Seminar to Celebrate Professor Emeritus Pertti Haapala

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The Future of Social History

Tampere University and Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the History of Experiences (HEX) will organize a seminar to celebrate Professor Emeritus Pertti Haapala´s long and significant career. 

The event will take place in Tampere University Main Building´s main auditorium (Auditorium A210) on Thursday 2nd June at 5–7.30. p.m. (Coffee service starting at 04.30).


  • Welcome, Professor Pirjo Markkola
  • Tampere University´s Greetings, Professor Juho Saari, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Writing the Nation Today: Challenges and Pitfalls, Professor Stefan Berger
  • The Promise of Social History. On the Role of Theory in Pertti Haapala’s Research, Professor Marja Jalava
  • From Theory to Social Change in the 21st Century: How can we save the planet?, Professor Christopher Lloyd
  • History of Society and the Lived Welfare State, University Researcher Minna Harjula
  • Lived Religion in Early Modern Society and Other Histories of Experiences That Never Were, Professor Raisa Toivo
  • Concluding remarks, Professor Emeritus Pertti Haapala 

Sparkling wine offering 

Please register by 24 May here 

Kuva: Jonne Renvall/Tampereen yliopisto

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