Inequality Studies

Helsinki Inequality Studies is an interdisciplinary cross-faculty study module (15–35 ETCS). Starting in Fall 2020 and hosted by Bachelor's Programme in Social Research, the module is open for all Helsinki University students.

INEQ affiliates and collaborators also lecture actively on inequality related questions and methodologies. Follow updates here.  


Academic year 2020/2021

SOSK-209 Introduction to Inequality Studies, period I & period III/IV
Responsible teachers: Meri Kulmala, Risto Kunelius 

SOSK-IS505 Health Inequalities, period I & period III/IV
Responsible teacher: Karri Silventoinen 

YMV-P509 Inequality and the Welfare State: Historical Perspective, period II & period IV
Responsible teacher: Johanna Rainio-Niemi 

GGL-311 Security, privacy and human rights law, period II
Responsible teacher: Dorota Gozdecka  

SOSK-IS506 Data, Artificial Intelligence and Inequality, period III
Responsible teachers: Roman Yangarber, Risto Kunelius 

GOEG-342 Geographies of Inequalities, period IV
Responsible teacher: Pia Bäcklund  

ICE-RCD325 Religion, Social Cohesion and (In)equality, period IV
Responsible teacher: Henrietta Grönlund 

Output from the courses

  • As a final output for the course Geographies of Inequalities in the Spring 2021 term, the students created a blog titled 'Dirty Side of Green Technology' where they analyse the sustainability of global mining. You can read the students' blog here.