2022 Baltic Research Forum to be held October 13-14

Jul 28, 2022

Call for Papers

3rd Annual Baltic Research Forum

13-14 October 2022


The Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies invite you to the 2022 Baltic Research Forum.

The Baltic Sea Region is home to numerous cultures and societies. Through interdisciplinary scholarly discussions, the Slavic Reference Service and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies seek to bring together scholars in all disciplines and stages of the research process to discuss the theme of  Nation and Sovereignty. Individual papers, panels, and roundtables may take on the many facets, forms of expression, ecosystems, and perspectives that shape the idea of a nation-state and sovereignty.

Who is Invited?

Graduate students, policy researchers, postdocs, and recent graduates in all disciplines are especially encouraged to submit proposals. You can upload a 250-word abstract here. Please see the registration form for more information. Forum participants will have the opportunity to network and interact with librarians, archivists, and scholars from the region. All are welcome!

Subthemes of the 2022 Baltic Research Forum

Language and literatures
National identities
Foreign policy
Regional security


Deadline to submit proposals: September 19, 2022.
Notification of acceptance: September 23, 2022.
Questions? Contact the Slavic Reference Service ([email protected])