The Finnish Anthropological Society is a learned society founded in 1975. The core function of the Society is to promote research of high quality in the fields of anthropology and disciplines closely related to anthropology. The Society also creates public venues for discussing and disseminating anthropological knowledge and aims at consolidating the identity of anthropologists working in Finland.
Events of the Finnish Anthropological Society
The next biennial conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society will be held on October 21–22, 2015 in Helsinki under the topic Landscapes, Sociality and Materiality. The Call for Papers, Posters, and Films has now been published and the conference panels selected.
• Registration for the conference is now open (deadline August 31, 2015). See also Fees and Registration.
Also newly available:
• Timetable of sessions (pdf)
• Conference program (pdf)
• Paper abstracts (all papers, 60 pages, pdf)
The 13th Viscult Film Festival of anthropological and ethnographic documentaries will be held on Sept 30–Oct 2, 2015 in Joensuu.
The annual meeting of the Finnish Anthropological Society was held on March 25, 2015. Ph.D. Katja Uusihakala was selected as the new President of the Society. In the beginning, Professor Sarah Green from the University of Helsinki gave a lecture titled “Anthropology beyond holism - towards a cultural and social theory of knots.”