In English

The Finnish Patristic Society

The Finnish Patristic Society aims to promote academic study of the Early Church and its literature. The Society organizes symposia, conferences, and public discussions. It also publishes scholarly articles and translations of patristic texts in its peer-reviewed publication Studia Patristica Fennica. The Society is a member of The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies.


President: Harri Huovinen (harri.huovinen[at]

Vice president: Serafim Seppälä (serafim.seppala[at]

Secretary (publications and events): Tomi Ferm (

Secretary (membership and financial affairs): Annika Juurikka (