A new volume edited by Petteri Pietikäinen (Oulu University) and Jesper Caczy Kragh (University of Copenhagen) has been published by Routledge.
Senior research fellow Heini Hakosalo from the History of Sciences and Ideas -unit was interviewed in a BBC programme "Healthy b
Humanistisen tiedekunnan tenttikäytännöt uudistuvat. Käytössä on kolme tenttimisvaihtoehtoa: 1) luentotentit, 2) yleiset tenttipäivät, ja 3) sähköiset examinarium-tentit. Opiskelijoita kannustetaan siirtymään jatkossa aiempaa enemmän sähköiseen tenttiin. Examinarium-tentissä voit valita joustavasti sinulle sopivan tenttimisajankohdan. Tieteiden ja aatteiden historiassa kirjatentit suoritetaan pääasiallisesti examinariumissa. Kuitenkin joidenkin opintojaksojen kohdalla on mahdollista suorittaa tentti alla olevassa listassa mainittuina yleisinä tenttipäivinä. Luentokurssit tentitään edelleen pääsääntöisesti luentosarjan viimeisellä kerralla järjestettävällä tentillä.
Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen has been appointed Professor of Philosophy at the History of Sciences and Ideas -unit with effect from 1 August 2018. Kuukkanen received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh in 2006 and has worked in the universities of Durham, Leiden and Hull. Kuukkanen is a founder and co-director of The Centre for Philosophical Studies of History, and published on the philosophy of science and on the philosophy of history. He has been awarded Fulbright and EURIAS fellowships. His book Postnarrativist Philosophy of Historiography (Palgrave, 2015) was chosen as the best monograph in philosophy of historiography in 2016 by International Commission for the History and Theory of Historiography.
The Academy of Finland has granted a three-year funding (2019-21) for the research project Lives over Time: Birth Cohort Studies as a 20th-Century Form of Knowledge-Production.
Daniel Blackie from the Oulu University's History of Science and Ideas unit and David M.
Kuume Productions has filmed a promo video of the history of science and ideas. There, students and one staff member explain why they think this discipline "rocks"! The video is about 3 minutes long and you can watch it here.
Ari Helo's Thomas Jefferson's Ethics and the Politics of Human Progress (Cambridge University Press) has been awarded Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2015 in Political Theory.
The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOS-HS) funds workshops of a Nordic research network that will explore the theme MENTAL ILLNESS AND SOCI
Dr Daniel Blackie has been appointed as post doctoral scholar at the History of Science and Ideas and at the Age of Adjustments research community.
Prof. Pietikäinen will be on a research leave during the academic year 2015-16 (1 August 2015 - 31 July 2016).
Petteri Pietikäinen's new book Madness: A History
"American Values: Public Virtues, Private Vices?"
Welcome to the kick-off seminar of the research project "Edward Westermarck and his intellectual network in Finland and Europe, ca.
Website of the the research project MenSoc (MENTAL HEALTH, MEDICINE AND SOCIAL ENGINEERING IN 20TH CENTURY FINLAND) is now launched.
Two research groups representing History of Science and Ideas belong to a Research Community "The Age of Adjustments?
Petteri Pietikäinen’s recent publication Hulluuden historia (“History of Madness”) received the prestigious Finnish national Kanava Award for the best non-fiction book of 2013. The awardi
Prof. Petteri Pietikäinen received the University of Oulu's Teacher of the Year -award.
Ari Helo has been elected as Editor (with Pirjo Ahokas, Univ. of Turku and Mervi Miettinen, Univ. of Tampere) of American Studies in Scandinavia journal from 2014 onwards.
Prof. Petteri Pietikäinen's book on the history of madness, written in Finnish, (Hulluuden historia, Gaudeamus) was published in May 2013. It has received wide attention from media.