The Annual Aleksanteri Conference

The Aleksanteri Conference is an annual international conference organised by the Aleksanteri Institute and held in Helsinki towards the end of the year. The conference, which focuses on changing themes in the field of Russian and Eastern European Studies, attracts a growing number of Finnish and international academics every year. To learn about past conferences, please browse the menu on the left.

Aleksanteri Conference 2015: Culture and Russian Society

The 16th Annual Aleksanteri Conference entitled LIfe and Death in Russia will take place in Helsinki on October 26-28, 2016.

Call for Panels and Papers was published on 24 February and will be open until 15 May 2016. Links to submission forms, together with detailed instructions and more information on the conference can be found on