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COLLeGIUM is a scholarly, open-access journal published by the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies. The latest volume is titled "The Enormous Failure of Nature": Famine and Society in the Nineteenth Century 
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The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies is an independent institute of the University of Helsinki with a mission to be a top-class, international and attractive research environment in humanities and social sciences. The Collegium aims to produce innovative research in humanities and social sciences and to strengthen interaction between different fields of academic research. Collegium researchers cooperate with university faculties and participate in doctoral training.

HCAS is an IAS institute, and part of the UBIAS and NetIAS networks.

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News

Looking for Finnish identification

Professor Ann Phoenix is studying masculinities and identities of Finnish boys. She's interested to see what our society will look like in the future.

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Erik Allardt Fellowship Programme 2018/2019

The Call for Applications for 2018/2019 is now open until October 28, 2017.

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UACES Lifetime Achievement Award to Prof. Jo Shaw

The Academic Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) Lifetime Achievement Award in European Studies to EURIAS Fellow, Professor Jo Shaw

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The 2018 Core Fellowship at the HCAS

The Call for Applications for 2018 is closed. We received altogether 217 applications. The decision will be made in February 2018.

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The Emerging Scholar Award by The Kenneth Burke Society to HCAS Core Fellow, D.Soc.Sc Jouni Tilli

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Arts 2018

New Postdoctoral Fellows in the Arts 2018 are Matthias de Groof and Ashley David Kerr.

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Research post as Academy Research Fellow to Josephine Hoergaerts

Academy of Finland's Research Council for Culture and Society has decided Research posts. Among funded Academy Research Fellows is Current HCAS Fellow Researcher PhD Josephine Hoegaerts. Read more...

EURIAS Fellowship Programme 2018/2019

The Call for Applications for the academic year 2018/19 is closed. Publication of results: in mid-January 2018

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Speaking for Science

Janne Saarikivi and Taina Riikonen are expanding academic freedom by commodifying useless information.
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Venla Oikkonen holds a PhD in Gender Studies (University of Helsinki).

In 2012-2016, she worked as an Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher in Gender Studies at the University of Helsinki, as well as a Visiting Researcher at the Centre for Gender and Women's Studies, Lancaster University, UK.

Her current interdisciplinary project "Vaccines as Technologies of Difference in the Cultural Debate about Immunization" explores the cultural understanding of vaccines. It views vaccines as embodied technologies that organize ideas of difference such as gender, sexuality, ethnicity, class, age and disability.

Read more on Venla's research project at the Collegium on her personal website>>