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 2013 Finnish Anthropology Conference was held on May 16–17, 2013 in the University of Tampere under the theme Culture, creativity and performativity.
• Conference program and info on keynote lectures and Researching creativity panel (pdf)
• Paper abstracts (pdf, 22 p)
Professor Tim Ingold (University of Aberdeen) gave the Edward Westermarck Memorial Lecture titled Anthropology Beyond Humanity on May 15, 2013 at 6 pm at the House of Science and Letters (Tieteiden talo), lecture hall 104 (Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki).
The annual meeting of the Finnish Anthropological Society was held on March 6, 2013 at 18–20 at Tieteiden talo, room 405 (Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki). The meeting begun by a lecture by Professor Hannu I. Heikkinen from the University of Oulu titled “Climate change, mines, and welfare: challenges of Cultural Anthropology in multidisciplinary research projects.”