XVII Annual Conference of Youth Studies

The Annual Conference of Youth Studies 2018: Youth Cultures and Wellbeing will be organized in Helsinki 5–6 November. Conference is the highlight of the Youth Research Society’s 30th anniversary. The refistration for the conference is now open!

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What is life like for the young asylum seekers in the reception centres?

The Näkökulma articles, published in autumn 2016 in the series Young People in Reception Centres (Nuorten turvapaikanhakijoiden elämää vastaanottovaiheessa in Finnish), have now been translated into English and published in a free online publication. The articles focus on the lives of young asylum seekers from the youth research perspective. Photo: Mostafa Mohammad Ali.

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Youth Barometer 2016: A Look to the Future

The Youth Barometer is an annual publication that studies the values and attitudes of young people aged 15–29 years who live in Finland. The theme of the 2016 Youth Barometer was the future. According to the Youth Barometer, 83 per cent of young people are optimistic about their future. Faith in one’s own future is strengthening, but faith in the world’s future and in Finland’s future as a homeland has clearly weakened.

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Research

The Finnish Youth Research Society carries out research operations through the Finnish Youth Research Network.

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Join

Anyone interested in youth research can join the Finnish Youth Research Society.

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