Opening seminar of PPCS

17-18 February 2012. – Opening seminar of the PhD Programme for Popular Culture Studies (PPCS).

University of Turku, Main Building, Lecture Hall II:

12-12:15 pm Director of PPCS, Professor Hannu Salmi (Cultural History, University of Turku): Introducing the Programme

12:15-1 pm Docent Kari Kallioniemi (Cultural History, University of Turku): ‘Some Cultural Historical Thoughts on Studying and Researching Popular Culture — Alain Resnais and the Joy of (Mass) Culture’

1-1:45 pm Panel Discussion: The State of Popular Culture Studies in Finland
Chair: Professor John Richardson (Musicology, University of Turku), the panelists come from the PPCS Board

1:45-2:15 pm coffee

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