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Teachers Workshop Spring 2022


24.5.2022 at 10.00 - 15.10
The workshop would involve a 15min presentation on each spring course and 5 mins for discussion with the exception of longitudinal methods (30 minutes in total). See below the provisional schedule. Provisional schedule 10.00-10.20 Introduction and overview of curriculum 2022-2024 (Patricia McMullin...

European Universities Established New Joint Master’s Degree Programmes – Now Open for Applications!


The University of Turku is offering two new international Master’s degree programmes as a part of the European EC2U Alliance. The students selected for the programmes have a freedom to customise a personalised study path for themselves which is focused on either language, culture, and society, or sustainable cities and communities. The students also have a chance to obtain a degree from several Alliance universities at once.

New Economies of Artistic Labour – from Entrepreneurship to Sustainable Collectives Project Collects Data on Artists’ Labour and Everyday Life


New Economies of Artistic Labour – from Entrepreneurship to Sustainable Collectives is inviting artists to write about their experiences on work and everyday life in Finland. The project aims at discovering how artists make a living, how the artistic labour overlaps with other types of labour and the everyday life, and how artistic expertise is accumulated.

Dissertation defence (English): MA Laura Ivaska


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:

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...

Popular Culture and Politics in the Eurovision Song Contest


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


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


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.