Events

Past events

Freedom of Research – Contemporary and Transnational Perspectives, 23.5.2023

Aika: 23.05.2023 17:00

Freedom of research is regarded as a fundamental condition for the advancement of scientific knowledge. But what exactly do we mean by freedom of research, and what are the factors that enable or endanger it in contemporary societies? Speakers: Eva-Mari Aro, Andrew Graan, Arto Laitinen and Johanna Vuorelma.

The recording is available on our website!

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Quantum technology, March 13 2023

Aika: 13.03.2023 17:15
Paikka: House of the Estates, Helsinki

Where is the development going? What are the opportunities and risks of the field for Finland?

The panellists: Academician of Science Risto Nieminen, Professor Nina Granqvist and Professor Mikko Möttönen.

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Artificial Intelligence, February 13 2023

Aika: 13.02.2023 17:00
Paikka: Ritarihuone, Helsinki

The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters and Young Academy Finland organized an AI-themed evening in Helsinki on Monday, February 13.

The subject was introduced and discussed by Assistant Professor Riikka Koulu (University of Helsinki), Professor Petri Myllymäki (University of Helsinki), and Assistant Professor Arno Solin (Aalto University).

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Media culture and the beginning of a new era, January 14 2023

Aika: 14.01.2023 11:00
Paikka: PIII, Porthania, Helsinki

How can science and journalism promote social debate during major conjunctures?

The subject was discussed by Professor Tuula Linna, Professor Roope Uusitalo, University Researcher Johanna Vuorelma, and non-fiction author, Ph.D. Tiina Raevaara. The panel was moderated by Matti Kalliokoski, Editor in Chief at Suomen Kuvalehti.

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Energy Evening, 14 November 2022

Aika: 14.11.2022 17:15
Paikka: House of the Estates, Helsinki

What does future energy production look like?

The subject was discussed by Peter Lund, Professor of Applied Physics at Aalto University, Paula Kivimaa, Research Professor at the Finnish Environmental Institute, and Matti Liski, Professor of Economics at Aalto University.

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A Night for Humanistic Sciences, 10 October 2022

Aika: 10.10.2022 17:15
Paikka: House of the Estates, Helsinki

A Nigh for Humanistic Sciences was held at the House of the Estates in Helsinki on 10 October 2022.

The Prize for the Humanities was awarded to Academy Research Fellow Carita Kiili and the Eino Jutikkala History Prize to Professor Jari Eloranta.

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Science and Ukraine Now, 12 September 2022

Aika: 12.09.2022 17:15
Paikka: House of the Estates, Helsinki

How is the war in Ukraine changing the way we see the recent history of Europe and history in a broader sense? How is the on-going war affecting science in Europe and the research work of individual scientists?

The Science and Ukraine Now evening was held at the House of the Estates on Monday, September 12. The subject was introduced by Professors Juhana Aunesluoma and Tapio Mappes.

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The new members event (13 September 2021) – recording available

Aika: 14.09.2021

The Theme Night of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters on Monday 13 September 2021 celebrated the arrival of new members in the Academy. Watch the recording! The event was bilingual: both Finnish and English were used. The event was broadcasted live from the Academy’s n Mariankatu premises in Helsinki.

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