Keyword: Department of Philosophy, Political Science and Contemporary History
Dissertation on philosophy of gender and sexual variance to expand understanding of good life and the human condition (Defense: VTM, FM Tiia Sudenkaarne, August 28th2021, philosophy)
Master of Social Sciences, Master of Arts Tiia Sudenkaarne introduces queer bioethics into Finnish academia. Her dissertation analyses how LGBTQI+ questions often considered marginal are philosophically robust and socio-politically important.
Citizens’ Jury has offered deliberated views on climate actions for climate policy decision-makers. Implemented by researchers from the University of Turku, the Citizens’ Jury compiled a statement, which was delivered to the Finnish Ministry of the Environment and the government-appointed Climate Policy Roundtable, the purpose of which is to create a common understanding of how Finland can make a just transition to a carbon neutral society by 2035.
Guest lecture: Marianna Gladysh - Influence of the Ukrainian crisis on transformation of the European security system in the context of current geopolitical changes
The disciplinary units of Philosophy, Contemporary History and Political Science merged on 1 January 2016. The department also includes the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS), the Public Choice Research Centre (PCRC), the Finnish Centre for Democracy Studies and the Centre for Parliamentary Studies.