Baltic Heritage Network XXII Diaspora Seminar

October 30, 2015

3.-4. November 2015
Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Vilnius

TUESDAY, November 3

19.00 Meet & greet and symposium at mystery location (more details upon arrival)

WEDNESDAY, November 4

10.00 Opening remarks by Baltic Heritage Network board members Maarja Merivoo-Parro and Jolanta Budriūnienė

Session I
10.15-11.45 Focus: Lithuania

Laura Laurušaitė
Correlations between environment and social characteristics in Baltic émigré literature: Grey & colorful, black & white

Valdonė Budreckaitė
Changing Agenda: Lithuania in West European Press in 1990

Dalia Cidzikaitė
A Researcher as a Collector, a Researcher as an Oral Historian


Session II
14.00-15.00 Focus: Research in Progress

Maarja Merivoo-Parro
Rendering Abkhazia: Estonian colonists and a history of war

Priit Parro
Ethnic youth work in multicultural societies


Session III
15.15-16.45 Focus: Collecting

Guntis Švītiņš
Latvian art collections in the United Kingdom

Linda Plesa
Latvian film records in exile

Piret Noorhani
On the crossroads of VEMU, BaltHerNet and BAAC – transitioning into the future


17.00-… Discussion and closing remarks

Maarja Merivoo-Parro,

Jolanta Budriuniene,