congress report: Azerbaidjan should be known by its culture

congress report: Azerbaidjan should be known by its culture

by Eero Tarasti   Nizami Ganjavi International Center organized in Baku the VI Global Baku Forum “Bridging Gaps to Create Inclusive Societies” event. It gathered about one hundred former and present Heads of States and ministers from diverse countries. Greetings from the Pope , Presidents of Italy, U.K. and several prime ministers as well as […]

report: German philosophy as cultural heritage

report: German philosophy as cultural heritage

What is Historical Ontology? Report on a Symposium in the University of Heidelberg, Feb. 16-17, 2018. by Eero Tarasti   Introductory notes Some years ago the Finnish philosopher and docent at Universities of Heidelberg and Helsinki Jan-Ivar Lindén has founded a Center for historical ontology which obviously has its emphasis in Germany. The idea is […]

Semiotic Theory of Learning – new book coming in May 2018

Semiotic Theory of Learning – new book coming in May 2018

Semiotic Theory of Learning : New Perspectives in the Philosophy of Education By Andrew Stables, University of Roehampton, UK, Winfried Nöth, University of Kassel, Germany, Alin Olteanu, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania, Sébastien Pesce, Université de Tours, France and Eetu Pikkarainen, University of Oulu, Finland Semiotic Theory of Learning asks what learning is and what brings it about, challenging the […]

article: CULTURAL HERITAGE: TRAPS AND DRAMATIC CHOICES

article: CULTURAL HERITAGE: TRAPS AND DRAMATIC CHOICES

by Solomon Marcus Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics Romanian Academy A very stimulating challenge I find very stimulating the challenge addressed to us by Professor Eero Tarasti, related to the Semiotics of Cultural Heritage.  The accent on selection involves a critical attitude towards the increasing amount of works of all kinds, which have to face […]

Report on the opening seminar of the Academy of Cultural Heritages, on Oct 2-9, 2017, Syros (Hermiopolis) and Athens, Finnish Institute, Greece

Report on the opening seminar of the Academy of Cultural Heritages, on Oct 2-9, 2017, Syros (Hermiopolis) and Athens, Finnish Institute, Greece

The seminar was divided into two parts due to the availability of facilities at the Municipality of Hermiopolis, particularly its Culture Centre and Apollo Theater. A year ago our delegation had already visited Syros, met Mayor George Marangos and seen the places. The hotel Syrou Melathron was found as a most appropriate one and the […]

Tentative programme of the Opening Seminar

Tentative programme of the Opening Seminar

http://www.culturalacademy.fi/ Tentative programme of the Opening Seminar Syros/Athens, Greece Oct 2- 9, 2017   Director: Professor Eero Tarasti (Helsinki), eero.tarasti@helsinki.fi Assistants: Lazaros Papoutzis (Florina) sfinas3@gmail.com; Paul Forsell (Helsinki), paul.forsell@helsinki.fi   Monday Oct 2nd: arrival by ferry boat at Syros from Piraeus, leaving at 7 p.m. arriving around 10.30 p.m.   Tuesday Oct 3rd, Seminar, participants’ […]