Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (HCAS) celebrates its 20th Anniversary year in 2021–2022. On June 15 2022, HCAS hosts an Anniversary Celebration at the Festive Hall of the University of Helsinki.
As part of the celebration, Martha C. Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics (University of Chicago) and HCAS Honorary Fellow, will give a keynote address "Music and the Costs of War: Britten's WAR REQUIEM, Bodies, and Reconciliation"
Date: June 15, 2022
Venue: Festive Hall of the University of Helsinki (Unioninkatu 34)
The event is free and open to all – welcome!
Link to video recording (HCAS Youtube channel): https://youtu.be/ak0dqkkMowM
Jaakko Kuusisto (1974–2022): Play III for string quartet, Op. 21
Minna Pensola, violin
Antti Tikkanen, violin
Atte Kilpeläinen, viola
Tomas Djupsjöbacka, cello
Screening of HCAS video
Tuomas Forsberg, Director of HCAS
Hanna Snellman, Vice Rector of the University of Helsinki, Chair of the HCAS Board
Morten Kyndrup, Founding Director of AIAS, Former Chairman of UBIAS
Hosts: Sean Griffin and Kinga Połynczuk-Alenius, HCAS Fellows
3:45 pm Coffee (Southern Foyer and the adjacent room Christina)
4:15 pm Keynote Address
Martha C. Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics (University of Chicago), Honorary Fellow of HCAS
"Music and the Costs of War: Britten's WAR REQUIEM, Bodies, and Reconciliation"
Chair: Sami Pihlström, Professor of Philosophy of Religion (University of Helsinki), Former Director of HCAS
Frank Ticheli: Earth Song
Rafael Laethen: Keinu
Akateeminen Laulu / The Academic Choral Society
5:30 pm Reception (Southern Foyer and the adjacent room Christina))