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Institutum Romanum Finlandiae


  • [Institutum Romanum Finlandiae is a Finnish research and cultural institute located in the Villa Lante in Rome, Italy. Opened in 1954, its central activities are research and education, particularly in classical studies; the main disciplines are ancient and medieval history, classical philology, classical archaeology, and art history. It also organizes educational, artistic, and musical events relating to Finnish history and culture and features Finnish artists-in-residence.] The Institutum Romanum Finlandiae was established by Säätiö Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, the foundation that continues to support it.

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    • Finska institutet i Rom
    • Finlands institut i Rom
    • Suomen Rooman instituutti
    • Finlands Rominstitut
    • Istituto finlandese a Roma
    • Finnish Institute in Rome
    • Finnish Institute (Rome, Italy)
    • Finlands Rom-institut
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    • found: Steinby, T. Finland i den evige staden, 1951.
    • found: Keinänen, T. Villa Lante, 1983:t.p. (Institutum Romanum Finlandiae) p. 25 (Suomen Rooman instituutti; Finlands Rominstitut)
    • found: Opuscula Instituti Romani Finlandiae, 1981:verso t.p. (Istituto finlandese a Roma)
    • found: Villa Lante, 2004:page 3 (Finnish Institute in Rome)
    • found: Its WWW home page, June 26, 2012(Institutum Romanum Finlandiae; Suomen Rooman-instituutin) - http://www.irfrome.org/
    • found: Institutum Romanum Finlandiae Web site, 16 June 2015:main page (Suomen Rooman instituutti) main Swedish-language page (Finlands Rom-institut) main English-language page (Finnish Institute in Rome; central activities are research and education, particularly in classical studies; the main disciplines are ancient and medieval history, classical philology, classical archaeology, and art history; particularly well known for its epigraphical studies; offers diverse cultural activities; located at Villa Lante al Gianicolo; Passeggiata del Gianicolo 10, 00165 Roma) Activities (the Institute's events include seminars, workshops, conferences and lectures on its research and also on topics concerning Finnish history, culture and society; Italian and Finnish musical concert series; supports Finnish artists in residence) History (Foundation Institutum Romanum Finlandiae established November 4, 1938, by the real estate magnate Amos Anderson and a group of like-minded persons, with aim to establish a Finnish institute in Rome; WWII halted the plan for more than a decade, but in the late 1940s the Foundation office was settled in Villa Lante al Gianicolo; on April 23, 1950, Villa Lante was bought by the Finnish state with funds donated by Anderson; Villa Lante is owned by the state, but the Foundation and the Institute have its use as long as the Institute exists; the Institute was finally inaugurated on April 29, 1954; the residence for researchers and artists was opened) main Italian-language page (Institutum Romanum Finlandiae) Storia (began its activities 29 April 1954, but its history already began 4 November 1938 in Helsinki, where the foundation of the same name, which maintains the institute, was founded) Säätiö (Säätiö Institutum Romanum Finlandiae; Institutum Romanum Finlandiae-säätiö; Tieteiden talo, Kirkkokatu 6, 00170 Helsinki) Foundation (the Finnish Institute in Rome is upheld by the Foundation Institutum Romanum Finlandiae) - http://irfrome.org/
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    • [Institutum Romanum Finlandiae is a Finnish research and cultural institute located in the Villa Lante in Rome, Italy. Opened in 1954, its central activities are research and education, particularly in classical studies; the main disciplines are ancient and medieval history, classical philology, classical archaeology, and art history. It also organizes educational, artistic, and musical events relating to Finnish history and culture and features Finnish artists-in-residence.] The Institutum Romanum Finlandiae was established by Säätiö Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, the foundation that continues to support it.
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    • 1981-02-16: new
    • 2015-06-20: revised
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