Second Baltic Student Conference “Bridges in the Baltics” (Rīga, 2014)
Bridges in the Baltics
Second Baltic Student Conference
University of Latvia, 3–4 October 2014
The Centre of Finnougristics and the Centre of Lithuanistics of the University of Latvia and the Latvian Language Agency organized the Second Baltic Student Conference “Bridges in the Baltics” that was held at the University of Latvia (Riga, Latvia) on 3–4 October 2014. The conference was dedicated to the European Day of Languages. The First Baltic Student Conference was held at the University of Tartu (Estonia) in September 2013.
The aim of this conference was to bring together students from different countries who are engaged in the Baltic studies to give them a possibility to meet, present their academic work, learn from each other and make new contacts. The conference welcomed everyone who was currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree at any university in the Baltic states or elsewhere.
The conference welcomed proposals concerning any of the following aspects of the society and culture of the Baltic countries:
- language and linguistics
- literature, folklore and arts
- cultural and biographical studies
- media, film and communication
- history and memory