Conference: *ROMANTIC INTERMEDIALITY* Call for papers

Conference: *ROMANTIC INTERMEDIALITY* Conference venue: University of Helsinki Date: 24.-26.11. 2011 Romanticism was a significant era in the definition of artistic interdisciplinarity. In Germany, Friedrich Schlegel’s concept of /universal poetry/ introduced a more synthetic awareness of arts and knowledge. In England, Coleridge’s idea of /intermedium/ put forward an idea of dynamism as a significant element […]

*IMAGINING SPACES / PLACES* conference 24 – 26. 8. 2011 in Helsinki

An international interdisciplinary conference *24-26 August 2011, University of Helsinki, Finland * *Conference venue*: University of Helsinki, Main building (Fabianinkatu 33). Literature and art mediate our experiences of the spaces and places surrounding us as well as within us. In contemporary discussion we use, besides the old term ‘landscape’, other ‘scapes’ which reflect a new […]

C a l l f o r P a p e r s : Ethics & Aesthetics of Architecture & the Environment

C a l l f o r P a p e r s : Ethics & Aesthetics of Architecture & the Environment 11th-13th July 2012 School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Newcastle University, UK —- • ETHICS & AESTHETICS OF ARCHITECTURE: Invited Keynote Speakers: Andrew Ballantyne, Newcastle University • Ian Buchanan, University of Wollongong […]


Controversies of Concurrent India

Concurrent India, Helsinki Art Museum in Tennis Palace, 4.3. – 29.5.2011 Jenna Jauhiainen 31.3.2011 Currently there is an exhibition called Concurrent India in Helsinki Art Museum in Tennis Palace, and may I begin this review by saying, that it is one of the most interestingly varied exhibitions I have been to in a year or […]

Why Does Society Need Environmental Research? The HENVI Sceince Days, April 7 -8 th

HENVI Science Days on Interdisciplinary Environmental Research and Teaching – Why Does Society Need Environmental Research? 7th -8th April in the Main building of the University of Helsinki, Fabianinkatu 33. The HENVI Sience Days on will gather together researchers, students, authorities, politicians and representatives of the business sector to discuss the use of the environmental […]

Something on winter and Buddha 3.12.2010

Winter is the season of survival, and as such is not devoid of suffering. The weather conditions of Helsinki have struck me hard after a year without experiencing northern european winter. I had forgotten that it becomes impossible to “hang out” outside during the winter months in Helsinki, for me at least. Sunny side of […]

Goethe-Insitut’s Award for Young Philospshers

The Goethe-Institut has initiated a sponsorship award for young philosophers within the framework of the XXII. German Congress of Philosophy. The prize will be awarded for the first time in Munich in 2011. By offering this award for innovative next-generation philosophers, the Goethe-Institut seeks to contribute to empowering philosophy as a field of activity in […]

Between Light and Darkness – International Symposium on Fin-de-siècle Symbolism

Ateneum Art Museum, 9-10 December 2010 The symposium Between Light and Darkness focuses on religion, mysticism, and subjectivity in Symbolist art and theory, and on the fin-de-siècle relationship between art and science, considering also the ways in which the Symbolist influence has continued after the fin-de-siècle period. The purpose is to bring together scholars studying […]

Performing Popular Culture – Between Art and Entertainment at Kiasma Theatre, Helsinki, Finland 2-4.12

Welcome to Oblivia’s seminar Performing Popular Culture – Between Art and Entertainment at Kiasma Theatre, Helsinki, Finland 2-4.12 The seminar addresses a critical look at entertainment, popular culture and art today. In a time where the boundaries between art and culture is blurred and where art is enthusiastically considered an instrument both for social and […]

Order of Nature or Matrix of Man? Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

Order of Nature or Matrix of Man? An international symposium at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts. Friday, October 15th, 2010 Auditorium, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Kaikukatu 4, 00530 Helsinki Organized by Markus Rissanen Images and visualizations are essential not only for contemporary art but also for modern science. In spite of amazing […]

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