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Cancellation: Thursday 17.10 at 6pm: We are very sorry! The following event won’t take place: Of mice and men…And flies: A tale of evolution in science by biologist Frederic Michon

Cancellation: We are extremely sorry! The following event will not take place You are very welcome to visit us at: www.facebook.com / Arkadia International Bookshop and “like” us if indeed you do!Dear friend of Arkadia,You invited to ‘Of mice and men… And flies: A tale of evolution in science’ by biologist Frederic Michon on Thursday […]

Wednesday 5.6 at 6pm at Arkadia: ‘What Lies Behind Illusions’ by evolutionary biologist Sedeer El-Showk

You are very welcome to visit us at:www.facebook.com / Arkadia International Bookshop and “like” us if indeed you do!Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to ‘What Lies Behind Illusions’ by evolutionary biologist Sedeer El-Showk on Wednesday 5.6 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)How do illusions work? Why are humans so easily fooled, even though we […]

Tuesday 28.8 at 6pm at Old Arkadia: ‘How the Turtle Gets Its Shell: The New Developmental Approach to Evolution’ by Scott Gilbert, Finland Distinguished Professor at the University of Helsinki,

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to ‘How the Turtle Gets Its Shell: The New Developmental Approach to Evolution’ by Scott Gilbert, ‘Finland Distinguished Professor’ at the University of Helsinki, on Tuesday 28.8 at Old Arkadia (Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 9A).http://www.swarthmore.edu/academics/biology/faculty/dr-scott-gilbert-howard-a-schneiderman-professor.xml#Brief%20CVIn order to understand how large changes in anatomy come into existence, one needs to […]

Thursday 9.8 at 6pm: ‘Ziggy Zephyr and his fellow snakes’ by biologists Sedeer and Hannele Luhtasela-El Showk

Dear friend of Arkadia,You are heartily invited “Ziggy Zephyr and his fellow snakes” by biologists Sedeer and Hannele Luhtasela-El Showk on Thursday 9.8 at 6pm at New Arkadia (Dagmarinkatu 5)To celebrate the arrival of the Colombian rainbow boa Ziggy Zephyr at Arkadia, biologists and snake-keepers Sedeer and Hannele Luhtasela-El Showk will talk about the remarkable […]

Thursday 12.4 at 6pm: ‘What is it to be a scientist today? A biologist’s opinion’ by Frederic Michon,

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily to ‘What is it to be a scientist today? – A biologist’s opinion’ by Frederic Michon, PhD, Academy of Finland postdoctoral research fellow, on Thursday 12.4 at 6pm. The growing expectations towards biomedical progress are increasing the pressure on researchers. Unfortunately, the way to make science has changed […]

Tuesday 14.2 at 6pm: ‘Five common biology myths’ (or ‘Science in the service of the anthropocentric patriarchy’) by biologist Sedeer El-Showk

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to ‘Five common biology myths’ (or ‘Science in the service of the anthropocentric patriarchy’) by biologist Sedeer El-Showk on Tuesday 14.2 at 6pm. Sedeer El-Showk will talk about five commonly accepted biological “facts” which are untrue but are used to justify our conception of ourselves and our […]

Wednesday 29.6 at 6pm:“A trip to the world of stem cells “ by biologist Frederic Michon

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to “A trip to the world of stem cells “ by biologist Frederic Michon on Wednesday 29.6 at 6pm. During the past decade, stem cell research has become a much debated topic. Stem cell research is often considered dangerous, even immoral at times, and stem cell researchers […]

Friday 17.6 at 6pm: Microbiology in Everyday Life, a lecture by microbiologist Elias Hakalehto

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to Microbiology in Everyday Life, a lecture by microbiologist Elias Hakalehto, on Friday 17.6 at 6pm. Elias Hakalehto is adjunct Professor in Biotechnical Microbe Analytic at the University of Eastern Finland.   The lecture will explain how microbes can contribute to water hygiene, food, health, industry and […]