Political institutions, participation and conceptual change


Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership Gender and Philosophy

Intellectual Traditions in Ethics and Politics

Jyväskylä Research Group on Civil Society (JYRES)

Politics and the Art (Polarts)


East-West Conceptual contestations Project leader: Prof. Pekka Korhonen

Epistemic Transitions in Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science Project leader: Jari Kaukua

The Great Turn of Ethno-Politics? A comparative study of the governance of native peoples in the Nordic countries and the North America from 1850s to 1930s Project leader: Prof. Miikka Pyykkönen

Growth into Citizenship in Civil Society Encounters Project leaders: Tiina Kontinen & Katariina Holma (University of Eastern Finland)

Hybridity in African civil society organizations: Examples from Tanzania and Uganda Project leader: Academy research fellow Tiina Kontinen

The Intellectual Heritage of Radical Cultural Conservatism Project leader: Prof. Mika Ojakangas

Knowledge in Post-Avicennian Islamic Philosophy Project leader: Postdoctoral researcher Jari Kaukua

Philosophy and Politics of Recognition Project leader: Onni Hirvonen

Political Power in the Early Modern European and Islamic Worlds Principal investigator: Vasileios Syros

Post-liberal government and popular claim-making in Southern Africa Project leader: Prof. Jeremy Gould

Self, other and communities – Besinnung in Husserl’s phenomenology Project leader: PhD, Docent Mirja Hartimo

Subjectivity, Historicity, Communality Project leader: Prof. Sara Heinämaa

"Superdemocracy" - A Critical Assessment of the Participative Turn Project leader: Prof. Marja Keränen

Transformations of Concepts and Institutions in the European Polity (TRACE) Project leader: Prof. Niilo Kauppi


Concluded projects