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2016 AABS Conference | Philadelphia

Global, Glocal, and Local: Distinction and Interconnection in the Baltic States

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, May 26-28, 2016

The Call for Proposals is now available. Deadline: September 15, 2015

University-of-Pennsylvania

 

 

 

2015 Baltic Studies Conference in Europe

Join us for the 11th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe “Traditions, Transitions, Transfers,” hosted by the Herder-Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe – Institute of the Leibniz-Association in Marburg, Germany on September 6-10, 2015.  More information is available on the conference website. The preliminary program is now available.

Benefits of AABS Membership


I would like thank AABS for all efforts, input and support provided through Mudīte I. Zīlīte Saltups Award that helped me to conduct research at University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business in November 2012.

Ilona Dubra

2012 AABS Saltups Fellowship Recipient, University of Latvia, Riga

Most recent articles

Building Bridges Within the Latvian Diaspora

Posted on Sep 9, 2011

Ilze Garoza, recipient of the 2009 Grundmanis Fellowship, gives AABS an update on her research in this post. As a Grundmanis Fellow, my graduate studies were in Comparative and International Development Education Program in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development, University of Minnesota. Due to the complexity of my master’s thesis project, I am actually still working on my thesis writing. I currently hold a Graduate Fellow position at the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota. The Grundmanis Fellowship allowed me to pursue and advance my graduate studies and conduct research focusing on the Latvian diaspora in the United States. Titled “Building bridges between two immigrant...

2010-2011 AABS Book Prize Recipients

Posted on Jul 1, 2011

Andres Kasekamps A History of the Baltic States (Palgrave MacMillan, 2010) Andrejs Plakans A Concise History of the Baltic States (Cambridge University Press,...

2008-2009 AABS Book Prize Recipients

Posted on Jul 1, 2009

Laima Laučkaitė, Art in Vilnius 900-1915 (Vilnius: Baltos Lankos, 2008) According to the recommendation by the AABS reviewers, Art in Vilnius is a “pioneering study in art history and the city of Vilnius. It presents Vilnius as a multicultural city in which different ethnic-national cultures overlap but also pursue their own agendas, and it is beautifully illustrated.” The review noted that the period 1900-1915 is a crucial one both for the development of art and for the development of national identity in the city. “What is particularly interesting is the book’s sophisticated approach which begins with different national groups producing art in the city (Poles, Lithuanians, Jews, Russians), then...