Research and development

  • Turku 2011 is also the Capital of Culture year for science and research. The Turku 2011 programme includes a total of ten research projects run by universities and almost twenty experimental productions of different kinds that combine arts and science in a variety of ways. The Turku 2011 survey...
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  • The International Science Day (ISD) is an international seminar of science and art which combines the cutting edge of quantum physics research with art in a rare way. ISD will bring to Turku top researchers from the esteemed TED conferences, who will also be representing disciplines other than...
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  • Time Walk is a 13.7-kilometre hiking route from the Tuorla Observatory to the University of Turku that portrays the Universe’s 13.7 billion years of history. The timeline starts at Tuorla with the big bang and continues all the way to the University, i.e., to the present day. Key events for the...
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  • Blackmarket by Hannah Hurtzig (Mobile Academy, Berlin) is a temporary production and showroom in which narrative formats of knowledge mediation will be tried out and presented. 50 individual tables will be occupied by experts that include natural scientists, craftsmen, artists and philosophers....
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  • Archipelago Logic will bring together scientists and artists into an international symposium which creates a platform for interdisciplinary discussion between the world’s various archipelagos and their future. The symposium combines new research and various approaches all the way from biology to...
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  • Aboagora – or the Turku marketplace – is a symposium, accessible to all, that promotes dialogue between scientific disciplines and various forms of art, creating fresh dialogue between scientists and artists and bringing the debate to the heart of the city. Aboagora is an open forum for thoughts...
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  • Experts, artists and city residents will come together to discuss cultural heritage and contemporary issues regarding religions in a symposium that examines how European religions meet each other in the past and today. In addition to the Helsinki metropolitan area, Turku is one of the most...
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  • The San Diego State University (SDSU) will organise the “Turku 2011: Sustainability and Culture in the Baltic Sea Region” summer school. This will be in cooperation with the University of Turku Baltic Sea Region Studies programme and Åbo Akademi. Organised in Turku, the summer school will also...
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  • The City of Salo will participate in two Turku 2011 projects, Central Park of Culture and Exercise and 876 Shades of Darkness. Events in Salo will spread throughout the city with monthly themes for the entire 2011. The Central Park of Culture and Exercise events will combine culture and exercise....
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  • Turku – Narrated and Experienced will study the themes “Cultural Surroundings of the River Aura” and “Women of the City”. During January, the Humane River seminar will launch the research on the River Aura surroundings. During the summer, a history room and an exhibition space will tour the River...
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