Further Information and Links

The Ethnology Days are organized by the Department of Ethnology from the University of Helsinki and the Association of Finnish Ethnologists Ethnos.The seminar will take place at the university’s city center campus and the House of Science and Letters. More information about Helsinki and the region’s public transport can be found on the city’s homepage and the Journey Planner.


Suggestions for Lunch:

Restaurants near the University Main Building:

Ravintola Sunn, Aleksanterinkatu 26 (lunch 9 € – 15 €)

Fratello Torrefazione, Yliopistonkatu 6 (lunch 9 € – 15 €)

Base Camp, Yliopistonkatu 5 (lunch 8 € – 11 €)

Wrong noodle bar, Yliopistonkatu 5 (portions 8 € -10 €)

Belge, Kluuvikatu 5  (lunch 8 € -10 €)

Armas Pikaruokala, Aleksanterinkatu 9

Modern food, Pure Bistro – Pohjoisesplanadi 9 (lunch: three courses – 27 €, single portions – 10-20 €)

Finnish food, Restaurant Aino – Pohjoisesplanadi 21 (lunch 15-35 €, lunch menu 45-50 €)

Italian food, Ravintola Sasso – Pohjoisesplanadi 17 (lunch 17-25 €, lunch menu 35 €) , Il Siciliano, Aleksanterinkatu 36


Near the House of Science and Letters:

Café in the House of Science and Letters, Tiedekahvila (lunch 9 €)

Ravintola Piano, Rauhankatu 15 (lunch 8 € -10 €)

Lounasravintola Qulma – Mariankatu 13 (lunch 10 €)

Thai food, Doi Thai – Meritullinkatu 5 (lunch 10-20 €)

Organic and biodynamic food, Ask – Vironkatu 8 (lunch 45 €, four courses)


Student budget:

On the city campus you can find several UniCafe -lunch restaurants. You can find their daily menus here.


Organizing team
The organizing team is lead by PhD Tytti Steel (University of Helsinki). The other members are PhD Laura Hirvi (University of Helsinki), Lic. Phil. Mari Immonen (Vantaa’s City museum), Ethnos ry’s conference secretary PhD Eerika Koskinen-Koivisto (University of Helsinki), Amanuensis Katarina Koskiranta (University of Helsinki), docent, university lecturer Pia Olsson (University of Helsinki), MA Maija Mäki (University of Turku) and Vice Dean, Prof. Hanna Snellman (University of Helsinki). MA Inkeri Hakamies acts as the information officer of the Ethnos Days.

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Anu Koivunen
Junior Professor Jörg Niewöhner
Professor Thomas O’Dell

Debate Participants:

Anna Haverinen
Jukka Jouhki


The National Museum of Finland
Helsinki University Museum
Helsinki University Museum: TO SIBERIA!
Matias Aleksanteri Castrén in Siberia

Other Links:

Association of Finnish Ethnology Students in Helsinki Nefa-Helsinki ry
Finland Art Galleries Helsinki Finland
Helsinki City Museum
Visit Helsinki Sights and Attractions