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Current Intersections of Culture, Language and Wellbeing Seminar


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...

University of Turku most popular university in Finland in spring's second joint application round


The University of Turku was the most popular university in this spring’s second joint application round for the Finnish-language degree programmes which ended on 27 March 2024. The total number of applicants to the University's Finnish-language degree programmes was 31,824, which is also the highest number of applicants ever to the University of Turku. The previous applicant record from 2021 (31,511) was broken in the last hour of the application round.

INVEST is the first Finnish Flagship to get an external assessment


Research Flagship Centre INVEST is commissioning an international external assessment of its activities and future options as the first Finnish Flagship. The assessment will help INVEST and its host organisations to decide on the future of its activities after the end of the current flagship period. 

Research Centre for Culture and Health Seminar


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


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...