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WORKSHOP: The Hermeneutics of Violence

”The Hermeneutics of Violence” is part of a larger project entitled Interpreting Violence: Narrative, Ethics and Hermeneutics, funded by the Joint Committee for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The second workshop, to be held at Turku University August 27-29 … Continue reading

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Full Schedule in May!

Check out the event schedule for May and join us!

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Introducing new Selma post-doctoral scholar: AVRIL TYNAN

In 2019 SELMA is welcoming two new postdoctoral scholars: today we introduce AVRIL TYNAN, conducting her research in comparative literature at TIAS where she is working on her project ‘Father or Failure: Fathers in Francophone Literature and Film since 1945’. … Continue reading

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SELMA starts new semester with the conference on storytelling

  Photo: Maria Vasenkari The International Conference “Uses and Abuses of Storytelling: Theorizing the Intersections of Narrative, Memory and Identity”, organized by the University of Turku, 14-16 February 2019, brought together scientists of the storytelling and cultural memory to reflect on … Continue reading

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Dear Selma followers! We look forward to Christmas holidays after the very busy 2018 SELMA year! Before we come back in 2019 with a fresh programme, please find below a ‘goody bag’ with calls and invitations for conferences, workshops and symposiums (organized by or in … Continue reading

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Project launch: IDENTITY WORK

This kick-off event will introduce and discuss SELMA’s new Academy of Finland project IDENTITY WORK: NARRATIVE AGENCY, METANARRATIVITY AND BIBLIOTHERAPY, which is part of the Consortium INSTRUMENTAL NARRATIVES.  The sub-project of the team in Turku focuses on the uses and … Continue reading

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WORKSHOP: The Cost of Bearing Witness

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NeverAgain: Project Launch & Press Conference

  27 September 2018, Janus (Minerva), Kaivokatu 12, Turku, 18.00 EET We have the pleasure to invite the representatives of civic society, academics, NGOs, media, institutions, educators, independent cultural workers, and interested members of public to participate at the press … Continue reading

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SELMA LECTURE

13 September 2018, 10-12, Janus (University of Turku, Minerva, Kaivokatu 12) by COLIN DAVIS, ROYAL HOLLOWAY,  UNIVERSITY OF LONDON &  UNIVERSITY OF TURKU Behind the question ‘But is it art?’ lie other questions: what values, prejudices and cultural norms do we bring to … Continue reading

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WE ARE BACK AFTER THE SUMMER BREAK….

…with the program full of exciting events, two new projects, and an invitation for you to collaborate with us!  NEW PROJECTS! This Fall, SELMA is launching TWO NEW PROJECTS: Instrumental Narratives, in a in a Consortium with Tampere and Helsinki​​, funded by Academy of Finland (2018-2022) and #NeverAgain: Teaching Transmission … Continue reading

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