Seminar to Celebrate Professor Emeritus Pertti Haapala

Tampere University and HEX will organize a seminar to celebrate former HEX director Professor Emeritus Pertti Haapala on Thursday 2nd June 2022.

The Future of Social History Thu 2 June 2022, 5.00–7.30 p.m. Tampere University Main Building, Auditorium A210 (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: