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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tuesday 7.2 at 6pm: ‘Vikings or Crusaders: Scandinavians at war in the twelfth century’ by Philip Line

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to ‘Vikings or Crusaders: Scandinavians at war in the twelfth century’ by Philip Line on Tuesday 7.2 at 6pm. The talk will consider the Scandinavian culture of war in the twelfth century, particularly that of the elite (both in terms of how they thought and how they […]

Saturdays from noon to 3pm: Helsinki Writing Circle

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to join The Helsinki Writing Circle at the bookshop on Saturdays from noon to 3pm. New members welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi -Entrance is free and green tea will be offered. A donation of €2 (or more!) to fund the event is suggested and would be most welcome. […]

Saturday 4.2 at 4pm: ‘Strange Flowers’, a concert by singer-songwriter Iiro Törmä

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to ‘Strange Flowers’, a concert by singer-songwriter Iiro Törmä on Saturday 4.2 at 4pm! Iiro Törmä will bring to daylight his recent songs that contain a bit of traditional blues and a little of folk, spiced up with some more contemporary tones. Behind Iiro’s lyrics lies a […]

Friday 3.2 at 6pm: Putinia ja ruotsin prinsessoja kiittäen by writer Juha Vakkuri

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to Putinia ja ruotsin prinsessoja kiittäen by writer Juha Vakkuri on Friday 3.2 at 6pm. Juha Vakkuri has kindly accepted to read and discuss poems from his new collection KEISARI, TUHKA, TULEVAISUUS (Kaiser, Ashes, Future): Ennenkuin Meksikon keisari Maximilian teloitettiin ampumalla hän antoi teloituskomppanialaisille kullekin kultarahan ja […]

Thursday 2.2 at 6pm: 1st edition of Photo-Cafe with photographers Natalia Baer and Riitta Supperin and Assistant Professor Jouko Kajanoja.

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to the first edition of Photo-Cafe organized and moderated by photographer Natalia Baer from Photo Agency Keksi on Thursday 2.2 at 6pm. Photo-Cafe is an opportunity to exchange ideas on photography and explore what photographs might evoke below the surface. The title of this meeting is ‘Happiness […]

Wednesday 1.2 at 6pm: Om redaktörens funktion och ansvar with Anna Friman, Lari Assmuth and Mathias Rosenlund

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to Om redaktörens funktion och ansvar (on the work of the editor) with Anna Friman from Schildts Förlag, Lari Assmuth from Svenska Litteratursällskapets Förlag and literary scholar and critic Mathias Rosenlund on Wednesday 1.2 at 6pm. The discussion will be about the function and responsibility of the […]

Tuesday 31.1 at 6pm: ‘Valoa pimeyteen: tammikuinen runoilta´, an evening of Finnish poetry.

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily welcome to ‘Valoa pimeyteen: tammikuinen runoilta’, an evening of Finnish poetry at the bookshop on Tuesday 31.1 at 6pm! The following gifted poets will read a number of their works: Kristian Blomberg, Riina Katajavuori, Sirpa Kyyrönen, Peter Mickwitz, Lauri Otonkoski, Tommi Parkko, Miia Toivio and Sinikka Vuola. https://www.facebook.com/events/179989122031448/#!/events/126542560796978/ […]

Monday 30.1 at 6pm: ´Supporting sustainable water resources in developing countries´ by Juha Sarkkula

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to ´Supporting sustainable water resources in developing countries’ by Juha Sarkkula on Monday 30.1at 6pm. Juha’s talk will mainly touch the experiences and efforts relating to a cluster of projects done for the Mekong River Commission (MRC), funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. The […]