Last week the University of Helsinki sent out a press release regarding new CEACG-research on how the welfare state ethos has developed in Finnish Government Programmes from the 1950s up until present days. The study made great headlines throughout the week and the university’s press release was shared 1500 times within a day.
The complete archive of Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (NAD) 1984-2017 is now available at the journal’s web page. The first issue of the scientific journal Alkoholpolitik – Tidskrift för nordisk alkoholforskning (Alcohol Policy – Journal for Nordic Alcohol Research) appeared in 1984. Continue reading
Pekka Sulkunen has received the Finnish Cultural Foundation’s eminentia life achievement grant for a book project concerning some core questions in his academic production, namely the tensions between freedom of choice and the common good. Continue reading
Picture: New CEACG-member Emmi Kauppila presenting her paper “What happens when alcohol marketing in social media is restricted?” at the Annual Sociology Days, 23.3.2017. Continue reading
Two weeks have passed since CEACG researcher Yaira Obstbaum-Federley defended her dissertation. We interviewed her to see how she reflects on the work and the defence in the back mirror. Continue reading
CEACG is arranging two university courses in Spring 2017. Both courses are suitable for all students, including doctoral students. Continue reading
The Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies (ATS) announced its funding decisions on the 28th of November and they entailed great news for the CEACG-group. Continue reading
Docent Janne Nikkinen, CEACG’s long term gambling researcher and expert, serves as a PI in the project “Responsible Investment and the Food Industry – Socio-ethical Reflections” (RIFISER). Focusing on the ethicality of responsible investment, the project investigates how investors value and implement the social and environmental good. Focus is mainly put on the food industry. Continue reading
The University of Turku is hosting a workshop on the challenges of gambling (Publicum, Assistentinkatu 7) 1-2.12.
Interested participants can contact Susanne Uusitalo: email@example.com for more information. Continue reading
The CEACG is organising a seminar on St. Lucy’s Day, the 13th of December, presenting some current work and celebrating the beginning of the holiday season. Continue reading