The Institute for Advanced Social Research, IASR, is the research collegium of the University of Tampere. It conducts advanced research focusing on society, provides a productive research environment and facilities for researchers, and promotes multidisciplinary research and international interaction. The institute accomplishes its mission by annually awarding fixed-term one- or two-year fellowships to academics and scholars from both abroad and the University of Tampere.
The Director of the Institute for Advanced Social Research is Professor Risto Heiskala (email@example.com, tel. +358 40 741 7518) and its steering committee is the Research Council of the University of Tampere.
The Institute is located in the Atalpa Building (Ratapihankatu 55, 2nd and 3rd floor) at the main campus of the university.
CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS: IASR Lecture 28.10._ Christian Laes: Disabilities in Roman Antiquity
» EU enlargement in the Balkans (30.10.2014)
Panel discussion on strengthening regional cooperation and sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity. Virta building, auditorium 109, address Åkerlundinkatu 5.
» Newly published by Christian Laes: "Onderwijs zonder overheid? De reële kosten van opvoeding en onderwijs in de Romeinse wereld", in B. Blondé, H. Greefs, I. Van Damme, M. Van Ginderachter en H. de Smaele, Overheid en economie. Geschiedenissen van een spanningsveld, Antwerp, University Press Antwerp, 25-38. (23.9.2014)
» IASR Lecture Series 2014-15, Autumn (29.9.2014)
The Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR) organizes a series of Studia Generalia Lectures in the Study of Society (kollegiumluennot) bimonthly. The lecture series is open to all those interested.