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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 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 join the proficient and inspiring team upholding the web portal Katsomukset.fi, which offers current, [...]

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

countries

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

countries

?

Open to all.
Weekdays 9-16
Read more
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RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

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