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Posted on Apr 10, 2019

2019 Birnitis, Grundmanis, Emerging Scholar, and Dissertation Awardees Announced

 

The AABS Board is pleased to announce that seven scholars and graduate students have been awarded the following 2019 grants and fellowships.

The Aina Birnitis Dissertation-Completion Fellowship in the Humanities for Latvia

Kristine Bekere

Kristine Bekere

Latvian Academy of Sciences Baltic Strategic Studies Centre

For the proposed research project, Activities of Latvian Exiles to sustain the idea of independence of Latvia

 

Jānis Grundmanis Postgraduate Fellowship for Study in the U. S.

Renate Prancane

Renate Prancane

Hunter College

 

 

 

 

Research Grants for Emerging Scholars

Laura Dean

Laura Dean

Millikin University

For the proposed research project Gender dynamics both feminist and anti-feminist in Latvian politics

 

 

Catherine Gibson

Catherine Gibson

European University Institute

For the proposed research project Mapping Religious Communities in the Baltic Provinces of the Russian Empire

 

 

Eleonory Gilburd

Eleonory Gilburd

University of Chicago

For the proposed research project Weary Sun: Tango in Eastern Europe and Soviet Russia

 

 

Dissertation Grants for Graduate Students

Kristina Jõekalda

Kristina Jõekalda

Estonian Academy of Arts

For the proposed research project Local and National in the 19th-Century Baltic Heritage Discourse

 

 

Alexandra Sukalo

Alexandra Sukalo

Stanford University

For the proposed research project Surveillance’s Double-Edged Sword: Intelligence and Identities in the Soviet Republics, 1918-1953