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Current Intersections of Culture, Language and Wellbeing Seminar

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14.5.2024 at 14.00 - 16.00
The Research Centre for Culture and Health at the University of Turku explores the connections between culture, health, and illness from a multidisciplinary perspective. It is interested in all aspects of research and education relating to health and culture from pedagogical, narrative, artistic...

Research Centre for Culture and Health Seminar

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13.2.2024 at 14.00 - 16.00
Islands, Isolation, and Illness Per Mendoza, University of Turku “Isolated Narratives? Narrative Ethics, Affectivity, and Spatiality in Johanna Holmström’s Själarnas ö” Mathieu Bokestael, University College Dublin “What is a Caring Historiography? Lessons from Sarah Moss’ Night Waking (2011)”...

Research Centre for Culture and Health Seminar

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16.1.2024 at 14.00 - 16.00
Research Centre for Culture and Health Seminar January 16, 14:00-16:00 EET Literature, Anthropology and Pain Anna Ovaska, Tampere University “Reading Chronic Pain: Narrative and (In)Visibility” Henni Alava, Tampere University “Finnish Sisu, Finnish Pain: What (if anything) is Culturally Specific in...

Population encounters have shaped people in Finland

31.10.2023

People living in the area of Finland have never been a homogeneous group. Our cultural, genetic and linguistic heritage all have a diverse background and are in a constant state of change. People, ideas, customs and diseases have always moved from place to place and left their mark on the population. In a major research consortium, researchers are studying how these marks are still visible in people.

Diversity in human diversity minisymbosium

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21.8.2023 at 11.00 - 17.00
Diversity in Human Diversity seminar, organized by the University of Turku, on the 21st of August. The interdisciplinary seminar will focus on current topics in digital humanism and linguistics as well as computational methods. The event is in a hybrid format. The Zoom-link will be sent to those...