List of publications

Monograph (doctoral thesis):

Articles in peer-reviewed journals, e-journals, and invited book chapters:

  • Finland: From Agrarian to Right-Wing Populism. In T Aalberg, F Esser, C Reinemann, J Strömbäck & C de Vreese (Eds.) Populist Political Communication in Europe (42-53). New York: Routledge. The chapter is available as Green Open Access here: Chapter4 Finland_Norocel(2016)
  • “Globalisation and its male contenders? The question of conservative masculinities within the radical right populist discourses across the EU.” In Globalisation – Challenges to Research and Governance, pp. 237-250. Jukka Kultalahti, Ilari Karppi, Olli Kultalahti, Ernesto Todisco, eds. (2009). Helsinki, Finland: East-West Books Helsinki.
  • “The Ubiquitous Otherness. Nationalism, and Heterosexual and Homosexual Masculinities in Romanian Communist Literature.” In Nationalisms Across the Globe: An Overview of the Nationalism of State-Endowed and Stateless Nations, Vol. I: Europe, pp. 301-313. Wojciech Burszta, Tomasz Kamusella and Sebastian Wojciechowski, eds. (2005). Poznan, Poland: Wyższa Szkoła Nauk Humanistycznych i Dziennikarstwa.
  • “The Nation Endangered. Ethnic Purity and Nationalist Heroic Masculinity in the Inter-war Romanian Legionary Movement.” In Nationalisms Across the Globe: An Overview of the Nationalism of State-Endowed and Stateless Nations, Vol. I: Europe, pp. 261-275. Wojciech Burszta, Tomasz Kamusella and Sebastian Wojciechowski, eds. (2005). Poznan, Poland: Wyższa Szkoła Nauk Humanistycznych i Dziennikarstwa.

Expert reports:

  • “Women’s Civil Society Organizations and Political Parties in Romania: Lessons from the 2012 Civic Protests.” In Political Parties and Citizen Movements in Asia and Europe, pp. 119-139. Raul Cordenillo and Sam Van Der Staak eds. (2014). Stockholm, S: Asia-Europe Foundation & Hanns Seidel Foundation & International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.

Popular science articles:

  • “Vårt folk – en nationell familj och dess manliga beskyddare: En kritisk studie av könade begreppsliga metaforer inom högerradikal populism i Europa”. In Astra – samhälle, kultur, feminism 96(2) (2014), pp. 22-24.
  • (co-authored) Johanna Kantola, Ov Cristian Norocel and Jemima Repo. “Kjønn, vold og skolemassakrer” [Gender, violence and school shootings]. NIKK Magasin. Tema: Køn og vold 3 (2011), pp. 18-21.

Conference papers:

  • “Of ‘gender-equal’ native men and ‘primitive’ migrant others: Masculinities in populist media in Northern Europe”. Co-authored with Tuija Saresma, Tuuli Lähdesmäki, Maria Ruotsalainen (University of Jyväskylä, FI). Political Masculinities as Agents of Change Conference, 9-11 December 2016. Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge, Great Britain.
  • “Crises and Challenges to Gender Equality in Right-Wing Populist Politics” – presented in Panel: Going beyond economic aspects of the crisis, Gender and the Economic Crisis. 15-16 September 2016, Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary.
  • “Intersectional Representations of ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ in Populist Media in Finland and Sweden”. Co-authored with Tuija Saresma, Tuuli Lähdesmäki, Maria Ruotsalainen (University of Jyväskylä, FI) – presented in Panel P144 Feminism and the Women’s Movement, ECPR General Conference, 7-10 September 2016. Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • “Welfare chauvinism and representations of the ‘other’: Insights from North Western Europe”. Co-authored with Suvi Keskinen (University of Turku, FI) and Martin Bak Jørgensen (Department of Culture and Global Studies, and Center for studies of Migration and Diversity, Aalborg University, DK)– presented in Session 60. Panel: Public opinion and (media) representations of “the other”, IMISCOE 13th Annual Conference. 30 June -2 July 2016. Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • “Populist Radical Right Political Communication in Europe in Times of Crises”– presented in WE International relations in the era of globalization – interests, interactions, institutions, Diaspora stiintifica 2016, 25-28 April 2016. Western University (UVT) Timisoara, Romania.
  • “Taking the Folkhem Back: Jimmie Åkesson’s speeches at Almedalen week (2011-2015)” – presented in panel Still men’s parties? Gender and the (Radical) Right in Comparative Perspective, 4th European Conference on Politics and Gender (ECPG), 11-13 June 2015, Uppsala university, Sweden.
  • “Mapping out Welfare Chauvinist Appeals in Sweden: The Folkhem Reinterpreted by the Sweden Democrats” – presented in Panel 5, Research Retreat (Forskardagarna), Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, 20-21 May 2015, Högberga Gård Lidingö – Sweden.
  • “Populist Political Communication in Finland” – presented in WG1: Populist actors as communicators, COST Action IS 1308, 26-27 March 2015,  National & Kapodistrian University of Athens – Greece.
  • “The Articulation of Welfare Chauvinist Appeals in Sweden: Sweden Democrats as Protectors of the Folkhem” – presented in WS2 From Margins to the Mainstream: Normalizing Rightwing Populism in the Nordic Countries?, 5th Nordic Populism Research Network Meeting (NOPO), 19-20 March 2015, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Copenhagen – Denmark.
  • “Caretakers of National Democracies amidst European Crisis: Nordic Radical Right Populist Leaders in the Context of EU Elections” – presented in Panel M, Europe’s Global Challenges: Society, Politics, Markets – The Third Midterm Conference of the European Political Sociology Research Network (RN32) of ESA (European Sociological Association), 28-28 November 2014, Copenhagen – Denmark.
  • “Gender and Ethnicity in Contemporary Romanian Populist Radical Right: An Intersectional Nation-building Panopticon” – presented in Session 1, 25 Year after: The Challenge of Building the Post-Communist Media and Communications Industries, 20-22 November 2014, New York University Prague – Czech Republic.
  • “Literature Review: Research on Populist Political Communication in Finland” – presented in WG1: Populist actors as communicators, COST Action IS 1308, 11-12 November 2014, ICS, University of Lisbon, Lisbon – Portugal.
  • “The Discursive Disciplining of (Homo-)Sexuality in Romanian Populist Radical Right Media: Religion and Sexuality in the Politics of Nation-building (2000–2012)” – presented in Panel IV, Workshop The Sources of Populism in the Balkans, 30-31 October 2014, Marija Bistrica – Croatia.
  • “The Folkhem conceptual metaphor – Ideological keystone in Swedish populist radical right: An intersectional analysis” – presented at Section III Populist Rhetoric, Cultural and rhetorical aspects of political populism, 24-25 October 2014, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä – Finland.
  • “Disciplinary Intersections of Gender and Ethnicity in Post -State-Socialist Romanian Populist Radical Right Media” – presented in Panel Discourse in Society and Politics, Constructing Identities and Citizenship, Workshop Political discourse in the Romance speaking countries: new perspectives at the crossroads of linguistics and social sciences, 9-11 October 2014, Stockholm University, Stockholm – Sweden.
  • “The Populist Radical Right in Europe: A Xenophobic Voice in the Economic and Social Crisis” (co-authored with Dietmar Loch, FR – presenter) – presented in Panel The Euro Crisis: New Socio-Political Divisions, Mobility and Mobilization, 8th ECPR General Conference, 3-6 September 2014, University of Glasgow, Glasgow – UK.
  • “Manly Protectors of the Folkhem: an intersectional analysis of welfare chauvinism in Sweden (2006– 2014)” – presented in Panel Political Discourse, 5th Conference Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines (CADAAD), 1-3 September 2014, ELTE University, Budapest – Hungary.
  • “Multiple inequalities amidst the European crisis: The gendered political performative of European populist radical right (2009–2014)! – presented at the 4th Nordic Populism Research Network Meeting (NOPO), within panel: Populism and Political Parties (18–19.03.2014) Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall – Sweden.
  • “Women’s Civil Society Organizations and Established Political Parties in the Context of Civic Protests in Romania” – presented at Workshop on “Political Parties and Citizens” (13-16.11.2013) Yangon – Myanmar.
  • “Satis politus: The Gendered Political Communication of Radical Right Populism” – presented at the Stockholm-Southampton Workshop (23-25.10.2013) Stockholm – Sweden.
  • “Of Denatured Women, Spiteful Minorities, and Parasitical Migrants: Antifeminist, and Xenophobia across Europe in the Aftermath of the 2008 Economic Crisis” – presented at 11th Conference of European Sociological Association (ESA), RN 32 Political Sociology, Panel “Migrants in the Aftermath of the Crisis” (11RN32) (28-31.08.2013) University of Turin, Turin – Italy.
  • “Between Family Fathers, Conservative Sons and Lone Warrior: Antifeminism and Xenophobia in Radical Right Populism across Northern Europe” – presented at Research Days – Forskardagarna, panel 3 “Public politics in Sweden I”,  (22-23.05.2013) Skytteholmen, Ekerö – Sweden.
  • “Antifeminism and Xenophobia in Radical Right Populism across Northern Europe: Of Denatured Women, Spiteful Minorities, and Parasitical  Migrants ” – presented at the 3rd Nordic Populism Research Network Meeting (NOPO), within panel 2 “Crisis, Welfare Chauvinism and Immigration” (21-22.05.2013) University of Turku, Turku/Åbo – Finland.
  • “(Högerradikal populism och) Antifeminism i Norden: Några exempel från Finland, Norge och Sverige” – presented at the “Ekspertseminar om Maskulinitet, antifeminisme og fremmedfrykt”/ “Expert seminar om masculinity, antifeminism and xenophobia” (29.11-30.11.2012) Reform – Ressurssenter for menn, Oslo – Norway.
  • “When the Future Already Happened: The Common Swede Reclaiming the Folkhem (2005–2010)” – presented at the 2nd Nordic Populism Research Network Meeting (NOPO), panel 3 “Media Internet and Populism” (19-20.09.2012) University of Bergen, Bergen – Norway.
  • “‘Give Us Back Sweden!’ A Feminist Reading of the (Re)Interpretations of the Folkhem Conceptual Metaphor in the Swedish Radical Right Populist Discourse” – presented at “Immigrants and Civil Society” 16th Nordic Migration Research Conference & 9th ETMU Days, within panel “Intersections of gender, race and ethnicity: Categorisations and lived experiences” (13-15.08.2012) University of Turku, Turku/Åbo – Finland.
  • “Maintaining purity at any costs – masculinity metaphors and hate in the Nordic context” – presented at XLIII Politiikan tutkimuksen päivät/ XLIV Annual Meeting of Finnish Political Science Association (FPSA), within panel 3 “Tasa-arvo, vähemmistöt ja monikulttuurisuus/Equality, minorities and multiculturalism” (08-09.03.2012) University of Turku, Turku/Åbo – Finland.
  • “These Mighty Men Defending Their National Families – A Few Research Notes on Finnish Radical Right Populism” – presented at the Nordic Populism Research Network (NOPO) Kick-off Seminar (8-9.12.2011) Aalborg University, Aalborg – Denmark.
  • “‘Give Us Back Sweden!’ A Feminist Reading of the (Re)Interpretations of the Folkhem Conceptual Metaphor in the Swedish Radical Right Populist Discourse” – presented at 10th Conference of European Sociological Association (ESA), within RN 32 Political Sociology, Stream “Populism and the Extreme Right” (abstract) (7-10.09.2011) Université de Genève, Genève – Switzerland.
  • (co-authored with Ann-Cathrine Jungar, Södertörn University College, Sweden) “Of True Finns and Democratic Swedes: A Feminist Reading of the (Re)Interpretations of the National Constructions in the Nordic Radical Right Populist Discourses” – presented at 10th Conference of European Sociological Association (ESA), within RN 32 Political Sociology, Stream “Gender and Politics” (7-10.09.2011) Université de Genève, Genève – Switzerland.
  • “The Rhetorical (Re)Constructions of the Swedish Folkhem: A Feminist Reading of Conceptual Metaphors” – presented at XVI Nordiska Statsvetarkongressen (NOPSA), within Workshop ‘Nordic populism revisited: Towards A New party family’ (9.08.2011-12.08.2011) Åbo Akademi University, Vaasa/Vasa – Finland.
  • “The Rhetorical (Re)Constructions of the Swedish Folkhem: A Feminist Reading of Conceptual Metaphors” – presented at XLIII Politiikan tutkimuksen päivät/ XLIII Annual Meeting of Finnish Political Science Association (FPSA), within the directed panel “Moulding Identity, Trust and Commitment in the Nordic Countries: Balancing between Assimilation and Accommodation in the (Post)Multicultural World?” (20-21.01.2011) University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä – Finland.
  • “A Feminist Reading of Conceptual Metaphors: the Construction of Radical Right Populist Masculinities in Sweden” – presented at II European Conference on Politics and Gender , within Section 4: Research Methodologies and Methods (13-15.01.2011) Central European University (CEU), Budapest – Hungary.
  • “‘Give Us Back Sweden!’ A Feminist Reading of the (Re)Interpretations of the Folkhem Conceptual Metaphor in the Swedish Radical Right Populist Discourse” – presented at REMESO workshop “Right wing populism and the Sweden Democrats” (17.11.2010), REMESO – Institutet för forskning om migration, etnicitet och samhälle, Linköpings universitet, Linköping – Sweden.
  • “Constructing Radical Right Populist Resistance: Metaphors of Heterosexist Masculinities and the Family Question in Sweden” – presented at the first interim Conference of ESA RN 32 Political Sociology, Workshop 1 C: “Populism at the polls and beyond: causes and consequences” (4-5.11.2010), Université Lille 2 (CERAPS), Lille – France.
  • “Manufacturing Belonging from a Radical Right Populist Perspective: Metaphors of National Family and Heterosexist Masculinities in Sweden”- presented at the 3rd Conference of the NordForsk Network on Multidimensional Equality and Democratic Diversity (DEMDI), Workshop 1: “Citizenship and belonging” (28-29.10.2010), Sigtuna – Sweden.
  • “Obsessions of Romanian Purity: Masculinity Metaphors in Romanian Radical Right Populism 2000-2009.”- presented at The ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops (ECPR Joint Sessions) Workshop 17: “Disassembling Populism (and Putting It Back Together Again): Collaborative Empirical Research on Interactions among Populism’s Attributes” (22-27.03.2010) Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster – Germany.
  • “Defending Romanianness and Heteropatriarchy. Masculinity Metaphors in Romanian Radical Right Populism”- presented at the XLII Politiikan tutkimuksen päivät/ XLII Annual Meeting of Finnish Political Science Association (FPSA), within the directed Panel “Can Others Become Part of Us? Questions of National (Im)Purity” (11.03-12.03.2010) University of Helsinki, Finland, and Tallinn University, Tallinn – Estonia.
  • “Conceptual Metaphors at Work in Radical Right Populist Discourses: Romania is a Family and It Needs a Strict Father”- presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the Swedish Political Science Association (SWEPSA- Statsvetenskapliga förbundets årsmöte 2009), within Panel “Kön och politik” (8.10-9-10.2009) Örebro University, Örebro – Sweden.
  • “Conceptual Metaphors at Work in Radical Right Populist Discourses: Romania is a Family and It Needs a Strict Father”- presented at the 5th European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Conference, within Section Gender and Politics, Panel “Feminism and Conservatism: An uneasy co-existence?” (abstract) (10.09-12.09.2009), Universität Potsdam, Potsdam – Germany.
  • “How About Taking Gender in the Theorizing of Populism?”- presented at the 9th Conference of European Sociological Association (ESA), within RN 32 Political Sociology, Panel “The Extreme Right” (abstract) (2.09-5.09.2009), Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE), Lisbon – Portugal.
  • “Conceptual Metaphors at Work in Radical Right Populist Discourse. Romania Is a Family and It Needs a Strict Father” -presented at the CBEES Workshop From postcommunism and transitology to non-teleological change. Present and future research on Eastern and Central Europe (15.06-16.06.2009), Södertörn University College, Stockholm – Sweden.
  • “Gendering violence in the school shootings in Finland” (co-authored with Prof. Johanna Kantola and Ph.D. Student Jemima Repo) -presented at Politiikan tutkimuksen päivät/ The Political Science Research Days (12.03-13.03.2009), Tampere University, Tampere/Tammerfors – Finland.
  • “Reading ‘Princepele’ through the Eyes of the Doomed: Queering the Nationalism and Masculinity of a Communist Romanian Novel”- presented at the PhD course “What’s up in Queer Theory? Recent Developments in Queer Studies” (08.05-10.05.2007), Lund University, Lund – Sweden.

Selected book reviews:

  • Rensmann, Lars and Julius H. Schoeps (eds.). “Politics and Resentment. Antisemitism and Counter-Cosmopolitanism in the European Union” (Brill Academic Publishers: 2011). Comparative Sociology, 12.3 (2013).
  • Keskinen, Suvi, Salla Tuori, Sari Irni and Diana Mulinari (eds.). “Complying with colonialism. Gender, race and ethnicity in the Nordic region” (Ashgate: 2009). Social Anthropology /Anthropologie sociale, 18.2 (2010).
  • Smith, Iyall Keri E. and Patricia Leavy (eds.). “Hybrid Identities. Theoretical and Empirical Examinations” (Brill: 2008). Comparative Sociology, 9.3 (2010).
  • Parpart, Jane L., and Zalewski, Marysia (eds.). “Rethinking the Man Question.Sex, Gender, and Violence in International Relations” (Zed Books: 2008). Cooperation and Conflict, 44.4 (2009).
  • Cockburn, Cynthia. “From Where We Stand: War, Women’s Activism and Feminist Analysis” (Zed Books: 2007). Comparative Sociology, 7.4 (2008).
  • Gingrigh, Andre, and Marcus Banks (eds.). “Neo-nationalism in Europe and beyond: perspectives from social anthropology.” (Berghahn: 2006). Social Anthropology /Anthropologie sociale, 16.1 (2008).
  • Cohen, Robin. “Migration and Its Enemies. Global Capital, Migrant Labour and the Nation-State” (Ashgate: 2006). Comparative Sociology, 6.4 (2007).
  • de L’Estoile, Benoît, Federico Neiburg and Lygia Sigaud (eds.). “Empires, Nations, and Natives: Anthropology and State-Making” (Duke University Press: 2005). Social Anthropology /Anthropologie sociale, 15.3 (2007).
  • Enloe, Cynthia. “The Curious Feminist: Searching for Women in a New Age of Empire” (University of California Press: 2004). Social Anthropology /Anthropologie sociale, 15.2 (2007)
  • Chabal, Patrick and Jean-Pascal Daloz. “Culture Troubles. Politics and the Interpretation of Meaning” (Hurst & Co: 2006). Comparative Sociology, 6.1-2 (2007).
  • Theobald John. “The Media and the Making of History” (Ashgate: 2004). Comparative Sociology,  5.2-3 (2006).
  • Kam Louie and Morris Low (eds.). “Asian Masculinities. The Meaning and Practice of Manhood in China and Japan” (RoutledgeCurzon: 2003). Comparative Sociology, 5.1 (2006).