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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 important information about how the library services could be developed in order to serve [...]

Customer survey: the Donner Institute is a paradise for researchers of religion2018-01-12T11:13:08+00:00

Aesthethics, religion and science in the new issue of Approaching Religion

Science and religion – opposites? In the contemporary world, science and religion are often regarded as each other's opposites. Not only that: the complicated relationship between these two entities has also been scrutinised by [...]

Aesthethics, religion and science in the new issue of Approaching Religion2018-01-03T14:10:16+00:00

Scripta turns 50 years!

The first issue of the Donner Institute publication series “Scripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis” was published in 1967 – fifty years ago. During the half-century that has passed, many of the world's leading researchers on [...]

Scripta turns 50 years!2018-01-03T14:16:52+00:00

Olly and Uno Donner: donors ahead of their time

Olly Donner (1881–1956) was born into the Sinebrychoff family; the father of Uno Donner (1872–1958) was a professor of Sanskrit and later became a senator. Uno Donner was a pioneer in industry, as [...]

Olly and Uno Donner: donors ahead of their time2017-12-29T11:54:05+00:00

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 I have compared the handwritten manuscript letter for letter, say Dr Måns Broo, docent [...]

Detective work revealing 400-year-old scam receives a prize2018-03-19T09:27:00+00:00