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 2017: Russia's Choices for 2030

The 17th Annual Aleksanteri Conference entitled Russia's Choices for 2030 will take place in Helsinki on October 25-27, 2017.

Call for Panels and Papers was published on 1 March and will be open until 15 May 2017. Links to submission forms, together with detailed instructions and more information on the conference can be found on