The Department of World Cultures is one of the largest departments of the Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki. The research is primarily directed towards cultural and linguistic diversity, intercultural interaction, area and cultural research, global history, comparative religion and concept history. At the Centre of Nordic Studies of the department, scholars use conceptual history perspective the analyses of politics and social life acknowledge the fact that a decisive part of the remodelling of political and social structures consists of rhetorical moves. Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki is the oldest and most prestigious university in Finland. The university, the department and the researchers from the Centre of Nordic Studies have participated and coordinated numerous international projects of conceptual history.


People in charge of the project:

Henk Stenius, mailto

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