The Finnish Society of Sciences And Letters

Events

The members of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters convene once a month, by tradition on the third Monday of the month at 5 p.m. at the House of the Estates, Snellmaninkatu 9-11, Helsinki, auditorium 15.  Exceptions to place and time are mentioned separately.

The meetings begin with public lectures held by members of the Society.  The lectures are open for the public, but registration is required (at societas@scientiarum.fi) Wednesday before meeting. After the lectures the members of the Society hold their regular monthly meeting.

 

Program for spring 2019

 

Monday 21.1 at 4 p.m. (NOTE! Auditorium Helikon (Arken), Tehtaankatu 2, Turku)
  • Commemorative speech for Professor Boris Sjöberg is given by Professor Göran Högnäs.
  • Lecture by Professor Kimmo Grönlund: “Statskunskap som vetenskap”.
  • Lecture by Professor Jukka Sihvonen: “Kafkan kanssa elokuvissa”.
Monday 18.2 at 5 p.m.
  • Commemorative speech for Professor Randolph Quirk is given by Professor Hannu Riikonen.
  • Lecture by Professor Timo Vesala: Metsät, suot, järvet ja niiden ilmastovaikutukset”
  • Lecture by Professor Peter Nynäs: “Multipla religiösa identiteter bland unga vuxna: några centrala observationer i ljuset av en internationell studie”.
Monday 18.3 at 5 p.m.
  • Commemorative speech for Professor Anders Ahlqvist is given by Professor Fred Karlsson.
  • Lecture by Professor Caj Haglund: “Jakten på nya cancermarkörer”
  • Lecture by Professor Gunilla Widén: “Informationskompetens – en av de viktigaste färdigheterna i vår digitaliserade värld”
Monday 29.4 at 6 p.m. Annual Celebration (Internal meeting only for members at 5 p.m.)
  • Welcoming address by the Chair.
  • Lecture by Professor Kari Enqvist: “Kosminen inflaatio”
Monday 20.5 at 5 p.m. (Note! Villa Aikala, Johannesbergintie 8, Helsinki)
  • Lecture by Professor René Gothóni: “Nya rön inom buddhistforskningen i Sri Lanka”

Meetings autumn 2019

 

Monday 16.9 at 5 p.m.
Monday 21.10 at 5 p.m.
Monday 18.11 at 5 p.m.
Monday 16.12 at 5 p.m.