Program and Venues


The 8th NOLAN Conference will take place in the Metsätalo building at the University of Helsinki’s City Center campus. The Conference Dinner and the Rector’s Reception venues are specified below. The lunch vouchers can be used at any of the University’s Cafeterias. A map will be available near the registration desk.

8:30  Registration
First Floor
9:30  Opening words
(Jussi Pakkasvirta, Vice Dean of Social Sciences)
Keynote Session 1:
Professors Arturo Escobar and Carlos Sandoval.
Hall 1, First Floor

12:00 Lunch break

13:00 – 15:45 Panels Session 1

15:45-16:15 Coffee Break Third Floor
16:15-19:00 Panels session 2

20:30 Conference Dinner at Restaurant “Piano” Rauhankatu 15
21:00 Conversation with Brazilian writer Luiz Ruffato

9:00-11:45 Panels session 3
11:45 Lunch break
12:45-15:30 Panels Session 4
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 Keynote Session 2: Professor Anthony Bebbington and Eduardo Gudynas
Hall 1, First Floor
18:15 Rector’s reception Main Building, University of Helsinki
Political City Walk with Teivo Teivainen Departure from Main Building

10:00 Mesa Redonda CLACSO-NOLAN:
“América Latina en el laberinto de las desigualdades”  Hall 2, First Floor
12:00 NOLAN Plenary Session and Closing Address
Hall 2, First Floor

For a List of Panels and locations click here!

To take a look at the complete official program click here!*
*All registered participants will received a printed copy