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Archives of the School of History, Culture and Arts Studies

Archives of the School of History, Culture and Arts Studies, SHCAS Archives, is a research archive that hosts collections created by the departments of the School of History, Culture and Arts Studies. These collections contain ethnographic research material and historical documents covering various subjects, geographical areas and periods. The collections include both textual material, audio and visual recordings, and photos and drawings. The Archives preserves and maintains these materials and makes them available for research and teaching purposes.

University of Turku to Store Research Data in the National Digital Preservation Service


Digital preservation refers to long-term storage of digital information in an accessible and usable form for several decades or even centuries. The University of Turku has applied and been granted a permission by the Ministry of Education and Culture to store the materials in the Archives of History, Culture and Arts Studies (ACS Archive) to the national Digital Preservation Service for research data (DPS for research data). The University has signed an agreement with CSC – IT Center for Science this week. CSC is responsible for the realisation of the service.

University Takes Technology and AI Research to SHIFT Business Festival


The University of Turku participates in the SHIFT Business Festival on 29–30 August with two themes: using technology in the sustainable development of the maritime and food industries and the interaction between humans and machines. The theme of SHIFT 2019 is Shapeshifting intelligence, which looks beyond the hype for a more holistic view of intelligent business.

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.


The mediabank contains photographs for media’s illustration needs as well as historic archive photographs. The mediabank is also as the digital research archive of the Archives of History, Culture and Arts Studies (ACS).