Archipelago of knowledge in the sea of information
ABOAGORA is a symposium that brings together various aspects of academia, the arts, and society. This exciting annual event consists of interdisciplinary discussions, performative sessions, and diverse artistic interventions. The Symposium offers a forum for researchers, artists, and the public to establish new dialogues and new forms of collaboration.
ABOAGORA is a joint effort by the University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, the Arts Academy of Turku University of Applied Sciences, and the Donner Institute for Research in Religion and Culture, which is attached to the Åbo Akademi University Foundation. The project is supported by the Kone Foundation and The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland.
In 2021, Turku celebrates the tenth anniversary of the city’s year as the European Capital of Culture. ABOAGORA 2021: “Fire,” which takes place on August 18–20 at the Sibelius Museum in Turku, is part of the anniversary program.
Cover photo: Pekko Vasantola, graphic design by Frida Backman