Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES 

Korpela, Mari. 2020. Avointa ja ilmaista korkeakoulutusta kaikille? Moocien mahdollisuudet ja rajoitteet Aikuiskasvatus. 140-146.

Korpela, Mari (2019). Searching for a countercultural life abroad: neo-nomadism, lifestyle mobility or bohemian lifestyle migration? Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2019.1569505

Korpela, Mari (2018). Moving to Paradise for the Children’s Sake. Migration Letters. 15:1. 55-65. 

Korpela, Mari (2017). “India has got it!”: lifestyle migrants constructing “Incredible Indias” in Varanasi and Goa. Ethnografica. 21:1. 153-173. https://etnografica.revues.org/4857

Korpela, Mari, Hirvi Laura & Tawah Sanna (2016). Not Alone. Doing Fieldwork in the Company of Family Members.Suomen Antropologi. Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 41:3, 4-20. 

Korpela, Mari (2016). A (Sub)Culture of Their Own: Children of Lifestyle Migrants in Goa, India. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal. 25:4, 470-488.

Fechter Anne-Meike & Korpela, Mari (2016). Interrogating child migrants or ‘Third Culture Kids’ in Asia: An introduction. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal. 25:4, 422-428.

Korpela, Mari (2014). Growing up cosmopolitan? Children of Western Lifestyle Migrants in Goa, India. COLLeGIUM. Studies across disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Vol. 15, 90-115. 

Korpela, Mari (2013). Marginally Mobile? The Vulnerable Lifestyle of the Westerners in Goa. Two Homelands. 38. 

Korpela, Mari & Raluca Nagy (2013).  Introduction: Limitations to Temporary MobilityInternational Review of Social Research 3:1.

Korpela, Mari & Jukka Jouhki (2011). “From a Workshop into a Network: Finland-Based India Researchers Unite. A report from the India workshop at the annual conference of Finnish Anthropological Society, October 2011.” Suomen antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 36:4. 88-94.

Korpela, Mari & Miles-Watson, Jonathan (2010). “Indiascapes. Reflecting on India at the 11th EASA Conference”.Suomen antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 35:3.71-79.

Korpela, Mari (2010). “Westerners in Search of a Better Life in India. Lectio Praecursoria/Research Report”. Suomen antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 35:1, 74-82. 

Korpela, Mari (2010). ”Leppoista elämää ulkomailla: Mitä on elämäntapasiirtolaisuus?” (Easy life abroad: what is lifestyle migration?) Kulttuurintutkimus. 27:4, 72-77.

Korpela, Mari (2010). A Postcolonial Imagination? Westerners Searching for Authenticity in India. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. 36:8, 1299-1315. 

Republished (2012) in Anne-Meike Fechter & Katie Walsh (eds.) The New Expatriates. Postcolonial Approaches to Mobile Professionals. UK: Routledge.

Korpela, Mari (2010). Me, Myself and I: Western Lifestyle Migrants in Search of Themselves in Varanasi, India.Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia & Latin America, 1:1. 

Korpela, Mari (2007). Kauas pois. Länsimaalaisten nuorten monikulttuuriset kokemukset Intiassa. (Far away. The multicultural experiences of Western Youth in India) Nuorisotutkimus 25:4, 3-17.

Korpela, Mari (2006). ’I’m Not Like Indian Women.’ Reflections of Young European Women in Varanasi, India. Jargonia9:1-21    

     

BOOK CHAPTERS

Korpela, Mari (2020). “We must stay for the exams!” Pacing mobilities and immobilities among lifestyle migrant families in Goa, India. In Vered Amit & Noel B. Salazar. Pacing mobilities: a consideration of shifts in the timing, intensity, tempo and duration of mobility. Berghahn Publishers. 

Marco Eimermann, Matthew Hayes & Mari Korpela. (2019) Conference proceedings for the Lifestyle Migration Hub meeting 28-29 November 2019, Umeå University, Sweden. Umeå: Institutionen för Geografi. 

Korpela, Mari, Hyytiä Jaakko & Pitkänen Pirkko (2019). Transformative impacts of temporary migration in Finland. In Pirko Pitkänen, Maruja Asia, Tomoko Hayakawa, Irydaya Rajan, Mustafa Aksakal & Kerstin Schmidt (eds) Comparative analysis of transformative characteristics and development impacts of temporary migration. New Delhi: Routledge. 

Korpela, Mari & Ojala-Fulwood, Maija (2018). Seasonal Migration as a Lifestyle. In Maija Ojala-Fulwood (ed.) Migration and Multi-ethnic Communities. Mobile People. From the Late Middle Ages to the PresentDe Gruyter Oldenbourg. 123-143. 

Korpela, Mari. (2017). “India has got it!” “Western” Lifestyle Migrants in India, Neither Tourists nor Residents. In Xenia Zeiler (ed.) Research on India in Finland. Helsinki: Embassy of India. 66-73.

Korpela, Mari, Hyytiä Jaakko & Pitkänen Pirkko (2017) Navigating bureaucracies, intentions and relationships: Temporary transnational migration between Finland and Asia. In Pirkko Pitkänen, Mari Korpela, Mustafa Aksakal, Kerstin Schmidt (eds.) Characteristics of Temporary Migration in European-Asian Transnational Social Spaces.Dordrecht: Springer. 213-232.

Aksakal Mustafa, Schmidt Kerstin Korpela, Mari & Pitkänen Pirkko, (2017). Introduction: Temporary Migration in Asian-European Social Spaces. In Pirkko Pitkänen, Mari Korpela, Mustafa Aksakal, Kerstin Schmidt (eds.) Characteristics of Temporary Migration in European-Asian Transnational Social Spaces. Dordrecht: Springer. 1-25.

Pirkko Pitkänen, Mari Korpela, Kerstin Schmidt and Mustafa Aksakal (2017). Conclusion: Characteristics, Experiences and Transnationality of Temporary Migration. In Pirkko Pitkänen, Mari Korpela, Mustafa Aksakal, Kerstin Schmidt (eds.) Characteristics of Temporary Migration in European-Asian Transnational Social Spaces.Dordrecht: Springer. 233-247.

Korpela, Mari & Pitkänen, Pirkko. (2017). Temporary migration between the EU and Asia. In Sergio Carrera, Andrew Geddes, Elspeth Guild and Marco Stefan (eds.). Pathways towards Legal Migration in the EU: Reappraising concepts, trajectories and policiesCentre of European Policy Studies: Brussels. 8-14.

Korpela, Mari (2017). Finland: an overview. In Linda Lowry (ed.) The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and TourismLos Angeles: Sage. 484-485.

Korpela, Mari (2016). InfrastructureIn Noel Salazar & Kiran Jayaram (eds.) Keywords of Mobility: Critical Anthropological Engagements. Oxford: Berghahn Books. 117-136.

Korpela, Mari (2014). Lifestyle of Freedom? Individualism and Lifestyle Migration. In Michaela Benson & Nick Osbaldiston (eds.) Understanding Lifestyle Migration: Theoretical Approaches to Migration and the Quest for a Better Way of Life. Hampshire: Palgrave. 

Korpela, Mari & Pitkänen, Pirkko (2014). Characteristic Features of Temporary Border-Crossing Migration. In Pirkko Pitkänen & Mari Korpela (eds.) Characteristics of Temporary Transnational Migration. Collected Working Papers from the EURA-NET project. 362-371. 

Korpela, Mari, Hyytiä Jaakko, Pitänen Pirkko, Rantanen Pekka & Raunio Mika (2014). Temporary Migration in Finland. In Pirkko Pitkänen & Sergio Carrera (eds.) Transnational Migration in Transition: State of the Art Report on Temporary Migration. Collected Working papers from the EURA-NET project. 82-114.

Korpela, Mari, Hyytiä Jaakko, Pitkänen Pirkko, Rantanen Pekka & Raunio Mika (2014). Types of Temporary Border-Crossing Movement to and from Finland. In Pirkko Pitkänen & Mari Korpela (eds.) Characteristics of Temporary Transnational Migration. Collected Working Papers from the EURA-NET project. 65-96. 

Korpela, Mari (2014). Strong Vibes in Banaras: The Views of Western Sojourners on the Holy City. In Istvan Keul (ed.)Banaras Revisited. Scholarly Pilgrimages to the City of Light. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. 49-62. 

Korpela, Mari (2013). Westerners in Varanasi, India: A Permanent yet Temporary Community. In Mari Korpela & Fred Dervin (eds.) Cocoon Communities: Togetherness in the 21st Century. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 37-57.

Korpela, Mari (2009). When a Trip to Adulthood Becomes a Lifestyle: The Community of Westerners in Varanasi, India.In Karen O’Reilly & Michaela Benson (eds.) A New Life? Expectations, aspirations, and experiences of lifestyle migration. Aldershot: Ashgate. 15-30.

Dervin Fred & Korpela, Mari (2013). “Introduction”. In Mari Korpela & Fred Dervin (eds.) Cocoon Communities: Togetherness in the 21st Century. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 1-13.

Korpela, Mari (2013). ”Ihmisiä liikkeessä: Intian boheemit elämäntapasiirtolaiset ja asioiden kansallinen järjestys”(People on the move. Bohemian lifestyle migrants in India and the national order of things). In Mikko Lehtonen (ed.) Liike, rajat ja tieto. Tampere: Vastapaino. 

Korpela, Mari (2011). Vaaroja paratiisissa—Intian Goalla asuvat länsimaalaiset lapset”. (Dangers in Paraside: Western children living in Goa, India) In Emma Aalto, Maarit Alasuutari, Tarja Heino, Tuuli Lamponen ja Niina Rutanen (eds.) Suojeltu Lapsuus? Raportti Lapsuudentutkimuksen päiviltä 2011. Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos. 49-50.

Korpela, Mari (2005).Länsimaalaisten elämä Intian Varanasissa: rikasta köyhäilyä, vastakulttuuria vai aktivismia?” (The life of Westerners in Varanasi, India: Rich acting poor, a counterculture or activism?)  In Susanna Paasonen (ed.) Aktivismi: verkostoja, järjestöjä ja arjen taitoja, Jyväskylän Nykykulttuurin tutkimuksen yksikkö. 137-160.

Korpela, Mari, Rantalaiho Liisa, Hirsiaho Anu (2005). ”Johdanto” (Introduction). In Anu Hirsiaho, Mari Korpela, Liisa Rantalaiho (eds.) Kohtaamisia rajoilla. Helsinki: SKS. 11-18.

BOOKS 

Monographs 

Korpela, Mari (2009). More Vibes in India. Westerners in Search of a Better Life in Varanasi. Tampere: Tampere University Press. (PhD) 

Edited books

Pirkko Pitkänen & Mari Korpela & Mustafa Aksakal & Kerstin Schmidt (eds.) (2017). Characteristics of Temporary Migration in European-Asian Transnational Social Spaces. Dordrecht: Springer. 

Pitkänen, Pirkko & Korpela, Mari (eds.) (2014). Characteristics of Temporary Transnational Migration. Collected Working Papers from the EURA-NET project. 

Korpela, Mari & Dervin, Fred (eds.). (2013). Cocoon Communities: Togetherness in the 21th century. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 

Korpela Mari, Hirsiaho Anu, Rantalaiho Liisa (eds.). (2005). Kohtaamisia rajoilla. (Encounters at Boundaries) Helsinki: SKS.

EDITED JOURNAL ISSUES

Korpela Mari & Fechter Anne-Meike (2016). Special issue “Child migrants or ‘Third Culture Kids’? Critical approaches to transnationally mobile children and youth.” Asian and Pacific Migration Journal. 25:4.

Korpela, Mari & Nagy, Raluca (2013). Special issue “Limitations to Temporary Mobility”. International Review of Social Research 3:1.

PUBLICATIONS FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Korpela, Mari (2016). Kylmästä lämpimään. Suomalaiset eläkeläiset talvipakolaisena Thaimaassa.  (Finnish retirees in Thailand) AntroBlogi. 22.6.2016. 

Korpela, Mari (2015). ”That’s a Big Sun!” Drawings on Mobile Childhood.  Allegra Lab: Anthropology, Law, Art & World (allegralaboratory.net) 15.5.2015

Korpela, Mari (2007). “Samaan aikaan toisaalla…“ (Elsewhere at the same time) Kommentti: Nuorisotutkimuksen verkkokanava. 28.8.2007

BOOK REVIEWS:

Korpela, Mari (2021). Book review: Braukmann Fabienne, Michaela Haug, Katja Metzmacher, and Rosalie Stolz (eds.). Being a Parent in the Field. Implications and Challenges of Accompanied Fieldwork. In Anthropow. 116:1, 218.

Korpela, Mari (2021). Book review: Danau Tanu. Growing Up in Transit: The Politics of Belonging at an International School. In Social Anthropology. 28:4.

Korpela, Mari (2015). Book review: Paula Könnilä. Sisua ja mañanaa – Suomalaiset Espanjan Aurinkorannikolla. In Nordic Journal of Migration Research 5: 4. 

Korpela, Mari (2014). Book review: Hirvi, Laura & Snellman, Hanna (eds.). Where is the Field? The Experience of Migration Viewed through the Prism of Ethnographic Fieldwork in Nordic Journal of Migration Research. 4:2. 91-92

Korpela. Mari (2012) Book review: Assa Doron: Caste, Occupation and politics on the Ganges: Passages of Resistance in Anthropology in Action 19:2, 44-45.

Korpela, Mari (2012). Book review: Noel B. Salazar: Envisioning Eden. Mobilizing Imaginaries in Tourism and Beyondin Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology 77:2, 282-284.

Korpela, Mari (2010). Book review: Pola Bousiou: The Nomads of Mykonos. Performing Liminalities in a Queer Space in Anthropology in Action 17: 2-3, 120-121.

THESES

Korpela, Mari (2009). PhD dissertation: More Vibes in India. Westerners in Search of a Better Life in Varanasi. Tampere: TUP. 

Korpela, Mari (1999). Master’s thesis: “I’m Not Indian.” Reflections of Young European Women in Varanasi, India.

TRANSLATIONS:

Korpela, Mari (2012). Liisa MalkkiIhmiskunnan kansalaiset. Kansainvälisyysaate ja kansojen kuviteltu yhteisö. (Citizens of Humanity: Internationalism and the Imagined Community of Nations). Laura Huttunen (ed.). Kulttuuri, paikka ja muuttoliike. Vastapaino: Tampere. 51-81.  

Korpela, Mari (2005). Marjorie MbilinyiAktivismia Tansaniassa, Kamppailua rajoista ja osallistavaa toimintaa. (Contesting Borders: Thoughts on Participatory Principles in Emancipatory Struggles). Korpela Mari, Hirsiaho Anu, Rantalaiho Liisa (eds.). Kohtaamisia rajoilla. Helsinki: SKS. 188-205.