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.

The New Era of Insecurity

Aleksanteri Conference 2022: The New Era of Insecurity. How Russia’s War in Ukraine Changes the World

The next Aleksanteri Conference is scheduled to take place on 26 - 28 October 2022 at the University of Helsinki. Call for Papers is open until May 29, 2022 on 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.