Society for Cultural Policy Research in Finland was founded in Helsinki on 24 May 2012.
The aim of the Society is to promote cultural policy research in Finland and to offer a uniting forum for
researchers and professionals of the field. The Society seeks to encourage national and international
cooperation between experts from different branches, such as research, administration, museums, and
organizations among others, and to promote possibilities to bring research results into practice. Cultural
policy research as such is understood broadly.
Society for Cultural Policy Research in Finland takes initiative in advancing the research and education on
cultural political phenomena. The Society is active in related publishing and informing, it organizes research
activities and scientific conferences, seminars and meetings. The Society collaborates with other national and
international scientific societies near to cultural policy research.
More information: the chair Jutta Virolainen, jutta.virolainen (at) cupore.fi