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MA, M.Soc.Sci Lassi Jakola appointed as the next Assistant Director

MA, M.Soc.Sci Lassi Jakola has been appointed as the Finnish Institute’s next Assistant Director. The current post holder Antti Lampinen will hand over to Jakola on August 1st 2023.
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MA, M.Soc.Sci Lassi Jakola appointed as the next Assistant Director

MA, M.Soc.Sci Lassi Jakola has been appointed as the Finnish Institute’s next Assistant Director. The current post holder Antti Lampinen...
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Markers of Northernness in Greek Ethnography and Geography 10-11 December 2022

An international workshop at the Finnish Institute at Athens that has gathered together a range of scholars to present on...
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Event: ‘The Museum of Aegean Boatbuilding’ – Kostas Damianidis

7 September 2022 at 7PM - hybrid event at FIA (Zitrou 16) and Zoom The Finnish Institute at Athens is...
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Change of staff at the Koroneos Building

Our long-time caretaker of the Koroneos Building Leena Katsantoni retires on 24 June 2022. Arto Penttinen will take over her...
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Inspirations from the Two Countries – Interviewing the TelepART- Artists Walter Götsch and Eirini Tiniakou

First still from the performance 'Dolphin1 meets ANKORITE': Eirini with the log found in the mountain path. “The name of...
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Suomen Ateenan-instituutin uudeksi tutkijaopettajaksi on valittu FM, VTM Lassi Jakola. Nykyinen tutkijaopettaja Antti Lampinen luovuttaa pestinsä Jakolalle 1.8.2023. Jakola (synt. 1985) on opiskellut filosofia-aineita, kreikan kieltä ja kirjallisuutta, historiaa ja klassillista arkeologiaa Helsingin ja Münchenin yliopistoissa. Hän väittelee 14. helmikuuta 2023 Helsingin yliopiston valtiotieteellisessä tiedekunnassa käytännöllisen filosofian alan väitöskirjalla ”The Philosophy of The Varieties of Goodness (1963): Essays on G. H. von Wright’s Theory of Value and Moral Philosophy”. Jakola laatii myös Kreikan kielen ja kirjallisuuden alan väitöskirjaa, joka erittele 400-luvun eaa. sofistien käsityksiä logoksesta. Ateenan-instituutin tutkijaopettajakaudellaan Jakola tutkii erityisesti filosofisten käsitteiden historiaa antiikin lähteissä sekä Nicholas Bachtinin (1896–1950) työtä filologina ja nykykreikan tutkimuksen edistäjänä. Varsinaisten tutkimusaiheidensa lisäksi Jakola on laaja-alaisesti kiinnostunut antiikin aatemaailmasta, kirjallisuudesta sekä kreikan kieleen ja sen historiaan liittyvistä kysymyksistä. -------MA, M.Soc.Sci Lassi Jakola has been appointed as the Finnish Institute’s next Assistant Director. Current post holder Antti Lampinen will hand over to Jakola on August 1st, 2023. Jakola (b. 1985) has studied philosophy, Greek language and literature, history and classical archaeology at the universities of Helsinki and Munich. The public examination of his doctoral dissertation in social and moral philosophy, “The Philosophy of The Varieties of Goodness (1963): Essays on G. H. von Wright’s Theory of Value and Moral Philosophy”, will take place on 14 February 2023 at the University of Helsinki. He is also preparing a doctoral dissertation in Greek language and literature on the accounts of logos given by 5th century BCE sophists. During his tenure as the assistant director of the Finnish Institute at Athens, Jakola will investigate the emergence of select philosophical concepts in classical antiquity and the philological work of Nicholas Bachtin (1896–1950). Besides his research, he is broadly interested in ancient philosophy, Greek literature and questions pertaining to the history of Greek language. ... See MoreSee Less
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