Keyword: Faculty of Humanities
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.
Application Period for International Master’s Degree Programme European Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact Has Started
The international and multilingual master’s degree programme European Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact trains language professionals for a multilingual and multicultural world of work. At the University of Turku, the major is either French or German. The applying period is April 1st–May 31st.
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.
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.
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.
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.