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The University of Helsinki scores highly in international comparisons of research and teaching in the humanities: it is among the leading Nordic and European universities and close to the top 50 in the world. The Faculty of Arts’ disciplines conduct cutting-edge research with a global impact. The research focuses particularly on:

  • Research in cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Research in interaction
  • Language technology and corpus studies and digital humanities
  • Russian Studies.

The Helsinki University Humanities Programme’s (2017–2020) specific subjects are Indigenous Cultures and Languages and Environmental Humanities.

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Chinese Travellers misunderstood in Africa? | Julie Yu-Wen Chen

Julie Yu-Wen Chen, professor of Chinese studies at the University of Helsinki, is talking about Sino-African cultural encounters. Video is recorded in This Is Not Talked About event at Think Corner on 19 September 2019. Event is part of the Crazy World event series.

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