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How has the pandemic affected young people in the Nordic countries?
The Nordic countries have reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic with measures such as social distancing, home schooling and restricted leisure activities. A primary concern has been for young people’s well-being.

How did youth experience the restrictions during the pandemic? How did they respond? What can Nordic youth research tell us about the consequences of the pandemic on young peoples lives?

These are some of the questions we address at the NYRIS Webinar 2021!

We have invited some prominent Nordic youth researchers to discuss young people’s situation in their respective countries during the pandemic.


Noemi Katznelson, Professor, Center Leader and Research Leader, Department of Culture and Learning, Aalborg University (DK)

Päivi Honkatukia, Professor of Youth research at Tampere University (FI).

Anders Bakken, Senior researcher at the Section for Youth Research at Norwegian Social Researcn (NOVA) at OsloMet (NO)

Ylva Odenbring, Professor of Education at the Department of Education, Communication and Learning, University of Gothenburg (SE)

Hannah King, Assistant professor, Director of Postgraduate Research in the Department of Sociology, Durham University (UK)

The webinar is organized by the Department of Youth Research at Norwegian Social Research (NOVA), Oslo Metropolitan University. The official language of the webinar is English.

Jun 16, 2021 12:00 PM in Oslo

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