Tuukka Toivonen, PhD (Oxford) SOAS, University of London

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What is the social innovation community? A serendipitous account

Something curious yet strangely familiar took place in Osaka, Japan, towards the early spring of 2012: A small group of like-minded university students, post-docs, architects, designers, film-makers and social entrepreneurs decided to launch a community for young people interested in social innovation…

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Summer school: From Social Entrepreneurship to Enlightened Organisational Frameworks

This July, Tuukka will coordinate SOAS’ first summer school on social entrepreneurship, which is now open for applications. Collaborators from the UCL, LSE, the Impact Hubs and other related organisations are also expected to join the teaching team.

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March 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Social innovation: definitions and process-focused perspectives

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

On the entrepreneurial “hub organisation” (a new paper in the works)

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

ESCies: The Entrepreneurial Spaces & Collectivities group launches and grows to 27 members

November 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Harvard’s Mary Brinton reviews “Japan’s Emerging Youth Policy: Getting Young Adults Back to Work”

October 5, 2014 · Leave a comment


August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two weeks with Japan’s young opinion leaders and entrepreneurial future builders (April 2014)

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Low Fertility Riddle: Can We Move Beyond the Curse of Technocratic Misdiagnosis?

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment