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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 outstanding research into religion. Dr Poveda is awarded for his book According to whose will: The [...]

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 part of creating should be freely available to researchers worldwide. Therefore, our scholarly publications are [...]

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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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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