2nd circular

XII International Congress for Finno-Ugric Studies, 2nd circular

The XII International Congress for Finno-Ugric Studies will be held at the University of Oulu from August 17 through August 21, 2015. The program will include plenary presentations as well as papers in symposia and the general session. In total, there will be 20 symposia. You can find more information on the symposia on the congress website.

If you wish to present a paper in a symposium or in the general session, please submit an abstract of a maximum of 3000 characters (including references, data, etc.). The abstract must be submitted through EasyChair. Abstracts submitted through any other means will not be considered. All abstracts will be peer-reviewed. The organizer of a symposium will be responsible for evaluating and accepting or rejecting the abstracts submitted to that symposium; the organizing committee will be responsible for evaluating the abstracts intended for the general session. It must be clearly marked on the abstract whether it is intended for a particular symposium or the general session.

The deadline for submission is September 30, 2014. The language of the abstracts is English, but the language of the symposia and individual papers can be Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, English, or Russian. The acceptance decisions will be made by January 31, 2015.

The registration fee will be 250 euros. The fee will be 150 euros for scholars from Russian Federation or from EU countries that have joined the European Union after 2004. The fee will cover lunches, coffee, and the excursion to the countryside. Detailed information on registration and payment will be included in the third circular, which will be sent in March 2015. The congress website will be continually updated.

Welcome to Oulu!

Harri Mantila

President, XII International Congress for Finno-Ugric Studies

Last updated: 26.3.2014