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2016 AABS Conference | Philadelphia

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


Join us at
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, May 26-28, 2016


The 2016 AABS conference will explore the independence, dependence, and interconnections of Baltic states, peoples, and communities across time and space in multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspective. It will uncover the distinctive, hybrid, and globalized features of culture, politics, economics, history, language, and other aspects of life in the Baltic countries. The deadline for proposals has passed. The preliminary program will be posted in January 2016.



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,...