Aleksanteri Conference

The Aleksanteri Conference is one of the largest annual conferences of Russian and Eastern European Studies in the world. It is arranged in Helsinki in late October and stretches over three days. Over 200 papers are presented during the 50 panel sessions and more than 400 participants attend the conference every year. The theme of the conference varies from year to year, and some of the most interesting and distinguished scholars on the current topic are invited as keynote speakers.

Aleksanteri Conference 2020

Aleksanteri Conference 2020: Eurasia and Global Migration

In 2020, the theme of the Aleksanteri Conference is Eurasia and Global Migration.  The conference takes place at the University of Helsinki City Centre Campus on 21–23 October 2020. Call for Papers will be open from 15 February till 15 May at the Conference website. 

Past Aleksanteri Conferences:

Volunteers at the registration desk Welcome to the conference!  Markku KivinenWolfgang Knöbl, first keynoteMP Katri Kulmuni opening the conferenceCoffee breaks are great for networkingSmall hall fills up quicklyKeynotes getting ready: Sirke Happonen, chair of the plenary sessionAll seats in use.