Links between religions and nationalism shape world politics
Religious nationalism is now sparking conflict in Asia, in addition to the Middle East, Russia and the United States.
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...
A learning machine as a messenger of peace
The book project of Timo Honkela, professor of research into digital information, focuses on the opportunities presented by machine learning.
Critical comparison of the Bible and the Quran
Studying the Bible and the Quran side by side helps us understand that the two are fundamentally part of the same narrative tradition.
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...
Teaching Finns to speak – Chinese
It’s difficult to get students to talk, even though Chinese pronunciation and grammar are easy for Finns. Even so, teacher Haixia Wang is happy...
Cooperating for the research profile
On the City Centre Campus, the focus of multidisciplinary strategic research is on the challenges of globalisation and digitalisation.