Conference venue

University of Helsinki, Main building
Address: Fabianinkatu 33

The opening and plenaries are held in the Small Hall (4th floor).
The sessions take place on the 3rd floor.

All sessions consist of three 20 minute presentations followed by 10 minutes for  discussion  after each paper. All lecture halls have a computer with Internet access and PowerPoint.

Please find the Session programme here.

Wednesday 21 August

09.00–10.00 Registration (3rd floor)
10.00–10.15 Opening (Small Hall)
10.15–11.15 Keynote 1, Markus Lammenranta: Languages of Art and Worldmaking. Chair: Kirsi Saarikangas
11.15–12.30 Lunch break
12.30–13.30 Keynote 2, Carol Mavor: Epiphanies in Glass. Chair: Renja Suominen-Kokkonen
13.45–15.15 Sessions
15.15–15.45 Coffee (3rd floor)
15.45–17.15 Sessions
18.00-20.00 Rector’s Reception

Thursday 22 August

10.00−11.00 Keynote 3, Bo Pettersson: Hitchhiker’s Guide to Literature: A New Theory of Literary Worldmaking. Chair: Pirjo Lyytikäinen
11.15–12.45 Sessions
12.45–14.00 Lunch break
14.00–15.30 Sessions
15.30–16.00 Coffee and publication of the book The Challenges of Biographical Research in Art History Today (3rd floor)
16.00–17.30 Sessions
19.00–22.00 Conference dinner at Restaurant Hima & Sali (see menu)


Friday 23 August

10.00–11.30 Sessions
11.30–13.30 Helsinki City Reception
13.30–14.30 Keynote 4, Isabel Capeloa Gil: Smuggling Lust. On the Cultural Re-turn Luxury. Chair: Pirjo Lyytikäinen
14.30-14.45 Closing words
15.00-16.00 Guided art historical tour on the City Centre Campus