014 Beard is Fine, but I still Want a Moustache http://allegralaboratory.net/beard-is-fine-but-i-still-want-a-moustache/

2.5.2014 It’s All Happy (Until Someone Dies) http://allegralaboratory.net/its-all-happy-until-someone-dies/

20.3.2014 Because we’re Happy? http://allegralaboratory.net/because-were-happy/

21.2.2014 The Laboratory as a Space for Intellectual Freedom; with Julie Billaud http://allegralaboratory.net/the-laboratory-as-a-space-of-intellectual-freedom/

21.1.2014 To Tweet a Knot – or How to Fill ‘Dead Space’ http://allegralaboratory.net/to-tweet-a-knot-or-how-to-fill-dead-space/  

4.3.2014 Ihmisoikeuskoulutus yksi näkemys paremmasta maailmasta. (Translation: Human Rights Education offers one view of a better world) In Turun Sanomat, Alio-column, 2.

    -Re-published at Perustuslakiblogi (Constitutional Law Blog), 10.4.2014, http://perustuslakiblogi.wordpress.com/?s=halme-tuomisaari

9.1.2014 Interview with Allegra. Savage Minds, interviewed with Julie Billaud. http://savageminds.org/2014/01/09/an-interview-with-allegra/