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Where is Finland on the Deliberative Wave?


29.10.2021 at 13.00 - 14.15
During the past decade, and the past few years in particular, there has been a growing interest in deliberative mini-publics, largely because of their capacity for dealing with complex and polarising issues like climate change. Mini-publics, which can manifest as processes such as Citizens’ Panels...

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 Offered Decision-Makers Considered Opinions for New Climate Policy Plan


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


10.4.2019 at 10.15 - 11.45
Associate Professor Marianna GladyshDepartment of International Relations and Diplomatic Service, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraineis specialist in Regional integration within and outside the EU, European integration and structural functioning of the EU as well as regionalism in the...

Department of Philosophy, Contemporary History and Political Science

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.