The Nordic Ruralities conferences is organized biannually in the Nordic countries. The 4th Nordic Ruralities conference will be held at the University of Akureyri, May 23-24, 2016


Scientific committee

Thoroddur Bjarnason
University of Akureyri, Iceland

Camilla Eriksson
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Jeppe Engset Høst
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Tuija Mononen
University of Eastern Finland, Finland

Mariann Villa
Centre for Rural Research, Norway


Local organizer

Thoroddur Bjarnason
University of Akureyri, Iceland


Previous conferences

2010 – Tammsvik, Sweden
(Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)

2012 – Joensuu, Finland
(University of Eastern Finland)

2014 – Trondheim, Norway
(Centre for Rural Research)


Future conferences

2018           Denmark

2020           Sweden

2022           Finland

2024           Norway

2026           Iceland


Further information

Conference website:

Contact organizers:

Local information: