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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Workshop in Jyväskylä

HEX and post-doctoral researcher Antti Malinen are co-organizing a workshop “Particularities of Interviewing Traumatized People”, together with professor Selma Leydesdorff, at IOHA 2018 (International Oral History Association Conference), Jyväskylä, on …

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’ …