Helsinki Conference 2019


Practice, Participation and Politics Call for Papers

Place: Theatre Academy

Address: Haapaniemenkatu 6, 00530 Helsinki, Finland.

Getting to city centre: From the airport the easiest way to get to the city centre is by TRAIN: I or P, they both go to the centre.

You can get there also by BUS: 415 and 615. or you can take BUS 617 (which goes to HAKANIEMI MARKET PLACE which is the nearest large landmark near to the Theatre Academy.

You can get the tickets from vending machines at the airport, for bus the machine is near the stop and for train the machine is on the hallway just before you go down to the train station.

Please note that there is a massive renovation going on the street (Hämeentie) close to the Theatre Academy. The trams don’t go there this summer. The best way to get to the Academy is to take a tram, subway or bus to Hakaniemi Market Place and walk from there, it is about 400m walk. There is a bus stop near the Academy, just one stop from the Hakaniemi Market Place.

To check the available routes for getting around you can download this app on your phone: HSL – Liput, Reittiopas ja liikenne, it is for Android and iOs and you can use it also in Swedish or English.


Liisa Pentti (Finland)

Steve Valk (Germany)

Ann Cooper Albright (USA)

The conference fee:

NOFOD-members – before March 31, 2019: 150 € , after: 200 €

Non-members – before March 31, 2019: 200 € , after: 250 €

Bachelor, MA and PhD students – before March 31, 2019: 75€ , after: 100€

The conference fee includes wine reception on Wednesday and lunch on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and coffee/tea on the breaks during the conference.

Payment account:

Please use this account to pay the conference fee:

Account: Nofod Finland

IBAN: FI4640553020143905


The nearest hotels:

  • Hotel Arthur
  • Scandic Hotel Hakaniemi

Contact to the organisers:

Mikko Orpana / / +358456707080

Karolina Ginman /


(please note that there might still be some minor changes to the program)