Biggest ever individual donation to the University of Helsinki goes to the humanities
Maija Lehtonen has bequeathed her estate to her alma mater, and specifically the arts and humanities.
The selection of archaeological research material should be re-evaluated
All research requires decisions on how to restrict the material under study. The material included in an archaeological study is in many ways...
Language guides give Finnish-learning first aid
When a large number of asylum seekers arrived in Finland in autumn 2015, volunteers jumped in to teach them Finnish. Since then, the training...
New vice deans at the Faculty of Arts
In 2017, the vice-deans for the Faculty of Arts will be Matti Miestamo, professor of general linguistics, and Mikko Saikku, professor of...
A long tradition of hand-knit socks
Many of us will be opening packages to find hand-knit socks this Christmas. While they rarely feature in the top lists for most desired gifts,...
Urban planning considers layers
Students joined forces with Helsinki’s City Planning Department, resulting in new perspectives on the urban districts of the future.
In search of understanding
Arto Mustajoki believes the purpose of the humanities is to help people lead better lives. Research and education in the field face great...
Treasures from the archives to be released
Do alphabet books from the 1920s or advertisements from 19th century London sound interesting? A research material survey by the Faculty of Arts...