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 2022

Monday 17.1 at 5 p.m. (Zoom)

  • Lecture by Martin Gustafsson: ”Pausens betydelse för mänskligt handlande”
  • Lecture by Elina Pirjatanniemi: ”Mångvetenskaplig flyktingjuridik – kan rättsvetaren dra nytta av kvantitativ forskningsdesign? Monitieteistä pakolaisoikeutta – voiko oikeustieteilijä hyötyä kvantitatiivisesta tutkimusasetelmasta?”

Monday 21.2 at 5 p.m. 

  • Lecture by Kirsi Jahnukainen: “Syöpään sairastuneen lapsen hedelmällisyyttä voidaan säilyttää”
  • Lecture by Altti Kuusamo: ”Tunnistamisen mysteeri. Kuvallisen semiotiikan ongelmia”

Monday 21.3 at 5 p.m. at the House of the Estates

  • Commemorative speech for Professor Timo Riiho is given by Juhani Härmä
  • Commemorative speech for Professor Lilli Alanen is given by Pauliina Remes
  • Lecture by Sara Heinämaa: ”Science as Vocation and Values of Love: A Phenomenological-Philosophical Explication”

Friday 29.4 at 6.30 p.m. Annual Celebration (Internal meeting only for members at 5 p.m.)

  • Lecture by  Markku Suksi: ”Digitalisering av myndighetsverksamhet genom automatiserat beslutsfattande och AI: bakgrund, gränsdragningar och regleringsförsök”

Monday 16.5 at 5 p.m. (Note! Villa Aikala, Johannesbergintie 8, Helsinki)

  • Commemorative speech for Academician Olli Lehto is given by Mats Gyllenberg
  • Commemorative speech for Docent Anja Kervanto Nevanlinna is given by Laura Kolbe
  • Lecture by Janne Saarikivi: ”Venäläiset, ukrainalaiset ja suomalais-ugrilaiset – ketkä kaikki ovatkaan samaa kansaa?”

Program for autumn 2022

Monday 19.9 at 5 p.m.

Monday 17.10 at 5 p.m.

Monday 21.11 at 5 p.m.

Monday 19.12 at 5 p.m.