Study of Finnish-language Non-fiction Literature and Non-fiction Writing

The allocated grant of 2007 aimed to bring together the fields of philology, Finnish literature and historical research and their various research methods.

2007 marked the 450th anniversary of the death of Mikael Agricola, the father of the written Finnish language. To commemorate this event and in honour of the 500-year history of written Finnish, Kone Foundation allocated funds for research projects that study various aspects of Finnish-language non-fiction writing and literature. The project aimed to bring together the fields of philology, Finnish literature and historical research and their various research methods.