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POSTPONED: TIAS Symposium - Enlightenment


23.4.2020 at 12.15 - 16.00
The Enlightenment was a multi-faceted socio-politico-philosophical enterprise that peaked in the 1700s and brought about all kinds of societal and political reforms. Many of its fundamental ideas still flourish and are constitutive of our society. These ideas include but are not limited to freedom...

Queer pedagogies of the Rainbow History Month


12.11.2019 at 10.00 - 13.11.2019 at 17.00
The Rainbow History Month was organized in Finland for the first time in 2018. Unlike in many other countries, in Finland the LGBTQI history month has not yet been taken to the schools (where it started in the U.S. in 1994). One possible reason might be that in Finland the pedagogies for addressing...

Relational Turn in the Social Sciences: Causes and Consequences Symposium


15.10.2019 at 11.00 - 17.00
The social sciences are supposed to be about studying social relations and how these relations make up us as beings in the world – and not just as beings who view the world. Yet for the most part the science part of the social sciences has been equated with scientific methods and their underlying...

Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives on Human Interaction - TIAS seminar


3.10.2019 at 9.30 - 17.00
Interaction lies at the heart of human activity. Bringing togetherscholars from various disciplines, the aim of this research seminar isto share theoretical and methodological understandings of research oninteraction at both the micro and macro levels. The seminar consists ofkeynote talks, hands-on...

TIAS Symposium - Emotions and Affects: Interdisciplinary Perspectives


8.2.2019 at 9.45 - 17.45
The one-day seminar “Emotions and Affects: Interdisciplinary Perspectives” seeks to explore these questions. The keynote speakers are Antti Kauppinen (Professor of Practical Philosophy, University of Helsinki), Mikko Sams (Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Aalto University), and Kaarina Nikunen...

TCSM 10th Anniversary Seminar


13.12.2018 at 12.00 - 16.45
Programme: 12:00 The Past, the Present and the Future of the TCSMOpening words Vice-Rector Kalle-Antti Suominen Towards Research Excellence in TurkuEmeritus Professor Matti Viljanen, University of Turku TBAAcademy Professor and Academician Sirpa Jalkanen Navigating the way, but where to go? -...

Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) appoints five new postdoctoral fellows


Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) has appointed five new postdoctoral fellows to three-year positions, which commence on 1 january 2021. Following a process of international peer review, the successful candidates were chosen from a field of 286 applications for the five positions available (a success rate of 1.7%). They will join an institute which is committed to interdisciplinary working and the development of top-level researchers.

Lecture series at Turku City Library organised by University of Turku Research Collegia


NB! Please note that due to the current COVID-19 situation, this lecture series has been postponed until Autumn 2020. See the updated lecture schedule below.

All interested parties are warmly welcomed to a lecture series organised by Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine (TCSM) and Turku Institute of Advanced Studies (TIAS)! In the series, collegium researchers give lectures on on-going research at the University of Turku. The lectures are given at Turku City Library from March 3 to May 11.

New Researchers at Turku Institute for Advanced Studies Tackle Pioneering Projects


Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) strengthens its position as a leading multidisciplinary research unit in humanities and social sciences after recruiting new researchers, ten of whom started their work at the beginning of 2019. During their three-year projects, the Institute’s researchers will conduct a diverse range of interdisciplinary, innovative and socially impactful research.

22 New Researchers to Turku Institute for Advanced Studies of the University of Turku


Having recruited 22 new researchers, the Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) strengthens its position as an international unit of high-quality and innovative research in the humanities and social sciences. The three-year research positions of the multidisciplinary research collegium are extremely popular, something which is apparent considering the number of the applications: almost 700 applications from 78 different countries. TIAS is a joint enterprise between the Faculties of Social Sciences, Humanities, Education and Law and Turku School of Economics.