Indigenous Studies programme at the University of Helsinki fosters sustainable and ethical research with Indigenous peoples. Our research investigates and takes into account Indigenous epistemologies, ontologies, and values, providing new perspectives on human-environment interactions, Indigenous education, wellbeing, temporalities, Indigenous rights, as well as methodological issues.
Indigenous methodologies, ontologies, epistemologies
At the core of the Indigenous Studies programme at UH there is a holistic understanding of the world, which we acknowledge and celebrate by...
Indigenous Research Methods in Academia (2017–2019) Project leaders: Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Pigga Keskitalo, Torjer Olsen Funding:...
Indigenous Studies organises a teaching module in English (15–30 ECTS), which is open for all students from any of the faculties of UH. It...
News & Events
Climate Emergency and Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic
March 12, 2020. At 13 – 15, Think Corner (Yliopistonkatu 4).
Visiting Seminar: Film Screening ~KİRAİÑİA (Long Flutes) and discussion with the director Juan Castrillón
~Kiraiñia (Long Flutes) is an essay film about how an instrument sounds like. The film is a deep immersion into the process of remaking...