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 2020

 

Monday 20.1 at 4 p.m.
(Note! In Turku: Åbo Akademi, ASA Iso Auditorio, Vänrikinkatu 3 A 1 (1. floor), Turku)
  • Lecture by Professor Marko Joas: ”Medborgaren, lokalsamhället och havet”
  • Lecture by Professor Cecilia Sahlgren: ”Biologisk design – kroppens byggstenar och arkitekter”
  • Lecture by Professor Carl-Eric Wilén: ”Elden är lös!”
Monday 17.2 at 5 p.m.
  • Commemorative speech for PhD Marja Simonsuuri-Sorsa is given by Professor Jim Schröder
  • Lecture by Professor Eija Kalso: “Unwrapping a few mysteries about pain”
  • Lecture by Professor Åsa von Schoultz: ”En för alla, alla för en? Konkurrens inom partier: Den outforskade dimensionen av politisk tävlan”
Monday 16.3 at 5 p.m. (CANCELLED!)
  • Lecture by Professor Per-Henrik Groop: ”Diabetisk njursjukdom, nutidens gissel – en kollision mellan arv och miljö”
  • Lecture by Professor Päivi Törmä: ”Uusia kvantti-ilmiöitä: Bosen-Einsteinin kondensaatti nanofotoniikassa ja suprajohtavuus grafeenissa”
Wednesday 29.4 at 6 p.m.
Annual Celebration at Pörssitalo (CANCELLED! The date for the annual meeting will be announced later)
Monday 18.5 at 5 p.m. (CANCELLED!)
  • Lecture by Professor Martti Koskenniemi: “Suvereenisuus ja omistaminen. Ajatuksia vallankäytön kansainvälisestä historiasta”

 

Program for autumn 2020

 

Monday 21.9 at 5 p.m.
  • Commemorative speech for Professor Johan Järnefelt is given by Professor Carl G. Gahmberg
  • Commemorative speech for Professor Max Engman is given by Professor Henrik Meinander
  • Lecture by Professor Päivi Tärmä
  • Lecture
Monday 19.10 at 5 p.m.
  • Lecture by Professor Arja Karivieri
  • Lecture by Professor Karen Spens
Monday 16.11 at 5 p.m.
  • Lecture by Professor Per-Henrik Groop
  • Lecture Professor Helena Isoniemi
Monday 21.12 at 5 p.m.
  • Lecture
  • Lecture