Application processes for the Eino Jutikkala Fund, Emil Öhmann Foundation and Institute Grant have been closed 31 May 2021
The importance of science diplomacy, i.e. activities that combine science and foreign relations, has become ever more important in the field of international relations. According to a report prepared jointly by Finnish Academy of Science and Letters and Frisky & Anjoy, the coordination of science diplomacy and the dialogue between significant actors in the field of science diplomacy should be strengthened. Science diplomacy promotes international cooperation and solutions to wicked problems that humanity is facing.
Application processes of the Eino Jutikkala Fund and the Emil Öhmann Foundation are open from 23 April to 31 May 2021. The Öhmann Foundation announces that the Institute grant is also open for applications.
Finnish Academy of Science and Letters invited 37 new Finnish members and 7 new external members on 23rd April 2021. Congratulation to all new members!
Last year the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters convened a multidisciplinary group of experts to present their views on ways of further improving Finland's long-term crisis resilience. On the bases of the group’s work, the statement ‘Bending, but not breaking’ was formed.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities has awarded the Gad Rausing Prize to member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, Professor Terttu Nevalainen. The prize of 1,3 million Swedish crowns is awarded for outstanding research in humanities.
New book on the Folklore Fellows' Communications series has been released: "Dictionaries as Sources of Folklore Data". The book is edited by Jonathan Roper.