Visits and Excursions
Please register for the visits here:
All tours and visits are free of charge for conference-goers (lunch + possible transport at one's own cost).
Wednesday June 7

A pre-conference tour of the National Library and an introduction to its unique collections, including the legal deposit copy collection of the Russian Empire 1828–1917. Lead by the library staff. Starts at 14:00, ends in time to make it to the conference opening in the neighbouring building.

Saturday June 10

AM tours (11–13 + lunch 13–14).

Option 1: Empire Helsinki – historic centre walking tour by Laura Kolbe

Option 2: Mirabilia Urbis Helsingiae – Helsinki centre by Tuomas Toivonen and Markus Lähteenmäki


PM tours (14–18)

Option 1: Alvar Aalto's Helsinki – route and guide TBC.

Option 2: Helsinki 1920s housing in Vallila and Käpylä – route and guide TBC.

Sunday Jun 11

Option 1: 10–13: Suomenlinna Sea Fortress (ferry 15 min from the Market Square, ticket same as public transport)

Option 2: 10–19: Tallinn tour by Andres Kurg. (ferry 2 hours, costs ca. 40 e return).