Welcome to Helsinki to the second International Conference on Historical Medical Discourse in June!

This conference website ( has been updated with information about the social programme and registration. The website also has a link to instructions for travelling to and in Helsinki and a few suggestions for accommodations.

Registration for the conference is now open! Early bird registration (160 €) is available until the end of April, the full fee is 200 €. The registration fee for students is 120 €. Please register for the conference by 31 May.

The registration fee includes all coffee breaks, a reception on Monday evening and lunch on Monday and Tuesday; we will end the conference on Wednesday by lunchtime. The conference dinner (60 €) on Tuesday evening is not included in the conference fee. You will be asked to sign up and pay for the conference dinner when you register for the conference, so please look at the social programme to see the menu options for the dinner before you register. The conference dinner will be on the picturesque fortress island of Suomenlinna, and we are planning a short sightseeing walk on the island before dinner. At the moment it is not possible to register accompanying persons, but please let us know if you need that option.

The conference venue is the Metsätalo building, part of the City Centre Campus of the University of Helsinki (see the map on the above Coming to a conference webpage). The conference rooms are equipped with PC computers and projectors. We are currently working on the conference schedule, so please let us know if you have requests for your placement in the program. The schedule will be posted on the conference website as soon as possible.

Please do not hesitate to be in touch if you have any questions regarding the conference!

On behalf of the organizing committee,



Local organizing committee: Carla Suhr, Irma Taavitsainen, Turo Hiltunen, Noora Kumpulainen (conference secretary)
Contact address:
Conference website:

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