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 Finnish Anthropological Society celebrates the beginning of summer and invites you to a picnic at the Sinebrychoff Park (Bulevardi 40, Helsinki) on Friday, June 5, beginning at 3 pm. The party will continue at Allegra Lab (Punavuorenkatu 1), where we move from the park at about 7 pm. If the weather is rainy, the party will take place at Allegra Lab. The Society will provide some drinks. Please bring something to eat (and to drink, if you wish) for all to share. Welcome!

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. The deadline for paper proposals was March 15, 2015, and the film submissions deadline April 6, 2015.
Conference fees are as follows: Non-members of the Finnish Anthropological Society €75; members of the Finnish Anthropological Society €35; and bacherlor’s and master’s program students: €25.

VIII Kulttuurintutkimuksen päivät Oulun yliopistossa 3.−4.12.2015
VIII Conference on Cultural Studies, December 3−4, 2015, University of Oulu, Finland

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.”