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 15th Annual Aleksanteri Conference entitled Culture and Russian Society was held in Helsinki on October 21-23, 2015.

The 16th Annual Aleksanteri Conference will be held in Helsinki on 26-28 October 2016, with the title Life and Death in Russia.

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