The Baltic Heritage Network Seminar for Young Diaspora Researchers in Lithuania, Kaunas on October 3-4, 2011

September 29, 2011

Venue: Lithuanian Emigration Institute, 25 S. Daukanto gatve, Kaunas.


Monday, October 3

11.00-12.30 Session 1
Piret Noorhani, Opening
Alma Masevičienė and Jolita Steponaitienė, Methods and prospects of acquisition of archival heritage of emigration in the National Library of Lithuania
Ina Vaisiunaite, New ways to see Baltic emigration history: case of Lithuanians
Kristine Bekere, Diaspora research projects: challenges and results

12.30-13.00 Coffee break

13.00 -14.30 Session 2
Maarja Merivoo-Parro, The New York Estonian Educational Society and Refugees
Jane Kalajärv, Cultural Identity and Home Interior: the example of Estonians in Canada

14.00-15.30 Lunch

15.30-17.00 Session 3
Kristina Lupp, Limitations in Estonian Food Studies
Lea Kreinin, Estonian diaspora in Scotland: from isolation to transnational ways of living

Tuesday, October 4

10.00-11.00 Baltic Heritage Network Board Meeting

11.00 – 12.30 Visit to the Lithuanian Emigration Institute with Linas Saldukas