Practical information

Final practical information


Tieteiden talo (The House of Science and Letters) is located in the quarter Kruununhaka on Kirkkokatu 6, close to the Helsinki Cathedral (Tuomiokirkko). The closest metro stop is at Kaisaniemi, several trams stop close to Tieteiden Talo (either at Kansallisarkisto or Hallituskatu). The following tool which has a good interface in English and Russian will help you find the location regardless of me ans of transportation wherever you are staying in the Helsinki area.


Internet and copying

Tieteiden talo provides free wireless internet. Passwords will be made available at the conference. If you need special programs for your presentation (e.g. ELAN), consider using your own laptop. Standard software is pre-installed on the computers of Tieteiden talo.

As there are no copying or printing facilities at the conference location and its vicinity, please bring your own handouts. If you send your handout by Monday 9:00 to samoyedology-2014_at_ as a pdf, we can make the necessary amount of handouts for you and bring them to the conference location.

Excursion to the National Museum of Finland

On Thursday morning, we will meet at the National Museum of Finland (Mannerheimintie 34) at 9:50. Use to find your way!

Eating and drinking

We have reserved time for slightly longer lunch breaks (1230-14:00) as there are no large restaurants or cafés in the vicinity of Tieteiden talo. As several ministries are nearby, most restaurants are rather crowded until 13:00.

Tiedekahvila (on the first floor of Tieteiden talo)
– soup and salad buffet

Qulma (Mariankatu 13)
– soup buffet, salads

Anton & Anton (Mariankatu 18)
– Take away salads

Kotipizza (Mariankatu 10)

Restaurant Piano (Rauhankatu 15)
– soup and salad buffet

Doi Thai (Meritullinkatu 5)
– Thai restaurant

Korea House (Mariankatu 19)
– Korean/Chinese restaurant

Restaurant Rodolfo (Kirkkokatu 5)
– Italian kitchen

Piano Bar (Rauhankatu 15)
– buffet, soup, salad

Restaurant Zinnkeller (Meritullinkatu 25)
– German style restaurant

Pizza Express (Mariankatu 18)
– Pizza, Pasta, Kebab

Cafe Hausen (Rauhankatu 17)
– Cafeteria of the Finnish National Archives