AABS Book Prize

Three Books Receive AABS Honorable Mentions

Three books received Honorable Mentions for the 2018 AABS Book Prize: Christine Beresniova, Holocaust Education in Lithuania (Lexington Books, 2017) The review committee noted that the book "makes an original, comprehensive and significant contribution to the analysis...

AABS Book Prize awarded to Julija Šukys

AABS Book Prize awarded to Julija Šukys

  The AABS Board is pleased to announce that Julija Šukys has been awarded the 2018 AABS Book Prize for Siberian Exile: Blood, War, and a Granddaughter's Reckoning (University of Nebraska Press, 2017). The review committee noted that "rigorous scholarship with...

AABS Awards Book Prize to Power of Song

AABS Awards Book Prize to Power of Song

Guntis Smidchens’ The Power of Song: Nonviolent National Culture in the Baltic Singing Revolution (University of Washington Press) received the 2016 AABS book prize. Smidchens expertly depicts how music, specifically singing, was used as a form of nonviolent...

Memories and Facades: Award-winning Books Look at Baltic Region

Memories and Facades: Award-winning Books Look at Baltic Region

The recipients of the biennial AABS Book Prize and the annual Vilis Vitols Award for Best Article were announced at the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies. Two authors split the book award: Ellen Cassedy for We are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian...

AABS Honors Outstanding Histories of the Baltic Countries

AABS Honors Outstanding Histories of the Baltic Countries

  This year two books shared the AABS book prize for an outstanding English-language scholarly book in Baltic Studies (humanities and social sciences) published in 2010 or 2011. AABS honors Andres Kasekamps' A History of the Baltic States (Palgrave Macmillan,...

2010-2011 AABS Book Prize Recipients

Andres Kasekamps A History of the Baltic States (Palgrave MacMillan, 2010) Andrejs Plakans A Concise History of the Baltic States (Cambridge University Press, 2011)

2008-2009 AABS Book Prize Recipients

Laima Laučkaitė, Art in Vilnius 900-1915 (Vilnius: Baltos Lankos, 2008) According to the recommendation by the AABS reviewers, Art in Vilnius is a "pioneering study in art history and the city of Vilnius. It presents Vilnius as a multicultural city in which different...

2006-2007 AABS Book Prize Recipients

Katrina Z.S. Schwartz Nature and National Identity after Communism: Globalizing the Ethnoscape (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008) Iveta Silova From Sites of Occupation to Symbols of Multiculturalism: Reconceptualizing Minority Education in Post-Soviet Latvia (IAP,...