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CfP: Religion and Spirituality as Sites of Learning, Turku, Finland, 15-17 May 2022

The conference Religion and Spirituality as Sites of Learning will take place on site in Åbo/Turku, Finland May 15-17, 2023....

Register for the ABOAGORA “Wind” Symposium by Aug. 17!

The art and academic event ABOAGORA “Wind” is just weeks away – Register by August 17th! This year, the ABOAGORA...

Nominate a candidate for the 2022 Donner Research Prize

The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History hereby calls for nominations for its annual prize for outstanding...

Time to influence Publication Forum (JuFo)!

Which are the most important journals in your field? Are they part of the Publication Forum classification system and are...

DI’s opening hours

It is again possible to visit the Donner Institute library. You can visit the collections and borrow directly from the...

The Donner Institute’s grants 2022

The Donner Institute announces scholarships for doctoral students and for research costs for the year 2022. The research grants are awarded to...

DIs opening hours 3-15.1 2022

Due to the new Corona-restrictions our library is only open for shorter visits during the period January 3-15 2022. You can...

The Donner Institute Research Prize to Laura Hellsten

The Donner Institute for Research in Religion and Culture in Turku has awarded Dr. theol. Laura Hellsten the institute’s research...

Nina Kokkinen is the Donner Institute’s new research doctor

Nina Kokkinen has been appointed as the new research doctor at the Donner Institute for Research in Religion and Culture...

Sexuality, stigma and religion: the negotiation of sexuality and religion among sexual minorities in Ghana

In research on religion and sexuality, dominant and popular academic discourses are often “sex-negative” (Yip and Page 2016). Religious views...

Ernils Larsson receives Donner Institute Research Prize 2020

Ernils Larsson has been awarded the Donner Institute’s 2020 research prize for his doctoral thesis on the relationship between state and...

The science and art event ABOAGORA adopting a new form in August

ABOAGORA – Between Arts and Sciences is an annual symposium, bringing together various aspects of academia, the arts, and society....

Nominate a candidate for the 2021 Donner Research Prize

The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History hereby calls for nominations for its annual prize for outstanding...

Open access guide for students, researchers, anyone

In a time when printed literature and materials are not available for studies and research, e-resources and especially open access...

DI’s opening hours

DI’s customer service is open Mondays–Fridays 12:00-15:00. Please observe that from May 17 onwards, DI also allows visits to the library, so...

Insights from the Feminism and Hospitality conference

As academics, we are both parts of an intellectual tradition and taking our share in a social movement as we...

New year, new door!

The new entrance of DI is on the right-hand side of Humanisticum. Just ring the doorbell and we will open...

International open access week 2019 in a nutshell

Open science is a central part of the strategy of the Donner Institute. We believe that the knowledge we are...

The Donner Research Prize 2019 to Oriol Poveda Guillén

The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History in Turku has awarded Dr Oriol Poveda Guillén the 2019 prize for...

Nominate a candidate for the 2019 Donner Research Prize

The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History hereby calls for nominations for its annual prize for outstanding...

The Donner Institute Research Scholarships have been awarded

The Donner Institute has awarded research scholarships for the year 2019. The scholarships are awarded to doctoral students, whose research...

The Donner Institute + Katsomukset.fi = new partners!

For us working at the Donner Institute, the new year 2019 will bring along a new exciting opportunity: we will...

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...

Register description of the borrower register

The register description of the borrower register of Åbo Akademi University Library and the library of the Donner Institute is...

Nominate a candidate for the 2018 Donner Research Prize

The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History hereby calls for nominations for its annual prize for outstanding...

The Donner Institute starts re-organizing the collections

This spring, the Donner Institute starts re-organizing its collections and looking over the classification system. This is especially important since...

New reading room at the Donner Institute

In our customer survey last autumn, many wished for a reading room at the institute's library. We have now furnished...

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...

Customer survey: the Donner Institute is a paradise for researchers of religion

The Donner Institute carried out a customer survey in October 2017 to evaluate the Institute's library services. The survey provides...

Young people create their own patterns of belief and doubt

The Centre of Excellence in Research YARG (Young Adults and Religion in a Global Perspective, 2015–2018) engages researchers in Finland,...

Detective work revealing 400-year-old scam receives a prize

– It’s a great recognition to receive the Donner Research Prize, especially as my work represents rather “old-fashioned” research, where...