Aktuelle Nachrichten, Termine und Veranstaltungen

19.06.2017 - 21.06.2017
Tagung

12th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe "The Baltic states at 99: Past, Present and Future"

The 12th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe (CBSE) aims to reflect on the past, present and future of the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania 99 years after their declarations of independence.

Conference Webpage: https://cbse2017.lu.lv

Panel: 21.6., 9.00-10.30 Uhr

THE USES AND ABUSES OF THE PAST IN THE BALTIC STATES

Chair: Heidi Hein-Kircher (Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe)

1.    Karsten Brüggemann (University of Tallinn)  “We finally defeated our historical enemy”. The Battle of Cēsis in June 1919 and the Celebration of Victory Day in Estonia, 1934-1940

2.    Dennis Hormuth (Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe) Daugava – Latvias National Symbol against Heteronomy

3.    Tilman Plath (Ernst Moritz Arndt-University Greifswald) Uncomfortable Heroes – Comparing Thoughts about Latvian Riflemen and SS-Legionnaires in Latvias Culture of Memory 1920-2017

4.    Klaus Richter (University of Birmingham) Historical blueprints in the post-Soviet transformation of the Baltic States

Ort Riga