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Dissertation defence (English): MA Laura Ivaska

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7.12.2020 at 12.00 - 18.00
MA Laura Ivaska defends her dissertation in English entitled ”A Mixed-Methods Approach to Indirect Translation: A Case Study of the Finnish Translations of Modern Greek Prose 1952–2004” .The audience can participate in the defence by remote access: https://utu.zoom.us/j/65928266640Opponent...

Literature, Ethics and Wellbeing

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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...

Popular Culture and Politics in the Eurovision Song Contest

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3.5.2019 at 10.00 - 15.15
Programme10.00–11.00WelcomeDean Vuletic: Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest11.00–12.15Pia Koivunen: Russia and Ukraine in the Eurovisions: a love–hate relationshipMari Pajala: Israel and Eurovision – a brief historyJan Wickman: A spectre of queer visibility on the ESC stage12.15 –13...

Researching Security

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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...

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

19.10.2020

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.

Turku Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (TUCEMEMS)

The Turku Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (TUCEMEMS) is a multidisciplinary research centre funded by the University of Turku. The centre provides support for and advances research activities examining different historical time periods, ranging from late antiquity to the latter part of the 18th  century.

Finnish Academic Writing studies at the Centre for Language and Communication Studies

The aim of academic writing in the Finnish language is to develop the student's communication skills and to support the student to develop into an expert. The goal of academic writing studies is for students to achieve the literary skills needed in their studies, working life, and in their own discipline.

The science and art event Aboagora adopting a new form in August

16.06.2020

Aboagora – Between Arts and Sciences is an annual symposium, bringing together various aspects of academia, the arts, and society. This year, Aboagora dives into the world of water. The Symposium will be held both at the Sibelius Museum as well as online on 19–21 August, 2020. Registration opens on 15 June.