Finno-Ugrian Society 125 years (&c)

Johanna Laakso johanna.laakso at
Tue Oct 21 15:38:24 UTC 2008

Dear All,

the Finno-Ugrian Society celebrates its 125th anniversary with two
seminars in Helsinki:

- on Saturday, 15th November, at the Museum of Cultures in Helsinki ("From
field expeditions to scholarly knowledge", including the opening of the
exhibition "In Castren's boots")

- on Tuesday, 2th November, in the Main Building of the University of
Helsinki ("Network of the Finno-Ugrian language community").

The programmes of both symposia (in Finnish) can be found at . In connection with the
celebrations, the Society also announces the publication of a new work
presenting hte history of the Society: "Aatteen tiede.
Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura 1883–2008" by Timo Salminen.



PS. Remember to check the newest publications of the Society (regrettably,
not regularly announced on URA-LIST)! Most recently appeared:

Arto Moisio & Sirkka Saarinen: Tscheremissisches Wörterbuch ( )

Mikko Bentlin: Niederdeutsch-finnische Sprachkontakte ( )

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johanna Laakso
Universität Wien
EVSL Abteilung Finno-Ugristik
Campus AAKH Spitalg. 2-4 Hof 7
A-1090 Wien
johanna.laakso at ||

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