Dissertations HYTK

Kari Sajavaara memorial lecture 2019
Jan 18, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 02:30 PM

You are warmly welcome to attend the ninth Kari Sajavaara memorial lecture! The occasion will take place on Fri, 18 January 2019 at 12 pm – 2.30 pm in the University of Jyväskylä, Hall S212 in the Seminarium building.

Get study credits from volunteer work with asylum seekers

The students of JYU have a chance at getting study credits from volunteer work with asylum seekers. Focus on this course is put on interacting, listening and finnish civil society skills. For students this is also an opportunity to learn more about communication, building dialogue and teaching civics.

Cri­sis Lab –Fall 2018 Se­mi­nar: Ap­proac­hes to Cri­ses in HYTK
Oct 17, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

JYU Profiling area ”Crises Redefined: Historical continuity and Societal Change” will host its fall seminar on Approaches to Crises in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. This seminar is continuation from last year’s seminar, concentrating now on focus area 2, “Politicized crises: discourses and practices”.

People use music to regulate emotions (Baltazar)

M.A. Margarida Baltazar defends her doctoral dissertation in Musicology "Where Mind and Music Meet: Affect Self-Regulation through Music". Opponent Professor Tia DeNora (University of Exeter, England) and Custos Senior Researcher Suvi Saarikallio (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.

1.6.2018: Exploring organizational dissent in a global setting (Cheng Zeng)

M.A. Cheng Zeng defends his doctoral dissertation in Intercultural Communication "Exploring organizational dissent in a global setting". Opponent Professor Emerita Caroline Hatcher (Queensland University of Technology) and Custos Professor Stephen Croucher (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.

New issue of Human Technology

The journal Human Technology has published a new issue. The English-language Open Access, international, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal is published by the Open Science Centre at the University of Jyväskylä.

Eth­no­grap­hy with a Twist
Feb 12, 2019 08:00 AM to Feb 14, 2019 04:15 PM

Contemporary political, environmental, and social challenges and crises, rapidly changing societies, development of technology, and encountering of people and cultures produce new environments of research and a need to rethink innovative research methods. The ETHNOGRAPHY WITH A TWIST conference will bring together researchers from diverse disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

Researchers' Night
Sep 28, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 11:45 PM

European Researchers’ Night is a science event that makes science and the work of scientists familiar to audiences all over Europe. Tutkijoiden yö.

Lear­ning In­te­rac­tions - In­ter­na­tional Sym­po­sium on Class­room Stu­dies
Nov 01, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

The relationship between classroom interaction and learning has intrigued researchers both in the fields of education and language studies. This symposium offers opportunities to engage in multidisciplinary dialogue on different research perspectives to study learning interactions in classrooms and beyond and a platform to networking through keynotes and workshops.

Dissertation: 8.8.2018 Perspectives on freedom (Arentshorst)
Aug 08, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM

M.A. Hans Arentshorst defends his doctoral dissertation in Philosophy "Perspectives on Freedom". Opponent Professor James Ingram (McMaster University, Canada) and Custos Professor Mikko Yrjönsuuri (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.

Building Bridges - Community Rap Event
Dec 12, 2018 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Building Bridges Community Rap Event @ Veturitallit 12/12/2018 (RECLAS) - Hiphop performances, open mic, short films and more

Se­mi­nar on eS­ports, Exer­ga­ming, and Fan­ta­sy Lea­gues
Nov 21, 2018 10:00 AM to Nov 23, 2018 05:00 PM

Multidiscliplinary seminar investigates the intersections between digital games and sports. In addition to academic presentations there is a day of industry related talks as well as an esports tournament on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Dissertation: 29.6.2018 M.Sc. Soili Vento (Facul­ty of Hu­ma­ni­ties and Social Sciences, Social and Public Policy)
Jun 29, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM

29.6.2018 M.Sc. Soili Vento defends her doctoral dissertation in Social and Public Policy "Yrittäjän vapaus hoivapalveluissa: Tutkimus hoivayrittäjien praktisesta vapaudesta". Opponent Professor Sari Rissanen (University of Eastern Finland) and Custos Professor Teppo Kröger (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.

Tommi Jantunen appointed as Professor of Finnish Sign Language

The Rector of the University of Jyväskylä Keijo Hämäläinen has appointed PhD, Docent Tommi Jantunen as Professor of Finnish Sign Language from 1 December 2018. The professorship is placed in the Department of Language and Communication Studies at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.