Letter of Appreciation

On behalf of the organizers of the 12th SSIA Congress, we are pleased to thank you all for attending the 12th Somali Studies International Association Congress in Helsinki, Finland, 19–23 August 2015.

We appreciate you for taking the time and effort to join us and hope that you found the 12th SSIA Congress informative and worthwhile. We certainly hope that the congress was all that you expected it to be and that you took the opportunity to make new friends and renew old acquaintances. Your presence helped to make the event a great success and your enthusiasm and positive spirit made our time together both productive and pleasant.

We are happy to inform that the wide range of participants of the congress was impressive. In total, we had over 130 attendees from about 20 different countries all around the world.

We wish you all the best and hope to see you in the congresses in future as well!

Organizers of the 12th SSIA Congress