The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History, a private research institute related to Åbo Akademi University Foundation, has appointed a new board for the period 1.7 2016-30.6 2019.
At its constituent meeting in Turku on October 3, 2016 the board appointed Prof. Em. Tage Kurtén from Åbo Akademi University as its chairperson and Prof. Mattias Gardell from Uppsala University as its vice chairperson. The other board members are Docent Tiina Mahlamäki from the University of Turku, Prof. Lena Marander-Eklund from Åbo Akademi University, Prof. Peter Nynäs from Åbo Akademi University and Docent Mats Utas from Uppsala University. Docent Ruth Illman, director of the Donner Institute, serves as secretary for the board.
The Donner Institute is located in the Humanisticum building, Biskopsgatan 13 in Turku. The Donner Library, which hosts the largest book collection on religion in the Nordic countries, is open to the public Mondays-Fridays from 9 AM to 4 PM.