Category Archives: Yleinen

NEW PERSPECTIVES IN/ON ORAL HISTORY AND MEMORY

Event organized in collaboration with the Academy of Finland postdoctoral project Memory Unchained (SA 308661) Oral history refers to a research field that focuses on memory as a subjective, communicative, and social faculty with a radical emancipatory potential. Moreover, oral … Continue reading

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A TOUCH OF THE PAST/MENNEEN KOSKETUS (IN FINNISH!)

Event organised in collaboration with Centre for Artistic Research and the History forum (University of Arts), Helsinki How are we, as researchers, touched by people from the past, and how could we, in turn, touch our audiences? How to transform a monument into … Continue reading

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LECTURE – Queering the Trenches: The Homoerotic Accents in François Ozon’s Frantz (2016)

5 November 2019, 13–15, Hovi V105 (Artium, Sirkkala Campus, Kaivokatu 12) In her talk ‘Queering the Trenches: The Homoerotic Accents in François Ozon’s Frantz (2016)’, Dr Helena Duffy argues that, by queering death in the treches, French filmmaker Ozon explores … Continue reading

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NEW EVENT IN COLLABORATION WITH TURKU INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES ON OCTOBER 31

Quitting (the) Habit: Fossil Fuels, Governmentality and the Politics of Energy Dependency Guest lecture by Prof. Imre Szeman Followed by a Roundtable More information here and here

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POLITICS OF NARRATIVE AND MEMORY (WORKSHOP)

This workshop will explore the political dimensions of narrative practices and forms of memory. It examines how memory cultures and cultural narratives shape the way in which people see the political world and the possibility of political change. The speakers of the … Continue reading

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PLAYING (WITH) NON-VIOLENCE (WORKSHOP)

Playing videogames has always been tied to controversial speculations and assumptions about its negative impact, from the promotion of violence to fostering aggressive behaviour, particularly among youth. But is there an enjoyable and healthy way of playing games? In what way can … Continue reading

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NEW FALL 2019 PROGRAMME

After the summer break we are back with a full autumn programme and some news!  First of all, we have a new coordinator, Marta Laura Cenedese, who is taking up from Nena Močnik.   Secondly, SELMA is partner of the new … Continue reading

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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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Seminar Programme: Literature, Ethics and Wellbeing (15 May)

In this joint seminar organised by SELMA (Centre for the Study of Storytelling, Experientiality and Memory) and LaWe (Centre for the Study of Language and Wellbeing), we explore various ways of understanding the potential of literature to promote wellbeing. We … Continue reading

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Full Schedule in May!

Check out the event schedule for May and join us!

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