All history is a story of human experiences and, according to a widely used phrase, “we should learn from the experiences of previous generations”. This is especially relevant considering that the past is the only evidence we have when planning for the future. But what can we know about the past experiences, and how do we transfer them into accurate knowledge and historically informed decisions? (more…)

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HEX Kick off seminar 12-13 April

Thursday 12 April at 12-18 (Linna K103) and Friday 13 April at 9-16 (Pinni A 3111) Please register here. Welcome!   Programme Thursday 12 April 12:15 Opening of the HEX …

Academy of Finland awards Ville Kivimäki

The Academy of Finland Award for Social Impact has been presented to Postdoctoral Researcher Ville Kivimäki from the University of Tampere. Ville Kivimäki is the leader of the ‘Lived Nation’ …

HEX on show in the ESSHC 2018

Several HEX members will make their appearance in the European Social Science History Conference in Belfast at Queen’s University, 4–7 April 2018. Wednesday 4 April Riikka Miettinen: Pleading Insanity in …