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University of Helsinki Faculty of Arts
 

Faculty of Arts

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Faculty office:
Unioninkatu 40, 3rd floor
Faculty of Arts
P.O. Box 24
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.

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Laboratory for a New Architecture: The Airport Terminal, Eero Saarinen and the Historiography of Modern Architecture

Laboratory for a New Architecture: The Airport Terminal, Eero Saarinen and the Historiography of Modern Architecture   Why is the airport terminal not mentioned in the histories of modern architecture? How did this building type develop, and how did Eero Saarinen’s terminal buildings become icons of aviation architecture?

In her historiographical study Susanna Santala evaluates the placement of Eero Saarinen’s airport terminals in the history of modern architecture.

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Migration museum longlisted in the Next Helsinki idea competition

Migration museum longlisted in the Next Helsinki idea competition   Immigrants are changing Finland, and the National Museum should reflect this.That is the idea that sparked the Migration and Museum group’s submission to the Next Helsinki idea competition.

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Do you passively receive information, or perceive the world actively?

Suzie Thomas  from Glasgow to a university lectureship in museology in Helsinki   Does the Aristotelian tradition describe humans well, or is the Augustinian view more accurate? According to José Filipe Silva, these questions of the history of philosophy are still current.

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