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Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR)

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 (risto.heiskala@uta.fi, 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.



EVENTS

10-year Anniversary of the Institute for Advanced Social Research, 16 October 2013

>> Photo Gallery - Anniversary Banquet

Power & Governance: Forms, Dynamics, Consequences, Tampere, Finland, 27-29 August 2018



VACANCIES


Next Call for Application in January/February 2019



INTERNATIONAL EVALUATION  >> Press release on 26 September 2018

An international evaluation of IASR was conducted in June 2018 by an expert panel consisting of three members:

Professor Gerd Folkers, ETH Zürich (chair)

Professor Thomas Maissen, Deutsches Historisches Institute Paris

Professor Sami Pihlström, University of Helsinki

The operations and organization of IASR were evaluated in order to find out if the institute has been successful in achieving its mission to serve the scientific community and the University of Tampere by engaging in advanced research focused on society, by enhancing research proficiency and facilities in the University, and by promoting multidisciplinary and international interaction. The main objective of the evaluation was, however, to get ideas and suggestions on how to best continue the institution’s operations as a multidisciplinary collegium serving the new university.

More information on the goals, the criteria and the method of the assessment can be found in the Terms of Reference document.    

IASR Evaluation report

IASR Bibliometric analysis

IASR Fellows’ survey: A report of the results  



News

» Speakers Series Open Lecture 13.11. Tarja Väyrynen: Resisting Finnish Colonialism: The Case of Sámi Activism (6.11.2018)
The Speakers Series is a series of Studia Generalia Lectures in the Study of Society organized twice a month by the University of Tampere Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR) in cooperation with the New Social Research Programme (NSR). The lectures are given by the Research Fellows as well as the distinguished guests of the IASR and the NSR. For the programme, please check the IASR website www.uta.fi/iasr/lectures/.

» Speakers Series 2018-19, Autumn Programme (12.9.2018)
The Speakers Series is a series of Studia Generalia Lectures in the Study of Society organized twice a month by the University of Tampere Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR) in cooperation with the New Social Research Programme (NSR). The lectures are given by the Research Fellows as well as the distinguished guests of the IASR and the NSR. For the programme, please check the IASR website www.uta.fi/iasr/lectures/.

 
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