Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Doctoral Programme in Theology and Religious Studies belongs to the Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences. The responsible faculty of the Doctoral Programme in Theology and Religious Studies  is the Faculty of Theology. The programme offers a high-quality training programme and an outstanding environment for research in all theologigal and religious studies research fields and areas.

All those who aim at the Doctor in Theology degree in the Faculty of Theology belong, in principle, to the Doctoral Programme in Theology and Religious Studies. The programme is also open for doctoral students who have Master’s degree in another field than theology. There are about 200 doctoral students in the doctoral programme. The number of annually completed doctoral degrees is approximately 15.

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Projects

Publications

Book review: Giulia Liberatore, Somali, Muslim, British: Striving in Securitized Britain. London: Bloomsbury, 2017, 256 pp., ISBN: HB: 978-1-3500-2771-8.

Kautto, L-A., 20 Jun 2020, In : Religion and Gender. 10, p. 122-124 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewScientific

Constructing the Image of the Model Muslim Woman: Deconstructing Gender Discourse in Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kubra by Ibn S’ad

Abou-Taleb, A., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Islamic Interpretive Tradition and Gender Justice: Processes of Canonization, Subversion, and Change. Edited by Nevin Reda, Y. Amin (eds.). McGill publishing..

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Emerging Patterns of Participation. The Community Movement in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

Hannikainen, P., 26 May 2020, In : Nordic Journal of Religion and Society. 33, 1, p. 42-61 DOI: https://doi.org/10.18261/issn.1890-7008-2020-01-04.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Evankelikalismin tutkijatähdet itsereflektion äärellä

Translated title of the contribution: A self reflection of researchers of Evangelicalism Saukko, O., 16 Apr 2020, In : Vartija : ihminen, uskonto, yhteiskunta.. 2020, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientific

Activities

Tekevätkö käsityöt kaupungista pyhän? Urbaanien naisten käsitöiden tekeminen pyhän näkökulmasta

Riikka Myllys (Speaker)
30 Apr 2025

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Nordic New Testament Conference

Antti Vanhoja (Member of organizing committee)
28 May 20211 Jun 2021

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Tiede maailmankuvana

Roosa Haimila (New classification)
20 Mar 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Pyhät pikselit! Katsomukset virtuaalimaailmoissa

Mikko Kurenlahti (Member of organizing committee)
16 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Koulutus nuorisotyöntekijöille: Ihminen ja ilmastonmuutos

Mikko Kurenlahti (Speaker)
11 Mar 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Prizes

Master's Thesis Award in Study of Religions

Roosa Haimila (Recipient), 12 Dec 2016

Prize: Prizes and awards

Ope osaa -palkinto pedagogisesta innovaatiosta

Mikko Kurenlahti (Recipient) & Emma Aleksandra Kurenlahti (Recipient), 10 May 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Research grant

Lari Launonen (Recipient), Nov 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Press / Media

Kolumni: Kuolevaisuus rikastaa elämän?

Mikko Kurenlahti & Arto O. Salonen

20/05/2020

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Mahadura & Özberkan: Millaisia kuluttajia suomalaiset ovat?

Mikko Kurenlahti

07/05/2020

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

”Suomalaista kristillisyyttä ei ole olemassakaan”

Antti Luoma

16/03/2020

1 Media contribution

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Horisontti: Onko kuluttamisesta tullut uusi uskontomme?

Mikko Kurenlahti

15/03/2020

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Kolumni: Hyvä, paha pyhyys

Mikko Kurenlahti & Arto O. Salonen

12/03/2020

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media