The HCAS Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Arts


Postdoctoral Fellows in the Arts 2015: Taina Riikonen and Lea Kantonen


The postdoctoral fellowship in the arts aims to develop new forms of cooperation and dialogue between art and science. The postdoctoral researchers in the arts are appointed through an international competition of high standards. Applications for the position of the postdoctoral researcher in the arts are invited once a year through a general application procedure.

Call for applications is organized once a year. For further information, please contact collegium-hr@helsinki.fi.

The postdoctoral fellowship in the arts programme is funded by the Kone Foundation.

 


 

Call for Applications 2018

The application period for applications 2018 is closed.

 

 

Postdoctoral Fellows in the Arts 2017

The HCAS received a total of 27 applications for its vacant Postdoctoral Fellow in the Arts-position by the application deadline on 10 June 2016. On 5 September 2016, the Director of the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies appointed two applicants for the positions.

Appointees to our vacant positions (in alphabetical order):

  • Nauha, Tero “Non-standard Performance: body and performance in conjunction with the posthumanist philosophy and artistic research”

  • Arlander, Annette “Performing with plants”

    Congratulations to the appointed fellows!

  • Reserve list (in rank order):

  • Pälviranta, Harri “Artists in controversy – Study on photographic artist’s work-provoked ethical challenges”

Postdoctoral Fellows in the Arts 2016

The HCAS received a total of 26 applications for its vacant Postdoctoral Fellow in the Arts-position by the application deadline on 10 June 2015. On 4 September 2015, the Director of the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies appointed two applicants for the positions.

Appointees to our vacant positions (in alphabetical order):

  • Lemi, Esthir “The Parenthetical Window: Performing in a full Multimodal Artificial Environment adapted to the Circadian Rhythm”

  • Timonen, Maija “The Defrosted Father - Vicissitudes of Family in Economic Crisis”

    Congratulations to the appointed fellows!

  • Reserve list (in rank order):

  • López Íñiguez, Guadalupe “Autoethnography of a period cellist: Performance psychology and technical aesthetics in the variation works by Beethoven and Mendelssohn”

  • Pälviranta, Harri “Artists in controversy – Empirical study on photographic artist’s work-provoked ethical challenges”

 

Postdoctoral Fellows in the Arts 2015


The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies received a total of 27 applications for its vacant Postdoctoral Fellow in the Arts position by the application deadline on 2 June 2014. On 2 September 2014, the Director of the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies appointed two applicants for the positions. They will start in January 2015.

Appointees to the vacant positions:

1. Lea Kantonen: “Performing the Multilingual Museum: Collaborative Planning and Documentation”

2. Taina Riikonen: “Philosopher’s voice as Experimental Radiophony"

 

Members of the evaluation Panel

Paulo de Assis (Orpheus Instituut, Belgium)
Gertrud Sandqvist (Malmö Art Academy)

Evaluation