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Unioninkatu 37 (P.O. Box 54)
00014 University of Helsinki
Phone +358 294 1911 (University)
Fax +358-2941 24835
E-mail soc-sci[at]helsinki.fi

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Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences!

The Faculty of Social Sciences is an international multidisciplinary institute providing education in the Finnish, Swedish and English languages.

The Faculty educates experts who are well versed in various social phenomena in different cultures, and who bear responsibility for the promotion of human values both locally and globally.

More than one fourth of those holding a Master’s degree and about one third of those holding a doctorate in the social sciences in Finland are graduates of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Helsinki.

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Welcome to the EHBEA conference in Helsinki 29th March to 1st April

The EHBEA Helsinki conference provides a multidisciplinary, international forum in which researchers applying evolutionary theory to human behaviour can meet and exchange ideas. We expect contributions from behavioural ecology, evolutionary psychology, cultural evolution and human biology. .

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Arnulf Depperman´s and Jeffrey Robinson´s public lectures

Finnish Centre of Excellence in Research on
Intersubjectivity in Interaction will arrange two up coming Public lectures by Jeffrey Robinson and Arnulf Depperman in March.

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Researchers study digital publicity for the upcoming election


The Digivaali 2015 project is studying the publicity generated around the Finnish parliamentary elections this April as well as the ways politicians act on social media.

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Seminar: Rethinking Responsibility in Development: Contested Relations between Citizens, States and Corporations

The aim of Development Day 2015 is to bring together researchers, students and development professionals to discuss new ways in which responsibilities are conceptualised and negotiated between citizens, states and corporations.

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Social Research Seminars Series 2015

Social Research Seminars Series is a new seminar series of the Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences. Social Research Seminar Series is a set of talks given by speakers representing the disciplines of the Doctoral Programme.

The talks are open to everyone interested.

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Contact details for the Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy (National Research Institute of Legal Policy) and the National Consumer Research Centre

On 1 January 2015, the National Consumer Research Centre will become part of the University of Helsinki's Department of Political and Economic Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences. At the same time, the National Research Institute of Legal Policy will join the Department of Social Research at the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Institute will be renamed the Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy.

The contact details of both research institutes will change with their new status

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Nordic Latin American Research Network Conference June 11-13.2015

The 8th NOLAN Conference “Struggles over Resources in Latin America” will be held in Helsinki in June 11-13 2015,  as part of the celebrations of the 375th Anniversary of the University of Helsinki.

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