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The Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies

The AABS promotes research and education in Baltic Studies by sponsoring meetings and conferences, supporting publications, sustaining a program of scholarships, grants, and prizes, and disseminating news of current interest in Baltic Studies.

AABS Board of Directors Condemns Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine; Hosts Panels Featuring Ukrainian Scholars

The Board of Directors of the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies condemns Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and calls on President Putin to immediately withdraw all Russian forces from Ukraine.

Signed,

Board of Directors, The Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies

February 25, 2022

Since the February 2022 invasion of Ukraine, AABS has hosted six panels featuring Ukrainian scholars and their research. Each was recorded and is available for viewing on our YouTube channel. Find all Ukraine-related content here.

Upcoming Conference

AABS 2024

The 29th Biennial AABS Conference

The Baltic Way: unity and giving aid

June 13–16

New Haven

Latest Conference News

2023 Baltic Research Forum to be held October 12-13

Call for Papers 4th Annual Baltic Research Forum Online12-13 October 2023   The Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies...

Previewing CBSE 2023 with Ineta Dabašinskienė

The 15th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe (CBSE) will be held on 15-17 June 2023 in Kaunas, Lithuania. Entitled "Turning Points: Values and Conflicting Futures in the Baltics," CBSE 2023 will...

Announcements

2024-2026 AABS Board of Directors Election

2024-2026 AABS Board of Directors Election

  The election of the AABS 2024-2026 Board of Directors is set for March 27, 2024. The election will be carried out both online and via mailed-in paper ballots. By March 13, all current members of AABS will receive an e-ballot via email or a mailed paper ballot,...

Elīna Vikmane Birnitis Fellowship Report on Advancing Cybermuseology

Elīna Vikmane Birnitis Fellowship Report on Advancing Cybermuseology

AABS is pleased to recognize Elīna Vikmane for the completion of her dissertation "Advancing Cybermuseology: Diffusion of digital innovation in Latvia’s museum sector," for which she received the 2022–2023 Aina Birnitis Dissertation-Completion Fellowship in the...

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