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Faculty of Arts

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Faculty office:
Fabianinkatu 33, 2nd floor
Faculty of Arts
P.O. Box 3
00014 University of Helsinki

Phone: +358 (0)294 1911 (exchange)
Fax: +358 (0)2941 23100
Studies:
hum-info(at)helsinki.fi
Postgraduate Studies:
hum-postgrad(at)helsinki.fi

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Welcome to the Faculty of Arts!

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The Faculty of Arts at the University of Helsinki is Finland’s oldest and largest institution for teaching and research in the humanities. It offers a wide range of fields of study and international contacts.

Apply for Doctoral Candidate Positions – applications due on 30 September 2014

The following salaried doctoral student positions are applicable from 4 October to 31 October 2013:

  • Doctoral programme for Philosophy, Arts and Society (3 positions)
  • Doctoral programme for History and Cultural Heritage (2 positions)
  • Doctoral programme for Language Studies (3 positions)
  • Doctoral programme for Gender, Culture and Society (1 position)
  • Digital humanities (4 positions)

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Are you interested in working for the Red Cross?

Join us the event on 25 September, 12.1514.00, Main Building, Fabianinkatu 33, room 12.

The Finnish Red Cross recruits and seconds personnel to the ICRC. Present at the event will be the ICRC Head of HR Marketing, Markus Dolder, as well as an HR Officer Pentti Tamminen from the Finnish Red Cross.

The International Committee Of The Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war. The ICRC recruits staff, trains them and develops their skills, so that the organization can call on a sufficient number of qualified personnel to support and conduct its operations. More than 1,600 people, both specialized staff and delegates, are currently on field missions for the ICRC across the globe. Are you interested in being one of them?

The event will be arranged in English but questions can also be posed in Finnish. Free entry.

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The history of corporate responsibility ranges from beauty ideals to environmental concerns

The history of corporate responsibility ranges from beauty ideals to environmental concerns   The beauty industry has a great responsibility for influencing public opinion, says Geoffrey G. Jones, professor of business history at Harvard. But the corporate world cannot solve all of the world's problems.Professor Jones has researched the history of corporate responsibility, and believes in cooperation between companies and governments.

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Suzie Thomas – from Glasgow to a university lectureship in museology in Helsinki

Suzie Thomas  from Glasgow to a university lectureship in museology in Helsinki   Suzie Thomas arrived in the University of Helsinki for a month-long visiting fellowship in archaeology in the spring of 2013. She liked the atmosphere at the University, and enjoyed the city. A few months later she noticed that the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies was inviting international applications for the position of university lecturer in museology.

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Marcus Hjulhammar is the first assistant professor in Baltic maritime archaeology

Marcus Hjulhammar is the first assistant professor in Baltic maritime archaeology   The Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies has appointed three new members of staff to teaching and research positions established with donated funds. The latest arrival, Marcus Hjulhammar, began work as a tenure track assistant professor of Baltic maritime archaeology this February. Assistant Professor Hjulhammar can now be found working alongside other archaeologists in the Topelia building on Unioninkatu.

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Major investment on digital humanities in Finland

Major investment on digital humanities in Finland   Finland's first professorship in research on digital resources has been established within the discipline of language technology at the Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki.

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