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Popular Culture and Politics in the Eurovision Song Contest


3.5.2019 at 10.00 - 15.15
Programme 10.00–11.00 Welcome Dean Vuletic: Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest 11.00–12.15 Pia Koivunen: Russia and Ukraine in the Eurovisions: a love–hate relationship Mari Pajala: Israel and Eurovision – a brief history Jan Wickman: A spectre of queer visibility on the ESC stage 12.15...

University of Turku’s 100th Anniversary Work Composed by Mikko Heiniö


Composer, Professor Emeritus of Musicology Mikko Heiniö has composed the anniversary work entitled Syvyyden yllä tuuli (Wind above the Depths) of the University of Turku’s centenary that will be celebrated next year. The composition will be performed for the first time at the University of Turku’s Anniversary Celebration in February 2020.

KKL Research day


29.3.2019 at 13.00 - 16.00
PROGRAM 13:15-13:20 Deputy Head of School Matti Peikola opens the research day (TSE-OP lecture hall, Turku School of Economics) 13:20-13:30 The Research Centre for Language Learning introduces itself (TSE-OP lecture hall, Turku School of Economics) 13:30-14:30 Workshops (rooms LS08, LS09, LS10, LS12...

Literature, Ethics and Wellbeing


15.5.2019 at 12.00 - 16.00
In this joint seminar organised by SELMA and LaWe (Centre for the Study of Language and Wellbeing), we explore various ways of understanding the potential of literature to promote wellbeing. We are interested in wellbeing in a broad, cultural sense and will discuss its links to ethical issues such...

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.

Researching Security


8.2.2019 at 10.00 - 15.00
The seminar explores the concept of security from theoretical and methodological perspectives with the empirical focus on Finland and Sweden. The seminar is a part of the Kone Foundation funded project Muuttuvat uhkakuvat ja valvonnan mekanismit Suomessa (2018-2020) which examines threat perceptions...

International Master's Degree Programmes

In the application period 3 December 2018 - 31 January 2019 we offer the following International Master's Degree Programmes taught in English, starting in autumn 2019.