The 6th Nordic Conference for Rural Research: Rural Truths

at Tahko village, Eastern Finland

23rd – 25th May 2022

Call for working groups is now open!


The Nordic conference for rural research is an interdisciplinary forum with an emphasis on research relevant to the Nordic countries, this time with special focus on “Rural Truths”.

We are challenging all researchers and developers from different disciplines with an interest in the Nordic rural areas as an empirical field to discuss rural truths. You are all warmly welcomed to give presentations and discuss your ongoing research and projects with key scholars of the field.

More detailed description about the conference topic can be found under the section Theme.

On behalf of the organisers we wish you warmly welcome to Tahko to the 6th Nordic conference for rural research!


The conference is organized by Department of Geographical and Historical Studies (University of Eastern Finland) and The Finnish Society for Rural research and development in co-operation with The Rural Policy Council, Foundation of Joensuu University and Keskitie Foundation.

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