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The Journal of Baltic Studies is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal dedicated to advancing knowledge about all aspects of the Baltic Sea Region’s political, social, economic, and cultural life, past and present. Preference is given to original contributions that are of general scholarly interest.  Get the latest news about the Journal of Baltic Studies and publications related to the Baltic countries through the JBS blog.

Published quarterly by the AABS, the annual fee for both membership in the Association and a subscription to the Journal is U.S. $60.00, $25.00 for full-time students, and $35.00 for emeritus members. Members of the Association receive a free personal subscription to the Journal.

Routledge, the publisher of the Journal, has further details regarding institutional subscriptions and bibliographic information.

Contact Information (as of April 1, 2017)

Matthew Kott, DPhil
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Jevgenija Gehsbarga
Editorial Coordinator
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Journal of Baltic Studies
Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies
Uppsala University
Box 514
SE-751 20 Uppsala
Tel. +46 18 471 1630
Fax +46 18 10 63 9
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All submissions should be made online at the Journal of Baltic Studies ScholarOne Manuscripts site. New users should first create an account. Once a user is logged onto the site submissions should be made via the Author Centre. For publication policies, please consult the Style Guide.

Book Review Editor
Liisi Esse, PhD
Assistant Curator for Estonian and Baltic Studies
352A Green Library
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
liisie [at]

Non-AABS members should consult the website for Routledge for further details regarding pricing and bibliographic information.

The Journal of Baltic Studies is covered in the Arts and Humanities Citation Index and in Current Contents/Arts & Humanities, and in Academic Abstracts/CD-ROM. Articles on history are abstracted by the American Bibliographical Center and appear in Historical Abstracts. Articles dealing with the medieval period are abstracted in the International Medieval Bibliography. Abstracts of articles on literature, linguistics, and folklore appear in MLA Abstracts of the Modern Language Association and BL (Bibliographie Linguistique/Linguistic Bibliography). Articles on art are abstracted in Bibliography of the History of Art (formerly RILA) and those on music in RILM (International Repertory of Music Literature).

The Journal is available on microfilm from the National Archive Publishing Company.

The Association acknowledges with gratitude the support of the Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University, towards the editorial functions of the Journal of Baltic Studies.