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The Donner Institute continues to break boundaries

The Donner Institute for Research in Religion and Culture aims to be a meeting place for researchers in religious and cultural studies. The Institute's Director, Dr Ruth Illman, sees the institute as the spider [...]

The Donner Research Prize 2018 to Henni Alava

The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History in Turku has awarded Dr Henni Alava the 2018 prize for outstanding research into religion. Dr Alava is awarded for her book ’There is Confusion.’ The [...]

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Did you know that we provide the largest library on religion in the Nordic

countries

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Open to all.
Weekdays 9-16
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OA-week at DI: Sunday’s article

The relationship between food and religion is a lived activity formed by the dynamics of both tradition and adaption. Religious commitments to food are influenced by several different factors, ranging from personal spirituality and [...]

OA-week at DI: Saturday’s article

Vol 2:1 of Approaching Religion consists of papers and reflections originating from a roundtable seminar held at the Donner Institute in January 2012. Under the topic ‘The New Visibility of Atheism in Europe’, scholars [...]

OA-week at DI: Friday’s article

Many people today, and perhaps especially women, pursue the goal of a thinner body with religious-like devotion. This paper examines this devotion and some of the questions it raises about ‘religion’, ‘the body’, and [...]

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Olly and Uno Donner: donors ahead of their time

Olly and Uno Donner: donors ahead of their time