Conferences

Baltic Literature Hour at AABS Conference

AABS presents readings by four writers on Thursday, May 26, as part of the 2016 conference in Philadelphia. Jocelyn Bartkevicius is the editor of The Florida Review and director of the MFA program in creative writing. She studied literary fiction and nonfiction...

Pedejais Vilciens will perform at AABS conference dinner

The AABS conference dinner - Polka Party - will be held at the Philadelphia Society of Free Letts (531 N. 7th St, Philadelphia) on Friday, May 27. Join us for a traditional Latvian Cold Dinner Buffet by the Amber Table and music by “Pedejais Vilciens”. The party will...

Foreign Policy Research Institute’s new Baltic Bulletin

Interested in contemporary politics in the Baltic states? Come to Friday's luncheon at the AABS conference to learn more about The Baltic Bulletin, a new publication from the Foreign Policy Research Institute. The Baltic Bulletin publishes articles written by scholars...

AABS Conference Keynote by Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves

AABS Conference Keynote by Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves will give the keynote address "International Order Under Strain: Implications for the Baltic Sea Region" at the AABS conference on Thursday, May 26. The keynote will be followed by a reception in the Hall of Flags, Houston Hall...

Film Festival at AABS 2016 Conference

Film Festival at AABS 2016 Conference

Featuring six short films from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania Saturday, May 28, at 7:00. Screening at Slought, 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3513 Series curator Jule Rozite is a film programmer from Latvia who received her film education in Glasgow,...

Register for AABS 2016 in Philadelphia!

Global, Glocal, and Local: Distinction and Interconnection in the Baltic States University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, May 26-28, 2016 This conference will explore the independence, dependence, and interconnections of Baltic states, peoples, and communities...

Back to the Ivy League for 2016 AABS Conference

Back to the Ivy League for 2016 AABS Conference

Following a successful joint conference with the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies at Yale University in 2014, AABS will be going Ivy again at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia on Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, 2016. Look for a Call...