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Conference Helsinki 2014

Reading and Writing from Below: Exploring the Margins of Modernity

Date: Wednesday 20th – Friday 22nd August 2014

Conference programme

Conference booklet with abstracts of papers

Conference venues are the Finnish Literature Society (Hallituskatu 1) and the main building of the University of Helsinki (Unioninkatu 34, Senate Square entrance).

Finnish Literature Society’s web page
University of Helsinki’s web page

Conference Venues Map

  1. Finnish Literature Society
  2. University of Helsinki main building
  3. Hotel Arthur
  4. Restaurant Viola

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If you have any questions regarding the conference, please send us an e-mail to:reading-conference[at]

Organising committee:

Anna Kuismin, Docent of Comparative and Finnish Literature, University of Helsinki
Tuija Laine, Professor of Book History, University of Helsinki
Kirsti Salmi-Niklander, Academy Research Fellow, University of Helsinki
Laura Stark, Professor of Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä
Kristiina Anttila, Conference Secretary

In collaboration with the conference:

Call for Papers_Helsinki 2014