The Finnish Anthropological Society

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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 panels (pdf, p. 2 in English) has now been published. The deadline for panel proposals is December 15, 2014.


Ethnographic film evening on December 3, 2014 at 18 o’clock
Welcome to an ethnographic film evening of the Finnish Anthropological Society in Arkadia International Bookshop. The film is Kastom Twelve – Rennell and Bellona Artists at the FOPA 2012. The film will be presented by the filmmaker Jari Kupiainen.
Time: December 3, 2014 at 18 o’clock
Place: ARKADIA International Bookshop, Nervanderinkatu 11, Helsinki.