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XII International Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica 2012

The Finnish Society for Celtic Studies (SFKS) will be hosting the XII International Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica in Helsinki on 11–13 June 2012. The keynote speakers of the symposium are Dr Máire Ní Mhaonaigh (Cambridge University), Prof Tom O’Loughlin (University of Nottingham), Prof Peter Schrijver (Utrecht University) and Dr Jane Webster (Newcastle University).


The programme of the symposium, including abstracts, is downloadable here. Please note that some changes may still occur. The symposium venue is in the city campus of Helsinki University, beside the Senate Square and the Cathedral.


Registration is now open. The registration fee (50 € / students 20 €) and symposium dinner (50 €) may be paid by cash at the beginning of the symposium or in advance (by June 4th) by credit transfer to: Suomen Keltologinen Seura SFKS ry., Account number (IBAN): FI4380001700658504, BIC: DABAFIHH, Reference number:  1119 .

Accommodation and travel information

Timetables for public transport between the airport and city centre.


The organising committee of the symposium are: Alexandra Bergholm, Antti Lampinen, Riitta Latvio, Ani Marttiini, Katja Ritari, Tom Sjöblom and Ilona Tuomi. Enquiries to organisers can be directed preferably by e-mail to or by phone to Katja Ritari +358 40 7249213 or Riitta Latvio +358 40 9631774.

We wish to thank the Academy of Finland, The Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters, The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, the
Department of World Cultures at the University of Helsinki, and the Embassy of Ireland for their support in organizing this seminar.

SCN symposia

Programmes of some previous SCN symposia: Uppsala 2010, Göteborg 2008, Helsinki 2006.



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