COLLeGIUM is a scholarly, open-access journal published by the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies.
The latest volume is titled Dictatorship of Failure: The Discourse of Democractic Failure in the Current European Crisis.
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Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies is an independent institute within the University of Helsinki. Its aims are:
- to enhance scholarly excellence within humanities and social sciences;
- to endorse dialogue between different academic orientations;
- to provide an innovative environment for concentrated study;
- to encourage theoretical and methodological reflection in research;
- to promote international visibility of Finnish research and interaction between scholars from all over the world.
Interview with Michal Ben-Naftali
The latest HCAS Newsletter features an interesting interview with Michal Ben-Naftali, our current writer-in-residence, who talks about her intellectual background, Hebrew language, and her recent work: "Though stories I manage to look with audacity at situations which in daily life I prefer to perceive as harmonic, prefer not to recognize their deep ambivalence and their potential for perversion." Read more...
Approaching Economic Crisis from Interdisciplinary Angle
New COLLeGIUM volume Dictatorship of Failure provides interesting and engaging perspectives to the European economic and political crisis. The volume is a display of how the diversity of aspects of the present crisis can be approached by a multiplicity of disciplinary fields and methods of inquiry. Read more...
December 5 Lecture (in Finnish)
December 12 Lecture (in Finnish)
Yritykset ja politiikka
MIkko Tolonen is a historian working on intellectual history and the history of eighteenth-century philosophy. His latest project explores theories of civil society and narrative history in the Scottish Enlightenment. Mikko's recent book, Mandeville and Hume: Anatomists of Civil Society, was published in July 2013 by Voltaire Foundation, University of Oxford.