Upcoming events

Mannerheim and Britain

June 7, 2017

Dr Tony Lurcock began his teaching career at Helsinki University in 1966 and later also taught at Åbo Akademi. He is well-known for his three anthologies of the writings of British travellers to Finland covering the period from 1760 – 1941 and for his witty and erudite commentaries placing the travels in their historical context. His talk on Mannerheim and Britain has been arranged to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mannerheim.

The meeting will be at 6.30 for 7.00pm at the Montague Room, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. If you would like to attend, please use the contact form to notify the Honorary Secretary. To facilitate catering arrangements, please send notifications by 31 May.

Strong Finnish Women

September 20, 2017

Riitta Jallinoja, Professor Emerita of Sociology at Helsinki University, will give a talk on “Strong Finnish Women at the Turn of the Century and their Influence of Finland’s Independence.” The meeting will be held at the Finnish Institute.

Celebration Conference on a Century of Finnish-British Political and Trading Links

October 27, 2017

The Anglo-Finnish Society and the Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce are organising a high-level conference to celebrate 100 years of political and trading links between Finland and Great Britain from 1917-2017. Invited speakers include senior Finnish and British political and business experts.

Further information will be provided closer to the date.