Boldness blog

The foundation’s Boldness blog deals, as the name suggests, with being bold: we discuss the meaning of boldness, grant recipients talk about their projects and we also invite others, both friends and strangers, to contribute.

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Boldness blog | 16.02.2017

Indigenous studies, say what?

Indigenous studies, which have emerged around the world in recent years – and subsequently in Finland – examine indigenous peoples from a global and multidisciplinary perspective. The discipline is based on the point of view and worlds of experience of indigenous peoples. Indigenous studies provide a comprehensive knowledge base on the research methods, languages and cultures, environmental philosophies, arts, history, and rights of indigenous peoples.

Boldness blog | 27.01.2017

On margins

Markku Lonkila, member of the Kone Foundation board and professor of sociology at the University of Jyväskylä, writes about marginal phenomena and their meanings.

Boldness blog | 16.11.2016

“Because it’s there”

Real boldness is to be yourself, and since hardly anyone is 100 % certain what that self is exactly, real boldness is the courage to find out and put yourself on the line.

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