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Registration is now open! The registration link will take you to fill out your information and will also ask you to state any dietary needs that you may have. Payment options include bank deposit, credit card, or invoice (fee applies). Registration is handled by an outside organization, so please direct all registration or payment related questions to MLE2020(at)

Conference fee EUR 150 / EUR 100 (for students and FASA members).  The registration fee includes lunches, coffee, receptions, and the conference dinner (if registered by March 30, 2020). An administration fee of EUR 40 will be applied to all cancellations made by April 13, 2020. No refunds will be made for cancellations made after April 13, 2020. 100% payment to be made if fees not paid at the time of cancellation.

If you wish to join Finnish American Studies Association (FASA), please pay the membership fee, EUR49 (includes a one-year subscription to American Studies in Scandinavia), as a direct bank transfer to FI16 8000 1770 5735 83 (BIC/SWIFT code for the account: DABAFIHH).


The conference has reserved blocks of rooms at two hotels close to the university. Please contact the hotels directly for reservations, or if you have any questions about accommodations.
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Address: Kluuvikatu 8
tel. +358 20 1234 601
Prices: 144EUR/night/1 person - Standard room
165EUR/night/2 person - Standard room
Prices include buffet breakfast, use of sauna, Wi-Fi , and all taxes.

Note: if you want to book a room for any number of days between May 12 and May 16, you can use the online form. Enter the reservation code BMLE2020 to the last field called Reservation Code.
If you need a longer reservation or a different room type, please contact the hotel by email: or phone: +358-20-1234 601. Mention the code BMLE2020.
Sending credit card information is preferred over the phone rather than by email.
Offer is valid until March 31, 2020 with the reservation code BMLE2020.
Hotel Arthur
Address: Vuorikatu 19
tel. +358 9 173 441
Prices: 125EUR/night/1 person - Standard room double bed
115/EUR/night/1 person - Standard room twin
130EUR/night/2 person - Standard room
Prices include buffet breakfast. You can email your reservations at: Offer is valid until March 12, 2020, with the reservation code MLE2020.

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