The Night of Science - Stories from the time before the truth
Open to all
The National Library
The Cupola Hall
What did we have before fake news? Fake history, of course! The talks in the National Library’s Cupola Hall trace the footsteps of historical fraudsters from Medieval English manuscripts to our contemporary Finnish internet. All talks will be held in Finnish.
Pioneers of pseudohistory from the Middle Ages and the beginning of the Modern Age.
DPhil Jaakko Tahkokallio, The National Library
How to spot pseudohistory?
DPhil Inkeri Koskinen, University of Tampere
The ancient Kingdoms of Finland - pseudohistory in the 21st century
DPhil Heta Aali, University of Turku