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 2021

Aleksanteri Conference 2021: Eurasia and Global Migration

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference has been postponed and will take place online in 27-29 October 2021. More information on the conference site!

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.