COLLeGIUM is a scholarly, open-access journal published by the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies. The latest volume is titled Applied Ethonomusicology in Institutional Policy and Practice 

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Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies is an independent institute within the University of Helsinki. HCAS is an IAS institute, and part of the UBIAS and NetIAS networks. 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.




The 2017 Core Fellowship at the HCAS

HCAS received a total of 472 applications for its vacant Post-doctoral Researcher / University Researcher / Research Director positions By the application deadline of October 13, 2016. The 2017 appointments will be published in February 2017.

The Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Arts

The application period ended on 2 June 2016. The appointments were published on 5 September 2016.


Jaakko Hintikka in Memoriam

Jaakko Hintikka, one of the most distinguished philosophers in the world, died in Porvoo on August 12, 2015, at the age of 86.

Missing its Honorary Fellow, the HCAS remains deeply grateful for having had the privilege of hosting the academic research conducted by Jaakko Hintikka during his final active years 2010-2015.


Interview with artists Taina Riikonen and Lea Kantonen

Taina Riikonen ja Lea Kantonen are the first artists on the Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Arts Programme. Read their thoughts about artistic research and the HCAS from the latest HCAS Newsletter.

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  • 3–4 November 2016
    Being Pagan, Being Christian in Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages


  • 24–27 January 2017
    HCAS Winter School
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Ann Phoenix studies migration, transnational family lives and childhoods. She is Professor of Psychosocial Studies at the Thomas Coram Research Unit, Department of Social Sciences, UCL Institute of Education. Her publications include work on narratives, social identities, gender, masculinity, youth, intersectionality, racialization, ethnicisation, migration and transnational families. From 2016-7 she is the Erkko Professor at the Helsinki University Collegium for Advanced Studies.

Read more on Ann's project at the Collegium on her personal webpage >>