Department of History and Ethnology
Hela is a multidisciplinary research community that includes all of its members from undergraduate students to emeritus professors. The Department has a unique combination of subjects (ethnology, Finnish history, general history, and economic history) that generates an exceptional competence potential. Hela is highly recognized for the quality of its research. We are proud of our good name.
Hela trains experts in history and ethnology. Within these disciplines, the Department is among the country’s leading providers of master’s and doctoral degrees in terms of quality and efficiency, as well as the leading institution of history teacher education. In addition, Hela offers master’s level education in records and archives management.
CFP Critical Research of Education: Long term historical trajectories and Europe The Annual Gustaf Vasa Seminar, May 22–24, 2017, Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyvaskyla
Deskilling and decline in skill premium during the age of sail: Swedish and Finnish seamen, 1751–1913 (Ojala, Eloranta ja Pehkonen)
Recently published: Parliament and Parliamentarism. A Comparative History of a European Concept (edited by Pasi Ihalainen et al.)