Programme outline
The conference will take place on October 26–28, 2022 at the University of Helsinki. The conference programme, including details of plenary sessions and panels, will be published in early September. We will have three plenary sessions and two keynote roundtables. In addition, we are expecting over 40 panel sessions with nearly 180 paper presentations.

Preliminary conference timetable

Wednesday, 26 October 2022
10:00–12:00 Pre-conference tours
12:00– Registration and information desk open
13:00–13:15 Opening Ceremony
13:15–14:15 Plenary Session I: Keynote lecture by Ayşe Zarakol, Professor of International Relations, University of Cambridge, UK
14:15–14:45 Coffee
14:45–16:15 Panel session I
16:30–18:00 Panel session II
18:30–20:00 Reception hosted by the City of Helsinki

Thursday, 27 October 2022
09:00– Registration and information desk open
09:00–10:30 Panel session III
10:30–11:00 Coffee
11:00–12:00 Plenary session II: Keynote lecture by Tamara Martsenyuk, Associate Professor, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
12:00–13:00 Lunch break
13:00–15:00 Keynote Roundtable: Roy Allison, Professor of Russian and Eurasian International Relations, University of Oxford, UK; Margarita Balmaceda, Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University, USA; Carolina Vendil Pallin, Deputy Research Director, Swedish Defence Research Agency
15:30–17:00 Panel session IV
17:15–18:45 Panel session V
19:00–20:00 Drinks reception (TBC)

Friday, 28 October 2022
08:30– Registration and information desk open
8:45–10:15 Panel session VI
10:30–11:30 Plenary session III: Keynote lecture by Stefan Meister, Head of Program, German Council on Foreign Relations
11:30–12:00 Coffee break
12:00–13:30 Keynote Roundtable: Mark Galeotti, Honorary Professor, University College of London, UK; Tatiana Kastueva-Jean, Director of Russia Center, French Institute of International Relations; Sergey Utkin, PhD in Political Science
13:30–14:30 Lunch break
14:30–16.00 Panel session VII
16:15–16:45 Closing Ceremony