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Posted on Apr 30, 2012

The Global Baltics: The Next 20 Years — This Month in Chicago!

AABS invites you to participate in our 23rd conference — The Global Baltics: The Next Twenty Years — which will be held at the University of Illinois at Chicago on April 26-28, 2012.

Program, registration, accommodation and conference site information can be found on the 2012 AABS Conference website. You can download the conference program and maps of the conference venues.

Visit the 2012 AABS Conference Abstracts website to read about all the panel presentations.

Confirmed Conference Plenary Session Speakers:

* Ambassadors to the United States, Marina Kaljurand (Estonia), Žygimantas Pavilionis (Lithuania) and Andrejs Pildegovičs (Latvia) have accepted the invitation to participate in a roundtable plenary session discussion about globalization and the Baltic countries in the next 20 years.

* Dr. Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis, an economist and a member of Latvia’s Parliament, will address the topic of the current economic crisis in the Baltic countries.

* Linguist and translator, Università di Pisa professor, Dr. Pietro U. Dini, will discuss how Renaissance Europe looked at Baltic languages and the Baltic peoples (his most recent book in Italian is entitled ,,Aliletoescvr: linguistica baltica delle origini”, published in Livorno by Books & Co.

Join in now! The 2012 AABS conference is on Facebook.