The 12th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe
University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia, 19-21 June, 2017
The 12th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe (CBSE) aims to reflect on the past, present and future of the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania 99 years after their declarations of independence.
The conference will discuss achievements such as the battles for independence, the reconstruction of war-torn economies, the flourishing of cultural life and the swift ‘return to Europe’ as well as low points, for example, the dislocations caused by the two world wars, German and Soviet occupations as well contemporary economic development, innovation systems, social inequality and a pervading disenchantment with political life.
until 15th April 90 EUR
after 15th April 120 EUR
students 60 EUR
CBSE welcomes proposals for papers, panels and roundtable discussions in all academic fields related to Baltic studies. Contributions from the following disciplines, including interdisciplinary research, are particularly encouraged:
Paper, panel and roundtable proposals must include an abstract of no more than 200 words and a 1-2 page CV emailed to the conference contact:
Email: Ilze Kāposta
Proposals can be submitted until 15th January 2017.
Results will be announced on 1st of February.
From the 1st of March the registration will be open.
Opening of the Conference
Full information about opening day coming later...
|TITLE||FIRST NAME||LAST NAME||INSTITUTION||PAPER THEME/TOPIC|
|Dr||Vasilijus||Safronovas||Institute of Baltic Region History and Archaeology||Who Fought for Lithuanian Independence? On the Politics of Remembrance in Interwar Lithuania|
|Ms||Aiga||Veckalne||Ventspils Augstskola||Not presenting|
|Ms.||Rasa||Zakeviciute||University of Jyväskylä||Rural communities in the Baltic states: coping through networking during post-Soviet transformation|
|Ms.||Olga||Rajevska||University of Latvia||Involvement of the state in pension systems of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania|
|Associate Professor||Feliciana||Rajevska||Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences||Involvement of the state in pension systems of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania|
|Mrs.||Marta||Tripāne||University of Latvia||Health inequality in Latvia in the context of self-rated health|
|Associate Professor||Vents||Sīlis||Riga Stradins University||Moral rhetoric of the Saeima|
|Ms.||Diāna||Kalniņa||Riga Stradins University||Socio-demographic profile of active actors and the institutional constraints of civic agency|
|Ms.||Aija||Kažoka||Riga Stradins University||Socio-demographic profile of active actors and the institutional constraints of civic agency|
|Ms.||Baiba||Baikovska||Riga Stradins University||Representation of people with physical disabilities in political discourse and the Government regulations|
|Mr.||Normunds||Kozlovs||Riga Stradins University||Disappearance of the political. Discourse analysis of the Saeima Corpus|
|Ms.||Ksenija||Mirošņika||Riga Stradins University||Government communication: Right intentions, wrong legal regulations|
|Ms.||Valērija||Kačane||Riga Stradins University||From ‘Oligarchs’ to Liberals: Does the political discourse change?|
|Dr||Peter||Wörster||independent||The Year 1918 in teh History of the City of Mitau|
|Mrs.||Danute||Petrauskaite||Klaipeda University||Co-operation between musicians of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia in 1920-1990|
|Doctor||Michael||Loader||Higher School of Economics||Cultural Struggles: The Battle over Cultural Policy between Stalinists and National Communists in Soviet Latvia|
|Mr.||Colin||Glinkowski||Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald||The relevance of cooperative banks before and during the first independence of the Baltic states|
|Associate Professor||Andris||Straumanis||University of Wisconsin-River Falls||"300,000 Thrifty Letts in U.S.": Reliability of Press Reports About Early Latvian Immigrants in America|
|prof., dr.habil.philol||andrejs||VEISBERGS||University of Latvia||TRANSLATION POLICIES IN LATVIA AS A REFLECTION OF OCCUPATIONAL POLICIES (1940-1945).|
|Mr||Dmitrijs||Andrejevs||University of Liverpool||Not Presenting|
|Dr||Tina||Tamman||independent||Soviet Baltic border as silent battleground in London|
|Prof. Dr.||Jan||Körnert||University of Greifswald||The dominance of foreign‐controlled banks in the Baltic states and their potential to exert power on EU institutions|
|Mr||Akinwunmi David||Coker||Shoaki Consultants Limited||None|
|Mr.||Andrew||Johansson||Steinbeis University Berlin & Riga Graduate School||1) Gauging the Impact of China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative on the Baltic Rim
2) Introducing Tax Increment Financing as a Mechanism to Spur Economic Development in the EU
|Mr.||Harry||Merritt||Brown University||Becoming Latvian by Serving in the Army of the Occupier: National Identification among Minorities in the Latvian Legion and Latvian Rifle Corps|
|Dipl.-Kfm.||Klemens||Grube||Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greifswald||The relevance of cooperative banks before and during the first independence of the Baltic states|
|Ms||Inese||Āboliņa||University of Latvia||Political leadership in Latvia: past, present and future|
|Dr. Phil.||Aija||Poikane-Daumke||The University of Economics and Culture||The Meaning of Trauma in Nesaule's In Love with Jerzy Kosinski|
|Mr||Rene||Mäe||Tallinn University||Estonia as a Creative Hub: Branding the nation through culture, creativity and digital technology|
|Miss||Catherine||Gibson||European University Institute||Inscribing the Baltic Provinces into the Russian Empire: Imagined Geographies of 19th-Century Ethnographic Cartography|
|Ms||Dorothee M.||Goeze||Herder-Institut||1) Statehood and Independence of Estonia in two biographical perspectives
|Dr.||Juris||Pupčenoks||Marist College||The Russian Challenge to Norms of Humanitarian Intervention: Implications for the Baltics.|
|Mg. philol.||Jana||Taperte||University of Latvia||Silence and speech in film narrative structure (Laila Pakalniņa's 'The Shoe' and Dāvis Sīmanis' 'Exiled')|
|Dr. philol.||Sanda||Rapa||University of Latvia||Silence and speech in film narrative structure (Laila Pakalniņa's 'The Shoe' and Dāvis Sīmanis' 'Exiled')|
|Dr. sc. comm.||Jānis||Buholcs||Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences||Social networking site use and interpersonal ties of Latvian emigrants|
|Mr.||Norman||Kuusik||University of Tallinn||Contrasting suffixes between Estonian and English|
|Ms||Birutė||Spraunienė||Vilnius University||Tendencies of the use of the passive in Lithuanian: A comparison to English|
|Professor of History and Public Policy||Maris||Vinovskis||University of Michigan||Not Presenting|
|Mr||Joern||von Elsenau||Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald||The dominance of foreign‐controlled banks in the Baltic states and their potential to exert power on EU institutions|
|Dr. iur.||Justyna||Ciechanowska||University of Rzeszow||Constitutional principles on relation between church and state in Poland and Estonia|
|Dr. iur.||Katarzyna||Szwed||University of Rzeszow||Constitutional complaint as a means of human rights protection - the example of Poland and Baltic States|
Hotels mentioned below have made special offers for participants of CBSE 2017.
Please see the prices and conditions for the booking for each hotel.
Adress: Mārstaļu str. 3
Hotel offers 8 single-bed rooms and 20 double-bed rooms.
Prices: standard single-bed room - 55 EUR/per night; standard double-bed room 65 EUR/per night. Breakfast, WIFI, VAT included in price.
Booking by contacting the hotel by email - email@example.com, the remark of Conference of Baltic studies or code 11561 has to be included in the message.
Adress: Zigfrīda Annas Meierovica blvd. 10
Hotel offers 20 rooms.
Prices: standard single-bed room: 85 EUR/per night; standard double-bed room: 95 EUR/ per night. Breakfast, WIFI, VAT included in price.
Booking by contacting the hotel by email firstname.lastname@example.org, code CBSERIGA2017 has to be included in the message.
Adress: Kr. Barona str. 40
Prices: standard single-bed room: 99 EUR/per night; standard double-bed room: 109 EUR/ per night. WIFI, VAT included in price. Breakfast is not included in price, but rooms are equipped with small kitchen.
Booking by following the link (click here).
* Participation fee: until 15th April 90 EUR, after 15th April 120 EUR, students 60 EUR