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Researchers' Night 2018

Program of the Open Science Centre on Friday the 28th of September

The University of Jyväskylä will once again be hosting the European Researchers’ Night on the 28th of September, simultaneously with Europe and 11 other locations in Finland. The full-day event presents science and researchers in different kinds of workshops, panel discussions and exhibitions. All events are free.

Please find the programme and the schedule here: www.jyu.fi/en/academic-events/researchers-night/programme.

The Program of the Open Science Centre

The Main Library (B)

At the Main Library we'll focus on the soon to be repaired Library Building, and it's architecture and history.

at 10-18 The Yellow Library − the Phases of the Jyväskylä University Library Building
An exhibition about the history of the Jyväskylä University Library building and the life and work of Pro Finlandia awarded architect and professor Arto Sipinen (1936–2017), 28.9.2018–18.4.2019
Ex Libris exhibition room, 2nd floor
at 14-15

The Yellow Library − the exhibition opening
Opening speech by architect Jonas Malmberg from Docomomo Finland (in Finnish)

Memories of the Yellow Library
Bring your pictures, stories and films to help us assemble a memorabilia of the Jyväskylä University Library.

Ex Libris exhibition room, 2nd floor
at 15-16 The Yellow Library Tour
Guided tour in the Main Library by an architect Päivi Lukkarinen (in Finnish)
Starting on the Main Library Lobby, 1st floor
at 17-18 The Yellow Library Tour
Guided tour in the Main Library by an architect Päivi Lukkarinen (in Finnish, same program as above)
Starting on the Main Library Lobby, 1st floor
at 10-18

Finland before and after year 1918 − collection exhibition
Publications on show by the experts of the Finnish Civil War and the year 1918 of the JYU History and Ethnology department

Bookcase, 1st floor

Seminarium (S)

In Seminarium, you can learn about Europe's cultural heritage and history, this year especially the year 1918 and the Finnish Civil War.

at 12-22

Brothers in Arms
An exhibition on the Jyväskylä Teacher Seminary in the Finnish Civil War of 1918

Three self-acting workshops related to exhibition (in Finnish):

  • Exhibition and questions (duration 15 min)
  • Roleplay (duration 45 min)
  • Card game (duration 1 h)
Exhibition Centre Soihtu
at 15.30- Towards the rising Finland
monologuee in Finnish by Peitsa Suoniemi, MA
Exhibition Centre Soihtu
at 15.50- Year 1918 as a local issue
presentation in Finnish by Esa Sironen, D.Soc.Sc.
Exhibition Centre Soihtu
at 16.15- Brothers in Arms Tour

Guided tour to the exhibition (in Finnish)

Exhibition Centre Soihtu
at 19-21 In the crossroads of a revolution. Finland before and after the Civil War of 1918
Short lectures in Finnish by researchers of the History and Ethnology department.
at 20.05–20.20: Red and White Postmen, director Ari Muhonen, Sc.(Tech)
Old Ceremony Hall, S212
at 21-22

Red-White Songs – songs about the Finnish Civil War of 1918
A concert of Finnish wartime songs by both the red and the white troops of Finnish Civil War of 1918.

Helmi Camus: vocals, piano, percussion
Minna Koskenlahti: vocals, ukulele, lpercussion
Tero Pajunen: vocals, guitar, percussion
Iida Savolainen: vocals, chimes, percussion

Old Ceremony Hall, S212

The Natural History Museum (Vesilinna, Harju Ridge)

See the beautiful evening lights of the Harju stairs and the Vesilinna area and enjoy the magnificent view over the city of Jyväskylä.

at 11-18

The Environment - Our Heritage
Exhibition presents the nature of the Middle Finland from the oldest bedrock to the 21st century

    Small Wonders
    Nature´s small details in nature, photos by Markku Könkkölä
    Vesilinna, Ihantolantie 5

    The European Researchers' Night takes place at the same time with Jyväskylä − the City of Light event. Therefore visitors can enjoy multiple light installations and light-themed events when visiting the campus area.

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