The Power & Governance: Forms, Dynamics, Consequences 2018 Conference will be held on the main campus of the University of Tampere in the city centre. The main venue is the Pinni B building on Kanslerinrinne 1 (for the exact location, please see Main campus map below).
University of Tampere
The University of Tampere is a culturally-committed higher education institution with the social mission of educating visionaries who understand the world and change it. The profile of the University of Tampere accentuates the university’s multifaceted research and education on society and health.
In its research, the university addresses the central issues in contemporary society. By providing critical knowledge and education, the university helps people and societies to improve their health and their cultural, social and economic well-being.
The main campus of the University of Tampere is close to the Tampere city centre, some ten minutes' walk from the railway station.
Address: University of Tampere, Kalevantie 4, FI-33014 University of Tampere, Finland
Tampere, founded in 1779, has a population of about 230,000, making it the second largest economic area in Finland. Tampere has been the country’s leading industrial centre since the 19th century. Today, with its two universities, two polytechnics and numerous educational and research institutes, Tampere is also a significant centre of education, research and high-tech industries.
Tampere is Finland’s theatre capital and a major cultural centre in general. There are numerous professional theatres and active amateur groups. Tampere Hall, the largest concert and conference centre in the Nordic countries, stages countless classical concerts and performances by visiting orchestras as well as pop concerts. Culture in Tampere is further enhanced by the dozens of museums, art exhibitions and galleries located in the city. In addition, Tampere hosts a number of different festivals every year.
Tampere is an interesting conference destination. It is a cosy, safe and beautiful town in the Finnish lake district. Surrounded by two large lakes, which give the city its distinctive air of natural peace, Tampere is a versatile town with vivid cultural life and lively summer events. In the evenings it offers the very best of city life: theatres, concert halls, pubs and restaurants.